It’s the week of Christmas & we are sharing some fun and easy Christmas crafts to do with your kids this week! Happy Holiday Crafting!
There are two different recipes:
Christmas Spice Playdough: Mix 1 cup of water, 2 tbsp. of vegetable oil, 1 cup flour, 1/3 cup salt, 1 tbsp of cream of tarter, 1 tsp of cloves, 1/2 tsp of cinnamon, & 1/2 tsp of nutmeg in a medium sauce pan. Stir the mixture over medium heat until it comes together, about 3-4 minutes. Once it turns into a ball shape, turn off the heat and let the dough cool to use.
Peppermint Playdough: Mix 1 cup of water, 2 tbsp. of vegetable oil, 1 cup flour, 1/3 cup salt, and 1 tbsp of cream of tarter in a medium sauce pan. Stir the mixture over medium heat until it comes together, about 3-4 minutes. Once it starts to come together, add peppermint essential oil drops until you get the desired scent. Once it turns into a ball shape, turn off the heat and let the dough cool to use.
Santa Handprint Craft
Directions: Paint paper plate green. Let dry. Using white paint, cover the middle of the hand and the four fingers white. Then, cover the bottom of the hand & the thumb with red paint. Stamp onto the plate. Add a white pom-pom on hat using white paint. Add goggle eyes & draw on nose and mouth.
(comes from our post 15 Holiday Crafts for Kids)
Pom Pom Joy Craft
Directions: Print out JOY in big letters. Cut out letters. Glue the JOY letters onto red paper. Glue pom-poms onto JOY.
Handprint Christmas Tree Craft
(comes from our post 5 DIY Gifts Kids can Make)
Q-Tip Painted Christmas Lights
Directions: Print out Christmas light template (found here). Cut out lights. Use a Q-Tip to paint the lights. Let dry & glue onto paper with some string.
Pom Pom Jingle Ball Ornament
(comes from our post 16 Christmas Activities and Crafts for Kids)
Directions: In a jar, mix a little bit of flour, lots of oats, & magic glitter to help the reindeer fly. Save for Christmas Eve and sprinkle on yard.
(comes from our post Holiday Handprint & Footprint Crafts)
Washi Tape Ornament
Directions: Buy a small flat ornament. Add washi tape to decorate.
Handprint & Footprint Craft(comes from post here)
Holiday Bow WreathDirections: Cut out a wreath from a paper plate. Add holiday bows & hang.