What are the best crafts to do with preschoolers to give as Christmas or holiday presents?
I want to do some simple crafts with my four year old son to give to family members for Christmas presents. I feel like I should have lots of ideas, but I don't! The only things I can think of right now are decorating picture frames, or decorating ornaments.
I think pop up cards or even a tissue paper wreath would be fun for them to put together. It usually requires some glue, but not too big of a mess. They are also projects that are age appropriate but also engage them as well.
Here are some ideas: Paint/decorate flower pots and plant herbs or colorful annuals in them Make glycerin hand soaps in holiday shapes Glue or tape cinnamon sticks around small votive holders and tie w/ ribbon Customize a simple unfinished bird house Make a bird feeder and include a bag of birdseed Make hanging critter cones w/ pinecones, peanut butter, and birdseed Embellish a plain artificial wreath or garland w/ handmade crafts. Make a jingle bell door hanger
One year I made a bird feeder for my mom that ended up being a Christmas present. Though, I think anything that they can use would be appreciated, like a pencil holder, coffee mug, book mark, or cookie jar.
What a sweet present - she must have loved it! I like those other ideas a lot too. That reminds me that as a kid we used to make book marks as gifts! I like the idea of things you could paint on too, like the pencil holder or cookie jar.
Great idea! He does love making cookies with me, but usually that's just because he gets to sample the chocolate chips I like the idea of him decorating the bags or containers. That would be special for the recipients.