I love celebrating all of the seasons with DIY projects, and winter crafts are a perfect way to celebrate this cold time of year. I was poking around for some great winter crafting ideas and realized that my favorites were for kids! From cute pom pom snowmen to funny footprint penguins, there are some great children’s winter craft ideas out there. If it’s too cold outside to play or the little ones are bored, try one of these ten ideas. Click through the slideshow to see my favorite winter kids crafts!
Puffy Snowflakes 1 of 10Kids 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!
Find out how it was done at Inner Child Fun
Pom Pom Snowman 2 of 10Kids can create pom poms for the base, then decorate their snowman with their favorite embellishments.
Find out how at Homemade Gifts Made Easy
Footprint Penguins 3 of 10Let kids trace and cut their foot out of fabric - then decorate like penguins using fabric scraps, paint and buttons.
Learn how they were made at Come Together Kids
Knitted Scarf 4 of 10You don't need needles for finger knitting - and it keeps kids busy for hours!
Get the instructions at Creative Jewish Mom
Paint Stick Snowmen 5 of 10Use paint and fabric scraps to turn paint sticks into winter characters - make several and act out a puppet show.
Learn how they were made at Crafts By Amanda
Waterless Globes 6 of 10Kids will love assembling winter scenes in these globes made from ornaments and jar lids. The best part is that they are unbreakable.
Get instructions at AlphaMom
Glove Toys 7 of 10Have a collection of extra gloves without mates? Kids can turn them into fun characters with hand sewing.
See how they were made at Canadian Family
Egg Crate Doorbells 8 of 10Use an egg carton and paints to create these jolly and fun doorbells.
Get the instructions at Martha Stewart
3D Paper Snowflakes 9 of 10It's hard to believe how easy these are to make - it's just a matter of simple cutting and folding. See how creative kids can get with their shapes!
Learn how to make them at wikiHow
Handprint Tree 10 of 10Let kids paint a winter scene, then add a handprint tree and decorate.
See how it's done at Kaboose