10 Christmas Crafts that will make you want to say ‘Ho Ho Ho’

We are most definitely in a Christmas mood with this top 10 list of Christmas Crafts and we cant wait to try these at home. These ideas make great crafts for children and almost all of the tools needed for the craft can be found on our website as we pride ourselves in being a great supplier of crafts for children

Christmas Crafts come in all shapes and sizes. Some are perfect for little hands and some may need more adult supervision. Here we round up our top 10 Christmas Crafts for 2015 and we hope you enjoy them just as much as we did. We here at Bright Ideas think these are the perfect Christmas crafts for kids and we hope you think so to.

DIY Pipe cleaner trees by Play Trains

Pipe Cleaner Christmas Tree

This lovely little tree can stand alone or you can make a forest of gorgeously festive ferns. We love this ‘how to’ by Play Trains as it is so simple and easy to follow. We have such a wide variety of chenille stems and I think you will agree they are great for Christmas craft. From normal to metallic, bumpy and stripy we are sure you will find something to achieve this look. If you are looking to add that extra Christmas craft finish that make sure you take a look at our holly and berry shaker jar.

Handprint Rudolph by the imagination tree

Handprint Rudolph

What a great idea to get the kids crafting. A perfect activity for schools in the run up to Christmas. We would love to see this transformed into a headband by simply fixing card to the back to fit any head width. Why not add some life to this reindeer by adding some wiggle eyes and a red pom pom as a nose. There is no limitation with this Christmas Craft which is the reason why it is on our top 10 list.

Stained glass nativity by Housing a forest

Stained Glass Nativity

We think this idea is absolutely beautiful and a reminder of Christmas. What a perfect present for a mum, dad or grandparent. Stick this up on a window or door and watch in awe as a stunning light shines through. This Christmas craft is so easy to achieve and a great piece to add to the curriculum; we have all your school supplies covered. Try our black card and our tissue shreds to complete this Christmas craft and we are sure you will love making it and enjoying it in the room.

DIY Beaded Bauble by Essential kids

Beaded Bauble

This little bauble is a great Christmas craft to add to the Christmas tree. Get the little hands engaged in creating something really special and knowing they have made it is something money can’t buy. Follow this simple tutorial by Essential Kids and see how creative your child can get. Grab a pack of our tinsel chenille stems and great Bright Ideas!

Button Christmas Tree by hydrangeas and white daises

Button Christmas Tree

This great little creation really stands out from the crowd. Never before has Christmas crafts been so beautiful and so easy to do. We love this design by Hydrangeas and White Daises because of the added details of the presents underneath the tree. Grab our great value pack of buttons and see what you can create (PS why not add the finishing touch with a gorgeous star to light up the tree)

Jingle bell wand by Make and Take

Jingle Bell Wands

The excitement of Christmas Eve is always hearing Santa’s bells in the sky. Why not start the excitement early with these adorable Jingle bell wands by Make and Take. This is definitely one we will be trying at home and telling our friends about. We have a great selection of jingle bells and chenille stems so you can really get creative with this Christmas craft.

Fuzzy Pillow ornaments by North Pole

Fuzzy Felt Pillows

This Christmas craft is one for the older kids. This tutorial by North Pole shows you how you can get really creative and make some stunning decorations for the tree or room that will surely be a centre piece. Why not use this as a great excuse to show your children the joy of sewing and what you can do when you try and be really crafty. Grab some felt packs today and get started (why not stuff with some of our stuffing to an extra plump cushioned effect)

Christmas gift wrapping by Stephanie Lynn

Christmas Wrap

Gift wrapping is an essential for Christmas and if you are anything like us you may need all the help you can get. This beautiful wrapping design by Stephanie Lynn shows how you can wrap edible gifts and make then look delicious on the outside and the inside. This makes a great idea for schools or nursery to wrap up those Christmas Crafts as a present for loved ones. We have such a great selection of Christmas printed cellophane, Christmas ribbons and even cello bags for an extra special gift why not add some sparkle to the package with any of our great snowflake and star shaker jars. Want to add a label? No problem! Take a look here

DIY Christmas card by A Wee Nest

DIY Christmas Card

There is nothing better than receiving a hand-made card especially in the festive season. As far as Christmas crafts go this one is a must try. This beautiful design by A Wee Nest is a perfect way to send festive cheer to a loved one. This craft makes a great idea for children’s Christmas craft because there is no right or wrong way- the lovingly put together card is enough to show anyone how much you love them. So make sure you grab some ribbon, stars and even a tinsel garland and see how crafty you can be.

Pine Cone Elves by Lia Griffith

Pine Cone Elves

These adorable little guys are perfect for a decoration on the tree or in a room. Make one or give him some friends and you are sure to spread some festive magic. This ‘how to’ by Lia Griffith is really easy to follow which means it is a great Christmas craft for little hands (with some adult help). Pine cones are everywhere this time of year so that makes this craft really easy to create. We have a great value felt pack available and Jingle bells for the hat. Fancy making something a bit different take a look at our dolly pegs and see what else you can create.

We hope you have enjoyed this blog post on the top 10 Christmas crafts for 2015.

If most definitely has our festive creative sides buzzing with excitement. If you use our products or like what we do we would love to hear from you @BrightICreative or drop us an email sales@brightideascrafts.co.uk

Until next time- Stay Creative.

The Bright Ideas Team x