Santa Claus Fun

Santa Claus Fun

Crafts

Yarn Christmas Ornaments

Yarn is an easy to work with and affordable craft item. You can pick up yarn very affordable at your local craft store or even discount or dollar stores. Kids especially love working with yarn due to the variety of colors and the ease of using it. You can turn yarn and leftover socks into […]

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North Pole Sign

This ornament will be a real treat for your tree: a candy cane-like ornament that points the way to Santa’s place. You may have wondered what to do with those craft sticks that are available at your local hobby store. This ornament turns those plain craft sticks into a delightful addition to your Christmas tree […]

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Puzzle Piece Photo Ornament

If you have jigsaw puzzles with pieces missing, this puzzle photo ornament is a creative craft for kids that can make use of the remaining pieces. What you will need: •Puzzle pieces •Green spray paint or craft paint •Glue •Ribbon (or premade bow) •Narrow ribbon or cording •Cardboard •Scissors •Green construction paper •Pencil •2 Round […]

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Baby-Sock Snowmen

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If you are looking for a great way to personalize your Christmas this year you may want to consider making your own ornaments. While there are numerous ideas on countless websites and in magazines and books if you are looking for some unexpected ideas there are plenty. You can make your handmade Christmas ornaments out […]

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Pasta Wreath Photo Frame

Once you have made one of these Pasta wreath photo frames, you will never look at macaroni, fusilli or bow-tie noodles the same way. Kids love the idea of working with uncooked pasta. What you will need: •Poster board •Scissors •Hole punch •Pencil •Circle patterns •Gold metallic spray paint •Uncooked Pasta (a variety of fun […]

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Christmas Photo Ornaments

Kids usually always love looking at photographs. Whether the pictures are of themselves or family and friends getting out the scrapbook can make for a great walk down memory lane with your children. But what do you do with those extra or leftover photos? Why not have your kids turn them into fun photo Christmas […]

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Salt Dough Christmas Ornaments

This versatile dough makes really special tree ornaments. What you will need: •

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Cinnamon Clay

Clay can be a versatile and fun tool in helping your kids develop crafting skills but clay can also work well when making Christmas ornaments. Kids love to work with this medium because it is easy to work with and can literally make anything. If you are looking for some projects for your kids this […]

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Stained Glass Christmas Trees

There is perhaps no other recognized icon of Christmas than the evergreen tree. While traditions may vary from country to country throughout the world Christmas celebrants excitedly decorate their Christmas tree to herald in the holiday season. This holiday season have your kids decorate their own mini version of Christmas trees by doing one of […]

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Keepsake Angel Ornament

This delightful ornament can become a cherished family keepsake. What you will need: •20″ of 4″ wide gathered lace •10″ of 1″ wide gathered lace •7/8″ round wood bead or turning •Craft hair •1 square of white felt •Paint – brown or blue for eyes, red for lips •Craft wire •Braided cord •10″ Fishing line […]

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