Christmas crafts, in addition to being a boredom buster – make great family gifts. So let’s clear off the table, pull out the art supplies and get messy with these 25 Christmas Crafts for Toddlers:
Handprint Reindeer 1 of 25
Using your toddlers hands and a footprint, make this darling reindeer.
Pom Pom Ornaments 2 of 25
Simple, easy and Christmasy!
Popcorn Garland 3 of 25
A snack that you can decorate with. Watch little fingers, and chances are your kids will eat this off the tree - but tis the season.
Handprint Santa 4 of 25
This would be a darling toddler craft for Christmas cards!
Santa Hat 5 of 25
Perfect for the Santa obsessed toddler (I have one of these!).
Snowman Scene 6 of 25
Want a break from CHRISTMAS CHRISTMAS CHRISTMAS? Try a snowman scene craft on for size!
Marshmallow Snowman 7 of 25
Warning: buy extra marshmallows. Toddlers will most definitely eat!
Gingerbread Men 8 of 25
Using foam, this easy craft is great for young toddlers. Let their imaginations run free!
Tissue Paper Wreath 9 of 25
What toddler doesn't like to crush paper? Get your little one crushing tissue paper to make this cute tissue paper wreath.
Toilet Paper Roll Nativity 10 of 25
Recreate the nativity with toilet paper. As odd as it sounds, the results are totally cute and kid friendly.
Popsicle Stick Ornaments 11 of 25
Add some homemade to your tree with these popsicle stick ornaments.
Tin Foil Trees 12 of 25
Using just tin foil and whatever craft accessories you like, make these fun tin foil trees with your toddler.
Scented Christmas Playdough 13 of 25
Who needs regular playdough when you can make your own scented playdough! Make red and green to match the season.
Salt Glitter Christmas Cards 14 of 25
Not willing to give up on the cute family photo Christmas cards? Make these as gift tags.
Christmas Candles 15 of 25
Your toddler may need help on the flames, but can easily decorate the candles to their liking!
Pine Cone Christmas Trees 16 of 25
This would make a cute gift for Grandma or table centerpiece, created by that adorable toddler of yours.
Christmas Placemats 17 of 25
Help keep your table a wee bit cleaner and personal with these darling Christmas placemats. The finished placemat will measure about 18½" X 13½
Learn more at Busy Bee Kids Crafts
Snowman Fun 18 of 25
Looking for a can't-go-wrong craft? Here you go, even for us who aren't all that crafty but want to be for the sake of our toddlers.
Learn more at Taming the Goblin
Sponge Painted Christmas Lights 19 of 25
Do your kids like stamping? Make some stamps out of sponges and create this Christmas light masterpiece.
Learn more at No Time for Flash Cards
Glue Snowman 20 of 25
Poke a hole in the snowman and make an ornament, or attach to a gift!
Learn more at Kaboose
Paper Bag Reindeer Puppetï»¿ 21 of 25
Toddlers love puppets! Make a paper bag reindeer puppet and put on a puppet show.
Learn more at She Knows
Evergreen Branch Christmas Tree 22 of 25
Bring a little nature indoors with this smell good craft made from your fresh Christmas tree!
Learn more at Theme Party Place
Reindeer Hand Print Ornaments 23 of 25
Another fun hand print craft, but this one you can put on the tree!
Learn more at Mommy Gaga
Cheerio Ornament Craft 24 of 25
With Cheerios, a pipe cleaner and ribbon make this cute edible ornament!
Learn more at Parents Connect
Felt Christmas Tree 25 of 25
While you may have to do the heavy lifting to get this tree created, your little one will love decorating this felt Christmas tree over and over. (Maybe even enough to leave your tree alone? wishful thinking.)
Molly blogs parenting, geekery and technology at digitalmomblog.com.