14 CHRISTMAS CRAFTS FOR KIDS
The cold days of winter, when it’s too cold to go outside, are a great time to let your creative juices flow with craft projects. Craft projects don’t have to be expensive, complicated, or time-consuming, and you can create decorations, decoupage images, and even gift wrap that you want to keep forever. In this article, we have some simple crafting ideas for the whole family!
Christmas cards don’t have to be just for Christmas. They are so beautiful that they can be used for a variety of arts and crafts. Collect cards with beautiful winter scenes and turn them into fragrant bags that are decorative enough for any room.
To make the bags, simply glue the bottom and side edges of the card together and then slide a small amount of potpourri or cotton balls soaked in your favorite scent into the room. Use a punch to make two holes in the top edge, through which you can thread a nice loop before tying a bow. The ideal is leftover or recycled Christmas ribbon. If you leave a loop in the tape, the bags can be hung on door handles, coat hooks or hangers.
Old greeting cards, decorations, and even buttons can be very useful. Collect small glass jars or buy some cheap glasses with candle motifs. Cut out beautiful scenes, flowers, or shapes like stars and doodles and stick them on the glasses. You can even collect letters to spell your name. Gold, silver, and shiny objects look especially beautiful when candlelight shines through the glass. Simply glue the cutouts onto the glasses and you’ll have beautiful, personalized candlesticks for your home.
If you like window dressings, the colors of the glass are perfect for your craft ideas. Get some acetate, cardboard, and black glass paint cutouts from your local craft store. Make cardboard patterns of butterflies, flowers, cats, dogs, or even houses – anything is possible! If you’re really artistic, you can make a whole scene that looks like a stained glass window.
When you finish the pattern, put it on the acetate and on the floor with the black outline paint. When it’s dry, you can paint the interior however you want. When the paint is completely dry, use some invisible tape to fix the patterns to the window, making sure the painted side faces outwards. At night, when the light shines through it, it will look stunning.
If you’re looking for simple craft ideas, go online, or look for craft books. There you will find ideas and patterns for decorations, greeting cards, and other decorations. Before you spend a fortune in expensive hobby shops, look in the dollar stores and sewing shops for cheap materials. Even old Christmas cards and decorations can be recycled into new crafts. The most important thing is to be creative and enjoy time with your family.
ADORABLE 5 MINUTE CHRISTMAS IDEAS
Christmas is coming! It’s less than one month until the most magical day of the year! You have to be fully prepared ASAP. If you want to decorate your home on a budget yet in style, we are here to help you with our amazing ideas.
The first idea is so cute! Do you remember how we used pool noodles for making wreaths in our previous videos? Well, today we’ll show you how to use the leftovers of pool noodles. Get some fabric and make a cute Santa face wall decoration. Looks adorable!
Another Santa craft is a cute napkin ring. Make your Christmas perfect even in the tiniest details!
You can make cute Santa decorations for your Christmas tree – for this craft, you’ll need felt, yarn, and spoons. There’s also a cool Christmas party activity – Santa sled racing. Check out our tutorial for kids to get prepared for this cool game.
You’ll also need yarn for making adorable toys – check out those stars we’ve made with the help of glue and yarn.
One of the most unexpected crafts is making cute Christmas angels out of paper clips and beads.
If you get yourself some transparent balls for the Christmas tree, a few drops of nail polish in a bowl of cold water will help you to turn them into watercolor masterpieces.
Watch this video up to the end and don’t forget to tell us in the comments, which craft you liked most of all.
01:03 – Funny Christmas decoration
03:22 – Decorating plastic cups
06:15 – Cinnamon decorations
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