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Simple Christmas DIY Crafts for Kids

Christmas DIY's

Christmas is a great time to let the kids be creative and have some fun with simple seasonal crafts. Whether they are make cards, ornaments, garlands or wreaths, the christmas craft ideas are endless. Plus most of them can be made with simple and cheap items you can find around the house or buy at the dollar/pound store.

These would also make great craft ideas to make with groups or at christmas parties. Kids of all ages will have fun making these simple DIY's, and they can really let their creativity out on the projects. And what parent doesn't love receiving handmade crafts and ornaments.

These are just a few of the great craft ideas I came across on Pintrest recently, it really is a great source of fun crafty ideas.

DIY christmas village

DIY christmas village

DIY Recycled Christmas Village

How cute is this DIY Christmas Village. Made from recycled food boxes, wrapping paper, cardboards and some fun little bits and bobs. This would be a great christmas DIY for all the family to join in on. FInd the original DIY instructions on Paging Supermom!

Simple DIY Christmas Card for Kids

Simple DIY Christmas Card for Kids

Santa Handprint Card

This simple Santa Claus Hand Print Card is a great DIY craft that all the kids can have fun making. Why bother buying cards this year when you can make such fun ones with just some card, paint and glue! Find all the instructions on Disney's Family Fun site.

Cute Handprint Reindeer Decorations

Cute Handprint Reindeer Decorations

Cute Handprint Reindeer Ornaments

Let the kids get really creative making some cute reindeer ornaments using handprints, card and some sparkles, then decorate the tree with them. This one would be a great DIY idea for kids groups. Check out all the instructions at MommyGaga.com

Plant Pot Snowman Ornament

Plant Pot Snowman Ornament

Plant Pot Snowman

This great little DIY using plant pots make a super cute christmas ornament. They would look great on a mantle piece or even dotted around a garden in the flowerbed. Find all the instructions on AllKidsNetwork.com

Wool Wreaths

Decorate the whole house with these pretty colourful wool covered wreaths. So simple to make, they may just take a little time and concentration. But the kids can be as playful as they want with all the coloured thread and embellishments. FInd the DIY on Christopher and Tia Blogspot.

Other Great Christmas Craft Hubs

  • Great DIY Advent Calendar Ideas
    Why buy a boring chocolate filled advent calendar when you could DIY a great personalised one and fill it with fun little gifts, your children will love it more too!
  • Great Homemade Christmas Gift ideas
    Are you a fan of home made gifts for the holiday season, then check out my top 5 gift ideas, that you can simply make yourself. Find links to the tutorials on how to make the Christmas Gift DIYS and lots of inspiration for your gift list.
  • Great Christmas DIY Craft Ideas for the Home
    This is a little hub of christmas craft ideas I have found online via Pintrest and You Tube. Great Christmas decoration ideas for adult crafters who want to be creative this holiday season.


Susan Hazelton from Sunny Florida on November 13, 2018:

These are great crafts to do with the kids. I especially like the village.

Connie's House from The Wild, Wild West, Arizona on September 24, 2014:

I love the little Christmas village!

Chantele Cross-Jones (author) from Cardiff on September 09, 2012:

Aren't they cute!

Om Paramapoonya on September 09, 2012:

All these ideas are very lovely! My favorite is the handprint reindeer ornaments.

Chantele Cross-Jones (author) from Cardiff on September 09, 2012:

I hope so too. Might be trying a few myself I think.

Nancy Yager from Hamburg, New York on September 08, 2012:

These are very cool ideas for the Christmas season. I bet the kids really enjoy them.

Chantele Cross-Jones (author) from Cardiff on September 08, 2012:

Yep it's nearly here again! Who would have thought, glad you like it!

carol stanley from Arizona on September 08, 2012:

Is it that time of year again? I am going to bookmark this very useful and delightful hub. Great job..and of course a vote up. Love the flowerpot.

Chantele Cross-Jones (author) from Cardiff on September 08, 2012:

I know it's scary it's nearly here again. I hadn't really thought about it until I saw. Grist mad chocolates in tesco this week! Mad!

CrisSp from Sky Is The Limit Adventure on September 07, 2012:

Ah, Christmas already? Don't get me wrong. I love Christmas. It's my favorite holiday of all but the thought of winter scares me. Not a big fan of snow. :)

Nice ideas you have here though and will definitely be sharing this to my creative family and friends with kids. They should be gearing up soon.

Up and all to you!

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