Christmas Crafts and Activities for Kids

Christmas activities for the whole family to enjoy are just a click away. This roundup includes everything you need to make the holidays merry and bright.

Best kids Christmas activities using everyday materials

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Welcome to our Christmas page, where we've gathered together all our Christmas crafts and activities!

You're sure to find something for everyone in the family to enjoy this holiday season.

  • From painting and crafting with the kids, to reading books and decorating the home or classroom. 

This roundup includes all the Christmas season posts on our blog, including crafts and activities for kids, and DIY holiday decorations.

Add a bit of holiday creativity to your daily activities with this list of Christmas crafts and activities.


Christmas crafts and activities

For your convenience we've sorted the activities into three groups - kids activities, story time, and decorations for the home or classroom. You can easily browse for just the right activity.

Enjoy enjoy crafting with the whole family.

Happy Holidays! 

1. Kids Crafts and Activities

fun and easy Christmas crafts for kids

A sensory bin with recycled bows and bells provides hands-on sensory play for toddler or preschooler.

Simple Wooden ornament craft is fun and easy to make.

Christmas coloring pages will entertain kids during the holiday.

Our Wooden toys wish list has fun ideas for Christmas gifts.

Provide interesting sensory play with a Pine cone and poinsettia sensory bin.

Recycle some jar lids for a Melting snowman ornament.


Fun crafts kids can make for Christmas

Egg cup garland decoration is easy to make with recycled egg cartons.

Let imagination grow with this  Christmas in the village small world play

Best present ever! Christmas flowers corsage kid-made gift

Snowman Christmas tree ornament  is a fun fine motor craft.

Wreath and star yarn ornaments  are easy to make with preschoolers.

Make this Paper cone and glitter Christmas tree  in different colors to create a winter forest.


Christmas crafts using recycled materials

Provide hands-on science with art in this Christmas STEAM pompom activity

A  Sparkling star ornament  made with foam shapes will be the brightest decoration on the Christmas tree. 

Upcycle a lightly used tassel to make a beautiful Tassel angel ornament.

Countdown to Christmas Day with this Christmas countdown book and painting activity

If you need gift ideas for family and friends look no further than this Snowflake bookmark kid-made gift.

Recycle some gift wrap to make a pretty Tissue paper angel ornament.


Best Christmas crafts for kids

This  Snowball sensory activity tree ornament  craft will add sensory and fine motor play to the holiday. 

You'll appreciate the recycling going on to make this Nativity made with small plastic bottles.

A regular kitchen funnel is the starting point for a Choir of angels decoration.

Have you used biodegradable glitter? I recommend it for this Snowball ornament made with craft foam.

Glitter glue can help create a Tissue paper and markers tree ornament.

Kids can turn an everyday item like a mason jar into a Mason jar Christmas decoration.


Christmas activities for kids at home or in school

What do we love about Santa? Santa with a fluffy beard of course! 

Save greeting cards for this Recycled Christmas cards art activity

Gather pine cones to make a Pine cone and glitter ornament .

You'll be surprised to see the common recycled item we used to make this Foam ball ornament.

This easy  Angel decoration made with recycled plastic bottle is a great family project.

Cut felt scraps into small pieces for this  Snowman felt ornament  fine motor activity. 


2. Deck the Halls

Eco-friendly ways to decorate for Christmas

Why buy wrapping paper when you can 'go green' with these Eco-Friendly Gift Wrap Options.

Build a snowman to place under the Christmas tree with this Snowman gift-wrap option for a green Christmas.

A Christmas decoration with pine cones and burlap  is sure to look awesome outside your home this holiday season. 

Have a few extra pine cones? This simple Christmas centerpiece made with pine cones can easily dress your dining table or mantle. 

Make your own simple burlap bow  to add to gift wrapping or home decorating activities.


3. Christmas Books 

Canadian Christmas Books

 Christmas books by Canadian writers and illustrators


Christmas Magic Books


Children's books about the magic of Christmas



Fun Preschool Christmas activities


More Christmas ideas from my blogger friends!

Christmas Countdown Activities

Countdown to Christmas roundup of crafts and activities


Awesome resource for Christmas!

Christmas STEAM


STEAM Kids Christmas Book of kids activities


  Christmas board on Pinterest 

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