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Christmas crafts for kids – 3 easy and inexpensive ideas

 

It is worth the extra time to write about how much kids love Christmas holidays. How eagerly they  await Santa Claus, write him a letter with Christmas wishes and are eager to open their gifts placed under the Christmas tree. Of course, kids just love Christmas holidays. Therefore, parents should think about some fun crafts they could enjoy with their kids. In today’s article we will share you 3 easy and inexpensive Christmas crafts for kids.

Christmas crafts for kids – handmade garland of ballerinas

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You will need:
colored paper
scissors
ballerina template
thread

These ballerinas are easy to make and can become an indispensable part of the winter home decor.

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The first thing to do is to cut out of paper a very simple snowflake. This will serve as a tutu for our ballerinas. Prepare the sheet of paper and fold it according to the instructions above. It would be better to use safety scissors for toddlers.

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Next, download and print out the ballerina template. Fold a sheet of paper in half and trace the ballerinas. Cut along the outlines of the ballerina figurines.

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Once all the parts are ready, it is time to combine them and to dress our ballerinas. If there are a lot of these, they will look very original like a colorful garland.

Christmas crafts for kids – cardboard snowflakes decoration

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You will need:
toilet paper rolls
paint brush
blue paint
blue buttons or sequins
thread

These 3D snowflakes can be original ornaments for your Christmas tree. And most importantly – you can make them together with your kids.

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Take an ordinary toilet paper roll and cut it into small rings, as in the figure above. After that, combine three rings and glue them together.

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Use blue paint and brushes and begin decorating the snowflakes. If you decide to use several colors, it is best to wait until the first color is dry and then continue.

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Finish the snowflake decor by gluing a blue sequin in the middle. Tie on a thread for hanging and voila! The Christmas snowflake is ready.

Christmas crafts for kids – walnuts decorated like apples

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You will need:
walnuts
red paint
cloth (felt or any other thick cloth)
paper clips
artist paint brush

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Great idea for the development of fine motor and artistic skills in the kids, after all to make such “apples”, they will need to learn to cut and decorate.

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Cut the green felt leaf, which must first be strung on a paper clip. Make a loop and then stuck the clip ends in the nut.

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Paint the walnut in red by holding it for the ear (the paper clip). Wait until it dries.

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Then you can strung the red “apples” along the garland and decorate your walls, shelves, the Christmas tree, a chest of drawers and more.