Finding last minute Christmas crafts for kids are always a fun way to celebrate the holidays. In our house, we always have a fun craft table filled with goodies to let the kids have a blast while the parents are relaxing and making Christmas dinner.
Having easy Christmas crafts set up for the kids, keeps them busy while the adults are getting everything else put together, and it’s really fun for the kids too!
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10+ Last Minute Christmas Crafts for Kids
Last Minute Christmas Crafts for Toddlers
Want to know a secret tip to survive the holidays? Keep your kids occupied.
Rather than making jokes about the amount of wine you are drinking during the holiday season, pin this list of last minute christmas crafts so you can keep those little hands busy!
Plus, they can help you make your Christmas gifts for your friends and family. Talk about a win/win situation here!
Homemade Glitter Ornaments: This fun Christmas craft is perfect for kids of all ages, though I would recommend using plastic ornaments for kids five and under. You won’t believe what we used to make the glitter stick in these cute homemade Christmas ornaments.
Mess-Free Glitter Ornaments: Don’t want to worry about getting glitter everywhere? These fun mess-free glitter ornaments are great for all ages!
Button Christmas Ornament: These button ornaments are a great way to work on fine motor skills, and your kiddo has something to hang on the tree!
Make Your Own Reindeer Antlers: Heck, these reindeer antlers aren’t just for toddlers. I’d make a pair for myself too. (Yup, you know how I roll!)
Candy Cane Trains: No joke, I started making these homemade Christmas party favors when I was in high school. Each year I’d give a candy cane train to my friends as a gift. It’s a fun party favor idea too!
Magic Color Scratch Christmas Ornaments: These magic color scratch ornaments are too cool! They start out all black, and then you can scratch fun designs on them. It really inspires your kids’ creativity.
Build a Snowman: Ok, so you might starting singing “Do You Want to Build a Snowman” on loop. These cute snowman crafts are totally worth the silence you’ll hear from the kiddos.
Salt Dough Fingerprint Christmas Trees:salt dough Christmas ornaments These are easy to make, plus they make a great keepsake for when your little ones get older.
Jingle Bell Wreath Ornament: This fun Christmas craft for toddlers will have your preschooler jingling all the way home!
Last Minute Christmas Crafts for Kids
Winter Glitter Lanterns: These winter glitter lanterns are so much fun to make, and are great homemade Christmas home decor. They also make great homemade Christmas gifts. Check out how to make them here.
Stained Glass Santa: Love the creativity that these stained glass san have. You don’t just have to make them in the traditional Christmas colors. Let your creativity fly.
Make Your Own Snowflake Window Cling: Window clings make your windows look festive. These cool homemade snowflake window clings are awesomesauce because you can make your very own snowflakes!
Christmas Tree Pin: When I was in high school, making all these beaded pins were all the rage. Now you can get your Christmas on with these fun Christmas tree beaded pins.
Selfie Snow Globe: The best part of this craft is that you can make it a snow globe for anyone. Put a selfie of your favorite fur baby in there, or put a picture of your kids and send it to the grandparents. You could even give your sweetie a selfie snow globe.
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