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Little crochet elf - free amigurumi pattern
We love simple amigurumi projects and also we are aware that December is the busiest time for all crafters , so we brought to you this cute little crochet ( amigurumi ) elf doll by Dendennis that is small and simple - perfect as a last minute Christmas present or if you need to work up a whole bunch! These super cute amigurumi elves are not complicated to crochet , but do include some small details, which can be a bit fiddly to make. But if you have some patience and enjoy working on small details, it's right up your alley. Happy crocheting !
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Little crochet Santa toy (free amigurumi pattern)
Crochet this cute and cuddly Saint Nick for the holiday season this year! So sweet! Dendennis will share this free crochet pattern with you - so you won't need to rob a bank to crochet this cute little Santa amigurumi toy! This free crochet Santa toy pattern is fairly simple, and it’s definitely possible to whip out one in an evening. This crochet Santa make great Christmas decoration, or  make a little Santa toy as a lovely Christmas gift for the kids!
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DIY Rustic wood reindeer decor (free woodworking plan)
This year why not build a fun DIY Wood Santa Sleigh for your front porch? But what is a sleigh without a reindeer to pull it? So grab your saw and create a gorgeous wood reindeer Christmas decor with or ( without ) Santa's sleigh! We really like the shape of this DIY wood reindeer , it so beautiful even as a standalone Christmas decoration! This DIY Rustic wood reindeer  can be a great indoor or outdoor Christmas decor. In this nice woodworking blog you will find the free printable reindeer template and a nice step-by-step assembling tutorial!
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Crochet Mrs Claus doll pillow (free crochet pattern)
She’s the sweetest lady with a sweet white apron and jingle bell accessories. What’s not to love? She’s about the same size as Santa (he can be find as a free pattern in this nice crochet blog as well!) and has lots of beautiful yarn hair to match his beard. Such a sweet couple! Crochet this cute Mrs Claus doll pillow for the holiday season this year!  Ashleigh will share this free crochet pattern  with us - so you won't need to rob a bank to crochet this cute Mrs Claus doll pillow ! This free crochet Mrs Claus doll (pillow or soft toy) pattern is fairly simple, and it’s definitely possible to whip out one in an evening. This crochet Santa makes great Christmas decoration, or a lovely gift for the kids!
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Rudolph reindeer lollipop - quick Christmas party favor
These reindeer Rudolph lolly pops by True Couponing are pretty much fantastic crafts for kids . Kids can create these super cute Christmas party favors in minutes, and of course they will love to eat them too! These lolly pop reindeer are really easy to make. If your kids are older they can help with the cutting and assembling, but if they’re little, you can let them have the glory of making them. These guys make awesome Christmas party favors or gifts , and you could even send them to school as a class treat!
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Wine cork Santa bowling - Christmas craft for kids
Today we have a quirky little craft that can go two ways: either you make our cute little Santa craft and hang it up on your Christmas tree as an ornament. We love  DIY wine cork Christmas ornaments! Or you make at least 6 of these and create your very own little Santa Craft bowling game. Which will it be? RedTedArt will teach you how to make these super adorable Santa wine cork ornaments (or the Santa bowling game) in no time! This little easy Christmas craft can be a great project for kids of all ages!
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Clothespin reindeer - easy Christmas craft for kids
Add a nice little detail to your Christmas cards or gifts by making a fun looking clothespin reindeer craft. Handmade gifts are the best and we do like to top them with sweet little details such as these clothespin reindeer . These DIY clothespin reindeer are a fun C hristmas crafty activity both for kids and grownups to make. This little clothespin craft is a super easy and quick one, perfect for an afternoon. Use the finished clothespin reindee r to decorate your Christmas tree, Christmas gifts, Christmas cards or just create some with the kids for fun in the classroom!
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Easy 3D paper strip reindeer craft for kids
Raise your hand if you love reindeer crafts ! We’ve got an extremely fun one for you: make a 3D construction paper reindeer! This 3D reindeer card is so fun to make, you’ll want to make all of Santa’s reindeer! It’s a super easy Christmas paper craft to make too, with simple to measure parts of this craft, it’s a great classroom art project idea – can’t you just see all the wonderful little deer ? These 3D paper reindeer are not only fun for the little ones, they are a fun project for all ages and also make for a wonderful DIY placeholder for a Christmas dinner table . Ready to make one ( or ten ) of your own? Let’s get crafting !
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Easy Rudolph reindeer accordion craft for kids
We love reindeer crafts ! Today Kids Craft Room shares with us an adorable printable accordion paper reindeer craft that the kids can actually play with too. This homemade paper reindeer toy has a simple but cleverly folded body that makes it nice and strong and allows it to stand up and be walked along by little hands. The accordion folds also work a bit like a spring so the paper reindeer can be made to boing and bounce up and down on their bottoms. Seriously so much fun and cuteness! Get the free printable template and full instructions at Kids Craft Room:
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Miniature amigurumi Santa owl (free crochet pattern)
Know an owl lover? We've got the perfect gift idea for them: a crochet Santa owl keychain ! Whether you're gifting it as a toy or as home decor, this free amigurumi pattern by Double Treble Trinkets will thrill owl fanatics. This cute crochet ( amigurumi ) owl can be a perfect handmade gift for your kids / grandkids because, this super adorable amigurumi owl is a perfect for both boys and girls! In this great amigurumi blog you will find a wonderful free amigurumi Santa owl pattern which will help you to create this adorable crocheted toy ! You can use any color and style yarn to crochet your own adorable amigurumi owls ,they will look adorable and fun in any form!
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DIY fabric Santa advent calendar
We are super excited to share this lovely DIY fabric Santa advent calendar with you! An advent calendar is a wonderful way to extend the fun of Christmas over the whole month. And what better way to introduce the tradition of counting down the days until Christmas than with a super cute homemade Santa advent calendar ! Sewing your own advent calendar is also the perfect way to create a new family heirloom that will last for years and become a firm favorite part of children's’ festive rituals! This free sewing tutorial , designed by Mike , is one of our favorite festive sewing projects from the The Crafty Gentleman archives. Read on to find out how to sew your own DIY Santa advent calendar :
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Mr. and Mrs.Santa Claus - free crochet patterns (Christmas ragdolls)
Crochet Santa Claus is coming to town! Perfect for having your Christmas decoration be a reflection of your love of crochet , this lovely couple by Passionate Crafter is fun to make and will add a lovely charm to your Christmas decor. Mr. Santa Claus is cute and cuddly and of course, he loves Christmas ! He also has a weakness for all kinds of toys and for Mrs. Claus! Now you can make your own crochet Santa Claus and his beloved wife with Passionate Crafter's easy-to-follow, free crochet tutorial:
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DIY Santa and reindeer stick puppet - fun Christmas craft for kids
Looking for simple, fun and adorable crafts to do with your kids this Christmas ? Get into the Christmas spirit by making these adorable and fun p aper puppets with your kids. These paper puppets by I Heart Crafty Things are not only adorable but really fun to make and perfect for a cold winter day. These lovely Santa and reindeer puppets even make perfect Christmas decorations for your Christmas tree ( just leave out the craft stick and attach a string to it's back! ) Head to iheartcraftythings.com and learn how to make them:
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DIY Trim the beard paper plate Santa craft
Are you looking for an educational Santa craft idea to enjoy with your toddlers and preschoolers this Christmas ? This DIY t rim the beard paper plate Santa craft by Kids Craft Room is super cute and gives kids lots of opportunity to develop their fine motor cutting skills and have fun ! We simply love this trim the beard paper plate Santa craft , it's so brilliant and simple to make. So grab those inexpensive paper plates and create this super fun DIY Trim the beard paper plate Santa craft by following along Kids Craft Room's step-by-step craft tutorial:
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DIY Rocking paper plate Santa - fun Christmas craft for kids
Why make a regular paper plate Santa when you can make one that doubles up as a toy ? This fun little rocking paper plate Santa craft 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 Santas as an ornament : just hang it on a string. This fun little Santa 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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DIY Pom pom Santa Christmas ornament - yarn ornament
This DIY Pom pom Santa Christmas 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 make pom poms , so this would be a fun one to do with them too. You can use a dinner fork or a homemade cardboard pom pom maker to create the pom poms ( if you haven't got a pom pom maker at hand. ) With this fun technique you can make little Christmas gnomes similar to Santa , just use colorful felt pieces instead of red.
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DIY Clay flower pot Santa - adorable Christmas decoration
We are so in love with this lovely little flower pot Santa craft by The Country Chic Cottage, and we think you will be as well! This DIY Clay flower pot Santa is a lovely and fun way to decorate though Christmas and it takes very little time to make, so you can actually create a bunch of them before the holidays. This adorable DIY Clay flower pot Santa is just perfect for decorating indoors, outdoors and they make awesome gifts. Note that: you can make this lovely terra cotta pot decoration in any size that you want.
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DIY Paper cone Santa - fun Christmas craft for kids
When gearing up for the holidays, paper crafts are an easy way to catch a little bit of holiday spirit, and this adorable paper cone Santa Claus decoration by Paper Magic is just a perfect craft to make! These adorable little paper cone Santas can be used as Christmas decorations to hang around the house, or they can be turned into lovely Christmas tree ornaments. So, grab a mug of peppermint hot chocolate, put your feet up, and get ready to fall in love with a paper cone Santa Claus:
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DIY Plastic bottle Santa gift box with craft foam - Christmas gift
What an amazing idea to recycle plastic bottle into this festive Santa gift box ! It is always a great feeling when we are making the preparation for Christmas , especially if you can recycle something from trash into treasure to make something unique for the whole family. Start with an empty plastic bottle to create this fantastic homemade Christmas craft. A plastic bottle Santa gift box is an inexpensive way to decorate your home for the holidays or create fun gifts for the whole family ! This adorable gift box has been made with craft foam, it's fun to make and eco-friendly.
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DIY Toilet paper roll Santa, snowman, reindeer and elf - Christmas craft for kids
If you’re looking for easy Christmas crafts for kids then you’ll love these Christmas toilet paper roll crafts by The Best Ideas For Kids! Kids love to create crafts with toilet paper rolls and the best part is that toilet paper rolls can be recycled into a fun Christmas craft activity. The Best Ideas For Kids will show you how to turn your toilet paper rolls into 4 different Christmas characters:
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DIY Craft stick Santa - fun Christmas craft for kids
Time for another jolly craft by Easy Peasy And Fun! Today Andreja will teach you how to make a super fun craft stick Santa craft. This little craft stick Santa can be a wonderful Christmas decoration for your home, or ( if you add some thread to the back ) this can make a wonderful Christmas tree ornament as well! And they're simple enough for toddlers and preschoolers to make!
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DIY Rocking Santa Christmas decor - recycling craft ( paper clay tutorial )
Transform an old ball , a plastic bottle , some tin foil and a bunch of newspaper ( or cardboard box ) into a g-o-r-g-e-o-u-s Christmas decoration with Creative Mom' step-by-step paper clay sculpting tutorial! Homemade ( or store bought ) paper clay can be molded and manipulated to make just about anything! There's plenty of time to make this jolly little Santa either for your own home or a craft show. We've always loved the delicate rich look of paper clay sculptures and this rocking Santa is truly unique! ( It simply ROCKS! )
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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 Round Santa Christmas card ( handmade greeting card )
It’s always lovely to receive handmade greeting cards isn’t it? This round Santa Christmas card by Kids Craft Room is super fun for kids and grown-ups and so adorably cute! These handmade Santa cards are really easy to make with the free printable template and everyone is will love them, because who could resist such a jolly little Santa Claus ? Plus, this printable Santa card pattern can be used in two ways: you can either trace around it onto colored card or use it as a fun Christmas coloring sheet !
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DIY Terra cotta pot gingerbread man - Christmas gift
This super adorable DIY terra cotta pot gingerbread man by The Country Chic Cottage is perfect for your home this holiday season ! This lovely little flower pot gingerbread man also doubles as a candy dish so you might want to give these as gifts to those that love candy! It is super easy to make yourself with a couple of clay pots. Gather your supplies , get the tutorial at thecountrychiccottage.net and get started:
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DIY Santa finger puppet - Christmas craft for kids (free printable)
We simply love jolly Santa crafts ! This fun finger puppet Santa craft by Kids Craft Room it’s super easy to make and oh so fun to play with! This jolly little paper Santa is such a fun interactive Christmas craft for kids and a great way to encourage imaginative play and story telling. You can use this paper finger puppet Santa in two ways: you can print the free Santa finger puppet template and color it in or you can trace around it onto colored card. Both methods make gorgeous Santa finger puppets that are fun to play with! Get the free printable Santa finger puppet template at kidscraftroom.com and let's get crafting:
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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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