Pinterest Hidden ImagePinterest Hidden ImagePinterest Hidden ImagePinterest Hidden Image

These Quick and Easy Christmas Crafts for kids can be made in under 30 minutes using items that you probably already have around the house! No special tools or skills are required, so ANYONE can make these cute holiday themed projects! Great fun for the entire family!

Collage of 9 Christmas kids crafts and "Christmas Crafts for Kids" text on magenta background

This post may contain affiliate links. I will receive a small commission from these sales at no additional cost to you!

Happiness is Homemade readers LOVE our popular “Quick & Easy Crafts That ANYONE Can Make” series, and we’ve promised to keep on bringing you even more themed collections of quick and easy kids craft ideas! Today, we’re bringing you the best ideas with an an all-new collection of 30+ Quick & Easy Christmas Crafts for Kids!

These engaging Christmas kids crafts are all TONS of fun, take less than 30 minutes to make, and can be made with supplies and items you probably already have around your house! There are fun Christmas decorations for kids of ALL ages in this collection, so there’s something for everyone!

These awesome holiday-themed crafts don’t require any special tools or skills, so they’re perfect for parents and kids who don’t consider themselves “crafty.” Everyone can get creative with these simple ideas!

Christmas Kids Craft - Tissue Paper Wreath

Tissue Paper Christmas Wreath

Tissue Paper Christmas Wreath from Happiness is Homemade: The whole family will want to get in on the fun when it comes time to make these simple tissue paper wreaths! All it takes are a few basic supplies and a little bit of patience to create your own personalized Christmas wreath – add pom poms, sequins or glitter for a festive finishing touch! These wreaths are easy and inexpensive to make, and they make great homemade holiday gifts for the kids to give to grandparents!

DIY Felt Candy Christmas Ornaments on white background

Felt Candy Ornaments

Felt Candy Ornaments from Happiness is Homemade: These adorable felt candy ornaments are super quick and easy for older kids to make! Make sure to use a low-temperature glue gun for kids or have adult assistance on hand for the hot gluing step.

Grinch Ornaments: easy Christmas craft for kids. 3 Green ornaments with red hearts on yellow background.

Easy Grinch Christmas Ornaments

Easy Grinch Christmas Ornaments from Happiness is Homemade: These cute Grinch Christmas tree ornaments are super simple to make and are fun to customize using your favorite craft supplies – just make sure they’ll fit inside the neck of your ornament!

Christmas Craft for Kids: Colorful Beaded Snowflake Ornaments on a white background

Beaded Snowflake Ornaments

Beaded Snowflake Ornaments from Happiness is Homemade: These snowflake ornaments are elegant and beautiful, and they make a great homemade gift idea! They are super quick to make and require just a couple of basic supplies! Kids as young as preschoolers can make these, though younger children will need adult assistance with bending the ends of the wires.

picture frame with thumbprint light bulb decoration

Fingerprint Lightbulb Holiday Frame

Fingerprint “Lightbulb” Holiday Frame from That’s What Che Said:  These cute holiday frames make fantastic inexpensive Christmas gifts for family and friends! These would also be great for teacher presents – have each child in class contribute their finger print to the string of lights!


Paper Plate Grinch

Paper Plate Grinch from I Heart Crafty Things: Learn how to make this cute paper plate Grinch craft with their helpful template, step-by-step tutorial, and video.

Christmas crafts for kids: button wreath Christmas ornament with red ribbon on white background

Button Wreath Christmas Ornament

Button Wreath Christmas Ornament: Grab this ready-to-make button wreath kit and make a dozen of these cute Christmas wreaths in minutes!

peppermint christmas slime activity for kids

Peppermint Christmas Slime

Peppermint Christmas Slime from Mom Dot: Peppermint Christmas Slime is a super fun way to bring the colors and smells of Christmas into your slime play! This slime recipe is so pretty with its beautiful green and red sparkles and is a perfect science and sensory experiment for kids!

pine cone trees with christmas village scene

Pinecone Christmas Trees

Pinecone Christmas Trees from Elementary Art Fun: Recycle old jewelry into sparkly ornaments to adorn these clever pinecone Christmas trees!

different shades of green bows tied to make christmas tree shape

Scrap Ribbon Tree Ornament

Scrap Ribbon Tree Ornament from Fireflies and Mudpies: Crafters of all ages will enjoy making a primitive scrap ribbon Christmas tree ornament to gift or keep this holiday season. Plus, this craft is a great way for younger kids to practice tying!

paper plate christmas elf craft

Paper Plate Elf

Paper Plate Elf from I Heart Crafty Things: Elves are always a popular holiday crafting theme, and this paper plate elf is as cute as it is easy! Couple this adorable elf craft with a Christmas book for an evening full of family fun!

gnome made from toilet paper rolls

Mason Jar Felt Gnome

Mason Jar Felt Gnome from Hey, Let’s Make Stuff:  How can you not smile when you see this cute little gnome? Older kids will love making this charming gnome and filling him with treats to deliver to a friend — he’ll brighten any day!

wood snowman ornament craft for kids

Wood Snowman Ornament

Wood Snowman Ornament from Mom on Timeout: These cute snowman ornaments are made from just a few basic craft supplies, but they’re sure to add lots of personality to your Christmas tree!

thumbprint reindeer on christmas ornament bulbs

Reindeer Thumbprint Ornaments

Reindeer Thumbprint Ornaments from Little Bit Funky: Freeze those tiny fingerprints forever in time with this adorable reindeer ornament that does double duty as a sweet childhood keepsake! (Grandparents would love these as a homemade Christmas gift, too!)

puzzle pieces made into a christmas ornament wreath and candy cane hung on tree

Puzzle Piece Ornaments

Puzzle Piece Candy Candy and Wreath Ornaments from That’s What Che Said: To make this simple craft, recycle an old incomplete puzzle and turn it into these sweet puzzle piece ornaments!


Toilet Paper Roll Santas

TP Roll Santas from CBC Parents: This cute Santa craft makes good use of cotton balls and recycled materials! This is one Christmas craft for kids that all ages will enjoy making!

wooden craft stick christmas tree made into ornaments

Popsicle Stick Christmas Trees

Popsicle Stick Christmas Trees from One Little Project: These popsicle stick Christmas tree ornaments are So. Much. Fun. I LOVE Christmas crafts for kids that involves decorating a tree, and that’s exactly what this is! You make your outlines from popsicle sticks, and then you can decorate them however you want!

Mid-Century Inspired Modern Mini Wreath Christmas Ornaments

Mid-Century Mini Wreath Ornaments

Mid-Century Mini Wreath Ornaments from Happiness is Homemade: These mini wreath ornaments are another fun adorable Christmas craft that makes use of recycled cardboard tubes!

green mice christmas ornament with candy cane tail

Felt + Candy Cane Mouse Ornament

Felt + Candy Cane Mouse Ornament from Mosswood Connections: These easy kid-made mice candy cane ornaments will liven up the Christmas tree! Make them in different sizes for a cute mouse family.

jingle bell ornaments hung on tree

Egg Carton Bells

Egg Carton Bells from Powerful Mothering: Here is an egg carton Christmas tree craft that is sure to delight! Egg Carton jingle bells are a classic Christmas craft that kids have been making for generations!

envelope made into a santa hand puppet for kids

Santa Envelope Puppet

Santa Envelope Puppet from I Heart Crafty Things: This Santa envelope puppet is so simple to make and the kids will have endless amounts of fun using it as a cute puppet. Kids can also use it to help reenact a favorite Christmas story or to help sing along to their favorite Christmas carols.

mini christmas trees made from paper and a clothespin

Easy Clothespin Christmas Trees

Easy Clothespin Christmas Trees from Powerful Mothering: These fun Christmas trees couldn’t be easier to make, and you can customize them in nearly endless ways to use craft supplies you already have on hand!

tiny christmas wreaths made from straws

Paper Straw Wreath Ornaments

Paper Straw Wreaths from Projects with Kids: These wreath ornaments made with paper straws are so bright and cheerful, you and your kids will want to make more than one! Perfect for Christmas time, they would make great gifts for family and friends and look absolutely adorable on a Christmas tree.

puzzle pieces made into a snowflake christmas ornament

Puzzle Piece Snowflake Ornament

Puzzle Piece Snowflake Ornament from That’s What Che Said: Here’s another great idea for an old puzzle with missing pieces! Recycle it into a darling snowflake ornament for your tree or to top your gift packages!

Christmas Crafts for Kids: Scratch art Christmas trees with jingle bells, googly eyes, and accessories on a white background

Scratch Art Christmas Trees

Scratch Art Christmas Trees – This fun and inexpensive scratch art kit contains enough supplies to make over 80+ Christmas tree ornaments!

popsicle stick snowflake craft for kdis

Popsicle Stick Snowflakes

If you’re looking for fun ideas with craft sticks, these Popsicle Stick Snowflakes from The Art Kit is the right place to start! All it takes are popsicle sticks, glue, and a little creativity (and maybe a dash of glitter!) to create and decorate these quick and easy snowflakes!

diy woven hearts kid made ornaments on tree

Woven Heart Swedish Ornaments

“Woven” Heart Swedish Ornaments from What Do We Do All Day: This is a delightfully simple, kid-friendly version of a classic Swedish Christmas craft: a sponge painted version of the Swedish woven heart. These simple Christmas paper crafts make great handmade gifts!

styrofoam snowman ornament for kids

Styrofoam Snowman Ornaments

Styrofoam Snowman Ornaments from That’s What Che Said: I love snowman crafts! This Styrofoam Snowman Ornament is so easy to make and the perfect little thank you gift for neighbors, mailmen, trash and recycling guys! It would also look great on your own tree!

diy tissue paper cone christmas tree craft

Tissue Paper Christmas Trees

Tissue Paper Christmas Trees from Design Improvised: For this easy craft, cover Styrofoam or paper cone trees with a base of tissue paper squares, and then decorate your tree with your favorite craft supplies! Stickers, pom poms, and glitter are all great ideas!

paper tree hung up on living room wall and decorated with presents

Interactive Felt Christmas Tree

Okay, this one might require a little bit of work on the adult’s part and a touch more than 30 minutes, but this Interactive Felt Christmas Tree is such a cute Christmas craft idea that I just HAD to include it, too!

With SO many fun Christmas crafts for kids, you’re sure to find something fun to create in this awesome collection! Happy crafting!

Image of text that says Heidi



Don’t Forget to Pin These Quick & Easy Christmas Kids Craft Ideas for Later!

Collage of 9 Christmas kids crafts and "Christmas Crafts for Kids" text on magenta background
Christmas crafts for kids collage with "Easy Christmas Kids Crafts That Anyone Can Make" text
Christmas crafts for kids collage with "Easy Christmas Kids Crafts That Anyone Can Make" text


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


  1. Thanks for the ideas. I like the idea of the paper chain countdown to Christmas. I’d like to prepare a chain with things to do for my preschool great grandchildren.

  2. 😀 I love these! Those ideas are brilliant! I’m not going to show my kids this post, I’m just going to make some as a surprise, heeee! Nice one 😉 Thanks my kids like these so much.