3 Easy Kids Winter Holiday Crafts

by Lynn Lilly, Jan 18 2021

We are rocking and rolling through December! This year we are spending more time at home which means I need to get a little creative with activities and crafts to keep my 3-year old entertained. On my weekly Crayola broadcast this week I am sharing 3 easy crafts your kiddos can make at home! These are great for all ages! 

Kids Holiday Crafts

Remember to tune in every Tuesday at 1:00pm EST on the Crayola FB Page

You can purchase all the Crayola supplies used on Crayola.com

Project 1: Construction Paper Christmas Light Garland

Construction Paper Christmas Light Kids Craft

Materials:

  • Crayola Construction Paper
  • Crayola Washable Liquid Glue and Glue Stick
  • Crayola Glitter Pens
  • Yarn
  • Scissors
  • Pencil 

Directions:

  1. Cut out tear drop shapes from a variety of construction paper colors. Make them all the same size.
  2. Cut rectangles out of black construction papers. These will fit on the end of the lights as the light socket.
  3. Glue the black rectangles to the lights. 
  4. Use the silver glitter pen to add accents to the black light socket. 
  5. Use the other glitter pens to add glare marks to the light bulbs. 
  6. Glue the lights to a strand of yarn leaving about 2 inches between each light. 

Hang this on the wall or wrap them around the tree! 

Project 2: Paper Plate Snowman

Paper Plate Snowman Kids Craft

Materials:

  • 1 Small Paper Plate
  • 2 Standard Size Paper Plates
  • Crayola Construction Paper
  • Crayola Glitter Glue
  • Crayola Washable Glue
  • Crayola Markers
  • Wood Skewer
  • Craft Sticks
  • Pencil 
  • Scissors
  • Googley Eyes

Directions:

  1. Glue 1 small plate and 2 medium plates together with the bottom/white side facing up. 
  2. If you want to create a sturdy snowman, glue craft sticks to the back of the snowman so he does not bend. 
  3. Cut stick arms out of brown construction paper and glue the back of the middle plate so they stick out the side. 
  4. Cut a hat from black construction paper. Decorating with a red piece of construction paper and scrap tree trimming. I also added some flair with the glitter glue. 
  5. Glue 3 buttons to the center of plates. 
  6. Cut a carrot nose from orange construction paper. Add lines with a black marker. 
  7. Cut pieces of round coal from black construction paper for the snowman mouth.
  8. Glue the googley eyes, carrot nose and coal to the top small plate to create your snowman's face. 
  9. Glue the hat on the top of the snowman head. 
  10. Cut a rectangle sign out of blue and white paper. Write a fun message and decorate with glitter glue. 
  11. Glue the sign to the skewer (you might need to trim the skewer). 
  12. Glue the skewer to one of the snowman stick arms. 

Now you have your very own frosty! 

Project 3: 3D Paper Snowflake 

3D Paper Snowflake Kids Craft

Materials:

  • Crayola Construction Paper
  • Crayola Glue
  • Scissors
  • Pom Pom
  • Yarn or String

Directions: 

  1. You will need to start with 6 square pieces of construction paper. Make sure they are all the same size. The size of the squares will determine how big the final snowflake is. 
  2. Fold each square corner to corner to make a triangle. 
  3. Starting on the folded side cut slits, on the angle of the triangle being careful not go cut all the way through. Separate the slits about 1" apart. 
  4. Unfold the square. Take the opposite corners bring them to the center and glue in place. The fold line should be vertical. 
  5. Make 6 of these. 
  6. Glue all pieces together at the point to form a snowflake. 
  7. Finish the center by gluing a pom pom over the points. 
  8. Glue string or yarn to hang. 

How cute would these look to hang in your windows! 

Next Tuesday at 1:00pm EST is my last live broadcast of year on the Crayola Page. I will be off for the holidays in January on maternity leave but I will be back in February with more fun crafts! 

xoxo-Lynn 

 



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