Best Holiday Crafts for Kids

Best Holiday Crafts for Kids

If you're looking for some fun and festive holiday crafts for your kids, you've come to the right place. From simple projects like paper snowflakes to more complex ones like gingerbread houses, we've got plenty of ideas to get your little ones in the holiday spirit. So grab some supplies, and let's get started!

Christmas tree ornaments made from salt dough

Christmas tree ornaments made from salt dough are a fun and unique way to add a homemade touch to your holiday decorations. Salt dough is easy to make with flour, salt, and water – making it a great project for the whole family to partake in! You can easily mold the dough into all sorts of shapes using cookie cutters or simply rolling out the dough with a rolling pin and cutting it into desired shapes. Finally, you can decorate your ornaments however you like with markers, paints, glitter, and other craft materials. Once they’re finished baking in the oven, you can hang them up on your tree right away and always have something unique and one-of-a-kind to admire during the holidays!

Handprint snowmen

Handprint snowmen are an easy and fun winter activity for all ages! All you need is some white paint, paper, and a few simple craft supplies like markers, googly eyes, and ribbon. You'll start pressing your hands into the paint to create the snowman shape - with one hand for the body and a smaller hand for its hat! Then, let your creativity run wild by adding details to your own unique design. With colorful top hats, cheeky eyes peeking out of scarves, and bright pom-poms as noses, your family will have a blast crafting these silly snowmen together. There's no wrong way to make a handprint snowman – so get creative this holiday season!

DIY candy canes

Making candy canes in the comfort of your own home is easier than you think! BunMo's Stretchy Strings or Poppin' Pipes make it simple to craft your very own festive fun by bending, stretching, and shaping these colorful toys! Plus, BunMo's specifically designed toys allow for a fun spin on the classic candy cane design – like stars, jolly snowman faces, and more! With these DIY candy canes, you won't have to venture outside during the holidays for a perfect crafty idea; instead, whip up some homemade fun that's too cute to take apart!

Popsicle stick reindeer

Creating your own meticulously-crafted, one-of-a-kind reindeer made from popsicle sticks is a great way to entertain the kids this holiday season! It's a fun activity you can do with minimal supplies - all you need is a few popsicle sticks and some markers, and if you want an added pizzaz, you can also use our Poppin Pipes Pokies for legs! With your imagination, you can create these cute critters in endless variations. Whether you're upcycling an old glass beer jar into Rudolph's body or making antler earrings for mom as a last-minute gift, you can get crafty with popsicle stick reindeer.

Fingerprint lights on construction paper

Fingerprint lights are a fantastic craft to make with kids. All you need is some construction paper, crayons, and ink pads (or other materials that can produce fingerprints). Have the children press their fingers into the ink pads and create fingerprint lights along the construction paper. Afterward, they can color around them with different shades of crayons. Not only is this a fun activity, but it also helps promote creative thinking in children and encourages them to think outside the box. Fingerprint lights also make great homemade decorations for a bedroom or playroom!

Poppin' Pipes Pokies cotton ball snowflakes

Who knew crafting goes so far as making authentic-looking snowflakes out of Poppin' Pipes Pokies and cotton balls? Don't limit your holiday craft ideas this winter to just Christmas cards. Making Poppin' Pipes Pokies cotton ball snowflakes can be a great way to make the holidays more festive while getting creative with your crafts. It's an inexpensive activity that won't take long before you've created unique-looking snowflakes ready to be hung up - or simply appreciated right in front of you! All it takes is a bit of glue, and some patience - kids will love helping out, taking it as a challenge to create the most detailed Poppin' Pipes Pokies cotton ball snowflake for all eyes to admire.
With a little bit of creativity, you can make some amazing salt dough ornaments with your kids this holiday season. These ornaments are not only fun to make, but they're also beautiful and unique. Your family and friends will love them!
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