Christmas is a time of joy, where families come together and make memories that will last for years to come. Moreover, what better way to capture those memories than making handmade Christmas cards with your kids? It can be anything ranging from photo christmas cards to reindeer fingerprint cards. Not only will it bring the family closer together, but it’s also an excellent way to teach your little ones about art and creativity.
Plus, they’ll have plenty of fun while doing it! With that in mind, here are ten creative and fun Christmas card crafts for kids that you can do this holiday season.
Creative DIY Christmas Card Ideas for Kids
1. Handprint Christmas Tree
Get your kid to draw their handprint tree on some green paper, then use brown paint or a marker to draw on the trunk and branches. Decorate the tree with sequins, glitter, or other accessories.
2. Snowman Fingerprints
Make a circle of fingerprints with white paint, then add eyes, mouth, and buttons with black paint or marker, and finish it with an orange tip for the nose. Finally, make a winter cap or scarf from coloured pencils or markers.
3. Reindeer Handprints
Instruct your child to make a brown handprint on a white piece of paper, then use paint or markers to add antlers, eyes, and a red nose. This cute card can be a great gift for the grandparents, and you can also use a print posters design to get a lovely and creative poster that can serve as a moment gift.
4. Santa’s Footprint
Make a footprint in red paint with your child, then add a white beard and cap with cotton balls, glitter, or markers.
5. Christmas Tree Paper Crafts
Decorate green construction paper Christmas tree shapes with shimmer, sequins, and other decorative elements. Then glue it to a folded piece of cardstock to create a 3D look.
6. Wreath with Handprints
Create handprints all around a circle on a piece of paper with green paint. Use markers or glitter to make a bow and other decorations.
7. Prints of Snowflakes
Stamp a snowflake stamp or cookie cutter onto a piece of paper after dipping it in white paint. Decorate with glitter or paint.
8. Card with a Pop-Up Image
Cut out a Christmas tree form from folded cardstock, then make little incisions on the tree’s branches using scissors. The tree will appear when the card is opened.
9. Fingerprints of a Gingerbread Man
Make a circle of fingerprints with brown paint, then add eyes, a mouth, buttons, and a red bowtie using markers.
10. The Nativity Scene
Sketch or cut out pictures of the characters from the nativity scene, such as Mary, baby Jesus, Joseph, angels, and shepherds. Stick onto a folded piece of cardstock and decorate with glitter or paint.