Christmas Crafts With Children: 100 Original And Very Simple Craft Ideas

Editor   November 17, 2017   Comments Off on Christmas Crafts With Children: 100 Original And Very Simple Craft Ideas

The Advent season is finally here again and soon the lights on the festive Christmas tree will light up as well. It’s time to bake cookies, drink mulled wine and, of course, also for Christmas crafts with children. Because the little ones are looking forward to Christmas the most. They are happily excited and have been thinking about holidays, Nicholas and, of course, gifts. But above all, children just want to play and that means a lot. If possible – all the time! The tinkering with children in the run-up to Christmas, of course, is the perfect way to do this. Parents can play along and spend a wonderful time together with their little ones.

Creative ideas for Christmas crafts with children

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In order to give you more craft inspiration, we have put together 100 original ideas for you today. No matter if Santa Claus, reindeer, snowmen, guardian angels or dwarfs – everything can be realized with only a few materials you already have at home. toilet paper rolls Paper plates, corks, pine cones and bottle caps are just a few of the most widely used materials for Christmas crafts with children.

There is also a lot of work done with paper, felt, yarn and acrylic paints because these fabrics are soft and harmless to the child’s health. Of course, you need in most cases already a little glue or a pair of scissors and a stapler. But you are also there to help the little ones and make the bonding and cutting safe.

Small decorative elements, such as felt pompoms, sequins, rhinestones and wobbly stickers, add something special. Pipe cleaners can be used to create cute figures or tinker with only a handful of pieces – the antlers of the cute reindeer Rudolf, for example.

Funny crafting ideas for Christmas with pipe cleaners and corks

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A bit of felt paper, shaky eyes stickers and pipe cleaners – the reindeer Rudolf is done!

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A great alternative to corks are chestnuts

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Ice stalks are also among the most popular materials when it comes to crafts with children. These can be bought in bags in the craft shop and thus incredibly many great craft projects now for Christmas implement. Ice stalks are easy to handle and perfect to use even by toddlers. From this, practically everything is crafted – beautiful Christmas tree decorations, original gift tags, Christmas table decoration or even creative DIY gifts ,

The ice stalks can be glued together perfectly, dyed and hung on the Christmas tree

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Make beautiful guardian angels from icy stalks

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Painting or crafting with the help of foot or hand prints is also one of the best and most popular techniques for Christmas crafts with children. Acrylic paints are absolutely sufficient here. For toddlers even edible colors, such as food colors, are recommended. You can buy these or make them yourself at home.

Press off feet and hands.. the gift tags are ready!

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Hand prints and ice stalks in one

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Without Christmas tree you can hardly imagine Christmas. Also as a decorative motif of the popular Christmas tree is simply present everywhere. Children can tinker or paint Christmas trees in different ways. Here are a few simple examples. All of the already mentioned craft materials are used and with very little effort wonderful Christmas decorations are created that are perfect for giving away in the form of garlands, Christmas tree or Christmas cards.

Beautiful garlands of paper for the Christmas decoration

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Tinker fir trees and snow crystals with felt and icy stalks

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Only with cardboard and scissors effect true decoration miracles

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Handprints on paper and small pompons become Christmas trees

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Make original Christmas tree decorations from salt dough and old buttons

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Bastelfilz in different colors makes the most beautiful craft ideas for Christmas come true. Simply draw the desired motifs on it, cut them out, fill them with cotton wool as desired, sew them on… and your wonderful Christmas decorations are ready. These can also be glued or embroidered with rhinestones or sequins. Depending on your age and motor skills, give your children some of these activities and do the rest yourself by showing the children everything in peace.

It can be that easy!

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But even a lot of items that you no longer need, you can use calm when Christmas crafts with children. How about, for example, old rivets and nuts, broken light bulbs, flower pots or preserving jars?

Just take a look at all the original crafting ideas in our picture gallery and implement them, which you liked the most.

Have fun and a happy life!

Especially your boys will love these crafting ideas

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Let your creativity take over your mind and body!

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You can fill the decorated glasses and flower pots with sweets and give them away

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And how about the old socks or the used bottle caps?

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Lego bricks get another, even more spectacular role

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And simple Christmas balls are even more beautiful with a bit of imagination

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Even more cool crafting ideas with corks

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A few important reasons not to throw away toilet paper rolls

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Cheap crafting material: paper plates – popular and easy to use

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The simplest ideas are often the best

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And a lot of Christmas inspiration…

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