Holiday Crafting Fun

By Silver Dolphin Books on December 21, 2015

We officially have the crafting bug! Here are 11 holiday craft ideas for you and your little ones. Use Popsicle sticks, thumbprints, pinecones, toilet paper, pipe cleaners, and more! What are your favorite holiday craft ideas? Send them our way!

1. Popsicle Stick Hot Chocolate Mug

Hot chocolate in the wintertime is one of our favorite things. From having a treat after ice-skating or a sip during movie time with the family, it’s one of our favorite seasonal traditions. And here is a kid friendly mug to make this holiday season. Grab your supplies and craft away!

2. Fingerprint Christmas Lights

Make a string of Christmas tree lights out of fingerprints! This idea could be used as a keepsake, a Christmas card, a gift for family and friends, gift tags, or anything you want.

3. Christmas Tree Counting Cards

Here’s a fun Christmas craft idea that teaches kids about number recognition, counting, number writing, and even beginning addition! Tackle counting from 1 to 10 with this fun craft activity!

4. Holly Wreath

This holly wreath craft idea is perfect for holiday celebrations and an easy craft for kids. Download the free printable and start your crafting!

5. Pinecone Trees in Snow

These are the cutest pinecones we’ve seen this winter! Collect some pinecones and make your very own trees. Choose any color and decorations to make it your very own. Then, stick the pinecones in some “snow”!

6. Reindeer Thumbprint Ornament

How cute are these?! These reindeer ornaments are so lovely and the idea can be used for greeting cards, too. We love the idea of adding the date and initials so you can always look back and smile.

7. Toilet Paper Roll Snowmen

Turn your toilet paper rolls into super cute snowmen! These are quick and easy to make…plus, they’re adorable! Make them into ornaments or just use them as holiday décor this winter season.

8. Alphabet Christmas Lights

Does your little one need alphabet practice this holiday season? Try out this craft idea and make a string of Christmas lights using craft foam (for a bathtub activity) or construction paper. The ABCs have never been so fun!

9. Hand Print Snowflake

We think snowflakes are beautiful and love watching the snowfall while cuddled in a blanket surrounded by family. So this holiday season, make your own paper snowflakes with your family using this crafting guide.

10. Party Hats

2015 is almost over and New Year’s Eve is almost here! To send you off into the New Year, here’s a craft idea to make your very own party hats. While making them, you can talk about your resolutions for the New Year and remember all the good times you had together in 2015.

11. Pipe Cleaner Party Crowns

Want a DIY basic to ring in the New Year? Try making glitzy crowns! All you need is pipe cleaners, headband, glue, and maybe some pom-poms for some added fun. Wishing you the best in 2016!


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