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25 Christmas Crafts for Toddlers

Let’s get crafty for Christmas … toddler style! Encourage creativity, keep little hands busy, make a mess, and enjoy your toddler while celebrating the holidays, all while making fun crafts.

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.

Printable Tree 1 of 25
How cute is this printable? The kids can have fun coloring it and all you have to do is surround the tree with gifts!

Learn more at Caravan
Felt Christmas Tree 2 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.)

Learn more at Pepper Design
Advent Calendar 3 of 25
Let your toddler help you design which patterns to use for this punch board countdown to Christmas.

Learn more at Lilyshop
Popcorn Garland 4 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!

Learn more at Wiki How
Wrapping Paper Trees 5 of 25
Let your toddler help you choose the embellishments for this DIY.

Learn more at Lilyshop
Santa's Hat 6 of 25
Perfect for a toddler who's Santa-obsessed (what toddler isn't?!)

Learn more at Life's Moments
Puffy Snowflakes 7 of 25
Kids will love using a flour mixture in a dish soap bottle to paint fun snowflake designs. Make them puffy by heating them in the microwave!

Learn more at Inner Child Fun
Pinata Ornaments 8 of 25
Your toddler will love these fun, bright, tinsel-covered ornaments!

Learn more at Studio DIY
Footprint Reindeer 9 of 25
Make a reindeer out of your toddler's footprint for a festive craft.

Easy Preschool Craft
Thumbprint Reindeer 10 of 25
How adorable is this thumbprint reindeer ornament?

Learn more at Little Bit Funky
Mistletoes 11 of 25
Another footprint craft that is also a cute way to preserve your toddler's footprints.

Learn more at Pinkie for Pink
Bottlecap Snowmen 12 of 25
These cute little snowmen were made with bottlecaps and tiny accents.

Learn more at One Artsy Mama
Reindeer Puzzle Pieces 13 of 25
Recycle puzzle pieces into the cutest little reindeers with paint and Mod Podge.

Learn more at Crafts Unleashed
Scented Christmas Playdough 14 of 25
Who needs regular playdough when you can make your own scented playdough! Make red and green to match the season.

Learn more at Crafts Unleashed
Mitten Holiday Cards 15 of 25
Simple holiday cards in the shape of mittens. Is there anything sweeter?

Learn more at And We Play
Ring Ornaments 16 of 25
Let the little ones dig into your stash and add bright beads to a ribbon - then secure with a glue stick and hang.

Get this tutorial.
Pom Pom Ornaments 17 of 25
Simple, easy and Christmasy!

Learn more at Skip to my Lou
Pine Cone Christmas Trees 18 of 25
Little balls of clay are easy for children to roll and glue to a wreath form cut out by mom or dad.

Get this tutorial.
Pom Pom Love 19 of 25
Who doesn't love pom poms? Here the craft store basic jazzes up otherwise ordinary packages.

Learn more at A Bubbly Life
Nativity Scene 20 of 25
Print out the Nativity scene, and have your toddler do the coloring. Then, glue it to toilet paper tubes.

Learn more at Catholic Icing
Photo Blocks 21 of 25
Use your children's photos Mod Podged to blocks to personalize your tree.

Learn more at How Does She
Sticks And Buttons 22 of 25
You can make these little trees with things you already have around the house! The kids will love helping with this project.

Learn more at The Spoonful Blog
Chalkboard Bulbs 23 of 25
Your toddler will love being able to decorate (and redecorate) these fun bulbs!

Learn more at A Night Owl Blog
Pom Pom Snowman 24 of 25
Younger kids can glue together packaged poms, while older children can have fun making Frosty by using yarn and pom pom makers.

Learn more at Homework
Cinnamon Ornaments 25 of 25
Your toddler will love the sweet scent of these cinnamon ornaments. Let your little one help you choose which colors to use!

Get this tutorial.
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