Fun Crafts To Do This Holiday Season!

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Crafting is always fun especially during the holiday season! There are so many creative ways to utilize the things you use in your everyday life and turn them into a decoration that will last you a lifetime! Kids crafts can be a heartwarming piece of decor that will hold so many memories! Grab the kids, your best friends, your significant other, or anybody who loves to craft and make these 5 adorable pieces!

1. Felt reindeer, candy canes, Santa, and more!

Felt is easy to use and maneuver and a great tool for crafting! It comes in an assortment of colors that make it easy for your imagination to run wild with ideas! For your holiday craft, you will be sticking to the basic colors of red, white, black, green, and brown! If you are a crafting beginner, don’t worry! Felt crafts are all about basic shapes! Your craft can become anything you want it to be! There is no right or wrong when it comes to crafting! 

What you will need: Felt, Glue. Scissors, any other accessories depending on what you make!

2. Paint Plastic ornaments

Finding clear plastic ornaments is simple! You can buy them online or in your nearest craft store! Painting plastic ornaments are the perfect canvas to use especially with kids! This is a much safer alternative to using glass because you do not have to worry about the ornament breaking which is a big relief as a parent!  After they dry, hang them up! Be proud to display the beautiful work and fun memories that go with it!

What you will need:

Clear plastic ornaments

Washable paint

Stickers

Ribbon to hang the ornaments

3. Hand painted Santa

Another fun holiday craft is a hand painted Santa! Head to your nearest craft store and buy washable white and red paint! Cover your fingers in the white paint and along the thumb in red and place down on the canvas with your fingers pointing towards the bottom. Flip it right side up and draw the rest of Santa with your hand portraying his beard and hat! Voila! You have an easily made hand painted Santa! This is the perfect craft for people of all ages! What you will need:

A blank canvas

White Paint

Red Paint

Crayons or Markers to draw the eyes and nose

4. Cotton ball beard

One of the most classic holiday crafts is creating Santa’s beard and hat out of cotton balls! White and fluffy, just like his beard, cotton balls are the perfect crafting supplies! For Santa face you can either print out a coloring page ahead of time or draw it yourself! Not only that, but if you want to do a full body Santa– cotton balls make the perfect lining to Santa’s infamous red coat! Overall, this is a cute idea that does not take long to make!

What you will need:

Cotton Balls

Any skin tone colored construction paper/felt for the head

Red construction paper or felt for the hat

Hot Glue/ Elmer’s Glue

Crayons or Markers for the eyes and nose!

5. Popsicle stick reindeer

Popsicles are a sweet summer treat but make for a great Christmas time craft! One popular craft is creating a reindeer out of popsicle sticks. To begin, paint your popsicle sticks brown and let them dry. Next, take your popsicle sticks and glue them together to form a triangle. Create antlers out of pipe cleaners and glue them on. Lastly, add a red ball and googly eyes for the facial features! If you want to make an ornament out of it, that’s no problem! Glue a string onto the back and there you have it!

What you will need:

Popsicle sticks

Brown paint

Googly eyes

Red cotton ball

Pipe cleaners

Glue

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