10 easy-peasy Christmas-themed crafts to keep the kids busy indoors 1 week ago

10 easy-peasy Christmas-themed crafts to keep the kids busy indoors

Oh, the weather outside is... gross.

It's just really, really yucky, with icy rain and chilly winds, and all we want to do is curl up at home and not leave the house.

The problem? Keeping the kids entertained and not climbing the walls.

Luckily, most children love being crative and making things – especially if mum or dad join in. And so just to give us all a helping hand until the weather looks up again, here are 10 super-easy, super-festive crafts you can all get stuck into:

1. Toilet roll reindeer

You never knew toilet rolls could be turn into these cuties.

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2. Santa handprint

Handprints can be used for so much – even these adorable Santas.

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3. Beaded ornaments

This toddler-friendly activity will yield some very adorable ornaments for your tree.

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4. Ferrero Rocher chocolate reindeer treats

There is just one problem: You might want to eat these straight away!

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5. Cinnamon stick tree ornament

Bonus: Your house will smell extra Chrismas-y when you hang these.

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6. Snowy pine cone garland

Now, these mightn't be your kids favourite project – but maybe something pretty for you to craft, mama?

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7. Footprint Cristmas cards

This is too cute!

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8. Paper straw Christmas trees

How cute are these?!

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9. Hama bead ornaments

If you have boxes of these beads knocing around (as I do), a simple Pinterest search will yield tonnes of ideas for what you can make. And don't worry of you don't have any beads like these – Amazon will sort you out!

For full instructions and list of what you need, check out Kelly Leigh Creates

10. Pine cone Christmas trees

These adorable and blinged-out pine cone trees are the perfect little project on rainy winter afternoons.

For full instructions and list of what you need, check out Elementary Art Fun