The Top 10, Cheap and Easy Anti-Boredom Holiday Crafts for Kids

Feeling bored on holiday seasons? Check out these holiday crafts for kids for your fun holiday. They will enjoy them as they have never before.

1. The Junior Masquerades

Holiday Crafts for Kids Animal Masquerade

Let’s begin with these junior masquerades. Measure your kid’s face before designing the mask on a carton paper. Make two holes for their eyes. Your kids can color the masks with acrylic paints. Leave them dry before the masks are ready to wear.

For the rubber strings, make two smaller holes on each side. Slide the string ends through each and pull it across the other pair of holes. Tie them securely.

2. The Snow Slime Recipe

Holiday Crafts for Kids Snowman Recipe

One of these holiday crafts for kids might be more interesting to your little ones. To make this craft you will need to prepare:

  • 2 cups of school glue.
  • Some small bowls.
  • 1 and also a half of cups of really warm water.
  • ¾ teaspoons of borax.
  • Another one and also 1/3 cups of really warm water.
  • 3 to 5 drops of peppermint extract for a wintry scent. (Optional.)

What to do:

  • Combine the school glue and 1 and ½ of cups of water in the first bowl.
  • Combine the borax and 1 and 1/3 cups of water in the second bowl.
  • After that, combine the two bowls into another one and mix them well. Do that until the sticky snow slime begins to form (If you want, add some sparkles).
  • Put the mixture in the fridge for an hour, so it will get cold.

3. The Easter Bunny Hats

Holiday Crafts for Kids Easter Bunny Hat

This is also one of the easiest holiday crafts for kids. For your Easter holiday, prepare some cardstock papers.

Cut one cardstock and round-shape it into a hole for your kid’s head. Glue each end together. Once it dries, cut other papers into the shape of a bunny’s ears. The pink parts should be glued to the white ones. Let them dry. After that, glue the ears to the head.

4. The Handprint Flower Cards

Holiday Crafts for Kids Paper Flower

Want to see a unique flower craft that is so easy to make? Well then, you got to prepare:

  • Cardstocks in many colors (but have more green).
  • A pen.
  • Cardstock cards (pre-folded).
  • Scissors.
  • Permanent crafter’s tape adhesive.

What to do:

  • Ask your kid to put their hand on a cardstock. Trace its outline with a pen before you trim it out. Repeat the process with as many colored cardstocks as you need.
  • Cut out simple stems and leaves from the green cardstocks. Make sure they are enough for the handprint flowers.
  • Use the white cardstocks for the front part of the card. Cut them in a rectangular shape. Cut out the other colored cardstocks in a slightly bigger rectangular than the white ones. Fold them in two like the real cards.
  • Tape the white rectangular on the front part of the bigger, folded rectangular.
  • Tape the handprint flowers on the white rectangular. Make as many cards as you want.

5. The Puffy Ghost

Holiday Crafts for Kids Ghost

Your Halloween ghost has never looked this cute. Your kids will love it too. Even more, you don’t need lots of preparations, just used these items below:

  • Cardstock paper (white).
  • Black paper.
  • Scissors.
  • Cotton balls.
  • Glue.

What to do:

  1. Cut out a ghost template.
  2. Let your kids glue some cotton balls on one side of the template.
  3. Cut out some black papers into the shape of eyes and a mouth. Stick them on the ghost’s puffy body.

6. The Thanksgiving Baby Turkey

Holiday Crafts for Kids Sock Turkey

For dark brown socks, you no longer want to wear, you can turn them into this cute baby turkey for Thanksgiving. Tie an orange ribbon around a third of it for the head. Glue two small googly eyes and an orange triangular paper for the beak.

For the finishing touch, glue some faux orange feathers on the back.

7. The Drinking Straw Star

Holiday Crafts for Kids Straw Star

This one of holiday crafts for kids is also good to teach them about recycling products. Plastic straws are the right materials to be recycled. To earn this pretty craft, you can prepare:

  • Drinking plastic straws.
  • Scissors.
  • Ribbon.
  • Ruler.
  • Thread.
  • Needle.

What to do:

  1. Choose the colors of the 4 straws. Join and cut them into 8 pieces. Make sure they are of the same size before you fold them in half.
  2. Cut 2 pieces of thread. Make sure they are also of the same length (24 inches).
  3. Thread the needle with a thread’s length. Push it through the folded part of the straw about 1/8 inches away – both from the folded part and the side.
  4. Repeat the process in number 3 with the other folded pieces until they are rounded together.
  5. From the first thread, remove the needle. Use it for the second thread. This time, push it through the beginning, 1/8 inch of straw from the folded part. Continue through another 1/8 inch from the opposite edge from the first thread.
  6. Carry on with the next straw piece to the second thread. Tie a knot between threads on the first straw piece to keep them together. The second thread should go the same round as the first.
  7. Snugly pull the thread ends and tie them into a knot. Trim the excess if necessary.
  8. Trim the straw ends a bit so they will be sharp.
  9. Cut a narrow ribbon, 10 inches long. Thread it through the center and pull the ends evenly before tying them into a knot. Trim the ribbon ends if necessary.

8. The Handprint Turkey Drawing

Holiday Crafts for Kids Handprint Turkey

Stamp their hands on the blank cards. For the palm and the fingers, use different colors of poster paints. Glue a googly eye on the thumb and draw the beak and legs with a coloring pencil.

9. The Pine Cone Spider

Holiday Crafts for Kids Pine Spider

Let’s get in touch with nature for one of these interesting holiday crafts for kids. Pick a ripe pine cone and create a hole for the mouth. With a strong glue gun, stick two googly eyes near the mouth.

For the legs, stick some wires wrapped around with brown fibers. You can even stick a brown yarn to hang this spider.

10. The Fake Pizza Crafts

Holiday Crafts for Kids Cardstock Pizza

Here is another easy craft you can do with your kids on holiday. Cut some cardstocks in a triangular shape. Glue some colorful pieces of paper on one side for the topping.

Between the top ten of holiday crafts for kids, which one is your most favorite? Let us know in the comments below!

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