Homemade Christmas – 17+ ways to create

Christmas Gifts mean so much when they are homemade, makes the gift so much more personal!  I know my kids *LOVE* making gifts for their friends.

…homemade is one of our favorite December Activities!

17 Homemade Christmas ideas for Kids to Create

Homemade Christmas Gifts we’ve made in the past:

  • Melt Crayons to create new ones that your kids can give to friends.  Add a small notebook for the perfect crafty gift.
  • Make a Tent Kit made from PVC pipe and Fabric – Make a hideout for the kids in your life.
  • Use homemade silly putty or playdough to create a yo-yo.  Stuff the dough into a balloon, add a rubber band and you have a swinging toy.
  • Encourage your kids to wash their hands by making them special bars of “Treat soap” with toys inside of the soap.
  • Create a photo key chain to help your long-distance relatives remember you!
  • Fizzing sidewalk paint is a lot of fun for kids.  Paint, spray and watch the bubbles pop from the paint.
  • Decorate a set of fabric napkins for grandma!  Art that is useable is practical fun.
  • Transform a Neck Tie into an art masterpiece with this super simple tutorial
  • Create a set of blocks from a tree branch.  Our DIY wooden blocks are still a huge hit a year after they were made!
  • Help your toddler explore with a discovery bottle – use charms and fill a bottle with the items.
  • Decorate a set of pool noodles to be swords or light-sabers for the warrior in your family.
  • Make a bouquet of gourmet lollipops with this easy tutorial.

For more DIY Gift Ideas check out our list of over 100 Homemade Christmas Gifts for kids.

Upcoming: Christmas Homemade Gifts

These Homemade Christmas gifts and crafts are coming soon on the Kids Activities Blog.  Come on back and check them out!!

  • Tub of Cookies – decorate a spread container to become a great neighbor gift.
  • Homemade Chocolates are a yummy, yummy gift sure to bring a smile.
  • For a creative child, consider making a kit of play for them to enjoy.
  • Create a set of magnets using bottle caps or salt dough.
  • Paint a shirt with your kiddo – make matching “art-work” shirt

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About Rachel

An original "Quirky Momma" blogger and "Mommy" to six kids under six, when Rachel is not wiping crayon off the walls or wading through laundry, she can be found exploring and creating with her kiddos. She hopes to be someone who acts justly, loves kindness and walks humbly before God (Micah 6:8).