Christmas Crafts for Kids

Construction Paper Christmas Candle Card Craft for Kindergarten

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.

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.

Christmas Candle Craft

If you are looking for a pretty¬†Christmas craft for kindergartners, preschoolers, toddlers, grade 1, grade 2, and grade 3 students that isn’t a tree, wreath, or stocking – you will love this project idea! Kids will create a¬†christmas candle craft that can be a decoration or a pretty decorated Christmas card out of paper. This quick, fun-to-make, and stunning kindy Christmas craft is such a fun¬†December craft for kids to make! Whether you are a parent, teacher, or homeschooler – you will love this project.

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Construction Paper Christmas Craft

All you need to make this pretty holiday craft are a few simple materials:

  • construction paper – red, shades of green, yellow, and other
  • scissors
  • glue
  • red pompoms
  • black marker

Paper Christmas Craft

Christmas card craft

Start out by getting your cut-outs ready:

  • 3 yellow candle flames
  • 3 red strips to be the candle base
  • 2 dark green holly leaves
  • 2 light green, smaller holly leaves

Christmas Craft Ideas for Kindergarten

Paper Christmas Craft

Now pick the color of your card and fold it in half or fourths. We glued a piece of black for one craft and white for the next on the face of the card for an extra pop.

Kindy Christmas Craft

Christmas Craft for Kindergarten

Then fold your red paper strips back and forth accordian style. We did three per card.

Easy Christmas Crafts for Kindergarten

Next, glue the top and bottom edge of your red accordian candles on the card face.

Christmas card craft for kids

Easy Christmas Crafts for Kindergarten

Now glue one set of green holly leaves over the bottom of the red candles.

Christmas Craft for Kindergarten

Christmas card craft for kids

Next, glue the slightly smaller, light green holly leaves on top of the other leaves.

christmas card craft for kids to make

Attach three red pom pom berries where the leaves all join.

homemade christmas card craft for kids

Christmas Craft Ideas for Kindergarten

Glue the yellow flames above the red candle sticks.

diy christmas card craft for kids

Kindy Christmas Craft

Use a sharpie or black marker to add a wick inside the candle flame.

christmas card craft for preschoolers

If using a light color as the face of your card, you can add the glow of the candlelight with marker too.

Christmas card craft

Christmas Craft for Preschoolers

This is such a fun, holiday card for kids to make for family, friends, and neighbors in December. Open it up to write a personalized message and they are ready to deliver!

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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Christmas Science

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

Christmas Crafts

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About the author

Beth Gorden

Beth Gorden is the creative multi-tasking creator of Kindergarten Worksheets and Games. As a busy mother of six, she strives to create hands-on learning activities and worksheets that kids will love to make learning FUN! Browse through more than 200,000 pages of FREE worksheets & educational activities for kindergartners! Plus don't miss her other sites www.123homeschool4me.com and www.preschoolplayandlearn.com

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