15 Easy Christmas Kid-Friendly Recipes & Crafts Anyone Can Make

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It’s December, which means school’s out and Christmas is right around the corner. Making simple DIY decorations and yummy goodies are part of the Christmas experience, so gather your children and get your craft on!

Check out these 15 adorable and simple Christmas DIYs that you can try out with your family this holiday!


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DIY Christmas Party Food

1. Little strawberry Santa

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These adorable strawberry Santas are adorable, healthy and easy to make! Serve it in our Nordic Casserole Dish for a Christmas party and guests are sure to swarm around these cute little beings.

Ingredients:

  • Strawberries
  • Whipped cream
  • Chocolate sprinkles

Tip: Make sure to use fresh strawberries as the snack will taste better!

Steps:

  1. Slice off the leafy part and the pointed end of the strawberry 
  2. Pipe whipped cream on the strawberry base
  3. Sandwich the base and the hat before piping a little more whipped cream on top
  4. Use chocolate sprinkles to act as eyes
  5. Using a toothpick, put 2 spots of whipped cream on the strawberry as buttons

Be sure to serve them to your guests in our elegant Nordic Dining Series!

2. Cucumber Christmas trees

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Add this fun and colourful snack to your party table this Christmas! It’s an adorable and attractive way to get your children to eat their vegetables.

Ingredients:

  • 1 large carrot
  • 1 large cucumber

Steps:

  1. Shred long strips of the cucumbers with a shredder
  2. From the smaller end, slowly fold the strip of cucumbers back and forth. Make the folds larger as you go along.
  3. Push a toothpick through the carrot slices, folded cucumber strip and star-shaped carrot 
  4. Carefully separate the cucumber folds to create a tree shape 
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Tip: Try out this recipe using other ingredients such as cherry tomatoes, cheese and even hotdog!

3. Egg snowman

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These cute winter snacks are the perfect addition to your Christmas party platter – they’re healthy and it shows off your creative skills!

Ingredients:

  • 6 peeled large hard-boiled eggs
  • 6 peeled quail hard-boiled eggs
  • 1 carrot
  • Stick biscuits 
  • Peppercorns
  • Parsley

Steps:

  1. Slice carrots of different diameter for the snowman’s hat
  2. Slice off the top and bottom of the eggs
  3. Push the wooden skewer through the carrots, large and small eggs and snap off the excess
  4. Use another skewer to create holes on the eggs for the eyes, nose, mouth and buttons
  5. Place a peppercorn on the egg for the eyes, mouth and buttons
  6. Stick a small piece of carrot for the nose
  7. Place parsley at the side of the snowman to act as the hands

4. Hot chocolate marshmallow snowman 

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This is a fun recipe to spice up your hot chocolate experience! It’s quick and simple to put together and it makes your hot chocolate even more delicious!

Ingredients:

  • Large marshmallows
  • Stick biscuits 
  • Candy corn
  • Mini chocolate chips

Steps:

  1. Place 3 marshmallows in a row and stick a wooden skewer through it 
  2. Break the stick biscuit in half for the snowman’s hands and legs
  3. Use a piece of candy corn for the snowman’s nose
  4. Use mini chocolate chips for the snowman’s buttons
  5. Melt a tablespoon of chocolate chips in the microwave and pipe out the snowman’s eyes and smile

5. Banana Santa treat

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This adorable and healthy snack is a sure way to get your children to eat their fruits! Get the help of your little ones in the kitchen to piece together this simple recipe.

Ingredients:

  • Large marshmallows
  • Mini marshmallows
  • Strawberries
  • Bananas
  • Chocolate sprinkles
  • Red candy-coated chocolate 
  • Wooden skewers

Steps:

  1. Slice banana in half crosswire 
  2. Slice a large piece of the marshmallow into 4 horizontal slices 
  3. Cut off the stem of the strawberries
  4. Thread the ingredients through a skewer in this order: start with banana, marshmallow slice, strawberry and mini marshmallow
  5. Push 2 chocolate sprinkles as the eyes
  6. Add a red candy-coated chocolate as the nose

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6. Space-saving Christmas trees

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Are you thinking about buying a Christmas tree this holiday season? Before you do that, think about the space that you have – for both displaying and storing your trees. If you don’t have space, there are plenty of space-saving Christmas trees ideas you can try out at home!

Twine String Tree: Simply hang up a piece of twine string with a washi tape in a zigzag pattern to resemble a Christmas tree. Top it off with some fairy lights and ornaments and your Christmas tree is done!

Family Memory Tree: Collate your family pictures and paste it up on the wall in the shape of a tree – it’s great to show off your family memories and also serves as a great conversation starter.

Wall Ornament Tree: If you have a lot of ornaments at home, you can hang up your ornaments to form the shape of a Christmas tree.

7. Family handprint Christmas wreath

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This is a great craft idea that also doubles as a keepsake as your child grows up. Have fun executing the project with your child and you can cherish this project as time goes by!

Materials needed:

  • Cereal box
  • Green coloured paper (you can use different colours)
  • Red coloured paper (or pom-poms)
  • Glue 
  • Large plate
  • Small bowl
  • Ribbon

Steps:

  1. Trace out your child’s hand on a cereal box to make a template. It’s good to create a template if your child finds the process of tracing out their handprint ticklish!
  2. Cut out about 20-25 handprints on green-coloured paper based on the template that you’ve made
  3. Place a large plate on a piece of paper and trace it out
  4. Place a small bowl in the middle of the large circle and trace it out
  5. Cut up your circles and start laying the handprints on the wreath
  6. Attach the handprints to the wreath with a little bit of glue 
  7. Glue red circle paper or pom-poms to the wreath
  8. Tie the ribbon around the wreath

Tip: You can adjust the width of your wreath according to the size of your child’s hand. 

8. Layered paper-plate Christmas tree

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Do you have paper plates lying around from parties you’ve hosted before? Get those leftover paper plates out and make a Christmas tree with your children! The ridges of the paper plates give your Christmas tree an added texture.

Materials needed: 

  • Paper plates
  • Green paint
  • Brushes
  • School glue
  • Brown cardboard
  • Decoration supplies (e.g: coloured yarns, pom-poms)

Steps:

  1. Paint the paper plates green and let it dry completely
  2. Cut the plates into thirds, with one section smaller than the rest
  3. Layer it together with the smallest section at the top, creating a Christmas tree shape
  4. Staple the sections together
  5. Glue a rectangular piece of cardboard at the bottom of the tree 
  6. Decorate the Christmas tree
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9. Candy bar Christmas tree

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This candy bar Christmas tree will capture both your children and your guests’ attention! Fill it up with various chocolate bars and display it on your dining table.

Materials needed: 

  • Styrofoam cones
  • Pins or glue
  • Fun-sized chocolate bars
  • Decoration of your choice

Steps:

  1. Starting from the bottom, place the chocolate bars such that the end of the packet is aligned with the bottom of the cone
  2. Glue or pin the wrapper end of the chocolate bars to the cone and work your way up
  3. Top it off with a decoration of your choice – snowman, ribbons or even more chocolate!

Tip: If you’re a fan of tea, you can apply this DIY idea for your teabags!

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10. Toilet paper Christmas tree

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If you have an abundant amount of toilet paper rolls, use it to make this DIY with your kids instead of throwing it away! It’s a simple and adorable way of upcycling your toilet paper rolls!

Materials needed:

  • Toilet paper rolls
  • Green paint
  • Paintbrushes 
  • Hot glue gun 
  • Christmas ornaments

Steps:

  1. Decide how tall you’d like the Christmas trees to be
  2. Paint the inside and outside of toilet paper rolls for the tree in green and let it dry
  3. Once dry, glue the sides of the green toilet paper rolls together to form the base row
  4. Glue the toilet paper rolls together until it forms a pyramid. Don’t forget to glue the tree trunk at the base as well!
  5. Decorate the Christmas tree with any ornaments your heart desires!

DIY Christmas Ornaments

11. Toilet paper roll star ornament 

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Yes, this pretty ornament is made out of toilet paper rolls! It’s easy to do with your children and it looks beautiful on your Christmas tree.

Materials needed:

  • Toilet paper roll
  • Ribbon/string
  • 5 clothes peg
  • Spray paint
  • Glitter
  • Glue

Steps:

  1. Flatten and cut the toilet paper roll into half-inch thick strips
  2. Dab some glue at the tip of the strips and stick it together to form a star
  3. Use clothes peg to hold it together until it dries completely
  4. Spray paint the ornament in any colour of your choice
  5. Sprinkle glitter onto the ornament on a sheet of paper and let it dry for an hour
  6. Attach a ribbon/string onto the ornament and deck out your Christmas tree!

Tip: If the glitter doesn’t stick, apply glue or spray adhesive on the ornament before sprinkling the glitter.

12. Ribbon Christmas tree ornament

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This is one of the simplest DIYs in this list! All you need are some sticks and your leftover ribbons from wrapping your Christmas gifts.

Materials needed:

  • Sticks (cinnamon sticks, wooden skewers)
  • Ribbons
  • Hot glue gun
  • Twine/brown craft string
  • Scissors

Tip: Using cinnamon sticks makes your house smell amazing!

Steps:

  1. Tie your ribbons closely together down the cinnamon stick or wooden skewers
  2. Adjust your ribbons accordingly to align it
  3. Trim the sides of the ribbon into the shape of a Christmas tree
  4. You can hot glue the side of the ribbons to prevent fraying
  5. Glue a piece of twine around the top of the stick to create a hook for you to hang the ornament

13. Rolled paper Christmas tree ornament

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Make use of your leftover craft or wrapping papers to make this simple DIY. This DIY can be used as an ornament or you can paste it at the front of your Christmas cards!

Materials needed:

  • Wrapping/craft papers
  • Ice-cream stick
  • Tape
  • Hot glue
  • String
  • Pencil

Steps:

  1. Cut up approximately 10 sheets of paper 
  2. Each paper should be an inch shorter than the previous one
  3. Roll the paper onto a pencil and tape it down
  4. Arrange your paper rolls – longest at the bottom and the shortest at the top
  5. Hot glue the paper rolls onto your ice-cream stick
  6. Thread a string around the top paper roll and hang it on your tree!

DIY Christmas Cards

14. Christmas ornament button cards 

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There’s no need to buy Christmas cards with this simple DIY! You probably already have these items at home – grab your children and try out this easy Christmas card.

Materials needed:

  • Ruler
  • Pen/pencil
  • Buttons
  • A piece of ribbon
  • Glue

Steps:

  1. Draw straight lines of various lengths on the paper
  2. Glue a button at the bottom of each line
  3. Draw a small ribbon above the buttons
  4. Paste a strip of ribbon at the bottom of the card
  5. Write your Christmas wishes at the end

15. Fingerprint reindeer Christmas card

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Fingerprint art is always fun, especially with children! Creating a fingerprint art Christmas card would be a creative and adorable activity for you to try out with your children at home.

Materials needed:

  • A white piece of paper
  • Paint or ink pads
  • Black & red markers
  • Baby wipes

Steps:

  1. Fold your paper into half
  2. Paint on some brown paint or ink onto their fingers
  3. Press their finger down onto the paper. Continue this step until you get your desired number of reindeer
  4. Allow the paint to dry completely
  5. Use the black pen to draw out the reindeer’s antler and eyes
  6. Draw out the reindeer’s nose with the red pen
  7. Write your Christmas wishes at the end (or you can stamp it if you have a Christmas stamp!)

Now that you’ve read these simple and interesting DIY projects, it’s your time to turn these ideas into reality! Grab your children away from their phones and sit down together to recreate these DIY ideas. It’s a great time to bond and liven up the Christmas spirit in your home!

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