Christmas reminds kids of holidays, winter cold, Santa clause, candies and fun that they have. It's a time to help families spend generous amount of time together. Does it remind you of times when you were little children, you would run to your mommy to show the cards with glitter that you made in school that day. One of the nicest things about Christmas is that you can make people remember the past and gel with the present. It's the winter time, the days are short and the weather is cold, which discourages children from playing outside. As Christmas day nears, the excitement and impatience of kids are at peak, indoor activities are needed to keep their restlessness away. Making crafts is one of the activities to keep these spirited minds busy. Understanding your duty as a teacher one has to work hard to make sure that children become; smart, cheerful and fun to be around. Christmas is the ideal time to help kids make some good crafts. Feel proud to display the talents of your students when Christmas festival arrives.
Easy Christmas Classroom Crafts
Christmas time is for learning and doing fun activities. Teachers can play an important role by making crafts together in class.
Christmas Classroom Crafts
- Hole puncher
- Thin satin ribbon
- Old Christmas cards
- For one box you require 6 Christmas cards.
- Take 5 Christmas cards and stick the front and back along the thin edges.
- The remaining one card will be used for making roof.
- Punch holes along each sides of the card, except for the card your are using for a roof. This is used as a flap of the box.
- Lay the cards on the table lengthwise.
- Start lacing the cards with the satin ribbon together using the front and sides of the house.
- Keep adding & lacing until your house is complete.
- Now stick the front and back together to make a stronger box.
Craft Stick Reindeer
- Small Pom-Poms
- Magic Markers
- White And Black Paint (Or Googly Eyes)
- Wooden Craft Sticks
- Glitter (Optional).
- Use magic markers to color the craft sticks with brown color.
- Place the sticks to overlap at the top in a triangle like pattern.
- Apply glue on the sticks to put in place.
- When the glue dries up attach the fuzzy pom-pom for a nose on one side of the triangle.
- You can either stick googly eyes on the sticks or paint eyes with black and white color.
- Lastly, tie a string to the top stick and its ready for hanging from the tree for your Christmas decoration.
- Colored Paper
- 10 Popsicle Sticks
- Assemble the sticks in a star shape pattern.
- Apply glue to the edges of stick for joining
- Place it flat and allow it to dry for 1-2 hours.
- Apply glue over the sticks and decorate it with glitter, colored paper, laces and other fancy items.
- Cotton wool pads (the type for removing make up)
- Paper or card
- Scraps from craft box to decorate - buttons, pompoms, craft matchsticks, ribbons etc
- Use the round cotton wool pads which you can buy everywhere.
- Stick two cotton wool pads on top of one another to make the body of snowman
- Apply glue and decorate your snowman with different bits craft items like buttons, laces, glitter etc.
- Fabric flowers, you can buy it from a fabric store, or other embellishments.
- An economical pair of plain slippers
- Apply fabric glue onto the slippers to stick flowers.
- They make a great Christmas gift by keeping the little ones feet warm.
Initial Christmas Card
- Sequins or glitter
- A blank card
- Draw an initial of someone you love or someone whom you want to present a card.
- Now apply glue with a stick on the drawn initial.
- Sprinkle over some sequins, glitter or any other fancy items.
- Tap of any extra and leave it dry.
- Make sure that it is completely dry before you insert it in an envelope.