ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel
  • »
  • Holidays and Celebrations»
  • Christmas

All Free Christmas Crafts

Updated on December 16, 2015

Free Christmas Crafts For Kids

Find the free Christmas craft ideas to use with your kids. These craft projects are easy to make and they are the perfect craft ideas to use during the Christmas season. I love to keep my kids busy crafting all year long, and there are lots of easy to make ideas...I hope you enjoy the ones I've put on this page. The simple and fun craft ideas you will find here include:

  • Angels
  • Christmas Cards
  • Christmas Trees
  • Garlands
  • Handprint Reindeer
  • Ornaments
  • Snowmen
  • Snowflakes

Make sure you check them all out to find the best project to craft with your kids ... or for your kids. I am particularly fond of the handprint projects. These become treasures as the years go on!

Reindeer Handprints

Love these handprint ornaments!  They are fun to make crafts kids can make and they become family treasures as the years go by.
Love these handprint ornaments! They are fun to make crafts kids can make and they become family treasures as the years go by. | Source

Easy Kid's Reindeer Handprint Craft

This is such an easy craft project to will need:

  • Brown Construction Paper Or Cardstock
  • Water Based Kid Safe Brown Paint
  • 2 Googly Eyes
  • A Red Pom Pom
  • A Piece Of Red Ribbon
  • Safety Scissors

Paint your child's hand with the brown paint.

Stamp your child's handprint on the construction paper or cardstock.

Cut out the handprint leaving a small border.

Glue on googly eyes and a red pom pom nose.

Poke a small hole at the top, thread the ribbon through and tie a knot in the ribbon.

Now you can hang this homemade handprint ornament to your Christmas tree or you can decorate a Christmas gift with it to add a special touch to that gift. I know I am always thrilled to receive a homemade gift that I can use year after year.

Cupcake Paper Angels


Cupcake Paper Angels

These Cupcake Paper Angels are another easy kid's craft you can make with your children. They are pretty easy to make and you will need a few things you might already have in your house.

  • Cupcake Papers With Bright Holiday Patterns
  • Small Styrofoam Balls or White Cardstock Cut Into Circles
  • Bright Yarn In Holiday Colors - Red Or Green
  • Safety Scissors
  • Large Eyed Needle

If you click on the picture you will see step by step directions picture style so you can make your own angels.

Where To Get Christmas Cupcake Papers

Here's How To Cut Your Angels


Making The Cupcake Paper Angel

Flatten two of the cupcake liners. Fold one in half as shown in the picture. Then fold the sides in til they meet. It will form a shape that's about one-third of a circle. You can glue down the sides on the back where they meet. That's going to be the body of your angel.

Fold the second cup in half and cut it into three even triangles. One can get thrown out, the remaining two will be your angel's wings.

Thread your needle with yarn and knot one end. Push the needle through the body to the point that will be the neck. Attach the styrofoam ball by piercing it with the threaded needle or attach your cardstock circle to the yarn using paste. Make a loop with your yarn over the top of the head and run your needle into the styrofoam again or against the back of your cardstock circle and glue it in place.

Remove the needle and cut the end of the yarn...but BEFORE YOU DO THAT - make sure your angel's head is attached and has a loop to hang it from your tree.

What's Your Favorite Part Of The Christmas Holiday?

What's Your Favorite Part Of The Christmas Holiday?

See results
Click thumbnail to view full-size

An Easy Kid's Craft Video


    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    • Janellegems profile image

      Janellegems 2 years ago from United States

      These are some fun craft ideas for Christmas. I know the kids will love doing this. Thanks.