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Christmas Crafts

Rudolph Gift Box - Christmas Crafts 22/10/2020
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Rudolph Gift Boxes – Christmas Crafts

This arts and crafts activity is perfect for the season of giving! Get creative and make these Rudolph Gift Boxes for friends and family. Suitable for ages 5 to 7 years old. Read the simple instructions below to get started: Art materials you will need: A4 brown card Double sided-tape Craft knife Metal ruler Medium sized red pom-pom Eye stickers Pipe cleaners Twine or wool Black marker pen Strong glue Gluestick Instructions for your Rudolph Gift Boxes: Print out a template of a triangular box and glue it to brown... 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 Christmas Tree 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 to create a snowman tealight Christmas Tree decoration 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... 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 childrencome 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 out a... Read More

Make a Snowman Christmas Card 25/11/2015
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Make A Snowman Christmas Card

A simple Christmas craft activity for young children to make and take home. What do I need to make a Glittery Snowman Christmas Card?  Craft Essentials: Snowman template (download it here) A4 Black Card Good quality glue stick Scissors Suggestions for Decoration: Tinsel Pipe Cleaners Glitter Googly Eyes Glitter Glue Sparkly Pompoms Ribbon Sequins Jewels How to make a Sparkly Snowman Christmas Card Step 1: Print the Snowman template (includes: body, head and hat for two snowmen) and cut out. Fold the black card in half and glue the snowman shapes... Read More

05/12/2014
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Christmas Crafts for Early Years

With Christmas just over two weeks away, now is an ideal time to get young children involved in Christmas creative craft activities. Now is a great time to get children involved in making Christmas cards to take home and give to their parents and relatives. Craft activities are both a great fun and creative pastime as well as an educational tool for young children. They can also aid learning in other EYFS educational areas such as language skills, music, art, science, maths and even health and nutrition. Getting involved in... Read More