21 Low-Mess Kids Crafts for Christmas

Nothing gets kids in the Christmas spirit better than a good festive crafting session. Making things by hand is immensely satisfying and builds memories that will last a lifetime. Craft guru Rachel Faucett from Handmade Charlotte has scoured the web to serve up 15 Easy Christmas Crafts that deliver big results. What could be cooler than that for Christmas? Happy crafting!


Snowmen Cake Pops

via 52 Kitchen Adventures

These delightful little frosted friends all the way from the North Pole (theoretically!) are just as fine to make as they are delicious to eat. The perfect combo!

Christmas Crafts - Snowmen Cake Pops

Cream Cheese Penguins

via Our Big Earth

Sticking with the North Pole theme, build your own miniature army of marching penguins for Christmas. Super simply and super fun!

Cream Cheese Penguins - Christmas Crafts

Felted Christmas Mice

via Curly BIrds

Teach your children how to make these cute little felted needle Christmas mice and they will have a skill that will last a lifetime. What could be a more perfect gift to give them this Christmas?

Felted Christmas Mice - Christmas Crafts

Paper Christmas Trees

via She Chive

These paper Christmas trees are easy to make and deliver big results. They make a perfect tree for the kid’s room!

Paper Christmas Trees - Christmas Crafts

Toothpick Stars

via Cecilieslykke

This just may be the coolest toothpick craft yet! The neon tape really sets things off, and it makes for unique Christmas gift-giving.

Toothpick Stars - Christmas Crafts

Mint Green Flapper Trees

via The House That Lars Built

Here’s another great Christmas tree for the kids room. All you need is a paper mache cone and some streamers!

Mint Green Flapper Trees - Christmas Craft

Wool Ball Ornament

via Sew Wrong

Homemade ornaments made by the children are an absolute must for a happy Christmas tree. These DIY ornaments not only deliver in that department but look great as well.

Wool Ball Ornaments - Christmas Crafts

Button Christmas Tree Ornaments

via Beneath The Rowan Tree

Have you ever seen anything cuter than these Christmas tree ornaments made from buttons? What a simple and wonderful idea!

Button Christmas Tree Ornament - Christmas Crafts

Paper Chain Christmas Tree

via Hilary Is Happy

The perfect paper craft for Christmas. Put those paper chain-making skills to good use!

Paper CHain Xmas Tree - Christmas Crafts

Button Bobby Pins

via Morning Creativity

Make the perfect accessory for Christmas morning pictures. Use buttons in a variety of Christmas colours for an extra festive touch.

Button Bobby Pins - Christmas Crafts

Wool Wreath Ornaments

via Christopher and Tia

Here’s another great homemade Christmas tree ornament for the kids to make. These inexpensive ornaments are sure to stand out among all of the shop bought ornaments on your tree.

Wool Wreath Ornaments - Christmas Crafts

Holiday Gold Stars

via Strawberry Chic

Here’s a wonderful star tree-topper that the kids can make. You’ll get a gold star for introducing this craft to your family this holiday!

Gold Stars - Christmas Crafts

Painted Finial Ornaments

via Lowes Creative

This Christmas craft will be a favourite among the kids. I absolutely love the adorable and folksy Christmas character ornament!

Painted Ornaments - Christmas Crafts

Holiday Crayons

via Sew Totally Smitten

Here’s an easy holiday craft even the littlest ones can join in on. Everybody loves a good homemade crayon! They’re perfect for colouring in Christmas cards for the grandparents!

Holiday Crayons - Christimas Crafts

Melting Snowmen Christmas Biscuits

via Kraft Recipes

Here’s the perfect recipe for Christmas morning. Better hurry and eat them up before they are all gone!

Melting Snowman Christmas Cookies - Christmas Crafts

Pom Pom Snowman Ornament

via Carolyns Homework

Kids love pom pom crafts – they’re super easy and deliver results that are totally fun. This pom pom snowman craft is sure to please.

Pom Pom Snowman Ornament - Christmas Crafts

Do you craft over Christmas? What’s your favourite?

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