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47 Fun and Easy Christmas Crafts for Preschoolers

I’ve been meaning to share some easy Christmas crafts for preschoolers for some time now and I’m so glad to finally be able to publish this round up as there’s so many great ideas in it including paper plate crafts, saltdough keepsakes and easy Santa crafts.

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Christmas Crafts for Preschoolers

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Because there are so many crafts included in this round up I’ve split it into three sections to make it a bit easier to navigate – Easy Christmas Crafts for Preschoolers, Santa Crafts for Preschoolers and Christmas Ornaments Preschoolers can make. In each case you’ll find all the crafts listed under the accompanying collage. Want to make sure you don’t forget any of these great ideas? Make sure you bookmark this page or pin an image so you’ll have all of these to hand when you need them.


Easy Christmas Crafts for Preschoolers

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I love this easy Christmas tree felt button craft for preschoolers

These scrunched paper Christmas trees are hugely popular every year (and great fun to make!)

We love this paper plate snowman twirler which would look great hung up to decorate preschool rooms as well!

This handprint wreath would be fun to make with a whole class of preschoolers

This Christmas tree thumbprint art would make a great keepsake too

This Christmas tree craft is a great way to practice scissor skills

These scrunched paper stars would make great Christmas tree decorations with a bit of string added at the back

This paper plate snowflake twirler is a nice one for kids to play with and good for practising scissor skills too

We made these paper plate snowflakes a few years back and still make them every single year now

These stained glass lanterns are great for fine motor skills

This paper bag reindeer craft is great to make and then play with afterwards

If you’ve had many parcels arrive before Christmas then this bubble wrap snowman craft is a great way to use up any bubble wrap.

This movable snowman paper plate craft is fun to play with too and you can make him dance about!

Use your paper plates in a different way to make this snowflake wreath craft, younger kids will need help to make the snowflake but you could adapt the craft to add some Christmas themed stickers on too! Click the link to read how it’s make or watch the video here

This movable penguin paper plate craft is so cute!

A simple Christmas lantern craft that uses led tealights to light it up

These cookie cutter Christmas cards are super simple but they’re what my kids made when they were younger and they were loved by Grandparents!

These cotton wool candy canes are really quick to set up too.

This fine motor skills Christmas tree craft would be a good one to pop on the front of a Christmas card

Do your kids love colouring? Check out this cute gingerbread house colouring page

Have a rummage through your toy box for this Duplo Christmas lights craft

This stained glass Christmas tree would look great up in a window

Or you could make this Christmas tree bubble wrap craft!

My kids enjoyed making these drinking straw Christmas cards

This stained glass wreath looks fantastic and would look great up at a window too

Make a snowman Christmas countdown and count down the days until Christmas together

Go for a walk to collect some leaves and then make this simple Christmas tree craft together

Create some marbled Christmas cards to send to family members

I love super simple crafts so these toilet roll angels are perfect

Use threading to make a Christmas tree paper plate craft that’s perfect for preschoolers

Make some easy potato print snowmen

Santa Crafts for Preschoolers

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Use shapes to make this fun Santa craft

Non Toy gifts share a free template with this Santa craft that’s a great way for preschoolers to practice their scissor skills

This paper bag Santa craft would make a fun puppet to play with too.

These Santa hat ornaments are lovely and simple for smaller hands

I love this easy Santa craft from The Best Ideas for Kids

Make some Santa spoon puppets

These handprint Santa ornaments would make a great keepsake

Christmas Ornaments Preschoolers Can Make

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These Christmas tree ornaments are a great way to show off your kids artwork

This heart shaped ornament is a good way to practice fine motor skills.

Easy ornaments that kids can make are always a good idea and these Christmas jumper ornaments are super easy for little hands

Create some clay mitten ornaments to hang on your tree

These pipe cleaner snowflakes would make great ornaments

We made these simple heart ornaments using some air drying clay

This angel ornament is really sweet and would look fab on your tree too

These button star ornaments would be great for fine motor skills too

Christmas Books for Preschoolers

We love sharing stories together as a family and when it’s cold outside I think there’s nothing nicer than to snuggle up and read a book together. Christmas stories are a great way to continue that lovely festive feeling and they’re ones that we go back to year after year – which of these would you add to your collection?

More Crafts for Preschoolers

In a wintery mood? Why not check out this round up of arctic animal crafts for kids

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Get ready to celebrate the New Year with these fun NYE activities for kids

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Need some cheap activity ideas after the expense of Christmas? I hear you! Check out this round up of 60 free activities to do with your preschoolerfree activities for preschoolers 300

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