Here’s a round-up of 25+ Christmas art, Christmas crafts, and Christmas activities for kids from us here at In Lieu of Preschool! You’ll find simple projects and ideas for crafting and play! Lots of thrifty and free projects — including ways for your children to make their own holiday cards and gift wrap paper. We hope your holiday season is merry and bright!
Christmas Activities for Kids from In Lieu of Preschool
Click the picture to go to the corresponding post for full directions and tutorials!
Christmas Ornament Crafts
Paint Swirl Christmas Ornaments:
DIY Disney CARS ornaments using microwave salt dough recipe:
Extreme Glitter Ornaments made using Mod Podge:
Advent Jesse Tree ornaments using microwave salt dough:
Kid-Created Christmas Card Crafts
Nativity Christmas Cards kids can make using stickers:
Christmas Card crafts and Displays:
Other Christmas Art and Crafts Projects
Handprint Christmas Tree – Holiday Keepsake on Canvas:
Christmas Tree Suncatcher made from recycled materials:
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer Footprint Art – Christmas Keepsake on Canvas:
Simple Sticker Christmas Trees (make it your choice of two different ways):
Snowman Hush Bottles – calm down bottles with glitter craft:
Make Your Own Christmas Wrapping Paper:
Lighted Christmas Tree Craft:
Homemade Beeswax Candles for Christmas gifts:
Christmas Activities for Kids
Gingerbread Cloud Dough recipe and play activity:
Christmas Flubber Slime Recipe:
8 Great Ways to Focus on the Nativity:
15 Christmas Sensory Activities for Kids:
Merry Christmas Letters Play / Secret Message Bath Time:
Christmas is Coming Activities:
10 Advent Activities for kids:
Opening Christmas Presents – Pretend Play activity:
Twas the Night Before Christmas Bath:
Christmas Writing Journals for Kids:
We hope you enjoy these Christmas Activities for Kids from In Lieu of Preschool!
Be sure to follow my Christmas with Kids Pinterest board for even more great holiday ideas and activities!
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