Crafting Holiday Cheer: 17 Whimsical Grinch Crafts for the Season

Get into the Spirit of Christmas with Fun and Festive DIY Grinch Projects

The holiday season is all about spreading joy and embracing the spirit of giving, and what better way to do that than by celebrating with the lovable and mischievous Grinch? Dr. Seuss’ iconic character has stolen hearts for generations, and now, you can bring the Grinch into your home with these 17 delightful Grinch-inspired crafts. From ornaments to wreaths, there’s a Grinch craft for everyone in this festive collection.

Supplies and Equipment Needed:

  • Craft paper in green, red, and white
  • Craft glue and glue gun
  • Scissors
  • Ribbon in various colors
  • Cardstock or construction paper
  • Felt fabric
  • Pom-poms
  • Googly eyes
  • Paints and paintbrushes
  • Wooden ornaments
  • Clear ornaments
  • Empty cardboard boxes
  • Crafting wire
  • Cotton balls
  • Twine
  • Small jingle bells
  • Craft foam
  • Marker pens

Grinch Face Ornaments by A Country Girls Life

Grab this svg file for your cricut and make these adorable ornaments for everyone. They are perfect for a handmade gift that is guaranteed to make hearts grow a few sizes.

Grinch Heart Thumbprint Ornaments by Design Dazzle

Make these thumbprint heart ornaments with the kids for a budget friendly way to bring plenty of Grinch fun to your holiday tree. This is also fun to share with special friends as a handmade gift.

Noodle Ornaments by A Little Pinch of Perfect

This idea is so cute! Painted noodles look like ornaments you might find on a Christmas tree in Whoville. You are going to have so much fun making these with the kids.

Grinch Hand Countdown by Primary Parade 

This printable craft gives kids a grinch hand to help count down the days until Christmas. This is perfect for preschoolers but can be enjoyed by elementary aged kids too.

Grinch Paper Plate Wreath Craft by Mama of Minis

This paper plate wreath is fun to make with the kids before they watch How The Grinch Stole Christmas. They will love displaying this on their bedroom door.

Grinch Hand Print Crafts by Mom Brite

Make this ultra easy handprint craft with the kids to bring Grinchy fun to craft time. It turns out so cute and makes a nice keepsake for families. 

Grinch Pretzel Bites with Free Printable by A Country Girls Life

Make these pretzels with the kids to share with neighbors this holiday season. Don’t forget to print the Grinch tags to add to your package.

Laundry Jug Lanterns by The Soccer Mom

Put your laundry pod container to work making these cute lanterns. Make a  Grinch and a snowman to add to your holiday decorations!  

Grinch Pudding Cups by Simplistically Living

Make a craft that doubles as a snack for kids and kids at heart. You will love this idea that transforms a pudding cup into a Grinchy good craft for the holidays.

Grinch Playdough Craft by Messy Little Monster

Kids are going to have so much fun making Grinch faces from playdough, pipe cleaners and googly eyes! Add a few feathers for the craziest fur for this fun activity.

Grinch Headband by Simple Everyday Mom

Make these headbands with the kids before you settle down to watch the classic film. This idea is so much fun, and so easy thanks to the easy to follow instructions.

Grinch Slime by Simplistically Living

If you want to make a hands on gift for kids, then this is the craft for you! Make pots of Grinch slime to share for a gift kids will be giddy over.

Grinch Corner Bookmarks by Sugar, Spice and Glitter

Make a bunch of these adorable bookmarks to give to all of your friends this holiday season. The Grinch will be more than happy to help you save your spot in a good book.

Glittery Heart Ornaments by Happiness in Homemade

To make these sweet ornaments, you won’t need any fancy supplies, just a few simple things like clear ornaments, glitter and a few moments of time. Make these for your tree, or to share a gift from the heart this year.

Paper Plate Grinch Craft by Simple Everyday Mom

This idea is easy and cute! Put a paper plate to work to make a Grinch face that the kids will love to display and play with.

Grinch Handprint Craft by The Best Ideas for Kids

Make the characters from How the Grinch Stole Christmas with your child’s handprint. This idea is adorable and makes such a sweet keepsake decoration.

Grinch Wreath by Ann’s Entitled Life

This wreath will look perfect on your door. Grab some tulle, felt and glue to make this adorable wreath with a glorious Grinch style. 

The Grinch may have started as a holiday “mean one,” but he’s become an endearing character synonymous with Christmas cheer. These 17 Grinch crafts offer a delightful way to infuse your home with the spirit of the season. Whether you’re crafting with your little ones or tackling projects solo, these whimsical creations are sure to bring smiles and warmth to your holiday celebrations.