10 Easy Christmas Crafts for Toddlers to Make


December 11, 2015

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Toddles love to make-and-do and Christmas is the perfect time to display their efforts. Here are 10 Easy Christmas Crafts for Toddlers to Make this festive season, all of which are simple enough for little hands (and busy parents!)Older kids will love some of these craft ideas too.

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#1. Beaded Christmas Decorations

Christmas Craft Ideas for toddlersThis is a great Christmas craft idea for toddles from makeandtakes.

Using just pipe cleaners and beads, your toddler can create these beautiful Christmas Decorations that can be hung from the Christmas Tree or around the house.

Image from makesandtakes

#2. Toddler Friendly Christmas Tree

christmas craft ideas for toddlersI love felt Christmas Tree that can be decorated over and over again, making it an ideal craft idea for toddlers. I got the idea from the blog icanteachmychild.

It is created simply from some green felt for the tree and leftover coloured felt  for the presents and decorations. Felt will adhere to felt meaning your toddler and take off and put back on everything again and again!

Image from I Can Teach My Child

#3. Santa Handprints

Christmas Crafts for ToddlersThese Santa Handprints are a great craft idea for toddlers as you can keep them each year and compare how much their hands have grown.

I found the instructions over on holidaykidscrafts and I hope you have fun making them.

Image from Holiday Kids Crafts

#4. Egg Carton Christmas Bells

Christmas Crafts for ToddlersNo tree would be complete without some egg carton crafts. We used to make Egg Carton Christmas Bells when I was a child and my kids love to make them now too.

You can paint them and stick shiny bits on or just cover them in silver foil. To make them extra special, why not add a jingle bell to your string?

Image from Mermaidcreations.

#5. Beaded Christmas Tree Canvas

Christmas Craft Ideas for ToddlersI love this Beaded Christmas Tree Canvas from Megduerksen. It uses up all the bits and pieces of craft materials you have left over from the year or you could cover your tree in glitter. And best of all it will last for years.

This craft is suitable for all ages, but toddlers will need some help getting the canvas ready. Messy but great fun and an amazing end result!

Image from Megduerksen

#6. Toilet Roll Reindeer

Christmas Craft Ideas for ToddlersThese cute Toilet Roll Reindeer were created by Happy Hooligans. They are simple to make and your toddler will be easily able to master them so you can make a whole herd for your Christmas Tree!

Image from Happy Hooligans.

Recommended Reading: Winter Bucket List for Toddlers

#7. Cotton Wool Pad Snowman

Christmas Crafts for toddlersUsing cotton wool pads, glue and some coloured paper or buttons your toddler can create a simple snowman and decorate it how they wish.

The only problem is they may not want to stop at one!

Image from Activity Village.

#8. Unique Recycled Christmas Cards

Christmas Craft ideas for ToddlersCreate unique handmade Christmas cards using recycled cards or images from magazines.

Simply cut out the images you want to use and glue them to folded card to create a Christmas scene. You could add cotton wool for snow or get your toddler paint snowflakes on.

#9. Alternative Advent Calendar

Christmas Crafts for ToddlersAs an alternative to a shop bought advent calendar, cover small boxes in wrapping paper and glue or write a number on to each one. And fill with small gifts or treats for each day in the lead up to Christmas.

To keep it simple for your toddler, simply cut the wrapping paper in strips and get them to tape it around the box.

Image from Real Simple.

#10. Salt Dough Snowflake Suncatcher

Christmas Craft Ideas for ToddlersThis pretty salt dough snowflake suncatcher from homegrownfriends will brighten up even the dullest winter day.

Toddlers will need a bit of help as the dough had to be baked. But can easily help making and decorating this beautiful ornament.

Image from Home Grown Friends.

10 Easy Christmas Crafts for Toddlers to Make

Over to you now! Share your fave toddler Christmas crafts in the comments below.

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