DIY Reindeer

What you need:
• Air-dry clay
• Small eye screw
• Acrylic paint
• Baby flat clothespins
• Super glue

What you do:
•Make a body of your reindeer using air-dry clay.
• Attach the hanger and let it dry.
• Paint the clothespins and the body.
• Let them dry.
• Paint the eyes.
• Glue together the reindeer parts.
• Let it dry.
• Display.

Felt Elf

What you need:
• 2″ Styrofoam ball
• Serrated knife
• Roving or lightly spun yarn
• Needlefelting needle
• 1″ Wooden bead or ball with a flat side
• Fabric glue
• Tacky glue
• White felt
• Red, green or any color you want felt
• Acrylic paint
• Brush

What you do:
• Using the serrated knife, cut a small part of the bottom off the styrofoam ball to create a flat base for it to sit on.
• Needle felt the wool around the ball.
•  Make the hat – Cut a quarter circle from the red felt.
•  Fold into a cone and glue together with fabric glue.
• Make the ears – Cut two pointed ears from the twhite felt.
• Glue the hat and ears on the wooden bead.
• Paint the face on the wooden bead.
• Make the feet – Cut two rectangles of the red felt that cover the bottom of the ball and stick out about 3/4″.
• Round off one end. Roll the rounded end up.
• Assemble the elf – Glue the feet to the bottom of the ball.
• Then the wooden ball to the top.
• Let dry.
• Display.

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Christmas Tree

What you need:
• Old Magazine
• Glitter

What you do:
• Open magazine and bend to break spine.
• Fold individual page from top right corner to inside seam. Fold same page from bottom right edge to gutter.
• Fold bottom triangle of each additional magazine page up, making the bottom of the tree flat.
• Sprinkle glitter over the tree.
• Let it dry.
• Display

Sheep Ornament

What you need:
• Wool roving or mock wool fiber
• 2 twelve inch black pipe cleaners
• Ribbon (for hanging)

What you do:
• Bend pipe cleaner to form head and body of sheep.

• Twist ends of pipe cleaner as shown.

• Cut pipe cleaner in two halves.
• Bend each length of pipe cleaner tightly around body of sheep to form front and back legs.

• Bend legs downward; trim ends of legs evenly.
• Pull wool roving into three 12” lengths.
• Separate one length of wool roving lengthwise in half to form two pieces.
• Beginning at end of one back leg, wrap one piece of wool roving tightly around one leg, around body above back legs, and then around remaining back leg.
• Pull off excess wool roving.
• Smooth end of wool roving on leg.
• Repeat for front legs using remaining piece of wool roving.
• Separate one length of wool roving lengthwise into an approximate three-quarter piece; discard unused piece.
• Wrap piece of wool roving tightly around neck and head of sheep; continue wrapping piece loosely around front legs.
• Smooth end of wool roving on legs.
• Using remaining length of wool roving wrap wool loosely around body of sheep.
• Smooth end of wool roving onto body.
• For hanger, thread 8” of ribbon through wool roving at top of sheep and knot ends of ribbon together.

Alphabranch Ornament

What you need:
• Sticks
• Scissors
• Yarn
• Twine hanger

What you do:
• Lay out sticks into letter shapes.
• Wrap tightly with yarn.
• Wrap in a twine hanger.
• Trim off extra yarn.
• Display.

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Christmas Crafts

This year, create your own homemade gifts, holiday decorations, and Christmas stockings. With our easy Christmas crafts and fun-to-make projects for kids, you can give the holidays a personal touch. Our Christmas crafts for kids get them in on the fun with colorful ornaments, garlands, and more adorable ideas they’ll enjoy crafting.

Watercolor Ornaments

Felt Animal Ornaments

DIY Snow Globe

DIY Pomander Balls

Simple Tree Skirt

Felt Mistletoe

Reindeer food

Magic Reideer Food

Curled Christmas Trees

Paper Snowflakes

Button Wreath

Holiday Planter

Jingle Bell Wreath

Jingle Bells

Candy Cane Ornaments

Alphabranch Ornaments

Sheep Ornament

Magazine Christmas Tree

DIY Reindeer

DIY Bird Ornament

Winter Birds Cover

Winter Birds

Elf on the shelf

Elf on the Shelf

Soda can angels cover

Soda Can Angels

Reindeer art cover

Reindeer Art

Framed Pine Cones

Framed Pine Cones

Stencil Snowflakes cover

Stencil Snowflakes

Glitter ornament cover

Glitter Ornaments

DIY Snow Globe

What you need:
• Jar
• Distilled Water
• Glycerin
• Supper Glue
• Synthetic Trees

What you do:
• Adhere the figurine to the inside of the lid, and let the glue dry.
• Fill the jar almost to the top with distilled water.
• Add a pinch of glitter and a dash of glycerin to keep the glitter from falling too quickly.
• Screw on the lid tightly, being careful not to dislodge the figurine.
• Turn the jar over and back again — and let it snow.

Animal Ornaments

What you need:
• Light-colored felt, such as cream or eggshell
• Animal shaped cookie cutters
• Disappearing-ink pen
• Scissors
• Thread

What you do:
• Trace cookie cutters with a disappearing-ink pen on felt.
• Cut out twice.
• Lightly brush glue onto the back sides of colored-felt pieces.
• Sandwich the light-colored piece in between.
• Let dry flat.
• Hang from a length of silver thread, knotting at top.

Pomander Ball

What you need:
• Orange
• Toothpick or pin to ease the cloves into the orange
• Whole cloves, at least 1/4 cup, depending upon your design

What you do:
• Stick a clove directly into an orange. You may want to use a toothpick or pin to make the first punctures so that the cloves are easier to insert.
• Once the ball is completely studded with cloves display.

Paper Plate Owl

What you need:
• 2 paper plates
• acrylic paint: brown, yellow, white, black, orange
• glue
• scissors

What you do:
• Paint the paper plates brown and let dry.
• Paint circle eyes on one of the plates. Let dry.
• Paint orange triangle for a nose. Let dry.
• Cut one of the paper plates in half for the wings.
• Trim the top of the remaining paper plate to form two ears at the top.
• Glue the wings to the back of the body plate.
• Display.

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Swirl Vase

What You Need:
• Glass vase
• Acrylic paint in different colors
• Paper towels

What you do:
• Choose one paint color of your choice and squeeze a few drops into the bottom of your vase.
• Twist and turn the vase so that the paint runs down the sides.
• Repeat this process with your other colors until the entire vase is covered.
• For a swirled look, do not let your paint dry between coats.
• Turn the vase upside down on a paper towel to let any excess paint run out.
• Let the vase dry completely for 24 hours.

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CD Candle Holder

What you need:
• Candles
• Old CD’S
• Small foil pie tray
• Oven tray
• Access to oven

What you do:
• Place the foil pie tray onto an oven tray. If you can not find a small Pie tray use a metal dish to melt the CD over. Remember to always use Gloves.
• Heat the oven to 350 F.
• Gently place a CD on the foil cup, with the label side up.
• Place it into the heated oven for around 10 Min’s.
• Using an oven glove, push the CD down into the pie tray.
• It should be flexible enough to sink into the tray and shape.
• Allow it to cool and harden.
• Always melt CD’s in a well ventilated area.