Christmas kids crafts are a great way to fill up the days before Santa arrives. Crafting will keep the little ones busy will they anxiously await the man in the red suit. These will also get them using their creativity too.
These crafts can be used as decorations, tree ornaments or gifts.
Avoid the mall madness and give out home-made gifts this year.
Our reindeer candy cane craft is a cute way to decorate an old favorite Christmas treat.
You can make a bunch of these and give them to your classmates, friends and family.
Write out your Christmas cards and tape one of these cute little reindeer to the envelope.
Hint: If you are planning on making a large number of these reindeer (and the kids are old enough), use a hot glue gun to speed up the process.
Wrap your pipe cleaner around the bend in the candy cane. Leave an equal amount of the pipe cleaner on each side.
Using a pen, or your finger, twirl each side of the pipe cleaner. These will be your antlers.
Glue your googly eyes on the short end of the candy cane, below the antlers.
Glue your nose, centered, below the eyes.
Besides the basic instructions above, here are a few other unique variations of these Christmas kids crafts:
Hang these cute little reindeer up in your tree. They make for a unique way to decorate rather than plain old candy canes.
As we already mentioned these Christmas kids crafts are a cute way to decorate your cards. Just tape one to the envelope.
Here's a few more great gift ideas you can use:
Learn how to turn some more pipe cleaners into great Christmas decorations like these pipe cleaner ornaments.