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Origami Santa Claus - fun paper craft for kids (paper folding)
We love Santa crafts ! This easy origami Santa Claus by Paper World is a great DIY project for the kids over the winter holidays. This lovely little Santa has got to be one of the easiest origami Santa one can fold. It's just a few simple steps! Watch your kid's face light up as you transform a simple sheet of paper into a jolly little paper Santa , which can be great for creating Christmas cards or you can use them to decorate a Christmas bulletin board. This origami model is suitable for preschoolers and everyone new to origami!
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DIY Origami Santa hat - easy paper craft for kids
Make your own origami Santa hat with Basteln mit Papier's easy to follow origami tutorial! This fun Santa craft sure to thrill children and adults alike! This cute origami Santa hat is perfect for creating an adorable Christmas gift card , OR fold some just for fun! This easy origami Santa hat is just a great DIY project for kids over the winter holidays. You only need one sheet of square paper for this origami Santa hat ( p referably it will have a red and a white side ). If you don't have any of this kind of origami paper , simply just use plain white printer paper and color in the red sections after it's folded.
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Christmas granny squares: Santa, reindeer, snowman, gingerbread man & elf ( free patterns )
What could be merrier than combining the traditional g ranny square motif and Christmas ? This jolly collection by Passionate Crafter will make decorating and gift-giving a treat for the maker and those enjoying the results. Decorate the tree and mantel with ornaments while making the couch a cozy haven with a colorful blanket and pillow. Passioante Crafter will tech you how to crochet a super adorable granny square Santa, gingerbread man , snowman , reindeer and an elf ! Head to passionatecrafter.com and get the free Christmas granny square patterns:
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DIY Jumping paper cup elf - fun Christmas craft for kids
This jumping paper cup elf puppet craft by Kids Craft Room is so much fun to make and play with! By following along Kids Craft Room's easy to follow tutorial, kids will be able to make these easy and fun jumping elf puppets that leap up and down when you pull the string! Such a cute interactive Christmas craft ! Hang your finished paper cup elf puppets on a hook or door handle and when you pull the strings out to the side it will jump up along the strings and when you bring your hands together again it will jump back down! So fun!
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DIY Paper cup angel - fun Christmas craft for kids
Angel crafts are seriously one of our most favorite things in Christmas ! These paper cup angels by Kids Craft Room are adorable, simple and fun to create. There are also so many Christmas stories that are a great complement to this craft! This lovely Christmas angel craft is perfect to hang from the tree, use as a Christmas tree topper or place on a shelf or mantle. Wherever you put them, this easy angel craft is sure to delight young and old alike.
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Adorable amigurumi angel - free crochet pattern
Projects like this make us love the art of crochet so much! Just look at this cute angel ! It's so beautiful and adorable! By following along Ania's free amigurumi pattern, you will be able to create this super adorable little crochet angel in no time! But before you start learning the basics of amigurumi, we must warn you: amigurumi is a very addictive hobby ( you won't be able to stop making these lovely amigurumi toys ! ) So grab your hooks and create a lovely little amigurumi angel for your friends or as a lovely Christmas decoration , everyone will love it!
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Easy DIY Burlap angel ornaments - Christmas angel craft
These adorable little burlap angel ornaments by The Country Chic Cottage are easy to make and can be a wonderful rustic addition to your tree. Are you ready to make some burlap angel ornaments for your Christmas tree ? Let's create a bunch of adorable, little DIY Burlap angel ornaments for this years Christmas tree with a few simple craft supplies and The Country Chic Cottage's easy to follow tutorial:
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DIY Terracotta pot gingerbread house ornament
Transform mini terra cotta pots into absolutely adorable gingerbread house ornaments with Projects With Kids' easy to follow craft tutorial. This lovely little terra cotta pot gingerbread house ornament is just a great Christmas craft for older kids and teens. These little DIY gingerbread house ornaments are so fun to make! The clay pot act as a canvas to create a colorful gingerbread house scene that kids can customize any way they like. ( You can use extra-fine point paint pens, which will help you with drawing the details. ) Head to projectswithkids.com and create your own miniature gingerbread house terra cotta pot ornaments :
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Adorable gingerbread man ragdoll (free crochet pattern)
Who doesn’t love gingerbread man cookies ? We all do right?! Check out this super adorable, awesome ( and free ) gingerbread man pattern by Passionate Crafter and make these lovely gingerbread man ragdolls for this years Christmas festivities! These awesome ones will be loved by all and especially by your kids. Passionate Crafter's will give you this wonderful free amigurumi gingerbread man pattern which will guide you through the process of creating this adorable crocheted toy with lots of interesting details, personality, and cuteness! So head to passionatecrafter.com and get the free pattern now:
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Easy DIY Plaid Christmas tree ornaments (free template)
Thinking about creating some homemade holiday ornaments ? DIY ornaments really can be simple and these DIY plaid ornaments are proof. These plaid Christmas tree ornaments by The Country Chic Cottage are super easy to make ( which makes it a perfect Christmas craft for kids ) , but the coolest part about these DIY ornaments is that they are actually Christmas tree scent. Visit thecountrychiccottage.net and learn how to make them:
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DIY Rocking paper plate snowman - fun winter craft for kids
Why make a regular paper plate snowman when you can make one that doubles up as a toy ? This fun little rocking paper plate snowman by Easy Peasy And Fun isn’t just for making : once done you can push it and it will rock left and right and even slightly forward or backward, depending on how you push it. Fun, isn't it? Or you can use the finished paper plate snowmen as an ornament : just hang it on a string. This fun little snowman craft makes a pretty cute classroom or home decoration ! Besides of it's super fun and adorable, It’s also super easy ! Ready to make one? Let’s get Christmas crafting :
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Origami Santa Claus - Christmas craft for kids ( paper folding )
We love Santa crafts ! This easy origami Santa Claus by Origami Time is a great DIY project for the kids over the winter holidays. This lovely little Santa is one of the easiest origami Santa one can fold. It's just a few simple steps! Watch your kid's face light up as you transform a simple sheet of paper into a jolly little paper Santa , which can be great for creating Christmas cards or you can use them to decorate a Christmas bulletin board. This origami model is suitable for kids and everyone new to origami!
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Easy DIY 3D paper star - Christmas decoration
We love the magic that Christmas decorations can create. Especially paper stars ! These easy DIY Paper stars by Elizabeth Joan Designs can instantly transform a ho-hum space into something truly magical. These DIY paper star lanterns make pretty decorations with cut out patterns or even without lights inside. ( You could make a gold star to put on your Christmas tree! ) Elizabeth will teach you how to make these super simple but also super gorgeous paper stars in no time with a few simple steps:
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Amigurumi Rudolph the red nose reindeer ornament (free crochet pattern)
Between the hustle and bustle take time to enjoy a cup of coffee ( or hot cocoa ) and do a little crocheting : let's crochet cute reindeer ornaments to pair with your Christmas decoration ! This crochet project is super easy and quick , it can be a perfect choice if you haven't got too much time or skill in crochet ! This cute Rudolph the red nose reindeer ornament ( or keychain ) can be a great ( Christmas ) gift for your friends. So head to amigurum.com and create this lovely little crochet ornament: by Ekaterina Ustinova:
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DIY Wood bead snowman ornament - Christmas craft for kids
Who needs super adorable snowman decorations for their tree? We all do, right?! We are so in love with these wood bead snowmen ( by The Country Chic Cottage ) and how simple they are. Whether you live in a place with lots of snow or no snow at all, you can craft snowmen ornaments all winter long. Display smiling snowmen in your home to celebrate the fun of wintertime ! Grab your craft supplies head to thecountrychiccottage.net and whip up a batch today:
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Quick crochet snow globe ornaments (free crochet pattern)
If you don’t want to think about putting another big crochet project on your hooks this lovely little snow globe ornament by Repeat Crafter Me is just a perfect project for you! You can hook up these super simple crochet snow globe ornaments in just 15 minutes! You can add little Christmas buttons to your finished crochet snow globe ornaments as festive little additions. Get the free crochet snow globe ornament pattern at repeatcrafterme.com and create your own little snow globe ornaments now:
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DIY Rustic clay pot snowman - Christmas decoration
Everyone loves crafts made from clay pots, they are so simple, inexpensive and can be so much fun to make! Add a little antique flair to your Christmas tree this year with Amanda's vintage - inspired snowman ornaments made from clay pots! These adorable clay pot snowmen are so fun to make! They make a perfect afternoon project and the options are endless! This cute little snowman is super easy and so festive when it's finished – and it's also perfect as a Christmas gift! Head to craftsbyamanda.com and create your own little clay pot snowman :
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Amigurumi Santa Claus Christmas ornament (free crochet pattern)
Get in the Christmas spirit with this adorable Santa Claus ornament ! This lovely free pattern for this crochet Santa ornament by Sewrella is a cute way to include crochet into your Christmas decor. Decorating Christmas tree is probably one of the most exciting things to do with your family during the holiday season and handmade ornaments are such perfect for doing so. So head to sewrella.com and make one or two cute little Santa ornaments to hang on your tree! ( These festive little crochet Santa ornaments are also really great gifts to give for the holidays. )
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Small amigurumi reindeer - Rudolph (free crochet pattern)
Crochet your very own adorable cuddly amigurumi reindeer Rudolph with Nelly Handmade & Elena KHokhlova's lovely free crochet reindeer pattern in no time! This reindeer amigurumi toy can be a lovely gift for kids of all ages , and of course for adults as well! If you'd like to make this adorable crochet / amigurumi reindeer bigger, simply use a thicker, heavier weight yarn and a larger hook. This super adorable amigurumi reindeer is such a wonderful Christmas gift for kids and grownups. This crocheted reindeer is also super easy to make : this amigurumi project is absolutely suitable for beginner amigurumi crocheters! Head to amigurum.com and get the free pattern :
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Amigurumi snowman Christmas ornaments (free crochet patterns)
Between the hustle and bustle take time to enjoy a cup of coffee ( or hot cocoa ) and do a little crocheting : let's crochet cute snowman ornaments to pair with your Christmas decoration ! This crochet project is super easy and quick , it can be a perfect choice if you haven't got too much time or skill in crochet ! These cute snowman ornaments ( or keychains ) can be great ( Christmas ) gifts for your friends or kids. So head to amigurum.com and create this lovely little crochet ornament ( designed by the talented crocheter Ekaterina Ustinova )
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Amigurumi penguin Christmas ornament (free crochet pattern)
If you don’t want to think about putting another big crochet project on your hooks this lovely little penguin ornament by Ekaterina Ustinova and Amiguroom Toys is just a perfect project for you! You can hook up this super adorable penguin ornament in and afternoon! You can add little bells, ribbons or embroidered snowflakes to your finished crochet penguin ornaments as festive little additions. Get the free crochet penguin ornament pattern at amigurum.com and create your own little penguin ornaments now:
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DIY paper ball Mickey and Minnie mouse ornament
It's time for a new fun and easy Christmas project : let’s make a super cute paper Mickey or Minnie mouse ornament ! What’s wonderful about these lovely paper ball Mickey and Minnie ornaments by Red Ted Art is that you can turn them into the most adorable Christmas garland ever ! Construction paper is one of our favorite crafting material ( so many possibilities and quite frugal too! ) , and we do love all kinds of paper ball ornaments! With the festive time of the year approaching, it’s time to look into fun characters, making Mickey and Minnie is certainly a must. Ready to make your little paper ball ornaments ? Watch Red Ted Art's step-by-step tutorial:
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DIY Peanut Christmas ornaments (Santa, reindeer, penguin and snowman)
These peanut Christmas ornaments are another one of those classic Christmas crafts that you’ve probably forgotten about. It's sad because these peanut Christmas ornaments are so adorable and they're really easy to make! They're such a fun and simple Christmas craft to make! Add something special to the Christmas tree for your favorite little peanut. These charming holiday peanut ornaments will be memorable and beautiful additions to the holiday decor. Get the tutorial at onelittleproject.com and create your own little peanut Santa, reindeer, snowman and penguin ornaments :
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DIY wood slice snowman ornament - Christmas craft
Do you wanna build a snowman ? No? Ok. What about a snowman ornament for your Christmas tree ? This lovely little wood slice snowman ornament by The Inspiration Edit is a very easy Christmas craft that would be perfect for large groups or other get-togethers to make together. This festive little wood slice snowman Christmas ornament don't take many craft supplies and it’s pretty hard to mess up. You can create some with the kids as well! Head to theinspirationedit.com and create your own adorable wood slice snowman ornaments :
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Amigurumi reindeer & Christmas tree (free crochet patterns)
Crochet your very own adorable cuddly amigurumi reindeer and miniature Christmas tree with Ekaterina Ustinova's lovely free crochet patterns in no time! This reindeer amigurumi toy can be a lovely gift for kids of all ages , and of course for adults as well! If you'd like to make this adorable crochet / amigurumi reindeer bigger, simply use a thicker, heavier weight yarn and a larger hook. This crocheted reindeer is so easy to make : this amigurumi project is absolutely suitable for beginner amigurumi crocheters! Get the free patterns at amigurum.com and let's get crocheting :
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Amigurumi reindeer Christmas ornament (free crochet pattern)
The best things in life are free - like this lovely amigurumi reindeer Christmas ornament pattern by Ekaterina Ustinova and Amiguroom Toys ! Like most of the people, you are likely to ask what exactly amigurumi is until you see the beautiful patterns and you instantly fall in love with it. Amigurumi is a Japanese crocheting technique of creating fun and beautiful stuffed animals using yarns , just like this lovely little reindeer Christmas ornament. So grab a few skeins of yarn and make this lovely amigurumi reindeer Christmas ornament today, and add a festive new d ecoration to your Christmas tree !
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Rudolph the red nose rock reindeer - rock painting for kids
This time Projects With Kids shares with us an easy and fun winter rock painting tutorial : the reindeer rocks ! We love stone painting and we LOVE Rudolph so this lovely winter decor is a must. In this kids craft tutorial you can learn how to make adorable little reindeer rocks , literally in minutes! This rock craft is suitable for kids of all ages because it's so easy to make! Rock hunting is a fun way to get outside into nature , spend time with family, spread kindness and unite communities. Don’t hide the rocks & pebbles in your mother’s kitchen cabinet: create cute painted rock reindeer & pebble games with them!
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Crochet snowflakes (free Hungarian crochet pattern)
Add a wintery touch to any craft project: make Eva's beautiful snowflakes using her free crochet snowflake patterns. These crocheted snowflakes are super-easy to make, and super-addictive. They are worked up in three quick rounds, and you can vary the size of them depending on which hook size you choose. Show off these pretty crochet snowflake patterns anywhere in your home, from Christmas trees to windows, tables, walls and more. You can even use them as coasters or part of a centerpiece for festive dinners.
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Little amigurumi elk (free crochet pattern)
Projects like this make us love the art of crochet so much! Just look at this cute elk ! Who can resist him? By following along petit Cutie's free amigurumi pattern at AmiguroomToys.com, you will be able to create this super cute crochet elk in no time! But before you start learning the basics of amigurumi, we must warn you: amigurumi is a very addictive hobby ( you won't be able to stop making these lovely amigurumi toys ! ) So grab your hooks and create a lovely little amigurumi elk for your friends or family members, they will love it!
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Little button snowman ( button snowman lapel pin )
Building a snowman is always fun! This time The Joy Of Sharing will show you how to make this lovely little snowman lapel pin with the kids. This little button snowman is just a perfect Christmas gift or you can use them as a lovely holiday gift tag ( or gift card ) embellishments. This little button snowman is also a perfect craft project for using up those one-of-a-kind old buttons creatively. So grab a few white buttons and let's get crafting:
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Molang bunny - amigurumi bunny ornament (free crochet pattern)
Do you love crochet and super adorable handmade decorations ? Crochet this lovely amigurumi Molang rabbit by Paint It Colorful! This adorable amigurumi rabbit ornament can be a wonderful handmade gift for your kids ( or grandkids ) or a festive little Christmas tree ornament. At Paint It Colorful you will find the pattern of this little Molang bunny ornament for free! Isn't it wonderful? This amigurumi rabbit is an absolutely easy crochet toy project: you can create it easily even if you are a beginner in amigurumi. This crocheted rabbit doesn't require too much yarn, and it will look great in any color!
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DIY Valentine's salt dough heart ornament
These salt dough heart ornaments by The Best Ides For Kids is just a perfect Valentine’s day or Mother’s day gift. You can even save them to give as lovely Christmas gifts. If you don't want to make hearts for Valentine's day you can turn them into pretty fridge magnets or just create a few darling paperweights. The kids will love painting and decorating their own salt dough hearts. This salt dough craft is suitable for kids of all ages and the finished photo ornaments make such darling keepsake gifts for every special occasion!
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