20 Christmas Crafts to do with Your Toddler

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20 Christmas Crafts to do with Your Toddler

Keeping a Toddler Entertained During the School Holidays at Christmas Can be Tricky…..

Keeping a toddler entertained at home can sometimes seem like an impossibility unless they are into something they shouldn’t be into! There is only so many times you can play duplo with them and the Wiggles will only entertain them for so long.  With Christmas not so far away, we’ve come up with a list of 20 adorable Christmas craft you can do with your little one!

You can even use their finished masterpieces as gifts for family or friends, the grandparents will love it!

20 Christmas Crafts to do with Your Toddler | Stay at Home Mum

1. Toddler Made Wrapping Paper

All you need is brown paper, brushes and paint. You can get creative and even make little reindeer from your toddler’s tootsies!. The grandparents will think it’s adorable!

Find the Tutorial by Skip to My Lou>

DIY Christmas Wrapping Paper | Skip to My Lou

2. Fingerprint Christmas Light Craft

This one would be a great decoration to hang during the Christmas season! Get your toddler to do their fingerprint painting, then you can draw on it to make it look like Christmas Lights.

Find the Tutorial by Crafty Morning>


3. Candy Cane Reindeer

This is a great idea to give as a gift for Christmas as well. All you need is a packet of candy canes, some pipe cleaners and googly eyes!

Find the Tutorial by The Spruce Eats 

4. Felt Gingerbread House

A great addition to a felt Christmas tree if you have made one!

Find the Tutorial by Toddler Approved

5. Santa Beard

If you’ve got a cheeky toddler, they’ll love this one! They’ll be running around the house pretending the be Santa!

Find the Tutorial by East Coast Mommy

6. Stick Santa, Elf and Reindeer

These are so adorable! Another popsicle stick craft! Kids will love painting the popsicle sticks and decorating them!

Find the Tutorial by Happy Hooligans

7. Christmas Card

This is super cute and lets your toddler do all the decorating!

Find the Tutorial by My Bored Toddler

8. Sparkly Icycle Craft

Foil, and some glitter and you can make these pretty icycles!

Find the Tutorial by Kids Craft Room

9. Reindeer Food

This is a great Christmas eve activity to do with the kids. They will love laying out some food for Santa’s reindeers the night before Christmas.

Find the Tutorial by Personal Creations

11. Gingerman Ornaments

This one will require clay and a bit of adult involvement. But the end result is a very cute, maybe a little wonky gingerbread man for the christmas tree!

Find the Tutorial by Teaching 2 and 3 years Old

12. Paper Christmas Lights

All you need is paper, twine or string and glue to make these paper Christmas lights. A very cute decoration to hang in a bedroom, or even a playroom!

Find the Tutorial by Munchkin Time

13. Reindeer Thumbprint Ornaments

If you have a few random ornaments laying around or even find some cheap in a store somewhere. Get your kids to do some fingerprint paints around the baubles, and then you can tweak them into very cute reindeers! They make a grea4t gift too!

Find the Tutorial by Little Bit Funky 

14. Tape Wreath Craft

A simple wreath craft that you can even pop on their bedroom door if you like!

Find the Tutorial by Fantastic Fun and Learning

15. Popsicle Stick Christmas Tree

You can buy popsicle sticks in bulk or if your family has ice cream regularly, save them up! With some glue and a few craft supplies, you’ve got yourself some cute decorations! Maybe even attach them to a present for some family!

Find the Tutorial by One Little Project

16. Reindeer Treats

You can make these or surprise your kids with this one in their lunch box! You could even get your toddler to make them as a surprise for the bigger siblings.

Find the Tutorial by The Melrose Family

17. Paper Plate Ornament

This craft is an easy one to set up, just paper plates and tissue paper in small circles! Easy as!

Find the Tutorial by Crafty Morning 

paper plate christmas ornament craft for kids | Stay at Home Mum.com.au

18. Stacking Shape Reindeer Craft

This one is educational and cute as well! Your little one will love sticking the shapes down, stacking them on top of each other and it looks pretty adorable once it’s finished!

Find the Tutorial by Housing a Forest

19. Cotton Swab Snowflakes

All this craft requires is glue, cotton swabs and some cardboard! Great if you are running low on a few craft supplies but you still want to do a craft with the kids.

Find the Tutorial by Little Passports 

20. Tin Can Tree

Recycled crafts are always a winner, so if you have some old tin cans lying around the house, this is the craft for you! Maybe even make it your feature Christmas tree.

Find the Tutorial by Babble Dabble Do

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