Christmas is a time to be with family and make fun things together. But sometimes the best part of Christmas is spending time with friends! Whether you’re creating festive ornaments, decorating your house with ornaments, or just enjoying some time with your loved ones, these little Christmas crafts will have your kids looking like a star. So whether you’re starting from scratch or using materials you already have around the house, these easy projects will get you started on a great Santa Claus project.
How to make a Christmas Ornament
It’s a tradition for many to create Christmas ornaments with their kids. I remember making ornaments as a nannusays, and I still make them every year. This is a great way to get creative with your family and also allows you to teach some important lessons about art and creativity.
Ornaments don’t have to be traditional either; make ornaments out of things you find around the house. The possibilities are endless! If you want something more traditional, then take a look at these five simple steps:
1) Take a piece of paper and draw out what you want your ornament to look like on it. 2) Cut out the design 3) Wrap yarn around the cutout shape 4) Tie a knot in one end so that it becomes an open loop 5) Fill the loop with glue or hot glue and tie off into a knot 6) Let stand until firm enough to hang
How to make a festive Housewarming Present
Everyone loves a homemade gift. So why not give the gift of a handmade ornament? These Christmas crafts are perfect for the holidays, and they’re easy enough for kids to make on their own.
For this project, you need some white construction paper, black construction paper, glue, scissors, and yarn or ribbon. You can also use dried rice or wheat if you don’t have any of those in your house.
To start this project, cut out two pieces of white construction paper that are long enough to reach across your window. Then fold each piece in half so it forms a triangle with a point at one end and the other at the other. Glue those together to form one big strip like so:
Next, cut out one piece of black construction paper that is long enough to reach across your window and glue it down as well:
Then cut two pieces of yarn that are long enough to reach across your window and glue them down:
When you’re all done cutting materials and assembling them into an ornament shape, take some ribbon or yarn and wrap it around the middle part like so:
Then tie it off on each end like so:
And there you go! A beautiful
How to make a Stocking Filler
This Christmas craft is a fun way for your nannusays to create a stocking filler. These ornaments are perfect for hanging on your tree and can be made over the course of a few days.
To make this ornament, you will need:
- 1 ornament-sized cardboard toilet paper roll
- Glue gun
- Gold foil (optional)
- Black marker (optional)
Step one: Cut the toilet paper roll in half lengthwise. Then cut each side into an oval shape. This should leave you with 4 pieces of the toilet paper roll. These pieces should be about 3 inches wide and 2 inches high.
Step two: Glue these pieces together so that they form one long tube. You will want to make sure that the glue is dry before moving on to the next step so it won’t smudge your paint job.
Step three: Paint your tube black and let it dry completely. This will help prevent the paint from smudging when you add detail later on in this project. Step four: Take a gold foil sheet and attach it to the top of your ornament by folding it back and forth along one line until it adheres
How to make a small Gift for your Friends and Family
As for us, no one wants to be left out of the festivities. So, let’s start with a small gift for your friends and family. The best thing about these small gifts is that they are inexpensive and can be made in minutes with materials you already have on hand.
This gift doesn’t need a lot of time or money because you’re not decorating it together; it’s just a small token from you to them! You can even make this project into a fun family activity so everyone can participate.
- 1 sheet of brown construction paper
- Paintbrushes in different colors: red, green, blue, black and white
- Glue gun
- Craft stick or wooden skewer
How to make a big gift for the Holiday Season
Christmas is just around the corner and it’s time to start thinking about what you’re going to get your friends and family this year. If you have a creative mind, then you’ll be happy to know that these easy Christmas crafts are perfect for the holiday season.
Sharing is caring, right? Well, then making gifts for your loved ones can be as easy as following a few simple steps. These DIY ornaments, ornaments for your house, and ornaments for wrapping will give everyone a warm fuzzy feeling come Christmas morning.
So go ahead and make some adorable homemade ornaments today!