Dear parents, we hear you! Christmas holidays are fun and exciting, although keeping kids busy during school holidays can seem like an additional task for you. Keeping these little powerhouses busy requires time, effort, and patience. We may have the perfect solution for you!
An easy and budget-friendly solution includes engaging them in DIY Christmas crafts. Tada! So, why not encourage them to explore cool Christmas projects this year, and get a breather for yourself? DIY projects are an excellent way for children to participate in the festive fun and they can be as straightforward or as complex as you desire, and they are a great way to get the kids into the holiday spirit.
Paper mache is a great Christmas DIY project for kids because it is simple to make, necessitates a few components, and is an enjoyable experience for the entire family. One thing about a paper mache project is that you can make anything, you can create animals, people, structures, and many other items of your and your child’s choice. It’s an excellent activity for kids because it allows them to be imaginative and creative. Kids love getting their hands dirty and messy, which is why most kids love to make paper mache and at this time of year the list of projects is endless!
Tissue Paper Wreath
A tissue paper wreath is an excellent craft for children because it is versatile and you can lets kids imaginations run wild with ribbons, bows, ornaments, sequins and more. Tissue paper is relatively inexpensive and is readily available at any corner store, or you may even have some on hand. Tissue paper is also simple to work with by tearing and snipping which makes it an easy and excellent material for kids to use.
Cinnamon Stick Christmas Tree
A genius idea for a Christmas DIY project for kids of all ages is a cinnamon stick Christmas tree. With a bit of supervision, even young kids can do it. It is also a fantastic way to engage youngsters in the Christmas spirit and teach them about the conventional Christmas tree. It’s also an excellent method for instilling the value of recycling in them. Many families discard used cinnamon sticks after the holidays but by keeping these you can spark conversations about up-cycling and sustainability and transform them into a Christmas tree. It’s also a good message for our kids on how they can discover that used resources can be repeated and given new life. This project also provides an excellent opportunity for children to express themselves creatively. They can decorate their tree however they want, with whatever available materials.
Christmas Character Treat Bags
Christmas is a season of giving, and what better way to demonstrate to your loved ones how much you appreciate them than by trying to make them a unique treat bag stuffed with all of their personal favorites? This Christmas project for kids will make the recipient happy and teach them the value of giving. The best thing about this project is that it can be completely customized to any size, design and allows kids to really use their creativity and think about what someone else would like to find inside their treat bag and encourages them to think of others and what the recipient would enjoy.
Popsicle Stick Snowflakes
Popsicle stick snowflakes are a perfect Christmas DIY project for youngsters since they are simple to make while remaining beautiful and festive. When your snowflake is finished, hang it on the Christmas tree or display it. These make excellent decorations and are also a lot of fun to make. If you have a lot of wooden sticks, you can create plenty of these snowflakes and turn your home into a winter wonderland. These are the perfect Christmas novelty gift for grandparents as a keepsake and just be customised with the kids names and ages and become a festive tradition each year.
One of the best parts regarding Christmas is that it allows families to get together and spend precious time together. Making Christmas crafts together is one way to accomplish this. Making crafts is an excellent way for children to connect with their families. We have already covered five great DIY projects you can involve your kids in for Christmas, Christmas is as the song says….”the most wonderful time of the year.”