[The North Pole Times]
[1995]
[Santa's OFFICIAL News Source]
Wednesday December 01, 2021    

Elf Workshop and Craft Room

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Christmas Crafts for Kids


It's the most wonderful time of the year to make family memories--and we believe crafting is a great way to do just that. Many, however are limited to indoor activities due to weather. So rather than sitting the kids down in front of the Xbox or TV, keep their creative juices flowing with these DIY Christmas crafts direct from the North Pole.

From simple ideas to making puppets and ornaments, take a look at what our very own Mikee Elf (the elf in charge of the Craft Room) has in store for you. What a fun way to create kid-made decorations and keepsakes and keep those little elves busy.


[Christmas Elf Puppets]

Christmas Elf Puppets

These Christmas Elf puppets are so cute and even more fun to make. A perfect Christmas craft activity to keep you and your own little elves entertained during the Holidays.

[Christmas Heart Ornament Craft]

Christmas Heart Ornament Craft

Share the love this Christmas with this easy-to-make Christmas Heart Ornament Craft that requires only a few items you’re likely to already have on hand. Use them as a tree ornament or as a loving extra touch to your gift wrapping.

[Christmas Paper Ornaments]

Christmas Paper Ornaments

These adorable North Pole Times Elves are the perfect DIY ornament for kids to make and hang on the Christmas tree!

[Christmas Pop Up Cards]

Christmas Pop Up Cards

These DIY Christmas Pop Up Cards are fun and simple to make. Choose from a variety of elves and characters direct from the North Pole to make a unique gift that is loads of fun to share with friends and family.

[Clothespin Snowman Craft]

Clothespin Snowman Craft

This fun little Clothespin Snowman craft is super easy to make and just as versatile. Glue them to presents to make a cute gift tag holder. Clip them to your tree for a fun kid-made ornament. Or hide them around the house and have your very own Christmas Snowman Hunt just like you would for an Easter egg hunt.

[Elf Hat]

Elf Hat

This colorful paper Elf Hat is super easy to make with our printable elf hat pattern. A fun way to keep kids occupied during the season.

[Hand Print Christmas Wreath]

Hand Print Christmas Wreath

A wonderful DIY Christmas craft for toddlers and preschoolers. This easy-to-make Hand Print Christmas Wreath is super cute and makes a beautiful decoration, keepsake, or gift to keep the house festive all season.

[Holly Elf Binoculars Craft]

Holly Elf Binoculars Craft

The Holly Elf Binoculars Craft is a perfect way for kids to keep busy during the holidays. Not only will they enjoy making these “Holly Elf Approved” binoculars, they can also assist her in spotting Santa, or other elves, when duty calls!

[North Pole Times Christmas Village Craft]

North Pole Times Christmas Village Craft

Recreate the magic of Santa’s secret village with this North Pole Times Christmas Village Craft. Complete with the Toy Factory, Post Office and the North Pole Times Newsroom, among others, this project is sure to keep everyone busy.

[Paper Chain Christmas Countdown]

Paper Chain Christmas Countdown

More fun than just looking at a calendar each day, this Paper Chain Christmas Countdown craft is so easy to make and takes no time at all. And, as an added bonus, you’re more than likely have everything you need at home already.

[Paper Cone Christmas Tree]

Paper Cone Christmas Tree

This fun DIY paper cone Christmas Tree craft is super easy to make and a perfect holiday decoration to show off.

[Paper Tube Santa Claus Craft]

Paper Tube Santa Claus Craft

This adorable Paper Tube Santa Claus Craft for kids is great for preschool and older kids! The best part is that toilet paper rolls can be recycled into a wonderful Christmas craft.

[Popsicle Stick Gingerbread House Craft ]

Popsicle Stick Gingerbread House Craft

This Popsicle Stick Gingerbread House Craft is the perfect Christmas craft to stimulate that imagination and get those hands moving. Kids will also develop their creative skills while keeping occupied during this busy season. In addition, this craft will help to develop fine motor skills, which will assist your kids with their writing.

[Reindeer Headband Craft]

Reindeer Headband Craft

This Reindeer Headband craft is just too cute and would be perfect headwear for watching Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer.

[Rudolph Reindeer Photo Ornament]

Rudolph Reindeer Photo Ornament

A Rudolph Reindeer Photo Ornament that is sure to make your kids stand out this Christmas. 

[Santa Paper Plate Mask]

Santa Paper Plate Mask

This adorable Santa Paper Plate Mask craft is a great craft for your child using things you most likely have around your home.

[Santa's Sleigh Craft]

Santa's Sleigh Craft

It's the most wonderful time of the year but it wouldn't be complete without Santa in his sleigh.

[Sock Snowman]

Sock Snowman

Looking for a fun craft idea to keep the kiddos busy this holiday season while on holiday recess? This cute little sock snowman might be exactly what you need! Other than being an adorable decoration, it’s also a cool way make use of old socks.

[Sponge Painted Snowman]

Sponge Painted Snowman

Kids 5 and under love to get creative with different painting techniques. Painting with sponges is a simple and fun way to explore basic shapes to paint and cut out.

[Super Secret Decoder Wheel]

Super Secret Decoder Wheel

Pass on secret codes that only you and your fellow spy detectives can decipher. This Super Secret Decoder Wheel is SO secret that... We’d tell you more but, it’s a secret! :) A great way to build analytical skills.

[The North Pole Times News Team]