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December Crafts for Kids

Get ready for a fun, crafty, and beautifully decorated Christmas with all these creative December Crafts for Kids. These cute easy Christmas craft ideas are perfect for kids of all ages from toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, and elementary age kids. We’ve included tree, reindeer, Santa Claus, ornaments, elves, and more ideas in these kindergarten Christmas crafts.

Get ready for a fun, crafty, and beautifully decorated Christmas with all these creative December Crafts for Kids. These cute easy Christmas crafts are perfect for kids of all ages from toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, and elementary age kids. We've included tree, reindeer, Santa Claus, ornaments, elves, and more ideas in these kindergarten Christmas crafts. 

December Crafts for Kids

We have found the best December crafts for kids, from cute reindeer crafts, fun Santa activities, lots of Christmas tree crafts, and more! We have Christmas crafts for . There  are also a couple of New Years crafts, and lots more great December craft ideas and activities to try. Celebrate all the traditions of the holiday season with lots of fun ideas and these cute Christmas crafts for kids.  There are enough December crafts on this list for you try a new craft every day this holiday season with your toddlers, preschoolers, kindergartners, grade 1, grade 2, and grade 3 students.

December Crafts

Whether you are a parent, teacher, or homeschooler – take some time to enjoy the beauty and magic of the festivities while helping kids improve fine motor skills, improve coordination, express themselves, and create a Christmas project they are proud to make for themselves, their parents, friends, or grandparents!

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Christmas Tree Crafts

Make a pretty paper craft Christmas tree, a tin foil and tree, hand print Christmas tree, a sponge printed Christmas tree with pretty gems, or one of these other fun and easy Christmas tree crafts for kids!

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Reindeer Crafts

How cute and silly are these reindeer crafts for kids made out of construction paper, pinecones, printable reindeer projects, and more!

  • Reindeer painted rocks from Projects with Kids.
    How cute are these little reindeer rocks!
  • Paper bag reindeer puppet from Crafts on Sea.
    Do you know a reindeer song or story you could act out with these puppets?
  • Handprint Reindeer Craft from Buggy and Buddy.
    This is such a fun reindeer craft!
  • Big mouth reindeer printable from Easy Peasy and Fun.
    This is such a fun craft, and it comes with a free printable so it’s easy to make too.
  • Pinecone Reindeer from One Little Project.
    This craft uses lots of natural materials to make super cute reindeer.
  • Toilet roll reindeer from The Craft Train.
    Save up your cardboard rolls so you can make enough reindeer to pull Santa’s sleigh!

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Santa Crafts

These new Santa Claus Crafts for kids are sure to delight your children! From shape Santas to tp roll Santa puppets, hand print keepsake ornaments and even a really cool diy Santa clause craft recycled from newspaper pages!

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New Years Crafts

This end of the year holiday always sneaks up on me, so I wanted to make sure to include some simple New Years Eve Crafts for Kids to make sure you had lots of ideas ready to go for December 31st.

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December Preschool Crafts

There are so many more fun ideas you can make from elf puppets, lego snow globe, gingerbread man craft, christmas birds, and so many more. Check out these fun December crafts ideas for kids.

Everyone will be kept busy all month long making these 31 magical December crafts for kids!

fun-christmas-sight-words-activity-for-kids  free-word-family-Christmas-trees Kids will get excited to practice their letter recognition skills during December with this super cute, Free Polar Express worksheets! This Color by Letter is perfect for toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, and first grade students. These Polar Express Color by Letter will help to work on student’s letters and colors while still having fun learning. The Christmas letter learning worksheets are a  fun and educational way to practice your letters during the month of December. Christmas CVC Words on Santa's Sleigh- super cute, fun, and hands on reading activity for kindergartners #cvcwords #christmas #kindergarten

Christmas Printables

Looking for more free Christmas worksheets to make learning fun for Kinders during December, you’ve got to see these alphabet and literacy activities!

These NO PREP,  free Christmas worksheets are such a fun way for toddler, preschool, pre-k, and kindergarten age children to practice letter recognition during the holiday season in December.  There is a Christmas worksheets for each letter from A to Z. Children will use crayons, markers, colored pencils or bingo daubers to find the letter and color the correct ornaments on the Christmas tree. This is such a fun, educational kindergarten Christmas activities to keep kids engaged and learning!  free-grinch-alphabet-puzzles Free-GINGERBREAD-Sight-Word-Coloring-Sheets

Christmas Worksheets

Help kids explore and learn while having fun this holiday season with this super cool Ornaments christmas science experiments. In this Christmas STEM Project, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, and 3rd grade students will use a battery, magnet, and copper wire to make a motor to make free printable ornaments go around like a merry go round. This is a simple electronics project that will surely engage and impress students throughout the month of December. Don't miss this spinning science project that makes the best christmas activities for kindergarten.  Magic Milk Experiment with a festive flair perfect for making learning fun in December. This Christmas Science experiment for toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, and first grade students is so easy and fun to watch - it does not disappoint!  peppermint candy Christmas Science Experiment Use Christmas Science to make these beautiful Christmas Ornaments to learn while decorating your tree! This Christmas Science Experiment is lots of fun for toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, and first grade students. You only need a few simple materials to try this Christmas learning activity to make your holiday season extra special this December. Kids of all ages will be delighted to try to make a gumdrop Christmas tree STEM activity.

Christmas Science Experiments for Kids

Looking for more fun Christmas science ideas? Check these out!

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free-christmas-hundreds-chart-coloring FREE Gingerbread Man Sequencing Activities -free printable worksheets to help kindergarten age kids practice sequencing with a gingerbread theme activity perfect for December #sequencing #gingerbreadman #kindergarten Christmas-Kindergarten-Math

Christmas Math

Kids will be excited to practice a variety of early learning skills including math, alphabet, literacy, and more with these super cute, free Nutcracker Worksheets. There are over 55 pages of Nutcracker printables for toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, and first grade students to make learning fun during the holiday season in December. So download the pdf file, print the pages, put on the Nutcracker music, and have fun learning clipart of ballet, snowman, nutcrackers, mouse king, Christmas trees, and more! December is the perfect time for a BINGO writing challenge for kids. Simply print the Christmas writing prompts calendar and students in kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, and 4th grade students will pick different creative writing prompts to write about and as they work through the December writing prompts they will try to get BINGO! Simply download pdf file with writing prompts for Christmas and have fun making learning fun during the holiday season.  Super cute, free nativity worksheets printables pack has over 70 pages of literacy and math activities with a Christian theme of Jesus' birth as told in Luke 2. These Christmas worksheets are perfect for toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, and first grade students to sneak in some holiday learning during December. Simply download pdf file with Christmas worksheets for kindergarten and you are ready for lots of fun holiday learning! Christmas Scavenger Hunt. This Christmas scavenger hunt game is fun for toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, and 3rd grade students as it contains not only the name, but a cute picture too.  Use this as a christmas light scavenger hunt or as an indoor ornament scavenger hunt. Simply print pdf file with christmas scavenger hunt ideas in color or black and white and you are ready to play this christmas activity for kids. Your kids will want to do this christmas scavenger hunt for kids over and over again!

Christmas Worksheets

christmas printables craft One of my favorite things to at Christmas is the beautiful candles that adorn windows and decorate inside. This simple construction paper Christmas craft is a great way for kids to recreate this holiday staple with an easy Christmas candle craft. Use this Christmas craft ideas for kindergarten, preschool, pre-k, first grade, 2nd grade, and 3rd graders too.  Whether you live in an area that has snow for Christmas or not, snow reminds us of the holidays! These lovely snowy roofs in this easy-to-make homemade christmas cards are perfect to make for family and friends. These christmas cards for kids are easy to make as a construction paper craft for preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, and up! So grab some colored paper and glue to make these christmas cards for kids to make.   Gingerbread-Christmas-Craft-for-Kids

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Kate Picklebums

Kate is an Aussie Mum to four kids and an early childhood educator. She shares easy activities for kids, family friendly recipes and lots of printables on her blog picklebums.com