11 DIY Christmas Kids’ Activities To Have Fun

When we are getting ready for Christmas, cooking and decorating, we often puzzle over how to keep kids busy for at least just some minutes. That’s not a problem, you can offer them to make something for décor or just to have fun with these DIY activities. Preparing them won’t take you much time, and your kids will have a lot of fun.

The first craft is dedicated to making ornaments – just cut out some vintage-style glass ornament shapes and let your kids do the rest decorating them the way they want – paint, attach something and so on.

DIY vintage shrink Christmas ornaments (via www.rustandsunshine.com)

DIY vintage shrink Christmas ornaments (via www.rustandsunshine.com)

This activity is about decorating a paper plate to get a fun Santa head. Paints and cotton balls will let your kids have fun while making this decoration, and I’m sure that they will love the result.

DIY Santa of a paper plate and cotton balls (via acultivatednest.com)

DIY Santa of a paper plate and cotton balls (via acultivatednest.com)

These color sorted fillable ornaments are a fun way to use up odds and ends of craft materials – and they make pretty decorations, too! Just give your kids these ornaments and lots of various stuff to fill them, let them be creative and fill the ornaments as they want.

DIY Christmas fillable ornaments for kids (via craftulate.com)

DIY Christmas fillable ornaments for kids (via craftulate.com)

Temporary mosaic projects are super easy to do and really fun for young children. This mosaic Christmas tree décor will excite your kids. Of course, if you’re child is still putting things in his or her mouth, make sure to use safe, large objects and use your own discretion.

DIY colorful Christmas tree mosaics (via www.hellowonderful.co)

DIY colorful Christmas tree mosaics (via www.hellowonderful.co)

These snowman crafts are perfect for a classroom project! It is really easy for kids of any age, and the materials come in bulk, and are inexpensive. There are two alternatives for you, from the same project: a snowman tree ornament, or a bookmark.

DIY snowman ornament or bookmark for kids (via blog.consumercrafts.com)

DIY snowman ornament or bookmark for kids (via blog.consumercrafts.com)

The next project is about making ornaments of dough or clay. Just get ready some salty dough or clay and let your kids give them shapes and looks that they like creating various animals and characters, let them paint them wherever they want and then you can attach yarn to them.

DIY salt dough or clay ornaments you kids will make (via www.quandofuoripiove.com)



DIY salt dough or clay ornaments you kids will make (via www.quandofuoripiove.com)

Recycled crafts are always a winner and this easy tin can Christmas tree activity for kids is the perfect way to upcycle some cans and provide the kiddos with a design challenge! The fun part about this is that tree decorations are removable/repositionable. Have the kids decorate them, take the decorations down and start all over again.

DIY tin can Christmas tree decorating activity (via babbledabbledo.com)

DIY tin can Christmas tree decorating activity (via babbledabbledo.com)

A stick Christmas tree is an amazing idea because it’s easy to realize and your kids can decorate it and redecorate as many times as they want. Make a Christmas tree of contact paper and attach somewhere you want, then let your kids decorate it the way they want – with ornaments of contact paper or real ones.

DIY sticky Christmas tree decorating activity (via www.funathomewithkids.com)

DIY sticky Christmas tree decorating activity (via www.funathomewithkids.com)

Kids just love these woven hopi eyes because of the different colors and yarn textures, as well as the fact that they can make them themselves! These are amazing colorful decorations you can try, spend some time with your kids or let your kids make them on their own.

DIY woven yarn Christmas tree ornaments (via www.cucicucicoo.com)

DIY woven yarn Christmas tree ornaments (via www.cucicucicoo.com)

This is a fun preschool kid activity for those who love do-a-dot pages. Instead of dot markers, these Christmas pictures use red and green M&Ms to fill the circles. So funny and tasty to fill in!

DIY M&M Christmas picture activity (via www.momshavequestionstoo.com)

DIY M&M Christmas picture activity (via www.momshavequestionstoo.com)

This play activity is perfect for a classroom center or quiet time activity at home and is a great way to practice fine motor skills and encourage imaginative play. Decorating this felt christmas tree your kids will have a lot of fun!

DIY decorating a felt Christmas tree activity (via buggyandbuddy.com)

DIY decorating a felt Christmas tree activity (via buggyandbuddy.com)

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