Holiday Arts and Crafts
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Holiday Crafts - January
Globes - Make this beautiful snow globe out of a baby food jar. Kids
love this craft.
Candle Holder - Make a cute snowman candle holder out of a baby food
Holiday Crafts - February
Heart Frame Craft
- Instructions for making a cute, heart-shaped frame.
Paper Valentines - These crafts using tissue paper and construction
paper make great Valentine's Day cards or decorations, and they're easy to do!
Keepsake Box - Here is instructions to a construction paper craft to
make a box that you can collect your favorite valentine cards.
Mailbox - This is a great way to make a box for your child to collect
valentines cards in. This simple craft uses a tissue box and construction
Day Cards - Make these beautiful Valentine's Day Cards using
construction paper and any pretty odds and ends like lace, feathers, glitter,
ribbons, doilies, sequins, tissue paper.
Holiday Crafts - March
Chime - Really cute craft project made out of an empty plastic liter
bottle and construction paper.
- Make this really cool windsock out of construction paper and other materials
from around your house.
of Gold - This super easy project is a fun way to create a little
package of goodies for friends or family.
Craft - In like a lion and out like a lamb. Use a paper plate, glue,
cotton balls, markers and a cute bow to make this adorable craft. Sing "Mary
Had a Little Lamb" while you clean up.
Lephrechaun Hat - How to make a leprechaun hat from a styrofoam cup.
Day Shamrocks - Create your own beatiful basket of shamrocks!
Holiday Crafts - April
Paper Baskets - These baskets are made out of construction paper and
are perfect for Easter or anytime your child wants to store precious treasures!
Chick - This Easter Chick will give your little ones practice with
shapes (circles and triangles). Add this craft project to your preschool math
lesson about shapes.
Paper Easter Bunny - If you're making decorations to celebrate Easter
and the coming of spring, here's an easy way to make an Easter bunny.
Holiday Crafts - May
Mother's Day Flower Bouquet Craft - This is a simple paper craft made
from a child's handprint, paint or markers, and construction paper. It makes a
great gift for a birthday or Mother's Day.
- A colorful butterfly card made from construction paper. This card is great
for birthdays, Mother's Day, or other occasions.
Basket - This is a great craft for children of all ages... even young
children. This craft uses cups, pipe cleaners, and sequins to make a basket
that actually hold items.
Day Flower Pot - This craft is so amazing. This is the perfect craft
for Dad's to do with their kids as a gift for their Mom for Mother's Day. There
is a spot to insert a picture on the flower... so cute!
Holiday Crafts - June
Day Picture Frame Craft
- Get your creative juices flowing as you cut the cardboard into the shape of a
cutting saw and make it into a picture frame by painting and decorating it.
Summer Sun Prints - Just an hour in the sun at noon will fade
construction paper to leave behind decorative "prints".
Holiday Crafts - July
4th of July Fireworks - Create your own fireworks picture by using dark
construction paper, glue and different colors of glitter. These fireworks
pictures are great decorations for New Year, Chinese New Year, or Independence
Day. The Chinese invented fireworks thousands of years ago.
Stick Flag Craft - This is a simple-to-make US flag made from craft
Holiday Crafts - September
Paper Crafts - Make an autumn collage with construction paper, tissue
paper, and glue.
Collage - This is a great fall time craft project when it is cold and
rainy outside. You will use leaft templates and construction paper for this
project, so no need to go outside and collect leaves.
Holiday Crafts - October
Scarecrow - Make a really cute paper scarecrow.
Faces - Be prepared... you'll have an entire pumpkin patch to display
before your kids have had enough.
Lanterns - Here is a great project to make construction paper lanterns
in the shape of pumpkins. This is a great way to decorate for the fall. And,
kids will love helping you decorate the house.
Mouth Pop-up Card - Make a Mouth Pop-up Card. When you open the card,
the mouth opens! You can make your card look like a bird, a shark, or a
big-mouth monster. This is a very easy project and a lot of fun.
Jars - Use orange tissue paper, glue, and a votive candle to make this
Craft - Make a cute pin out of cotton balls and googley eyes.
Craft - Here's a fun, fairly simple craft idea for Halloween. Moveable
Mummies! You can bend them into different shapes, stand them, sit them and have
hours of fun. Make one or make a whole haunted house full!
- Instructions for making a LARGE spider using a garbage bag and a few other
Spider - A fun decoration for your lawn.
Candy Holder Craft - Cute little painted candy holder.
Holiday Crafts - November
Turkey - Next time you make a bowl of popcorn, save a little bit for
this adorable Thanksgiving craft. They would be cute on each plate of
your Thanksgiving feast.
and Feet Turkey - Use cut-outs of a child's hands and feet to make this
turkey decoration. Young children may need help tracing their hands and feet.
Plate Turkey - A fun and easy Thanksgiving craft project using paper
plates and construction paper. Even the youngest preschooler can do this fun
Turkeys - This is a fun and festive activity especially for
Thanksgiving. This craft uses construction paper, wiggly eyes, and feathers.
Napkin Rings - Here is a fun and attractive turkey craft perfect for
Thanksgiving. They are made from toilet paper rolls, construction paper and a
bit of Fun Foam.
Holiday Crafts - December
Craft - Use construction paper, cotton balls, glue, a cereal box, and
foil to make this adorable angel.
Food Jar Christmas Tree
- Need something to do while the holiday cookies are in the oven? This is
the perfect craft for the holidays!
Paper Reindeer - This is a fun Christmas project for kids, very easy to
do, and a good way to recycle those old brown paper bags or you can use brown
Paper Crafts - Here are a few holiday crafts using construction paper.
Holiday crafts include Star of David and a Christmas tree.
Wreath - Make this really pretty start wreath using construction paper
and some other craft materials. Make these stars using whatever colors the
child would like.
Stocking - Make a great Christmas stocking from a brown paper grocery
bag. You can hang it from your mantle and stuff it with Christmas goodies.
Decorations - An easy decoration to create and display for Hannukah.
Candy Frame - Make a Peppermint Candy Frame from Peppermint Candies,
jumbo craft sticks, tacky glue, card board, and a photograph or drawing to put
in the picture, clear acrylic spray.