Fun and Easy Christmas Craft Ideas for Kids and Adults in 2024

Published On: Nov 17, 2022

Since it's just a few weeks left before the magical time of the year! Christmas brings a lot of excitement for the little ones- from opening presents to decking up the hall, holiday visits and sledging or making homemade cookies, there are endless things to infuse the jolly spirit. Amongst them, Christmas craft ideas are the best ways to entertain the children and make some fun memories. Whether it's the snowflakes ornaments, wreaths or heartfelt stockings, bookmark these adorable Xmas crafting ideas to spruce up your home with delight and dazzle! Plus, there are plentiful Diy Xmas tree ideas, charming Christmas home decor and gate designs to embrace the festive spirit.

Xmas Crafting Ideas -Mini Canvas

Mini Canvas Xmas Crafting Ideas Children Christmas Craft

This super easy crafting idea lets children explore their inner creativity, making a great addition to the festivity. Use acrylic craft paint and paint pens to create mini art pieces. Make a hole and attach a ribbon hanger to the back with glue to place it on the trees and infuse your celebration with oodles of charm.

Christmas Craft Ideas- DIY Toy Drums

Christmas Craft Ideas DIY Toy Drums Handmade Xmas Crafts

Who knew toilet paper rolls could be used for festive decor?  For this, you require some cardboard, colourful wrapping papers, fabric, ribbons and washi tape. Engage your little ones by asking them to decorate these drums with jolly patterns, stickers, or even paint. Hang with the ribbons to complete the look!

Xmas Crafting Ideas- Paper Wreath

Paper Wreath Xmas Crafting Ideas Children Christmas Craft

Deck the halls or your front entrance gate with a handmade wreath! Cut out circles from coloured paper, fold them in half, and glue them together to form a wreath shape. Let your kids jazz it up with pom-poms, bows, or stickers to add festive joy. Hang this beautiful creation on your door for a warm holiday welcome.

Easy Christmas Crafts- Twig Ornament

Easy Christmas Crafts Twig Ornament Christmas Craft Ideas

Want some inspiring and earthy Christmas craft ideas? Gather the kids and collect some twigs from the backyard and then shape them into stars or hearts with hot glue for a rustic touch. Add some glitter or paint them with festive hues to lend a magical sparkle to your decorations. Hang these charming and nature-inspired creations on the tree.

Handmade Christmas Crafts- Personalised Christmas Stockings

Personalised Christmas Stockings Handmade Christmas Crafts

Stockings are a part of traditional festive decor, give it an adorable twist by helping your kids to personalise them. From fabric markers to felt cutouts, ribbon, pop pom and glitter glue there are plenty of DIY embellishments – let your child's imagination run wild! Curate with their names or favourite holiday characters to make it more unique.

Handmade Christmas Crafts Ideas- Wrapped Candy Ornaments

Wrapped Candy Ornaments Handmade Christmas Crafts

Do you wish to revamp your holiday décor? A brilliant solution for breathing new life into those mismatched or lacklustre ornaments is to envelop them in a beautiful wrapping sheet. Begin by cutting a square of parchment paper and placing a round ornament at its centre. Twist the paper to secure it in a candy-like shape. Add decorative bows or rainbows to give a fresh and merry makeover.

Christmas Craft Ideas- Dangling Star Ornaments

Christmas Craft Ideas Dangling Star Ornaments Xmas Crafting Ideas

Brighten up your home with these star ornaments, made from the best of both worlds- crafting and baking! With the help of the cookie cutter, trace the star shape of cookies, embellish them with sequins or beads and then string them together with colourful yarn or ribbon. Hang these on the Christmas tree decoration or above the mantelpiece for a twinkling touch.

Christmas Craft Decorations- Fluffy Santa Ornament

Easy Christmas Crafts Fluffy Santa Ornament Christmas Cay Craft Ideas

Ho ho ho! This fuzzy little Santa miniature makes for a delightful tree ornament. Use cotton balls, felt, and googly eyes. Let the little ones shape Santa’s hat, and beard to adorn your tree or door handles or gift them to loved ones for jovial celebrations.

Christmas Decorations Craft Ideas- Yarn Stars

Yarn Stars Handcrafted Christmas Decorations Childrens Christmas Crafts

Want simple yet elegant Christmas craft decorations? Crafting yarn ornaments is so easy that it can make your kids go wild and spread cheer in every corner of your home. For these delightful star yarn creations, cut out the shape from cardboard and wrap the yarn until fully covered. Fill your space with a handmade charm that sparks creative magic!

Xmas Crafting Ideas- Paper Bag Snowflakes

Paper Bag Snowflakes Christmas Craft Ideas Xmas Crafting Ideas

These intricate snowflakes twinkle like frost-kissed crystals! Take the craft paper to create snowflake shapes and delicate patterns. Paint or sprinkle them with glitter to accentuate the beauty and add a touch of winter wonder to your Christmas decor.

Easy DIY Christmas Crafts- Vintage Paper Ornaments

Vintage Paper Ornaments- Easy DIY Christmas Decoration Crafts Ideas

Another Christmas craft idea for your little one is to play with paper ornaments and transform them into multicoloured baubles. Cut the desired design and add glitzy stars and snowflake cut-outs. Hang them on your Christmas tree for added dimension and a bespoke touch.

Christmas Day Craft Ideas- DIY Snow Globe

DIY Snow Globe Christmas Day Craft Ideas Easy Christmas Crafts

Introduce the magic of winter wonderland with your DIY snow globe! Use old mason jars and add mini figurines or holiday trinkets and secure them with glue. Fill the jar with water to the top and add a dash of glycerin, and sparkle some glitter to create a snowstorm effect. Flip the jar and see how it unfolds the whimsical magic.

Christmas Hand Craft Ideas- Clothespin Snowflake Ornaments

Clothespin Snowflake Ornaments Christmas Hand Craft Ideas

Another easy Christmas craft to make- turn these simple clothespins into elegant snowflake ornaments. Place the clothespins into a star-like pattern and glue them together. Spray them with white or silver hues and add some shimmering glitter. Dangle them gracefully from the mantle or adorn your Christmas tree and Voila!

Childrens Christmas Crafts- Santa Advent Calendar

Countdown to Christmas in style with this handmade craft idea. Help the kids to nail the Santa look in this theme. Craft a Santa's head and red hat and draw the eye, cheeks, and nose. Now comes the fun part- jot down the numbers from 1-25 on his beard and start attaching the cotton balls. When Christmas arrives on the 25th, Santa will have a full beard. 

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Christmas Hand Craft Ideas- Popsicle Stick Snowflake Ornaments

These popsicle stick ornaments are a perfect Xmas craft activity for a weekend. Arrange the matching sizes of sticks to create a snowflake shape and secure them with glue. Add a touch of glamour with paint or glitter or tie with the threads and hang these exquisite ornaments on your tree. Welcome the frosty touch to your home decor!

Christmas Craft Ideas- Simple Felt Stockings

Simple Felt Stockings Christmas Day Craft Ideas

Kids love to make these charming felt stockings. Guide the little ones in stitching and embellishing these delightful stockings. Add their favourite hues and little details to lend an endearing touch to your festive decor. This fun and easy project will sprinkle warmth and joy in your home.

Christmas Tree Ornaments Ideas- Glittering Popsicle Stick

Glittering Popsicle Stick Christmas Tree Ornaments Easy diy Christmas Crafts

Any children's Christmas craft idea is incomplete without colourful popsicle sticks. Grab some sticks and adorn them with stickers, sparkles, and beads with hot glue, to make these adorable tree ornaments that add a touch of whimsy to your celebrations.

Handmade Xmas Crafts- Paper Bags

Paper Bags Christmas Hand Craft Ideas Xmas Crafts

Simplicity allures elegance and festive joy in your home. These adorable seasonal greeting bags are perfect Xmas craft ideas to give heartfelt presents to your loved ones. Let the kids choose the colours, patterns and designs, as these creations are tokens of love and creativity, radiating smiles and a holiday glow.

Crafty Magic!

We hope these delightful ideas channel the festive vibe in your home. These handmade treasures encourage imagination with the joy of creation and love. Revel in the harmony of the holiday season with these enchanting endeavours that make your home bright and shine with glee and glitter. Embrace the jolly spirit and enliven your celebrations!

Want some more inspiring home decor ideas? Get in touch with the experts at Interior Company, crafting bespoke and livable designs for you and your loved ones.

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    How can you personalise these Children's Christmas craft ideas?

    Encourage your little ones to add their magic touch with their favourite colours, details, patterns or initials. These wonderful creations add cherished memories to the holiday festival. 

    What are some easy Christmas craft ideas to make for young children?

    Colourful paper ornaments, Popsicle Christmas tree ornaments and clothespins snowflake decor elements are easy and fantastic ideas to ooze charm and merriment in your festival. 

    What are the most popular Christmas craft ideas?
    • Wreath Making
    • DIY Paper Ornaments
    • Personalised Stockings
    • Glitter Popsicle Elements
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