8 Essential Holiday Art Projects To Do At Home

Looking to get into the festive spirit this holiday season with some art projects but don’t know quite where to start? These unique holiday crafts are the go-to activities for you to try at home. From learning how to make a wintery snow globe without the mess to creating colorful ornaments, these 8 DIYs will make a wonderful addition to your holiday bucket list. Crank up your favorite holiday tunes, brew a cup of your favorite herbal tea or hot chocolate mix, and let the art projects commence!

Holiday Art Projects

  • Visual aid of how to complete Egg Carton Christmas Tree

    This Egg Carton Christmas Tree is one of our favorite holiday crafts that uses recycled materials. Don’t forget to add a piece of fabric ribbon on the top back end of the tree, so it can proudly hang on your front door or wall.

  • Visual aid of how to complete Swirly Ornaments
    Swirly Ornaments

    (Ages 3-11)

    It always feels jolly to add some pops of color to your tree, and these Swirly Ornaments are certainly colorful! They’ll need to dry overnight, so you might want to try to get this one a few days before old Saint Nick comes shimmying down your chimney.

  • Visual aid of how to complete Snow Globes
    Snow Globes

    (Ages 3-8)

    A snowy little art project that can be beautifully displayed on the windowsill, nightstand, mantel, or wherever you like. Try making a group of them in different sizes and give them a mini evergreen forest. For this winter craft, you’ll need a hot glue gun, a bottle-brush tree, a mason jar with a lid, artificial snow, and ribbon or twine.

  • Visual aid of how to complete Crafty Christmas Elf

    They jingle, have adorable accessories, and have bendy limbs… they’re Crafty Christmas Elves! These baubly friends make awesome toys, decorations, stocking stuffers, etc.

  • Visual aid of how to complete Dreidel Garland
    Dreidel Garland

    (Ages 3-11)

    Oh, dreidel, dreidel, dreidel… this lovely Dreidel Garland is a sweet and festive way to decorate your home for Hanukkah.

  • Visual aid of how to complete Clothespin Reindeer

    Make just one or enough to pull Santa’s sleigh! Here’s a charming little wooden reindeer craft that your kid can proudly display on your Christmas mantle, hang as an adorable ornament on your tree, or even play pretend with.

  • Visual aid of how to complete Hanukkah Suncatcher

    Celebrate the beauty of the dreidel (or any Hanukkah shape of your choosing) with this easy craft that uses paper, contact paper, tissue paper, and scissors.

  • Visual aid of how to complete Shaving Cream Polar Bear

    This Shaving Cream Polar Bear is a sensory activity and an animal-inspired craft, so needless to say it’s totally awesome. Your kiddo will absolutely love making their fluffy new polar bear friend.

Get inspired!