51 Cool holiday DIY projects

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

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  1. Peppermint Bark

    Peppermint Bark

    Oh, look, it's another lovely handmade holiday gift! Perfect on plates of goodies for neighbors, or in a pretty tin for Grandma.

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  2. Clothespin Menorah

    Clothespin Menorah

    Create a kid-friendly menorah for your Hanukkah celebration!

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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. Silly Lunch Surprise

    Silly Lunch Surprise

    My daughter loves when I surprise her with little notes and drawings in her lunch. I decided to start using up some of the "way...

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  6. Pin the Nose on the Reindeer

    Pin the Nose on the Reindeer

    For last minute party fun, I love this quick and easy holiday game. It’s fun for the younger kids in the group...

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  7. Gift Tags

    Gift Tags

    I never know what to do with all the holiday cards I have each year (I always buy way too many!) When my daughter pulled...

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  8. My Own Sticker Book

    My Own Sticker Book

    We have a lot of wandering stickers around our house and decided they needed a home. With some left over holiday cards we made a...

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  9. Stamps and Watercolors

    Stamps and Watercolors

    We love using watercolors over other materials. The result is always so beautiful. On this lovely morning we stamped some cards for family and used...

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  10. Foil Punch Ornament

    Foil Punch Ornament

    This holiday season, we wanted to repurpose our extra pie tins into luminary decorations for our Christmas tree. By exploring shapes, patterns,...

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  11. Marshmallow Shooters

    Marshmallow Shooters

    This is such a fun and simple activity to do with young kids when it’s too cold to play outdoors! Create mini...

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  12. Beaded Ornaments

    Beaded Ornaments

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

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  13. 'Tis the Season for STEAM Printables

    'Tis the Season for STEAM Printables

    Help your child celebrate the season of giving with these fill-in-the-blanks acts of service. This fun printable gives suggestions for...

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  14. Yarn Door Tassel

    Yarn Door Tassel

    Any craft that can be used as home decor is a bonus in my book. I love displaying things my kids make! These door tassels...

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  15. Egg Carton Penguin

    Egg Carton Penguin

    There is something so cute about penguins. With the weather getting colder, we have started reading some winter penguin books that sparked this fun craft....

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