25+ Easy Christmas Crafts for Preschooler and Big Kids

Are you looking for new fun Christmas crafts for kids? Then try one of these 25+ easy Christmas DIY projects with your family!

You will find Christmas crafts for toddlers, preschoolers, kindergartners, and big kids, handmade Christmas ornament ideas, Christmas activities, and free holiday printables.

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25+ Easy Christmas Crafts for Preschooler and big Kids

Christmas is right around the corner!

Winter holidays are the perfect season for a cup of hot chocolate, Christmas tunes, and some DIY holiday craft fun with the family!
Take a look at these simple Christmas project ideas and keepsakes for kids. They are super cute!

I divided all holiday activities into three sections:

  1. Christmas Crafts
  2. Christmas Ornaments
  3. Christmas Activities and Free Printables

Please note that all Thanksgiving activity step-by-step tutorials can be found by clicking on the project’s name. It will lead you directly to the instructions!
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DIY Christmas Crafts

Kid-Friendly Pipe Cleaner Christmas Trees Craft

By Two Kids and a Coupon

christmas tree craft

This easy and fun kid-friendly pipe cleaner Christmas trees craft is an easy and fun project to make together this holiday season!

Toilet Paper Roll Reindeer Craft

By Simple Everyday Mom

rudolph craft

Rudolph the red nose reindeer is a super cute and easy toilet paper roll craft for preschoolers. Click through now and see the full step by step instruction!

DIY Snowman Luminaries

By Lil Tigers

snowman luminaries

Try this super easy DIY Christmas Decoration Project with your kids. Those flame-free snowman luminaries are done within minutes and light up your rooms just in time for the holidays!

Christmas Kids Craft – Handprint Ideas

By Champagne and Sugarplums

christmas craft handprint

Cute and Easy Christmas Handprint kids craft idea. Three different handprint ideas to create, with three different ways to display them!

Snow Globe Template

By Messy little Monster

snow globe

Make a cute photo snow globe card for family and friends, they will love it!

Easy DIY Holiday & Christmas Cards to Make With Kids

By Cenzerely Yours – Adventures in Motherhood

christmas cards

This the season for some crafting! Try one of these easy peasy Christmas cards you can make with kids. They add the perfect keepsake to any holiday gift.

Beth’s Homemade Gingerbread Houses recipe – with template & video!

By Easy Budget Recipes

gingerbread house

Our Homemade Gingerbread Houses Recipe is more than a recipe; it’s a tradition. Ours comes complete with a template. Our recipe costs just $6.95 to make 2 large houses!

3D Snowflakes: How To Make Your Own Giant Paper Snowflakes

By Chaotically Yours

snowflake

These giant 3D snowflakes are a great Christmas activity to do with kids! Easy to master and quick to make, you only need a couple of common items to make them!

DIY Santa’s Workshop Ornament

By Ottawa Mommy Club

santa workshop

This Santa’s workshop ornament is so cute, don’t you think? Not only that, it’s one your kids can make when they’re looking for something new to do on a Saturday afternoon or during Christmas vacation.

Easy Toddler Christmas Handprint Crafts

By Moms Creative Cupboard

reindeer handprint

These toddler handprint crafts are perfect for making memories at Christmas with little ones and having a lot of fun as you do so! There’s Santa’s reindeer with our favorite googly eyes or a fun fingerprint Christmas tree to choose from.

Ugly Christmas Sweater Craft for Kids [Free Sweater Printable]

By Mombrite

ugly sweaters

This ugly Christmas sweater craft is so easy and fun for the kids. They will enjoy using their creativity to decorate these sweaters. The uglier the better!

Festive Christmas Rock Painting Ideas

By Sustain My Craft Habit

Christmas Rockpainting

Rock painting continues to be a popular trend. It’s fun and relaxing to make little works of art on these tiny, natural canvases.
Keep reading below for our tutorial on how to paint magical little elf shoes on rocks just in time for Christmas.

Christmas Wreath Craft or Preschoolers

By Two Pink Ponies

christmas wreath

This paper plate Christmas wreath is so much fun for little hands. It is an easy and low prep Christmas craft.
The printable ornaments are free and easy to download.

Dinosaur Snow Globe: A Unique DIY Holiday Craft

By Team Cartwright

dinosaur snow globe

Is your kid a dinosaur lover? Then try this unique DIY Christmas project with them!Make an easy DIY snow globe as unique as your child! Easy, fun, and festive.

Do It Yourself Santa Bread

By Tshanina Peterson

santa bread

Are you looking for a fun Christmas project for the entire family?
You’ll have a blast creating this DIY Santa Bread.

It’s the perfect indoor activity for a cold winter day and you’ll likely find your kiddos peeking in the oven door to watch it bake.

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Christmas Ornaments

Paper Straw Christmas Tree Craft for Preschoolers

By Three Kids, Three Cats, and a Husband

tree ornament

This easy straw Christmas tree craft can be used as a tree ornament, but you can also glue it to a folded piece of cardstock, making a pretty cool homemade Christmas card.

Easy Reindeer Ornament Craft for Kids

By Fluxing Well

reindeer ornament

This easy reindeer ornament craft is fun to make. It’s also very inexpensive. Write the date on the bottom and you will have a cute keepsake to hang on a Christmas tree.

DIY Ornament Balls – Paint Swirl 2 Ways {Dollar Tree Craft}

By Feeling Nifty

painted balls ornament

Kids of all ages will love making these easy paint swirl ornaments using Dollar Tree craft paint and clear plastic ornaments.
No-mess craft since the paint is inside the ornament! Everyone will have fun picking their own paint color, squeezing the paint into the balls, and watching the magic happen.

Full-length YouTube tutorial also included.

DIY Felt Penguin Ornament

By Handmade in the Heartland

penguin

Making felt ornaments is so fun! Use this pattern to make a penguin ornament

How to paint wood slice ornaments with nordic patterns

By Hungarican Journey

ornament

A cute and easy Christmas craft that kids and adults can enjoy making together. Paint wood slice ornaments with beautiful nordic patterns.
Grab the Free template and follow the tutorial.

Homemade Applesauce Cinnamon Ornaments

By OH THE THINGS WE’LL MAKE!

cinnamon ornament

These rustic, yet beautiful cinnamon ornaments are fun to make alone or with kids. They have a subtle holiday fragrance and make a great addition to your Christmas tree. Keep them, or give them as treasured gifts.

Your kids enjoyed this cool Christmas crafts and ornaments and want to try more? 
Then try these other great holiday activities and parenting advice for kids:
- Cupcake Liner Christmas Crafts
- Christmas Stocking Fillers for Kids
- Christmas Stocking Stuffers for Toddler

Activities with Free Printables

Secret Message from Santa Printable

By Two Pink Ponies

message from santa

This secret message from Santa printable is perfect to leave from your Elf on a shelf or you can leave it out for your child the night before Christmas.

The pdf is free and easy to download.

Holiday Coloring Pages and Christmas Wish List

By Lil Tigers

Holiday coloring pages

These fun free printable coloring pages are a perfect way for kids to celebrate the Christmas season!

Free Christmas Worksheets For Kids Printable PDF

By Cenzerely Yours – Adventures in Motherhood

Free Christmas Worksheets For Kids Printable PDF

Looking for some fun ways to entertain the kids this Christmas? Try these FREE Christmas printables packet filled with fun activities and games like coloring pages, scavenger hunt, BINGO, and more!

25 Days of Fun Christmas Activities for Families

By The Holy Mess

25 Days of Fun Christmas Activities for Families

Use this printable 25 Days of Christmas Activities to be intentional about enjoying meaningful family time in December this year.

You’ve Been Socked – A Christmas Game

By Mimi – A Great Name for Grandma

You’ve Been Socked – A Christmas Game

Start a new family neighborhood tradition with this fun activity. Try ding-dong-ditching… holiday style!
Everyone will have loads of fun with “You’ve Been Socked!”

Free printables are included!

Santa Matching Game with Printables

By Ottawa Mommy Club

Santa Matching Games with Printables

This Santa matching game fits right in with the spirit of the holiday. Kids will have fun matching Santa Claus, Christmas trees, snowflakes, and even Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer.

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