ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

Simple Christmas DIY Crafts for Kids

Updated on February 14, 2016

Christmas DIY's

Christmas is a great time to let the kids be creative and have some fun with simple seasonal crafts. Whether they are make cards, ornaments, garlands or wreaths, the christmas craft ideas are endless. Plus most of them can be made with simple and cheap items you can find around the house or buy at the dollar/pound store.

These would also make great craft ideas to make with groups or at christmas parties. Kids of all ages will have fun making these simple DIY's, and they can really let their creativity out on the projects. And what parent doesn't love receiving handmade crafts and ornaments.

These are just a few of the great craft ideas I came across on Pintrest recently, it really is a great source of fun crafty ideas.

DIY christmas village
DIY christmas village | Source

DIY Recycled Christmas Village

How cute is this DIY Christmas Village. Made from recycled food boxes, wrapping paper, cardboards and some fun little bits and bobs. This would be a great christmas DIY for all the family to join in on. FInd the original DIY instructions on Paging Supermom!

Simple DIY Christmas Card for Kids
Simple DIY Christmas Card for Kids | Source

Santa Handprint Card

This simple Santa Claus Hand Print Card is a great DIY craft that all the kids can have fun making. Why bother buying cards this year when you can make such fun ones with just some card, paint and glue! Find all the instructions on Disney's Family Fun site.

Cute Handprint Reindeer Decorations
Cute Handprint Reindeer Decorations | Source

Cute Handprint Reindeer Ornaments

Let the kids get really creative making some cute reindeer ornaments using handprints, card and some sparkles, then decorate the tree with them. This one would be a great DIY idea for kids groups. Check out all the instructions at

Plant Pot Snowman Ornament
Plant Pot Snowman Ornament | Source

Plant Pot Snowman

This great little DIY using plant pots make a super cute christmas ornament. They would look great on a mantle piece or even dotted around a garden in the flowerbed. Find all the instructions on

Wool Wreaths
Wool Wreaths | Source

Wool Wreaths

Decorate the whole house with these pretty colourful wool covered wreaths. So simple to make, they may just take a little time and concentration. But the kids can be as playful as they want with all the coloured thread and embellishments. FInd the DIY on Christopher and Tia Blogspot.


    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment
    • KoffeeKlatch Gals profile image

      Susan Hazelton 

      14 months ago from Sunny Florida

      These are great crafts to do with the kids. I especially like the village.

    • Connie's House profile image

      Connie's House 

      5 years ago from The Wild, Wild West, Arizona

      I love the little Christmas village!

    • daisydayz profile imageAUTHOR

      Chantele Cross-Jones 

      7 years ago from Cardiff

      Aren't they cute!

    • Om Paramapoonya profile image

      Om Paramapoonya 

      7 years ago

      All these ideas are very lovely! My favorite is the handprint reindeer ornaments.

    • daisydayz profile imageAUTHOR

      Chantele Cross-Jones 

      7 years ago from Cardiff

      I hope so too. Might be trying a few myself I think.

    • Lipnancy profile image

      Nancy Yager 

      7 years ago from Hamburg, New York

      These are very cool ideas for the Christmas season. I bet the kids really enjoy them.

    • daisydayz profile imageAUTHOR

      Chantele Cross-Jones 

      7 years ago from Cardiff

      Yep it's nearly here again! Who would have thought, glad you like it!

    • carol7777 profile image

      carol stanley 

      7 years ago from Arizona

      Is it that time of year again? I am going to bookmark this very useful and delightful hub. Great job..and of course a vote up. Love the flowerpot.

    • daisydayz profile imageAUTHOR

      Chantele Cross-Jones 

      7 years ago from Cardiff

      I know it's scary it's nearly here again. I hadn't really thought about it until I saw. Grist mad chocolates in tesco this week! Mad!

    • CrisSp profile image


      7 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      Ah, Christmas already? Don't get me wrong. I love Christmas. It's my favorite holiday of all but the thought of winter scares me. Not a big fan of snow. :)

      Nice ideas you have here though and will definitely be sharing this to my creative family and friends with kids. They should be gearing up soon.

      Up and all to you!


    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at:

    Show Details
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the or domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)
    ClickscoThis is a data management platform studying reader behavior (Privacy Policy)