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Christmas Crafts

29/11/2019
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Elf Shelf Sitters – Christmas Crafts

Make these festive Elf Shelf Sitters with the children and encourage some Christmas Creativity! Read the simple instructions below to get started: Art Materials You Will Need: Red, Green, White, Skin-toned, Black felt fabric Scissors Glue Paper cups Buttons Black paint Paintbrush STEP 1: Cut a strip of flesh toned felt and glue it around the lower part of a paper cup. Cut a circle of the same colour and glue it on the base of the cup. STEP 2: Cut a strip of red felt and glue it around... Read More

29/11/2019
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Paper Tube Christmas Tree Crafts

Make this festive Christmas Tree made out of paper tubes with the children and encourage some Christmas Creativity! Read the simple instructions below to get started: Art Materials You Will Need: Cardboard Tubes Gold Card Green and Brown Card Glittery Shapes Scissors Glue STEP 1: Gather together the cardboard tubes. You could use kitchen roll tubes or thinner tubes from rolls of tin foil. Cut the tubes into decreasing lengths so that they form a tree-shape when placed together. Cut a final short length for the tree trunk. STEP 2:... Read More

Christmas pizza box 22/11/2019
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Christmas Pizza Box – Chistmas Crafts

Make this festive Christmas Pizza Box with the children and encourage some Christmas Creativity! Read the simple instructions below to get started: Art Materials You Will Need Pizza Box Glittery Card Metallic Paper Coloured Ribbons Scissors Glue Stick Googly Eyes STEP 1: Decorate the outside and the inside of the pizza box by gluing big strips of silver, blue and light blue glittery card. STEP 2: Create a cone Christmas tree with the green glittery card and decorate it. STEP 3: Sketch the outlines of the snowman, the hat and... Read More

21/10/2019
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Lolly Stick Christmas Character Tree Decorations [VIDEO] – Crafts

What could be better than making your own festive decorations for Christmas? We have everything you need to prepare for the festivities with the children and make your Christmas Tree beautiful! Simply follow our easy step-by-step crafts guide below or watch our video tutorial and get creative with the children this Christmas. How to Make Lolly Stick Christmas Character Tree Decorations Art Materials You Will Need: Jumbo Natural Lolly Sticks Festive Ribbon Felt Off-Cuts Paint Sticks Festive Glitter Pom Poms Assorted Sequins Pen How to Make Lolly Stick Tree Decorations Step 1:... Read More

17/10/2019
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Make Your Own Tealight Snowmen Decorations [VIDEO]

What could be better than making your own festive decorations for Christmas? We have everything you need to prepare for the festivities and light up your Christmas Tree, Classroom or Setting! Simply follow our easy step-by-step crafts guide below or watch our video tutorial and get creative with the children this Christmas. How to Make Tealight Snowmen Christmas Tree Decorations Art Materials You Will Need: LED Tealights Festive Glitter Pom Poms Felt Square Assortment PVA Glue/Glue Stick Festive Ribbon Tinsel Pipe Cleaners Marker Pen How to Make Snowmen Tealights Step 1:... Read More

reindeer-frame 14/12/2017
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Festive Reindeer Photo Frame

Elusive, doe-eyed and beautiful, reindeers are a symbol of wintertime magic. This fun picture frame is simple to make and gives children the opportunity to practice fine motor skills. To make these you will need the following: 4 x craft sticks  Red pom poms  Googly eyes Brown paint Brown paper White card (8 x 8cm)  Small twigs for antlers 2 x leaves for ears White glue Hot melt glue  Scissors  To make a Reindeer Photo Frame Using a hot glue gun, an adult fixes the craft sticks together to make... Read More

14/12/2017
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Snowman Shoot Bowling Game – Christmas Crafts

A fun and festive game! To make this you will need the following: 6 polystyrene cups 2 polystyrene balls 12 small buttons Orange and black card Scissors Glue To make the Snowman Shoot game: To make your first snowman, take a polystyrene cup. Glue on two buttons for eyes. Let the glue dry before moving onto the next step. Take the orange card and cut out a carrot nose. Glue it into place. Next, take the black card and cut out four small circles for the snowman’s mouth. Stick the... Read More

14/12/2017
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Paper Plate Christmas Wreaths

To make these paper plate Christmas Wreaths you will need: Paper plates either plain or colourful Pipe cleaners  Coloured tissue paper  Mixed decorations e.g. gems, pom poms, sequins, glitter, bells etc Sticky tape Glue stick Scissors Hole punch To make the Paper Plate Wreath: Use a pair of scissors to carefully cut out the centre of the plate. The ring that remains will become your wreath. If using a white paper plate, paint the plate green and leave to dry Punch a hole through the top of the wreath. Thread a... Read More

12/12/2017
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Festive Puppets Craft Idea for Christmas

Get into the festive spirit with a good old-fashioned puppet show. Either use the characters we’ve created here, or let the children come up with their own. Encourage them to make up their own play too! To make the Santa puppets you will need: Cardboard toilet roll tubes A selection of coloured card or paint Mini red pom poms White card Corrugated card Googly eyes White felt or cotton wool Scissors Glue To make the Santa puppet… Start by covering the tube with either red card or red paint. Cut... Read More

bottle snowman 23/11/2016
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Festive Bottled Snowmen – Christmas Crafts

These cute bottled snowmen are very quick and easy to make. Each one can have its own personality and the children will love decorating their own personal snowmen! To make these bottled snowmen, you will need the following: A Clean, Dry, Transparent Plastic Bottle Cotton Wool A Wooden Spoon Scissors Craft Buttons Glue Coloured Card Fabric Scraps A Sock How to make a Bottled Snowman Remove any labels from your bottle and make sure it’s rinsed out and dry. Fill the bottle with the cotton wool. Make sure it goes all the... Read More