paper pencils and scissors for Christmas arts and crafts for kids

If you’re looking for ways to keep the kids busy at home, take a look at the arts and crafts tutorials below – for most of them, you don’t need much more than paper, scissors and glue. Enjoy!

Easy clothes peg ornament crafts

The crafts in this tutorial are actually made by a kid so your little ones will love crafting alongside the ‘teacher’. Here they’ll learn to make ornaments from clothes peg, including a tree, star reindeer and snowflake.

DIY festive gift cards

Why spend money on store-bought cards when you can make your own? All you need is some cardboard, glue and buttons – this easy Christmas craft will keep the kids busy for hours.

Paper crafts for kids

Follow this step-by-step tutorial on how to make toilet roll Santas and reindeers, a paper plate wreath and an angel. And you don’t need much more than paper, scissors and some glue!

For mommy and me

This compilation includes ideas on creating twig hanging decorations, kiddies handprint baubles, a tree topper made from string and a homemade snow globe bauble, and more.

For the little ones

These crafts are well suited to toddlers, but older kids will enjoy them too. Learn to make a handprint snowman ornament, paper wreaths and Christmas trees from footprints.