Christmas Crafts for Preschoolers

We have gathered the best Christmas crafts for preschoolers and toddlers.

From making Christmas trees, ornaments, Santa, Rudolph, and more, we thing your little ones will love these easy and festive crafts.

preschool christmas crafts
Preschool Christmas Crafts 

These Christmas crafts are perfect for smaller kids and some of our favorites.

They’re creative, festive, fun, and some are a little messy.

It sounds like the perfect combination of fun!

The Best Christmas Crafts For Preschoolers

1. Green Christmas Playdough

We love this green Christmas playdough. You can make a tree, use cookie cutters, add sequin ornaments, pom poms, stars, glitter, or even change the colors of it and make candy canes. The sky is the limit with this preschool Christmas craft!

2. Homemade Christmas Ornaments

Who doesn’t love homemade Christmas ornaments. I feel like it makes Christmas tree feel more warm. Here are 15 egg carton Christmas ornaments that are the perfect preschool Christmas crafts.

3. Pom Pom Christmas Garland

Who needs to buy garland when you can make your own homemade Christmas garland using pom poms? This pom pom Christmas garland is festive, fun, colorful, and sparkly! Who doesn’t love sparkles?!

4. Spin Art Christmas Tree

Spin art is so cool and mess free! Make spin art Christmas trees to allow your preschooler to make a masterpiece, but without the splattered paint outside anywhere but the salad spinner!

5. Straw Christmas Tree

This one is my favorite! This straw Christmas tree is so easy to make, yet so unique and cool to look at. I think it makes one of the best preschool Christmas crafts because they can build and decorate it all themselves and that to me makes it a little more satisfying in the end.

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6. Easy Pipe Cleaner Candy Canes

You can make these easy and cute pipe cleaner candy canes. They’re so easy to do you and you can make all sorts of different colored ones.

7.Christmas Cards

Create festive Christmas tree Christmas cards to hand out or mail to friends and family this year.

8. Christmas Tree Ornaments

I love this Christmas tree ornament. Honestly, I may may a bigger version to use as a centerpiece as it is super simple to make.

9. Handmade Christmas Gifts

Check out these best homemade gifts Turn a plain picture frame into something personalized with foam letters, pom poms, and stickers.

10. DIY Christmas Ornaments

You can use clay to create a large colorful swirly lollipop ornaments.

11. Popsicle Stick Trees

Try making this super cute popsicle stick tree. It looks like a tiny Christmas tree!

12. Salt Dough Ornaments

This salt dough ornament craft will make a great keepsake! Parents, grandparents, and other friends and family will love getting one of these.

13. Paper Plate Christmas Tree

Create wall art by letting you younger children paint and decorate paper plates to look like a decorated Christmas tree.

14. Santa Claus

Santa has a fluffy white beard and cotton on his hat. Instead of using cotton for this craft uses popcorn! 

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15. Gingerbread Ornaments

Move over salt dough, this gingerbread clay is a fun twist on traditional dough ornaments.

16. Christmas Decorations

Make your own Christmas bunting to decorate inside or outside! You can use festive colors like red or green or your favorite colors.

17. Elf Craft

Help your little one make a fingerprint Elf ornament. You can add any name you want to your Elf craft.

18. Homemade Ornaments

Use beautifully colored paper to create these cute Christmas trees. It’s similar to making a “fan”.

19. Reindeer Crafts

Use this free printable to create a reindeer crown for your little one! This is not only festive, but promotes pretend play.

20. Homemade Christmas Ornaments

Create photo wreath ornaments using wooden ornaments you can paint and glue pom poms too or colorful buttons.

21. Toilet Paper Roll Reindeer

Create this toilet paper roll reindeer using handprint cutouts as antlers! 

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22. Holiday Coloring Pages

Here’s a fun collection of traditional holiday coloring pages for kids. There are a lot of Christmas Free Printable template available.

23. Snowflake Crafts

This snowflake craft is perfect for preschoolers and kindergarten kids.

24. Handprint Wreath

Use your hand and finger paint to make a green wreath with a big red bow. It is so cute!

25. Gingerbread Man

Help your preschooler make a life-sized gingerbread man cut out so they can decorate it! 

26. Reindeer Handprint Craft

Make Rudolph with your hand! Don’t forget to give him googly eyes and a red sparkly nose.

27. Paper Plate Christmas Wreath

Your child can make a paper plate Christmas wreath! All they need is a paper plate with the middle cut out, sparkly pom poms, glue, and green yarn.

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More Christmas crafts!

Looking for more Christmas arts and crafts? Look no further! We have lots of homemade Christmas ornaments you can make!

We have 20 Elf crafts and Elf treats you can make! They’re cute, festive, and at times delicious!

Looking for more Christmas activities? We have these 11 Christmas tree crafts for preschoolers you may like as well.

We have over 100 Christmas activities for the whole family!

What is your favorite Christmas preschool craft? Let us know in the comments!


  1. I still can’t get over those spin-art trees! All of the featured trees are great!

  2. Thanks so much for featuring my drinking straw Christmas trees! All of the projects here are adorable and I am so honored!!!

  3. Thanks for featuring our Christmas Trees!

    Blue Skies,

  4. Ohh it is going to be a crafty weekend!!

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