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DIY Paper advent wreath candy bowl - Christmas craft for kids
Creating your DIY advent wreath at home is a lovely way to pause, reflect and create meaning during this busy Christmas season! Surprise your friends and family this year and create a fun, whimsical Christmas decoration with the traditional warmth, by making a craft of a paper advent wreath with candles, which will beautify your home at Christmas. This simple tutorial by Pyyselbolaget will show you how to make an adorable and fun paper advent wreath to celebrate the Christmas season. Don't forget to customize the colors to fit your style!
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DIY Christmas gnome advent calendar (free printable)
For us, the countdown to Christmas day is as exciting as the event itself. We just love all the excitement! With this beautiful handmade advent calendar by Pysselbolaget , the excitement starts now! What better way to start the countdown to Christmas than with a super adorable and handmade advent calendar. Homemade advent calendars are always the best, as you get to choose what you put inside them. Pysselbolaget provides us a free printable template , so creating this fun Christmas gnome advent calendar will be a piece of cake! You can use plain craft paper, upcycled Christmas wrapping paper, old book pages and even maps to make yours. So many possibilities! ( To download the free printable please choose the UNTRANSLATED link below, then click on the blue "ladda ner, printa och klippa ut tomtarnas ansikten" link above the assembling photo. )
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DIY Christmas scenes from clear plastic baubles - Christmas tree ornaments
Are you looking for a super simple and gorgeous winter/ Christmas decoration? Here's a quick, simple and budget-friendly decor you can try out for this Christmas season! Make festive ornaments with Craft And Creativity's simple instructions to add some flash to parties or your home decor. Although this Christmas scene ornament takes few minutes to make, these festive baubles can be great last-minute Christmas decorations. Or, in vibrant or elegant colors and different themes, it can be also a great party decor for any special occasion! ( Clear plastic christmas ornaments are colorful, versatile and suitable for so many holidays and occasions. ) Read the tutorial and learn how to make them:
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DIY Paper winter village (free printable template)
Here comes a lovely & festive printable paper craft: a wonderful set of enchanting little DIY paper houses perfect for your Christmas village ! These little paper houses by Craft And Creativity are simple in design which makes them great for personalizing however you want. Dress them up with snowy glitter on the roofs, paint on fine details, or choose a gradient of papers. There are lots of possibilities! If you don't need an advent calendar you can use these little paper houses as adorable Christmas ornaments or even as cute party treat boxes for your upcoming Christmas party !
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DIY Popcorn garland - fun & edible Christmas decor
A favorite childhood memory of many is stringing popcorn to create a garland for a Christmas tree, even though it meant withstanding pricks and pokes from the needle. The perk was getting to secretly munch on the popcorn stash as you worked. From this, a tradition of stringing popcorn into a garland that wrapped around the Christmas tree was born. So, don't hesitate: get a bag of popcorn and add some nostalgic homemade charm to your Christmas tree this year with a DIY old-fashioned popcorn garland ! ( If you won't succeed, at least you will have popcorn to eat! )
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Paper plate Santa Claus - fun Santa craft for kids
Christmas is such a fun time of the year for crafting! If you're looking for a fun Christmas craft for your preschooler, this lovely little paper plate Santa by I Heart Crafty Things will be the perfect choice. Using a paper plate and some glue made this one so simple and adorable! This paper plate Santa craft is such a fun classroom project to make as one paper plate makes two crafts and you can use scrap materials for everything else. Making paper plate crafts in the classroom is always so much fun! Your c lass or kids will enjoy making these fun paper plate suns with you. Read the tutorial and learn the how to's:
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DIY Santa envelope puppet - Christmas craft for kids
Are you ready for some Christmas fun ? This paper bag Santa puppet by I Heart Crafty Things is such a fun interactive winter craft for kids and a great way to encourage imaginative play and storytelling. ( They are super simple to create and provide hours of fun pretend play at home or at school ) Create Christmas elves and reindeer as well , and have fun putting on a festive puppet show ! ( They would also make a great activity for a Christmas party. )
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DIY Paper Christmas gnome finger puppet - fun Christmas craft for kids
Making your adorable DIY Paper Christmas gnome finger puppets is easy-peasy: no master skills or expensive craft materials required to create them. ( It's also a super quick papercraft , which makes this little gnome finger puppet perfect for kids of all ages! ) This Paper Christmas gnome finger puppet is such a cool Christmas craft for kids to make in the classroom or at home ( especially on a rainy day ). Read I Heart Crafty Things's step-by-step Paper Christmas gnome finger puppets making tutorial and learn the how-tos:
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DIY Dimensional snowman card - simple paper snowman craft for kids
Making snowmen out in the snow is the best, but if there is no snow outside ( or if it’s just too cold ) Easy Peasy And Fun's tutorial will teach you how to make a paper snowman craft that is just as fun. We simply love this dimensional snowman card , it's so brilliant and simple to make. So grab a few sheets of colorful construction paper and create this fun and festive DIY dimensional snowman craft by following along Easy Peasy And Fun's step-by-step craft tutorial:
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Paper plate Rudolph reindeer craft - fun Christmas craft for kids
We love reindeer and what time is better for reindeer crafts than Christmas ? With Christmas slowly approaching it's time to create fun reindeer-themed kids crafts ! We just love simple paper crafts here on Mindy and are super excited to show you this fun and easy paper plate Rudolph craft by Easy Peasy And Fun. Aren’t they super adorable? These colorful paper reindeer are so quick to make and so cute! You can hang your finished paper plate Rudolph as an adorable Christmas ornament or stick them onto homemade greeting cards! Get the step-by-step tutorial at www.easypeasyandfun.com and let's get crafting :
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DIY Toilet paper roll Olaf (tp roll snowman) - Frozen craft for kids
Sometimes the simplest kids craft ideas are the best! Take this fun cardboard ( or toilet paper ) roll Olaf by Simple Everyday Mom as an example. Adorable isn't it? Today Sam will show you how to make cute little snowmen with the kids from toilet paper rolls ( with the help of a little paint, craft paper , and a pencil - or you can print the free printable and make it much easier! ). This easy kids craft idea can be a perfect craft project for the kids on a cold winter afternoon, or you can decorate a Frozen themed party with them frugally! ( This paper roll Olaf can be a perfect gift box: just shape it as a pillow box, or wrap it like a candy! )
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DIY Fabric snowflake fairy (or snowflake angel) ornament
We need to admit that: we LOVE Luisa Antonioli's lovely little fabric ornaments ! So much cuteness and personality! This gorgeous little snowman fairy ( or snowman angel ) ornament is no exception! So cute and simple to create, which make this beautiful little Christmas ornament one of our favorite Christmas crafts! You could make the Christmas fairies as lovely festive home decor, Christmas ornaments or gift toppers. These snowflake fairies are incredibly easy to make , so gather the materials and let's get crafting:
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Little felt wooden bead elf - DIY Christmas tree ornament
Are you on a hunt for an easy, fun, and super adorable fabric scrap buster Christmas craft project ? Create a lovely elf! So cute and simple to create ! These gorgeous little Christmas elves by Luisa Antonioli are one of our favorite Christmas crafts. You could make the elves as lovely festive home decor , Christmas ornaments or gift toppers. These felt elves are incredibly easy to make.
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Simple DIY ribbon angels - Christmas tree ornament
These adorable little ribbon angel ornaments by Fairy Crafts are easy to make and can be a wonderful festive addition to your tree. Are you ready to make some ribbon angel ornaments for your Christmas tree ? Let's create a bunch of adorable, little DIY angel ornaments for this years Christmas tree with a few simple craft supplies and Fairy Crafts's easy to follow tutorial:
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3D paper christmas tree - easy paper craft for kids (video tutorial)
Learn how to make a gorgeous 3D Paper Christmas tree with Hattifant's step-by-step video tutorial, and free printable Christmas tree template! If you love paper snowflakes and fancy the next challenge, these beautiful dimensional paper Christmas trees are super easy to make and look great both with and without an electric tea light! What a fantastic paper craft for Christmas ! You can get the free printable template here
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Simple DIY Christmas gnome yarn ornaments with felt
This DIY Scandinavian tomte style Christmas gnome ornament is so cute and so easy to make: you could whip out a bunch of them as lovely gift toppers or as cute Christmas ornaments under an afternoon. Kids love to craft with yarn and felt, so this would be a fun one to do with them too. With this fun technique you can make little Christmas gnomes similar to Santa , just use colorful felt pieces instead of red. Follow along Manualidades Para Todos's step-by-step tutorial and create your very own little Scandinavian style gnome Christmas tree ornaments :
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Simple DIY cotton pad angel ornament - frugal Christmas decoration
Add a heavenly touch to your Christmas decorations with this cute little cotton pad angel Christmas ornament. Make them in different colors to gift or keep! We’re feeling all angelic today, and you’ll feel the same, when you see Easy Peasy And Fun's cute little cotton pad angel Christmas ornament craft ! This is such a pretty handmade ornament that you could show it to someone and they wouldn’t believe that you made it with simple cotton pads!
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Winter hat art project for kids with DIY pom poms
This winter hat art project by One Little Project is so much fun! We love experimenting with all sorts of "magic" and this fun little craft project is no exception. Your kids will have lots of fun hiding secret patterns on the paper and having them magically appear when you paint over them with watercolor. This winter hat art project for kids is such a fun winter craft idea! Use One Little Project's free printable winter hat template to have a fun day of crafting at home or in the classroom!
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DIY Dog marionette puppet - fun tp roll craft for kids
This tutorial by Easy Peasy And Fun will show you how to make a dog marionette puppet , a lovely recycled project that kids are going to love! Marionette puppets might look complicated but are in essence pretty easy to make and chances are, you have everything you need in your home. This fun puppet toy will grant hours of fun! This lovely paper dog puppet walks with simple controls, small enough for little hands, and also very great for dexterity practice! Get the tutorial , and let's get crafting:
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DIY Paper winter village - fun winter paper craft for kids
These beautiful paper winter villages by Krokotak are so much fun to make, and it's just the perfect winter or Christmas craft you can do with your kids ( and its also perfect for sprucing up your mantel or winter decor ) ! You can try to create some adorable winter villages with different colored papers in different patterns and motifs as well. Watch Krokotak's step by step tutorial on how to make these lovely little dimensional paper winter villages for winter and let the crafting fun begin:
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Easy DIY photo snow globe craft for kids - creative Christmas card
Kids love snow globes, a nd we love looking at pictures of our kids ! Today’s winter craft project combines both of those into an easy winter craft little kids will love to make. This little 3D family photo snow globe card by It's Always Autumn is a perfect classroom winter or Christmas craft for kids to make. Her template ( as usual ) makes this winter craft easy-peasy and you can be sure the parents will love receiving one of these super adorable Christmas cards. Not only does this winter snow globe card hold a special message inside, with a child’s photo at the center of the snow globe, this one takes “personal” to a whole new level.
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Painting Rocks with Love: Painted Mandala Hearts – Sustain My Craft Habit
Rock painting rocks! We love rock painting crafts, and we instantly fell in love with Sustain My Craft Habit' s new rock painting design. With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, these lovely heart painted rocks give us the inspiration we needed to create fun little valentine's gifts. ( Just "lost" them around the house and wait until someone finds them. Isn't it super fun? ) These easy rock painting ideas , with mandala designs , are also a great way to relax, be artistic and make a perfect craft for Valentine’s Day. Or any day really! Get the tutorial and let's paint a rock:
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DIY Apple love-bugs ( ladybugs ) - Valentine's day food id
In this step-by-step tutorial , East Amazing will show you how to make apple love bugs ( ladybug apples ) with just a few healthy ingredients. This adorable apple love-bug is just a cute edible ( and healthy ! ) gift that kids will love this Valentine's Day ! This adorable apple ladybug is also perfect for couples who love fresh, healthy fruits almost as much as each other. Get those apples , watch this video tutorial, and create a few adorable apple bugs for the upcoming Valentine's day ( or anniversary ) or just for fun!
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