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Fun Christmas craft ideas for kids and preschool children

Here are a few interesting and exciting fun Christmas craft ideas for kids and preschool children. Some Christmas craft ideas that involve children are pine cones, sugar cookies, handprint angel, lollipop tree, and creative Christmas cards and of course decorative Christmas Stars.

There are so many decorative and creative fun Christmas craft ideas for kids. Christmas is a time of giving, sharing, enjoyment and especially a time of creating lasting memories. Preschool Children love to help with crafts and even the tiniest of tasks can make them feel important. Christmas star is easy to make, and they look cute hanging on any Christmas tree, either on the real one or on an artificial Christmas tree.

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Christmas sugar cookie ornament

Christmas sugar cookie ornament

Craft materials for kids and preschool children:

  • Sugar
  • Glitter
  • Water
  • Cookie cutters
  • Ribbon
  • Scissors
  • Glue

Craft method:

1. Mix half cup of sugar and 1 teaspoon of glitter.

2. Stir in 1 teaspoon of water until moist.

3. Press mixture into cookie cutters.

4. Gently tap the ornament onto a plate to dry overnight.

5. Cut enough thread to make a loop and glue a hanger onto the back of each ornament.

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2. Fun Christmas Craft #2: Glittery Christmas pine cones

Christmas pine cones picture

Christmas pine cones picture

How to make fun glittery Christmas pine cones:

Craft materials for kids and preschool children:

  • Pine cones
  • Glue
  • Sparkles
  • Thread

Craft and Arts Method:

1. Spread glue all over the pine cone. Kids or Preschool children can use a paint brush to get the glue all over the pine cone. They will love to make a mess with their hands and will have a lot of fun doing it.

2. Gently sprinkle sparkles on the pine cone.

3. Make sure there is a piece of paper underneath to catch the extra glitter. So cleaning up would be easy.

4. Attach a loop of thread to hang the finished Christmas pine cone. A simple but interesting Christmas craft idea for kids.

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Fun Christmas Craft #3: Christmas star

Christmas Star picture

Christmas Star picture

How to make fun Christmas star craft:

Craft materials for kids and preschool children:

  • Popsicle sticks
  • Glue
  • Glitter
  • Ribbon

Craft and Art method for kids:

1. Ask your kid to color Popsicle sticks using markers.

2. Glue into Christmas star shape

3. Decorate your Christmas star with glitter glue.

4. Tie or glue a loop of thread or ribbon to hang the Christmas star on the tree.

Fun Christmas Card Craft #4:

Christmas card craft for kids

Christmas card craft for kids

How to make fun christmas card craft

Craft materilas for kids and preschool children:

  • Scissors
  • Craft papers
  • Crayons or sketch pens
  • Craft glue
  • Glitters

Crafts and Art method for children:

Cut the craft papers into different shapes like the Christmas tree, Christmas star, angels, Snowman etc. You may also use scraps of wrapping papers to make the figures. Ask your kid to fold the cut-pieces in the form of a Christmas card and color them. Finally, glue some glitters to the card. There you go...your decorative materials are ready!

Enjoy the holiday season!


jenny on October 07, 2012:

do you have instructions for the pinecone skiers??

chezka mae from everywhere on September 20, 2011:

what a nice work!it makes me feel the presence of christmas....Thanks for the new idea in making my project nice =)

Laura45 from Pennsylvania, USA on July 20, 2010:

Love the sparkle and creativity of these Christmas crafts! Thanks for sharing.

Kathy on December 16, 2008:

I think I ll try these with my 5 year old grandson

Rebecca Graf from Wisconsin on December 11, 2008:

These look like fun. Thanks for sharing these ideas.

Triplet Mom from West Coast on December 09, 2008:

Wow these are fun and great ideas. I think even my grade schoolers would love some of these as well. Not just for preschoolers. Thanks for the great hub!

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