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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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Make A Dolly Peg Santa

No Christmas tree is complete without a decoration featuring the fella in red. Day 7 of our 12 Crafts of Christmas activity shows you how to make your own St Nick using key craft box staples. Kids will love getting involved in this activity and the end product is something you’ll look forward to getting…

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