I found so many fun Santa crafts to try out this month. My kids are so excited about Santa and we love any reason to makes some crafts.
If you’re looking for some festive Santa crafts to make with your kids here are a bunch!
Fun Santa Crafts
Paper Plate Santa
This adorable paper plate Santa is easy for kids to make. This would make the ideal Christmas craft for toddlers and preschoolers, maybe even kindergarteners. via I Heart Crafty Things
Painted Santa Beards
Kids will love making these painted Santa beards because they’re so fun! This is another Santa craft that is perfect for younger kids. They can use paint and a paint rollers to create a squiggly beard for Santa! via Buggy and Buddy
Turn your handprint into Santa! This simple kids craft is easy and fun to make. The best part is adding cotton balls and googly eyes! via Someday I’ll Learn
These are adorable! It is no only easy to make, but builds the excitement for Christmas as your child searches for Santa. It is easy too, you just use a toilet paper roll to make Santa inspired binoculars. via Meri Cherry
Santa Mason Jar
Paint a mason jar to look just like Santa’s belly. Perfect for holding treats! Add buttons, sparkles, and ribbons to complete the look. This would make a great Christmas gift. via The Ribbon Retreat
Use your handprint to make a salt dough ornament for your tree. This makes the most darling keepsake that you can hang on your tree or even send to loved ones who live faraway. via from ABC’s to ACTS
If you have a collection of wine corks you have to make these adorable little Santa’s, because SANTA! Plus, you can easily turn these Santa corks into a game! It’s a win-win Santa craft and game. via Red Ted Art
Make these fun Santa puppets kids will love playing with! All you need is paint, construction paper, and popsicle sticks. You don’t even have to add a stick. Use it as a Christmas tag instead! via I Heart Crafty Things
Santa Hat Ornaments
Use craft sticks to make this Santa hat tree ornament that is a really fun kids craft to create. They are so simple and cute! I won’t lie, I would probably add glitter to these to make them even more special. via Buggy and Buddy
Santa DIY Napkin Rings
These DIY napkin rings from recycled paper towel rolls go super cute on a holiday table. This would be a great craft for older kids or even adults. Plus, this is another Santa craft that could double as a homemade Christmas gift as well. via Cottage At The Crossroads
Santa Going Down The Chimney
This adorable kids craft features Santa going down the chimney! So cute. It may look complicated, but it isn’t. Most of it is made of construction paper, glue, and strategically placing the paper in the correct spots. via Crafty Morning
Red Paper Santa
Use a bright red paper plate to craft your very own Santa. Make Santa fat and jolly with a red paper plate and even give him a crinkly beard. I love the gold holo belt buckle though, that is my favorite part. via Craftulate
This easy Santa craft kit (affiliate) So fun and simple for kids, and besides, who doesn’t love Santa? Plus, Santa doesn’t have to be lonely! Make him some friend’s like his reindeer or even elves from his workshop.
Easy Santa Beard
Make this fun Santa beard to use as a photo prop or a day of pretend play! It is one of our favorite Santa crafts for preschoolers. All they have to do is glue on cotton balls and a stick and then anyone can look like Santa. This also promotes pretend play as well. via Laughing Kids Learn
Santa Dough Ornaments
These handprint salt dough ornaments are one of the most adorable crafts ever. Not only will these look great on your tree, but these Christmas keepsake ornaments make great gifts. Plus, you’ll have two new ornaments. A Santa ornament and a reindeer ornament. via Viva Veltoro
Use tissue paper, construction paper and a paper plate to make this fun Santa activity. Give him a full and wild beard by tracing your hand against white paper and then cutting out each handprint. via Glued To My Crafts blog
Paper Bag Santa Craft
Make Santa from a paper lunch bag! This is such a fun kids craft. Use it as a way to send your child a festive lunch to school or you can also turn it into a hand puppet. via DLTK Holidays
Santa Belly Treat Cups
These adorable Santa treat cups are the perfect holiday candy holder. They’re easy to make. You just need paint, tape, and fake snow. These would be great for holiday parties or as goodie holders for neighbors or teachers. via Crafts by Amanda
Santa Playdough Mats
Grab these free playdough mats and make your own Santa beard out of dough! You can also decorate a Christmas tree and even add antlers and more to the reindeer! I suggest laminating the pages if you want them to be reusable. via Tot Schooling
Paint your hand white and red for a fun handprint kids craft that looks just like Mr. Claus. While doing this craft I found that we had to use a heavy coat of paint. If it is too thin it’ll dry quickly and won’t show up as vibrant on the paper. via Crafty Morning
Even More Fun Santa Crafts for Kids
We found some ah-mazing Santa crafts for your kiddos on Amazon. We can’t wait to try out the milk and cookies cup and plate! (affiliate links)
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