Decorate paper plates, popsicle sticks or pre-cut Christmas trees and stars with various items such as tinsel, pom-poms, glitter, paint etc. for a lovely handmade ornament to hang from the tree. Have a look at these creative ideas from some of our playgroups!
How gorgeous are these reindeer cookies from Hellenic Playgroup did? This activity is very easy (and yummy!) and the kids will absolutely love decorating their own cookies.
Or you could even decorate gingerbread men like Coastal City Playgroup did!
How cute are these little snowmen and Santa’s? This activity is very simple and perfect for little ones! Give them the materials and let them decorate as they like. Below we’ve had one playgroup use paper chains and another use paper plates.
Just like our thumbprint fairy lights activity, this one is cute craft to do that is also a lovely keepsake. Some of the families at Kelmscott Playgroup made them and the results are great!
Sensory play is always a hit with little ones and we these Christmas themed sensory play stations look like heaps of fun! Different material options could include rice, DIY snow, shredded coconut or sand mixed in with various Christmas items such as pom poms, decorations, beads etc. to give it an Xmas twist! Pearsall-Hocking and Harvest Lakes did this below.
This gorgeous craft idea done by Gooseberry Hill Playgroup and we think they’re very cool! Make the antlers from a cut out of your child’s handprint and get them to stick them on and decorate.
Draw or print out a Christmas tree template and let the kids painting up a storm! The Play Factory Playgroup did a brilliant job with this craft and we love the use of a peg and cotton wool ball for paintbrushes.
How cute is this craft? It’s super simple and an easy one to do with all kids plus it’s a wonderful keepsake to have for years.
Keen for more? Have a look at some of our favourite and easy activity ideas you can do with little ones here.
We always love seeing what you get up to. If you’re doing Christmas crafts with your group don’t forget to tag us so we can share the fun!