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  • Entertainment and Activities
    Christmas Ornaments
    Hanging Lids
    Hanging Lids Activity for an individual child Age group: 18-40 months Duration of activity: 15 minutes Materials: Lids from frozen juice cans Hole punch Pieces of yarn Glitter, sequins, stickers, tinsel White craft glue This is a simple way to c...
  • Decorations and Ornaments Printables
    Mini Holiday Box
    Print out, color, and cut out this box pattern to make a fun mini holiday box. ...
  • 15 Holiday Crafts for Kids
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    15 Holiday Crafts for Kids
    Christmas is coming up! Are you still missing a few stocking stuffers? Maybe the kids need something to do while you're prepping the house for family? Check out these 15 holiday crafts to keep your kids entertained and creative! ...
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    Bottle Nipple Rudolph
    Bottle Nipple RudolphMaterials:1 bottle nippleRed fingernail polishWhite-outBlack permanent pen1 silver or gold metalic pipe cleaner1 strand of gold string to hang ornament Directions:Wrap metalic pipe cleaner around wide part of nipple. Paint t...
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    Christmas Ornaments
    Angel Ornament
    Angel OrnamentMaterials:Jumbo craft stick2-4" paper doiliesWhite felt or paperThin red ribbonMini star garlandChild's face cut out of photoRibbon or string to hang ornamentDirections:Glue child's face to front of craft stick. Fold both doilies in...
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    Christmas Ornaments
    Cinnamon Cut-Out Ornaments
    Cinnamon Cut-Out Ornaments These cinnamon creations not only look nice, but they also smell great! Bring the heavenly aroma of baking cookies to your home by making these decorative cinnamon ornaments. Holiday Hassles Cinnamon cut-outs take tim...
  • Activities and Crafts
    Top 10 Christmas Crafts Using Washi Tape
      Washi tape is one of our favorite craft supplies. It comes in dozens of different colors and patterns, it's cheap, easy for little hands to use, and makes minimal mess — win! We've rounded up our favorite Christmas-themed washi tape ideas f...
    Lindsay Hutton
  • Entertainment and Activities
    Christmas Ornaments
    Homemade Snow Globe
    Homemade Snow Globe Why pay big bucks for a snow globe when you and your kids can design your own for pennies? It's simple to transform a plain glass jar into a winter wonderland scene created to your specifications. You might want to make sever...
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    Santa's Scene
    Santa's Scene Seasonal Sense You can find snow texture paint in a craft store. It's usually packaged in a small jar and can be applied to a craft with a paintbrush, sponge, or spatula. This stucco-effect paint is perfect for winter projects that...
  • Paper Chain Activity for Kids
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    Paper Chains
    Paper ChainsMaterials Colored construction paper Scissors Glue, paste, or stapler Directions Cut paper into one-by-four-inch strips. Glue or staple the ends of the first strip to make a ring. Thread the next strip through this ring and glue the...
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    Pipe Cleaner Tree
    Pipe Cleaner TreeMaterials:Pipe cleanersSmall bellsRibbonDirections:Select one pipe cleaner to form the trunk of your tree, and then twist five or more green pipe cleaners (depending on how large a tree you'd like to make) at evenly spaced points...
  • Glitter Box Activity for Kids
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    Toddler Activity: Glitter Shapes
    Toddler Activity: Glitter ShapesMaterials Construction paper Scissors Glue stick Glitter or confetti Small shoebox with lid Rubber bands Directions Cut shapes out of construction paper. Use basic geometric shapes such as circles, squares, triangl...
    Trish Kuffner, author of The Toddler's Busy Book
  • Glitter Christmas Ornament for Kids
    Christmas Ornaments
    Glitter Balls
    Glitter BallsMaterials Styrofoam balls in various sizes Glue Glitter Small shallow dish ThreadDirections Pour glitter into a shallow dish. Spread glue evenly over a Styrofoam ball, then roll it in glitter. Allow the ball to dry, then attach a thr...
    Trish Kuffner, author of The Preschooler's Busy Book
  • Christmas Card Puzzle Activity for Kids
    Christmas Cards
    Christmas Card Puzzles
    Christmas Card PuzzlesMaterials Old Christmas cards Heavy paper or cardboard Glue ScissorsDirections Glue Christmas cards onto heavy paper or cardboard. When dry, cut into puzzles. The puzzle can be very simple and consist of only one card, or it...
    Trish Kuffner, author of The Preschooler's Busy Book
  • How to Make a Holiday Wreath Ornament
    December Holidays
    How to Make a Holiday Wreath Ornament
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  • Holiday Card Mobile Activity for Kids
    Christmas Decorations, Cards and Crafts
    Christmas Card Holder
    Christmas Card HolderMaterials Large green poster board Small yellow poster board Scissors Large colored clothespins or plastic paper clips Glue Hole punch Ribbon Heavy tape (optional)Directions Cut a green triangle and a yellow star out of poste...
    Trish Kuffner, author of The Preschooler's Busy Book
  • Paper Holiday Wreath Activity for Kids
    Christmas Wreaths
    Paper Plate Wreaths
    Paper Plate WreathsMaterials Green paper plate Red and green tissue paper Ribbon bow Scissors GlueDirections Cut a hole in the center of a green paper plate. Cut or tear red and green tissue paper into small pieces. Have your child twist the pape...
    Trish Kuffner, author of The Preschooler's Busy Book
  • Egg Carton Christmas Bell Activity for Kids
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    Christmas Bells
    Christmas BellsMaterials Egg carton Scissors Yarn, string, or ribbon Jingle bells Glue (optional) Glitter (optional) Paint (optional) Aluminum foil (optional)Directions Cut an egg carton into individual sections; paint, decorate with glitter, or ...
    Trish Kuffner, author of The Preschooler's Busy Book