14 Christmas Crafts for You and Your Kids

The holiday’s are quickly approaching – in less then 3 weeks those of use celebrating Christmas will be knee deep in all the fun, spirit and holiday cheer. Like I’ve said before, we don’t start celebrating the holidays until after Big P’s birthday but with their school break coming up I wanted to get prepared with some extra fun and crafts for us to do (since they will be home for a whole week). I’ve been searching for ideas for fun and easy crafts that will keep the kids entertained and help us get into the spirit and found some perfect for kids!

Click through for 14 holiday inspired crafts to do with your kids:

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  • Canning Jar Lid Turned Snowman 1 of 14
    Canning Jar Lid Turned Snowman
    Using some ribbon, paint and a canning jar lid create an adorable snowman decoration.
    Get the tutorial from Fave Crafts.com
  • Snow Globes 2 of 14
    Snow Globes
    With your supervision kids can create their very own snow globes using a glue gun, glitter and canning jars.
    Get the tutorial from Homemade Mamas.net
  • Jolly Elves 3 of 14
    Jolly Elves
    Kids can create an adorable collection of elves using beads, felt and ribbon.
    Get the tutorial from Parents.com
  • Popsicle Stick Trees 4 of 14
    Popsicle Stick Trees
    These adorable trees are made up simply from Popsicle sticks, paint and some pizzazz.
    Get the tutorial from Some Day Crafts
  • Hand Print Christmas Tree 5 of 14
    Hand Print Christmas Tree
    Holiday wall art using the prints of your kids hands. How adorable and so much fun!
    Get the tutorial from fivewhites.blogspot.com
  • Santa Beard 6 of 14
    Santa Beard
    Your kids and yourself can create your very own Santa beards using paper and glue. Can't get more simple and fun then that!
    Get the tutorial from DSharp
  • Paper Stocking Ornaments 7 of 14
    Paper Stocking Ornaments
    Making these with your kids - these can be the perfect gift for teachers, friends and grandparents. Filling with your favorite holiday candy.
    Get the tutorial from Martha Stewart.com
  • Holly Gift Tags 8 of 14
    Holly Gift Tags
    Personalize your gifts even further while making a fun time for your kids. Using felt and glue your gifts become much more personalized
    Get the tutorial from Martha Stewart.com
  • Candy Cane and Holly Ornaments 9 of 14
    Candy Cane and Holly Ornaments
    Personalize your tree this year with these easy-to-do ornaments. Easy for kids to do using just glue and pom poms.
    Get the tutorial from SkipToMyLou.org
  • Paper Plate Angels 10 of 14
    Paper Plate Angels
    A super creative craft - use paper plates and transform them into a beautiful angel scene. Fun for your kids to play with afterwards too.
    Get the tutorial from FilthWizardry.com
  • Candy Cane Reindeers 11 of 14
    Candy Cane Reindeers
    These super cute crafts bring a second use to your candy canes. Turning them into reindeer with your kids will encourage them to play and not eat them all ;)
    Get the tutorial from Be A Fun Mum.com
  • Christmas Tree in a Jar 12 of 14
    Christmas Tree in a Jar
    One of the most creative crafts I've seen this has you making snow globe type Christmas tress. Easy for your kids to get involved using only 5 different materials.
    Get the tutorial from Be A Fun Mum.com
  • Santa Hand Print Ornament 13 of 14
    Santa Hand Print Ornament
    Using a dough kit and your kids hand you can make personalized ornaments for your tree. Imagine the fun if you did this every year being able to see your kids grow.
    Get the tutorial from Happily Mother After
  • Snowman Paper Rolls 14 of 14
    Snowman Paper Rolls
    What better use for your empty toilet paper rolls then turning them into fun? These cute snowmen can give your kids so much fun.
    Get the tutorial from Squidoo.com

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