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!

12 Christmas Crafts for Kids || The Chirping Moms
Christmas Playdough
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.  

12 Christmas Crafts for Kids || The Chirping Moms
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.

12 Christmas Crafts for Kids || The Chirping Moms
Santa Mask
(comes from our post 15 Holiday Crafts for Kids)

12 Christmas Crafts for Kids || The Chirping Moms
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. 

12 Christmas Crafts for Kids || The Chirping Moms
  Handprint Christmas Tree Craft
(comes from our post 5 DIY Gifts Kids can Make)

12 Christmas Crafts for Kids || The Chirping Moms
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.

12 Christmas Crafts for Kids || The Chirping Moms
Pom Pom Jingle Ball Ornament

12 Christmas Crafts for Kids || The Chirping Moms
Reindeer Food
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.

12 Christmas Crafts for Kids || The Chirping Moms
Mitten Handprints

12 Christmas Crafts for Kids || The Chirping Moms
Washi Tape Ornament
Directions:  Buy a small flat ornament.  Add washi tape to decorate.

12 Christmas Crafts for Kids || The Chirping Moms

Handprint & Footprint Craft(comes from post here)

12 Christmas Crafts for Kids || The Chirping Moms

Holiday Bow WreathDirections:  Cut out a wreath from a paper plate.  Add holiday bows & hang.
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