With only a few simple items you can make these 10 creative and fun paper crafts for Christmas. Choose from Christmas ornaments and decorations for kids and adults to make!
You know how we always spend more than we aimed for over the Christmas holidays? Holidays are not about money spent, they are more about family spending time together. And what better way than inviting kids to craft together! We have selected lovely and easy Paper Crafts for Christmas to make with your children. They will love seeing their creations decorating your home (or classroom if you are a teacher).
What Christmas Decorations can you make out of Paper?
If you are thinking and brainstorming on what decorations you can make out of paper – think of all things Christmas! Think of… stars, Christmas trees, snowflakes, countdown chains, Santa puppets, Christmas bookmarks, Christmas handprint wreaths and the list goes on!
Some of the materials and tools needed for crafting:
- Construction paper
- Glue stick
Let’s get down to crafting! Pick which of these fantastic Christmas crafts you would like to try first!
1- Combine two of the favorite themes – Kawaii and Christmas to make these super adorable Christmas tree corner bookmarks! You can also pick among other Christmas bookmark design! Make a bunch and give them to your classmates and teachers as Christmas gifts! They will love it!
2- For kids who are just trying to make an origami for the very first time, we have very easy and simple to make origami Christmas tree! Top it off with a star to create lovely Christmas decorations!
3- Speaking about easy origami crafts, you can also invite kids to make an easy origami paper star wreath to decorate your doors. And if they make a smaller version, it can be used as an ornament for your Christmas tree. Or why not add a DIY Dried Orange slice to the centre of it?
4- When it comes to Christmas characters, we can’t skip making a few Santa crafts! To speed things up, you can download a printable template, cut the parts out and assemble a Santa paper puppet. Kids will love using them for imaginative play. And, to make Santa less lonely, you can make a few elf puppets as well!
5- How about filling your Christmas tree with angels? Sounds good? We love these super simple to make paper angel ornaments! You can make them all from different paper or use the same color for every one of them. Your choice! This is one of the projects featured in an Easy Paper Projects Book.
6- Tearing paper is super fun for kids! My kids love it! Provide them with shades of green and red paper scraps and let them make lovely torn paper Christmas wreaths! Great craft for fine motor skills!
7- It’s so much fun to mix up science and crafting! And, it’s so easy with printable templates you can print and color in minutes! Head over and print lovely paper toy for your kids to play with. They will have so much fun playing with Christmas flextangles!
8- Another craft to make in just a few minutes – paper bag stars! They can be small to use as Christmas ornaments or they can be large to decorate your home or classroom. Pick some paper bags, scissors and glue and you are good to go!
9- Dreaming about white Christmas? Even if it doesn’t snow, it doesn’t mean you can’t bring the spirit of winter inside during Christmas! We love 3D paper Christmas trees and they look fabulous as decorations!
10- On the other hand, if you like your home to be colorful over the Christmas holidays, print this template for 3D paper ornaments and let kids color them in their preferred colors. It will be a lovely sight to see!
We hope you enjoy simple and easy paper crafts like the ones we shared here! We surely do! We also love a new book published by our friend Maggy from Red Ted Art called Easy Paper Projects Book. Filled from cover to cover with simple and inexpensive paper based crafts for everyday crafting as well as seasonal projects. We are sure you will find many other ideas for Christmas crafts to enjoy with your kids and fill out the time spent together over advent with many lovely memories!