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8 DIY Christmas Crafts for Kids

It's the most wonderful time of the year! We're all baking our favorite treats, decorating and getting into the holiday spirit. And while we're doing all of our traditional activities, what about our kids? If you're looking for ways to keep your kiddos entertained this season, we can help. These DIY Christmas crafts for kids are fun, easy and a great way to help them stay creative during the holidays. So grab your stash of Aleene's Glues and read on to get inspired!

Paper Gingerbread House

Take the sweetness of traditional gingerbread houses and make it last with paper instead of sugar! This DIY Christmas craft for kids uses simple supplies like cardboard, straws and Original Tacky Glue for a fun project that looks good enough to eat! (Except you can save it and put it on display year after year.)

Paper Ornament Garland

Who said ornaments can only be on trees? This colorful DIY craft for kids doubles as a merry & bright decoration! Using paper, string and Original Tacky Glue, they can make an ornament garland to hang anywhere in the house for some extra holiday cheer.

Christmas Slime

Is it even possible to have a holiday anymore without slime to go with it? This gooey, glittery DIY Christmas craft for kids is super easy to make with Clear Gel Tacky Glue. Add lots of sparkle in their favorite seasonal colors, and your kiddos will be ready to squish their way to hours of sensory fun!

Pizza Stockings

This DIY Christmas craft for kids mixes the holiday tradition of stockings with everyone's favorite food! Dish up some delicious creativity with felt and Super Fabric Adhesive. The kids can personalize their pizza stockings with their favorite toppings for a craft that's sure to make Santa's mouth water. Is anyone else hungry now too?

Felt Christmas Tree

Perfect for small spaces, bedrooms or anywhere just because, this felt wall Christmas tree is cute as can be! The kids can make their own ornaments with Felt & Foam Tacky Glue, then decorate their tree with their very own creative touch. Don't forget to add a star on top!

Felt Stocking Ornaments

Take that felt left over from the felt Christmas tree project and make some extra ornaments for the family tree! This seriously adorable DIY Christmas craft for kids is a great way to inspire their imaginations with all kinds of stocking designs. From stars and stripes to snowmen, Santa and more, grab the Tacky Glue and some scissors and let them make some crafty magic!

Snowman Mason Jar

The weather outside might be frightful, but this snowman DIY Christmas craft for kids is so delightful! Take the frosty fun of a billowy day and turn it into a snowman mason jar that can be used as a luminary, treat jar and more. This craft is super easy to bring to life with a little help from Aleene's True Snow, buttons and chenille stems. No jackets and snow shoes needed!

Tacky Dough Ornaments

Did you know you can make molding clay out of Tacky Glue and cornstarch? This nontoxic clay can be used to make ornaments kids can paint and personalize in all of their favorite ways! Get creative with cookie cutters, stamps and more for a fun project they'll probably want to repeat every year, no matter how old they get. 

What new crafty traditions are you starting with your kids this year? Make sure to tag us on social @aleenesdiy and share with us!