4 Holiday DIY Gift Ideas the Kids can help with

4 Holiday DIY Gift Ideas the Kids can help with

4 Holiday DIY Gift Ideas for Kids to MakeLooking for a fun crafty activity to do with the kids this holiday season? Christmas DIY decorations for kids are a great way of involving the whole family in the decorating spirit while also giving the children something fun to do while on vacation from school (and keeping them out of YOUR HO HO HAIR!) There are literally thousands of ideas you can choose from. Below are few of our favorite DIY Holiday Craft Gift ideas that are sure to be instant hits.

Holiday Cards

Sending out Holiday Christmas cards is a tradition many families have. This year why not let the kids take the “Reindeer Reins” and try out some fun crafty cards! There are lots to choose from in this article from Letters From Santa. Pop Up cards, Reverse Fingerprint Cards, Glitter Cards (OH YEAH), Paint Chip Cards (you know the ones that use the paint color swatches you get from the home improvement stores), Toddler cards, Button Cards, Sparkly Glitter Christmas Tree Cards and more!


Homemade ornaments make wonderful gifts as well. Using pictures, beads, popsicle sticks and other crafty items, your kids can design their own ornaments. BuzzFeed’s article on Edible Ornaments has 9 great ideas from Reindeer Candy Canes to Stained Glass and Hot Cocoa DIY projects & Pinterest has TONS of excellent ideas on different Beaded Candy Cane Ornaments. We also found an excellent article with over 50 Ornament ideas including bird feeder & snowflake ornaments by DIYCraftyProjects! All suitable for kids from 5yrs old and up!

Salt Dough DIY Gifts

One of the most fun things we remember doing as children was creating salt dough! Admit it, you loved it too! Here are some fun gift ideas using Salt Dough from Handprint Ornaments to Footprint Snowmen and Picture Frame Keepsake Ornaments that kids of any age can make…..with adult participation..we mean supervision!

Holiday Cookies

Cookies! Everyone loves cookies…unless you are the Grinch! From Frosted Sugar Cookies to Gingerbread men, cookies are a tradition that dates back to ….well a long long time ago. Nowadays there are a ton of fun cookie decorations that can make it so even the youngest child join in on the cookie decorating! And since cookies make great gifts, this activity is a win-win! Check out the link to Pinterest for a ton of great ideas for fun kid-friendly cookie decorating.

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