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Make A Bead Snowflake Decoration

Day 10 of our 12 Crafts of Christmas activity and today’s craft is a simple one you can set the kids. Perhaps you’re a teacher looking for an easy Christmas craft activity to keep your class busy as you wind down for Christmas, or maybe you’re at home with the kids and want something fun…


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Make Your Own Pipe Cleaner Stem Christmas Tree

O’ Christmas tree, O’ Christmas tree! This make for day 9 of our 12 Crafts of Christmas is a little fiddly to make but we think well worth the effort. Your finished tree can be decorated with beads, tinsel, bells or pom poms to create a really cute table top decoration for your home or…


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Make A Snowball Snowman

  We might not see a dusting of the white stuff this Christmas, but with this craft you can still make a snowman. We have used our artificial snowballs as the basis for today’s 12 Crafts of Christmas make.  Find out how we made this cool tree decoration and get crafting your own. You will…


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