15 Christmas Gifts Kids Can Make

Crafting Holiday Joy: Creative DIY Gifts for Kids to Share

The holiday season is the perfect time to get creative with your kids and make heartfelt gifts for family and friends. Crafting together not only adds a personal touch to your presents but also creates cherished memories. In this article, we’ve gathered 15 delightful DIY Christmas gift ideas that kids can make with a little guidance. From festive ornaments to charming decor pieces, these crafts are sure to bring joy to both the makers and receivers. So, let’s dive into the world of holiday crafting and spread the warmth of the season!

Supplies and Equipment Needed:

  • Various crafting supplies based on the chosen project (e.g., paper bags, felt, mason jars, clay pots, wood beads, cinnamon, driftwood, watercolor paints, wood slices, pine cones, clay)
  • Basic craft tools (e.g., scissors, glue, brushes, watercolors)
  • Holiday-themed decorations (e.g., sprinkles, ribbons, luster dust, mini marshmallows)
  • Safety equipment for certain crafts (e.g., gloves, adult supervision)

Paper Bag Snowflakes

These 3D paper bag snowflakes are a fun craft to make and decorate with for Christmas. You can make them with white or brown bags!

Felt Christmas Wreath 

This felt Christmas decor is perfect for using up those small scraps! Add to a piece of wood for a cute addition to a mantel or side table.

Mason Jar Wreaths

These cute mason jar wreaths are the perfect gift for kids to make and decorate with or gift to grandparents.

Simple Felt Reindeer Ornaments

Get kids sewing when making this lovely little reindeer ornament. Again, based on basic shapes and basic sewing skills, these reindeer are adorable.

Yarn Christmas Tree Ornaments

Kids will love making these simple yarn Christmas Tree Ornaments. Combine nature finds with yarn, to make these adorable trees.

DIY Stained Glass Effect Plastic Lid Ornaments

A fun little recycled craft. Turn clear plastic lids, into colorful Christmas baubles.

Clay Pot Christmas Trees

Learn how to make clay pot Christmas trees using simple craft store supplies! Kids will love to make these to add to your holiday decor.

Wooden Bead Garland

These wood bead garlands are perfect for a boho Christmas theme, and so easy your kids can make them!

Homemade Cinnamon Ornaments

All you need is 2 ingredients to make these super simple and easy Homemade Cinnamon Ornaments! A great DIY holiday craft or fun Christmas gift for both kids and adults to make and customize!

3D Paper Christmas Gnomes

Super popular and easy 3d Christmas Gnomes made from paper. Easy to customize the color scheme. Have fun with these cute Paper Gnomes (free templates included).

Driftwood Christmas Village

Get creative with this Christmas village craft of painting and embellishing pieces of driftwood to look like houses. A great gift that can be used at Christmas and all year long. 

Homemade Holiday Cards

Create fun and festive watercolor cards with just a few inexpensive supplies. Perfect Christmas craft to make with kids!

Christmas Wood Slice Ornaments

Paint Christmas wood slice ornaments with family of all ages. Kids will love creating and gifting this simple craft.

Pine Cone Christmas Tree

This fun and festive pine cone Christmas tree craft project is a fun and easy craft to celebrate the holiday season. Here’s how to make it!

Shooting Star Ornaments

A simple shooting star Christmas ornament that can be made with kids. These minimalist ornaments will go with any Christmas decor style.

Crafting homemade gifts during the holiday season not only unleashes your child’s creativity but also fosters a deeper connection with the true spirit of Christmas. These 15 DIY Christmas gift ideas provide the perfect opportunity for kids to express their love and appreciation for family and friends. Whether it’s a hand-painted ornament, a personalized card, or a unique decor piece, these heartfelt creations will make this holiday season one to remember. So gather your crafting supplies, get your kids involved, and spread the joy of handmade gifts this Christmas!