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25 Christmas Crafts for Toddlers

toddler christmas craftsLet’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:

  • Handprint Reindeer 1 of 25
    Handprint Reindeer

    Using your toddlers hands and a footprint, make this darling reindeer.

    Learn more at All Kids Network

  • Pom Pom Ornaments 2 of 25
    Pom Pom Ornaments

    Simple, easy and Christmasy!

    Learn more at Skip to My Lou

  • Popcorn Garland 3 of 25
    Popcorn Garland

    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

  • Handprint Santa 4 of 25
    Handprint Santa

    This would be a darling toddler craft for Christmas cards!

    Learn more at Bliss Tree

  • Santa Hat 5 of 25
    Santa Hat

    Perfect for the Santa obsessed toddler (I have one of these!).


    Learn more at Lifes Moments Etc

  • Snowman Scene 6 of 25
    Snowman Scene

    Want a break from CHRISTMAS CHRISTMAS CHRISTMAS? Try a snowman scene craft on for size!

    Learn more at Busy Moms Blog

  • Marshmallow Snowman 7 of 25
    Marshmallow Snowman

    Warning: buy extra marshmallows. Toddlers will most definitely eat!


    Learn more at No Time for Flash Cards

  • Gingerbread Men 8 of 25
    Gingerbread Men

    Using foam, this easy craft is great for young toddlers. Let their imaginations run free!

    Learn more at Clever Faeries

  • Tissue Paper Wreath 9 of 25
    Tissue Paper Wreath

    What toddler doesn't like to crush paper? Get your little one crushing tissue paper to make this cute tissue paper wreath.

    Learn more at Vanilla Joy

  • Toilet Paper Roll Nativity 10 of 25
    Toilet Paper Roll Nativity

    Recreate the nativity with toilet paper. As odd as it sounds, the results are totally cute and kid friendly.

    Learn more at Rhyme Time 4 Kids

  • Popsicle Stick Ornaments 11 of 25
    Popsicle Stick Ornaments

    Add some homemade to your tree with these popsicle stick ornaments.

    Learn more at Two Big Two Little

  • Tin Foil Trees 12 of 25
    Tin Foil Trees

    Using just tin foil and whatever craft accessories you like, make these fun tin foil trees with your toddler.

    Learn more at Reading Confetti

  • Scented Christmas Playdough 13 of 25
    Scented Christmas Playdough

    Who needs regular playdough when you can make your own scented playdough! Make red and green to match the season.


    Learn more at J Daniel 4's Mom

  • Salt Glitter Christmas Cards 14 of 25
    Salt Glitter Christmas Cards

    Not willing to give up on the cute family photo Christmas cards? Make these as gift tags.

    Learn more at Blog Me Mom

  • Christmas Candles 15 of 25
    Christmas Candles

    Your toddler may need help on the flames, but can easily decorate the candles to their liking!


    Learn more at Busy Bee Kids Crafts

  • Pine Cone Christmas Trees 16 of 25
    Pine Cone Christmas Trees

    This would make a cute gift for Grandma or table centerpiece, created by that adorable toddler of yours.


    Learn more at Busy Bee Kids Crafts

  • Christmas Placemats 17 of 25
    Christmas Placemats

    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
    Snowman Fun

    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
    Sponge Painted Christmas Lights

    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
    Glue Snowman

    Poke a hole in the snowman and make an ornament, or attach to a gift!
    Learn more at Kaboose

  • Paper Bag Reindeer Puppet 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
    Evergreen Branch Christmas Tree

    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
    Reindeer Hand Print Ornaments

    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
    Cheerio Ornament Craft

    With Cheerios, a pipe cleaner and ribbon make this cute edible ornament!

    Learn more at Parents Connect

  • Felt Christmas Tree 25 of 25
    Felt Christmas Tree

    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 Sol and Rachel

What Christmas Crafts Will You Do With Your Toddler This Holiday Season?

Molly blogs parenting, geekery and technology at digitalmomblog.com


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