Christmas Crafts


DIY Snow Globe Candle Topper – Anthropology Dupe

Want an Anthropology Candle topped with a Snow Globe? I did, but I couldn’t justify the price, especially when I knew I could make DIY snow globe candle topper and have fun while making it. Plus I had a couple of days booked to spend with a friend so we decided to make a go at making our own and we were delighted with the results.


Fingerprint Christmas Lights Craft – A dishwasher-safe plate

This fingerprint Christmas light craft – a dishwasher-safe plate has been inspired by one of our most popular posts our Fingerprint Christmas Tree Ornament and a plate for Father Christmas that I painted for the boys’ first Christmas in our home. That plate has survived being in the dishwasher over the years as have our Reindeer Fingerprint Mugs so I wanted to make another Christmas keepsake that the whole family can get involved in.


6 Unique Ideas for Custom Christmas Cards

The holiday season brings a sense of joy and togetherness, and what better way to share that spirit than through custom Christmas cards? While traditional cards are always appreciated, exploring creative avenues can make your greetings more memorable. From designing unique cards and crafting meaningful messages to adding festive decorations and utilising customised envelopes, there are endless possibilities to create custom Christmas cards that genuinely stand out. In this article, we’ll explore various creative ways to elevate your card-sending experience into a cherished and personalised expression of love and goodwill.


How to Throw a Gingerbread House Decorating Party

Check out our fun ideas for throwing a gingerbread house decorating party. Every Christmas Eve we have a party with our best friends with kids’ Christmas party games and delicious food. We have been doing this since our children were tiny, but now they are older we have graduated to a gingerbread decorating party.


Christmas Wreath Colouring Pages 1

How festive are these amazing Christmas wreath colouring pages? I love Colouring and there is nothing better on a dark night in the lead-up to Christmas than doing some relaxing colouring. I find that it helps me turn off and at this time of year we are all so busy that anything that helps me cope with the busyness of the lead-up to Christmas is good by me.


Free Self-Care Advent Calendar Printable 1

This self-care advent calendar printable was inspired by the fact that we mums are often frazzled in the lead-up to Christmas during advent and I wanted to create something that enabled, no scrap that word, but it ensured we take time out to focus on ourselves even if it was for just 15 minutes a day. The p[popularity of advent calendars is massive, but some of the ones I see cost more than I would ever spend on a Christmas present! Do this Self Care Advent Calendar Printable is filled with low-cost or better still no-cost activities.


Free Colour In Advent Calendar Printables 3

I am a sucker for Christmastime and a good Christmas countdown calendar and that is why I have put together this free colour in advent calendar printables page full of advent calendar colouring pages to download. These calendars are a great sugar-free countdown alternative perfect for classroom use or to add to your personal advent calendar activity list.


Kids Gingerbread House Craft with Free Printable Template

These Kids Gingerbread House Crafts are so easy that children can make them all on their own with our fab free templates. All You need to do is print off the template for Gingerbread House of choice and let your children decorate their very own 3D paper gingerbread houses this Christmas!


Free Printable Templates for Kids Christmas Cards

Us parents are always manic at this time of the year and that is where these free printable templates for kids Christmas cards come in. I have been making fingerprint Christmas cards with my children since they were tiny and it seems fun and exciting when you are only making one or two cards, but when you are making enough to send to everyone doing with a classroom of kids it can take some time. So all you have to so here is print off the card template and either add fingerprints or get the kids to colour them in.


Stitched Salt Dough Christmas Star Decorations

These stitched salt dough Christmas star decorations are not only simple to make and look beautiful they also are perfect for working on kids’ fine motor skills. They are an ideal Christmas craft for making with a class or group of children as they are inexpensive and make great parent gifts to than on the Christmas tree at home.


How to make Stars out of Paper Bags

Making Christmas starts out of paper mags is a classic festive craft that I have been doing since I was really small. I grew up in an old Victorian terraced house with really high ceilings and each year we decorated it for the holiday season with paper decorations, crepe streamers, accordion-folded stars from leftover wallpaper or wrapping paper and stars made out of homemade paper bags or butchers paper. We started at the beginning of December and used them as party decorations for my birthday on December 20th my parents put the tree up in the window.


Family Handprint Christmas Tree Canvas 12

This beautiful keepsake Family Handprint Christmas Tree is a wonderful piece of seasonal artwork that brings so much joy each year. There is something magical about a collaborative handprint art canvas that fills me with such happiness. Better still I bring it our each holiday season and it reminds me of happy times and when my kids were young. Plus it is great having artwork using their little hands. I mean who doesn’t love Christmas Traditions?


Fingerprint Christmas Cards 5

There is nothing nicer than receiving a handmade Christmas card, and even more so in today’s electronic age. They are a great way to get crafting with your children and fingerprint Christmas cards are a brilliant holiday craft perfect for doing with kids of all ages, plus the recipient will love to keep the holiday card as a keepsake. Happy Crafting!


Make your Own Homemade Christmas Crackers

I am a big fan of Christmas Crackers, I love the excitement and anticipation of pulling a cracker at Christmas. So why not make Christmas Day go with a bang by making your own Homemade Christmas crackers. They are a super simple craft, easy to make and you can add your own unique gifts, jokes, and party hats in order to personalise your Christmas Day. I know it is super easy it is to pick up a ready-made box of crackers from any supermarket, however, in order to get gifts that my family will use and not just tat they are often expensive and/or really wasteful. Making crackers adds some wow […]


How to dry orange slices 8

I have always loved the look of dried orange slices and there are always loads at the Christmas markets, so I wanted to try making some myself. Making dried orange slices is so much easier than I thought it would be, it just takes a little time and they are really inexpensive too. Oh, and another plus is they make the house smell amazing when you bake them.

How to dry orange slices. Dry orange slices in your home oven. A perfect activity for the festive season.

Free Christmas Bookmarks to Colour

How cute are these free Christmas Bookmarks to Colour? They make a super quiet time activity for children this festive season. Simply download, print them off, cut them out and colour. They are a great classroom, group activity for kids or for library use and even better the children get some beautiful Christmas theme bookmarks to take home.