28 Cool Arts & Crafts Ideas: christmas DIY projects

Get in the holiday spirits with these easy Christmas crafts for kids and other indoor projects. Build kids’ anticipation for the big day with our fun project ideas! From homemade Christmas ornaments and DIY Christmas decorations to creating homemade Christmas gifts they can offer to their friends and family, her are some easy activities that will put your kids' creativity to work this holiday season.

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  1. Crafty Christmas Elf

    Crafty Christmas Elf

    My parents still have the Christmas crafts I made when I was a kid...and now that I'm a mom, I proudly carry on that tradition!...

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  2. Coffee Sleeve Ornament

    Coffee Sleeve Ornament

    Being creative involves looking at things differently. We are trying to help our children see possibilities were most people only see trash. We love crafts...

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  3. Handprint Wrapping Paper

    Handprint Wrapping Paper

    There's nothing cuter than little hands and feet! The grandparents, aunts, and uncles will love this personalized gift wrap.

    We have been doing this fun...

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  4. Christmas Tree Hat

    Christmas Tree Hat

    My daughter thinks a hat should be worn for every occasion, so the request for a Christmas hat was no surprise. You may find it...

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  5. Tissue Paper Wreath

    Tissue Paper Wreath

    Looking for a party activity that's fun for kids? This project will be a huge hit during your next...

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  6. Christmas Tree Math

    Christmas Tree Math

    Christmas is coming and my little elves have been itching for some Christmas crafts. I love this one for my preschooler because it incorporates...

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  7. Salt Dough Gift Tags

    Salt Dough Gift Tags

    I am always amazed at how fast we fill up the trash can on Christmas morning. From wrapping paper to toy packaging--it all makes it...

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  8. Beaded Ornaments

    Beaded Ornaments

    Make some cute holiday ornaments with easy-to-find craft items! 

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  9. Folded Paper Stars

    Folded Paper Stars

    These pretty stars are simple and fun enough that you can make a ton and hang them everywhere!

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  10. Chocolate-Dipped Reindeer Pretzels

    Chocolate-Dipped Reindeer Pretzels

    My kids like to ask me about what I did when I was a kid. I love when I can share with them the...

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  11. Ice Sun Catchers

    Ice Sun Catchers

    Sun catchers always bring a smile to our faces... these lovely ones are made from bits of nature, and are so beautiful hanging outside windows...

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  12. Simple Strawberry Santas

    Simple Strawberry Santas

    If you're looking for a holiday-themed dessert that will give your kids a chuckle, this is about as easy as it gets. Pick yourself...

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  13. Danish Woven Paper Heart Baskets

    Danish Woven Paper Heart Baskets

    The oldest known Christmas woven hearts were made by author Hans Christian Anderson in 1860. Today they're made with a paper handle by young...

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  14. Snow Globes

    Snow Globes

    I have always had a nostalgic fascination with snow globes, and my kids have recently become similarly enamored (I think it happened when my husband...

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  15. Foil Wrapped Gifts

    Foil Wrapped Gifts

    These foil wrapped gifts are quick and easy to make, and they provide several small motor exercises for little hands and fingers.

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