Holiday Crafts For Kids
December 11, 2011 by staff
Holiday Crafts For Kids, I’ve always loved making crafts since I was a kid– I would watch the clock waiting for art class and I was always super excited when we would make crafts in Sunday school. Salt dough ornaments, paper plate angels, construction paper elves– those were the days. As I was decorating the Christmas tree this year, I realized that my mom has kept many of the holiday crafts I made when I was six and it was really heartwarming to pull those little glitterfied pieces of kid artwork and remember the memories of holidays past.
In addition to being a lover of all things crafty, I also am a huge fan of Pinterest. Pinterest makes it so easy to find inspiration and crafty ideas so I’ve compiled a list of eight holiday crafts for your kids to make and hold onto for years to come.
1. Pom Pom Bird: with a bit of yarn and some paper, this little bird can serve as an ornament or a toy!
2. Penguin Cup Ornament: an easy DIY with things you already have around your house.
3. Pine Cone Bird Feeder: give the cooped up kids something to watch with this little bird feeder. I remember when I was a kid how the cats used to stare outside the windows at the birds during the winter.
4. 2-Liter Penguin: with a bit of paint and some empty two-liters, your kids can use these penguins for toys or indoor bowling.
5. Pom Pom Snowman: another easy DIY with yarn.
6. Snowman Thermometer:a cute way to teach kids about reading the temperature.
7. Paper Light Garland: an easy craft for the younger kids.
8. Old Jar Snow Globe:this is the type of craft I would keep for years.
I hope this helps prevent cabin fever and keep your kids entertained in the next few months. And if you’re not on Pinterest, I highly, highly recommend it!
Stacie Grissom is a writer for Affordable Style where she writes about everything from reading sunglasses to loop scarves to how to wear scarves. In her free time
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