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15 Simple Christmas Crafts for Toddlers

by Andrea Updyke

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AFFILIATE LINKS DISCLOSURE Sharing our favorite Christmas Crafts for Toddlers is a must!  These are perfect for the little ones in your life, but also ideal for any age looking to make a cute craft to decorate for the holidays. 

We have a rule when we spend Christmas in the Mountains; only handmade decorations. With the exception of lights and a few festive things here and there, most of our ornaments and decorations for the cabin are made during the week of our vacation.

Simple Christmas Crafts for toddlers to make with kids. Great for class projects, teacher gifts or DIY ornaments and holiday decorations at home!

 

15 Simple Christmas Crafts for Toddlers

This year the boys are older and able to do a bit more than in the past and I’m so excited to get our DIY on! Besides, how adorable are some of these? I can’t wait. Working on Christmas crafts for toddlers and school-aged children is tons of fun.  You really get to go back to those magical moments of childhood when Santa Clause was real and your school break was a dream come true!

1. Now Sew Sock Santa Craft
2. Santa Beard Countdown
3. Bubble Wrap Santa
4. Santa Snack Cups
5. Santa Belly Christmas Tree Ornament


6. Walnut Reindeer
7. Reindeer Yogurt Cup
8. Candy Cane Reindeer
9. Reindeer Craft Using A Mandarin
10. Pinecone Reindeer
11. Fingerprint Christmas Tree Craft
12. Candy Cane Christmas Tree
13. Egg Carton Christmas Tree Craft
14. Pinecone Christmas Tree Craft
15. Ribbon Christmas Trees

Making Christmas Crafts for Toddlers memorable

I always take a few minutes to walk down memory lane each year when I open our holiday boxes. We don’t save all of our DIY projects but seeing what we have made over the years always brings a smile to my face!  This is a great time to work with younger kids on noticing colors and shapes while also sharing the stories behind the ones you have kept year after year.  Some things to do are listed below to help prompt you for your holiday sharing time.

  • Share the story of what makes an ornament sentimental
  • Tell your kids about your own childhood crafting
  • Invite your parents to share their own memories of you creating ornaments for them
  • Share stories about Santa Clause if your family celebrates

Before you get started with these, take some time to browse around Amazon for other cool Christmas craft kit ideas.  There are tons of options to make!  Grabbing a few extra kits like those can make your time easier to manage. Especially if you are like us and travel around the holidays.  Kits keep things together and easy to back for a holiday road trip.

Do you have any favorite simple Christmas craft ideas or do you prefer store bought decorations? 

More Christmas Craft Ideas:

Don’t miss out on our favorite other holiday ideas for crafting and sharing special moments with your family.  Whether it is homemade crafts, food, or just a special way to celebrate we have tons of ideas to make your holiday even better.  We love creating something new every holiday season.  Keeping the best crafts together in a box for safekeeping means we have fun homemade decor for the Christmas season year after year.  These create memories that we can hold onto as our kids grow up and move out.  You can even create a box for each of your children to put their crafts into for safekeeping to take with them as they grow up and move out of the house!

Looking for fun Christmas treats to make with your kids? This is a fun roundup of some fun, delicious and cute Christmas treat recipes! Enjoy!

DIY elf Christmas Card at home

Turn thrifted shirts into adorable DIY Christmas stockings for the whole family!

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