In addition to writing for AC, reading selections from the vast amount of content available here, has been (and will continue to be) another great experience for me. If I’m alone in the house, I can get stuck on AC for hours on end just reading. Since I am a speed reader, I have read a great deal of interesting, entertaining, informative, and even hilarious content regarding Christmas crafts on Associated Content. Here are ten of my absolute favorites, in no particular order.
Cheap Crafty Christmas Stuff: You Know It’s True by jpsixbear
This is a downright hilarious way to present some traditional cheap crafts to do and enjoy with or without kids around Christmas time. The first time I read this, I got some curious looks from my kids, as I had to laugh out loud. This one you just have to see to understand.
Angel Christmas Ornament Craft Project by Jennifer Claerr
This is a fun craft that is inexpensive to make and can be kept or given as gifts. I chose this as one of the best Christmas crafts because recycled items can be used to make this adorable Christmas ornament.
Christmas Crafts Made With Candy Canes by Amy Brantley
Learn how to make a good selection of Christmas crafts out of candy canes. I chose this piece as one of my favorites because of the essence of Christmas. I like the fact that one simple object (the candy cane) that is associated with Christmas can yield so many possibilities.
Christmas Candy Cane Picture Frames for Scrapbooks by Jasmine Starr
Jasmine Starr is well-known for her excellent tutorials. This Christmas scrapbook tutorial is no different. Follow the easy step by step instructions to create Christmas candy cane picture frames that can be used in scrapbooks and photo albums.
Free Reindeer Christmas Crafts for Kids by Nannette Richford
With this handy guide, several great reindeer Christmas crafts for kids can be learned. I chose this piece for a few reasons. Who doesn’t need a reindeer craft for Christmas? And this guide has plenty to choose from.
Holiday Crafts for Kids: DIY Recycled Christmas Tree Ornaments by Momie Tullottes
OK, so I had to sneak in one of my own Christmas craft articles. What can I say? A little shameless self promotion. I promise you it’s a fun one, though. My kids love making these every year. Sometimes we keep them. Sometimes we give them out as Christmas crafts. This one stems from a childhood tradition, started with my mom.
How to Make a Safe Christmas Tree for Toddlers: Christmas Craft by Pam Gaulin
This is an excellent idea. Kudos to Pam for this one. It’s a safe Christmas tree for toddlers. All it involves is construction paper and a few other household items. It can even be decorated just like a traditional tree, but no lights or other potentially hazardous items are involved.
Felt Christmas Craft by Wendy Van Veldhuizen
This one includes a few Christmas crafts that can be made with felt. Make a Christmas calendar, a tissue box, or a pen holder with felt. These are all fun and easy to do. As I’m writing this, Wendy’s a fairly new CP at AC, so give her a nice welcome by checking out this Christmas craft article.
Christmas Craft Ideas: The Child’s Hand Wreath by Charlie Bradley
This is a classic craft that many of you likely enjoyed doing as a child. It’s a Christmas wreath craft made using the shape of a child’s hand. I chose this one for the memory factor. I remember making this as a child and my children have also done this. It’s a great way to create (or bring back) fun Christmas memories.
Winter Crafts: Styrofoam Ball Snowman by Karen Barnes
Snowmen make wonderful Christmas decorations, as they also represent the winter season. In this step by step guide, learn how to make your own snowman out of Styrofoam balls and a few other items. This is one of those easy crafts that can be enjoyed by both children and adults.