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23 Creative Holiday Craft Ideas for Kids to Get into The Spirit of The Season!

The holiday season is always a joyous time of year. It’s when we get to see family, go caroling with friends, sit around a roaring fire, build gingerbread houses and of course… Craft! Crafting as a family is a great way for you and your kids to bond, have fun and get into the spirit of Christmas. We have gathered more than 23 creative holiday craft ideas for kids that will help you create some beautiful memories that will last beyond the holiday season.

Simply click on each title to get instructions for making each craft.

"This mason jar Christmas craft makes the perfect jar gift idea and is adorable to boot."

"These salt dough handprint ornaments are a wonderful Christmas craft to make with kids. Make a Santa handprint ornament, an elf or a reindeer. Kids can help to make the salt dough and also decorate them! They will love pressing their hands into the dough and painting them too."

"This paper bag snowman craft is a simple and easy way to entertain the kids when it’s too cold to go outside. It’s a simple winter craft for kids that requires only a few basic craft supplies you probably already have in your craft closet."

"We love this simple craft even more as you can put it on display as part of your Christmas decorations. It also would make a perfect centerpiece for your table on Christmas too!"

These Christmas yarn ornaments are so fun for kids to make using yarn and pom-poms.

"Looking for a unique homemade gift idea? Well, look no further! This sweet surprise is a Christmas decoration they can display,"

These Santa handprint cards are not only fun for the kids to do but it will also make an adorable keepsake too.

"If you are looking for a fun photo craft for the holidays, try making a wiggly snowman! This paper snowman craft is so cute, and their arms and legs do a little wiggle that will bring a smile to everyone’s face."

Here’s a super fun 3D Christmas tree doodle art project. This is a great way to decorate for the holidays and it’s suitable for a broad range of ages 7 and up.

This snowman card is so easy to make. You just need a few supplies to make it - even things you may already have at home!

"For a simple Christmas activity for kids, make these Wooden Spoon Christmas Crafts! Kids will have fun turning ordinary wooden spoons into different Christmas characters. The best part of this project is that kids can use these spoons as puppets and play with them all season long!"

"This doily angel craft is the perfect ornament for kids to help make. It would also make a great Christmas gift to give to friends and relatives..."

"These yarn-wrapped Christmas tree ornaments are a great project both as a Christmas craft or as an ornament for your tree. It’s fun to make and if you are crafting with preschoolers this will also make for a great fine motor skill exercise."

"Make a handprint Santa, elf, snowman, Christmas tree, reindeer or penguin. We love how easy the penguin and Christmas tree are to make!"

Make these cute Ombre Christmas Tree Garlands to hang from your mantel, your child’s room, or anywhere where you could use some Christmas cheer.

"We love this simple craft even more as you can put it on display as part of your Christmas decorations. It also would make a perfect centerpiece for your table on Christmas too."

"We love how vibrant and crystallized these salt-painted snowflakes look. Salt painting is a fun process art activity to do with kids. It’s easy to set up and the results can be so beautiful! It’s also really fun to watch the watercolors run along the salt as you paint!"

If you’re looking for easy Christmas crafts for kids, then you’ll love these Christmas toilet paper roll crafts. Kids love to create crafts with toilet paper rolls. The best part is that toilet paper rolls can be recycled into a Christmas craft activity: by the Best Ideas for Kids

If you are into recycled crafts, this adorable paintbrush Santa ornament makes a perfect Christmas craft for kids to make.

This little fellow will fit nicely with its snow-made friend (Santa might join too if you’re crafting before the holidays) so grab that odd sock we know you have and let’s get crafty: by Easy Peasy and Fun

These cute Felt Candy Ornaments are super quick and easy to make and only take around 30 minutes to make six candy ornaments: by Happiness is Homemade

These little snowman ornaments are so adorable, and you can get the materials for this craft from the dollar store: by One Little Project

If that yellow-eyed fuzzy green Grinch is one of your favorite holiday icons, then you are going to love these Grinch Grinch Christmas ornaments: by Bullocks Buzz


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