STEM is usually the buzz word for the idea of spurring kids on in their education. STEAM became the new buzz word as the “experts” realized that art was necessary too. STREAM is the most recent, with the addition of robotics. OIY! It can be hard to keep it all straight! These Fun Holiday Craft Ideas for Kids are great for helping kids take a break from STEM activities and delve into the art area.
Fun Holiday Craft Ideas for Kids
These different ideas have mostly to do with holiday ornaments, but a few are easy gift giving ideas. ornaments can be used in more ways than just on a tree: they can be used as gift toppers, or you can even just display them in a bowl.
They are adorable and a great use for those extra socks that we all have around the laundry room. The best part? IT takes 15 minute or less.
These delightfully colorful and glitzy glitter covered modern Christmas tree ornaments made from humble popsicle sticks would also make an adorable garland for the fireplace mantle!
These wreath ornaments made with paper straws are so bright and cheerful, you and your kids will want to make more than one! They would make great Christmas gifts for family and friends and look absolutely adorable on a Christmas tree. They are easy enough for younger kids to do by themselves and are great for working on fine motor skills.
One great thing about mod podge decoupage crafts is that they don’t have to be perfect. This is one project that the kids can work on with you and still get the desired look.
All you need is 2 ingredients to make these super simple and easy Homemade Cinnamon Ornaments! A great DIY holiday craft or fun Christmas gift for both kids and adults to make and customize!
Like those swinging air freshener trees most people have in their cars? They look like a Christmas tree ornament and the only thing more fun to make than Christmas ornaments are scented Christmas tree ornaments!!
This is cute little Paper Christmas Tree Bookmark design, is super cute and a great item to either tuck in with a book store gift card or even a favorite new read for someone.
Preschoolers will love making these pipe cleaner Christmas ornaments. And they’re so pretty, parents will love to hang them on their tree!
These little fabric wreaths are so-oooo easy to make. They’re easy enough to make with children and delightful enough that you’ll want to make them yourself.
This Santa Binoculars craft is perfect for the upcoming Christmas holiday! Your little one will love using them to “spy” Santa!
These babies are a tried and true blast-from-the-past and fun to make. Don’t you need an entire crew of eight, plus Rudolph?
Ever been to Texas Roadhouse or Five Guys? Next time pocket a peanut or two to make these! They are simple to make and your whole family will enjoy painting them.
Paper folding is easy and there are so many cool and fun projects you can make using this technique. Including this DIY Christmas Pop Up Card!
If looking for something to do with the littles, this is a great hands-on activity. I say do with as some of these steps might be hard for little hands and less than fine motor skills at hat young age.
There’s something so charming about monogrammed ornaments (monogrammed anything, really). These quick ornaments would be a perfect Thanksgiving day family activity to do together.
Do you know of any other great holiday craft projects for kids? Share with us all!