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Easy Christmas Crafts for Toddlers to Make at Home

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The Ultimate List of Easy Christmas Crafts for Kids Age 2-3

Now that I’m at home full-time with my two little girls, I am in desperate need of ways to keep my two-year-old occupied. I bet you’re in the same boat, which is why I’m sharing this list of easy Christmas crafts for toddlers!

Even the bigger kids (and mom or dad!) might enjoy working on them.


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Recommended Supplies

Here are a few common kids’ craft supplies you might want to have on hand to make these easy Christmas crafts for toddlers.

1. jumbo popsicle sticks

2. toilet paper rolls

3. washable paint

4. cotton balls and/or cotton pads

5. construction paper

6. paper plates

7. pom poms

8. googly eyes

9. felt fabric

10. kids’ scissors

11. glue sticks 

12. tacky glue

Or, you could subscribe to a monthly craft box, such as My Crafty Little Box, to make sure you always have plenty of craft supplies on hand!


1. Easy Homemade Tree Ornaments

Looking for some unique, homemade tree ornament ideas? Check out these easy Christmas craft ideas for toddlers. As you can see from the photos, we’ve already made the popsicle stick stars and hung them on our tree.


Happiest Trees Ever

Salt Dough Footprint Snowman Keepsakes

Popsicle Stick Ornaments for Llama Drama Story

Easy {Adorable} Snowman Ornament for Kids to Make

25+ Salt Dough Ornaments for Christmas

Reindeer Handprint Ornament

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Sparkly Star Craft for Toddlers

Colourful Pom Pom Popsicle Stick Stars


2. Christmas Tree Crafts for Toddlers

If your toddler is learning about Christmas trees, these are some fun, easy Christmas crafts for toddlers inspired by the Christmas tree. Even better, you don’t need many supplies. Most only require things you may already have on hand, such as macaroni noodles, washable kids’ paint, plastic lids, and popsicle sticks….


Folded Paper Tree: An Easy Christmas Craft for Kids

Christmas Tree Free Printable Activities for Kids

Popsicle Stick Christmas Trees

Christmas Tree Pasta & Macaroni Craft

Plastic Lid Christmas Tree Sewing Craft

Christmas Tree Fingerprint Craft

Another Fingerprint Tree Craft

50+ Tremendous Christmas Tree Crafts & Activities


3. Simple Stick Puppets Crafts

Stick puppets are lots of fun for little kids! Check out these stick puppet easy Christmas crafts for toddlers. Not only are they fun to make, but the kids will have a blast playing with them as well.


Cotton Pads Snowman Puppets Kids Craft

Santa and Reindeer Stick Puppets

Christmas Stick Puppets Craft


4. Bible Christmas Crafts for Kids

Of course, we can’t forget the reason for the season. Try these bible inspired Christmas crafts for toddlers to teach them the story of baby Jesus.


Nativity Christmas Crafts

DIY Baby Jesus in a Manger Handprint Craft for Kids

Emmanuel Craft for Kids


easy mittens craft for toddlers


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5. Easy Santa Claus Crafts

Is your child just starting to learn the story of Santa? Teach your toddler about Santa Claus by making a paper plate or handprint Santa, or one of the many other easy Christmas crafts for toddlers.


Paper Plate Santa

Santa Crafts for Kids

Santa Handprint Craft


6. Reindeer Crafts for Toddlers

Reindeer crafts are so cute! Take a look at these fun, easy reindeer-inspired Christmas crafts for toddlers (the handprint one is my fave!).


Rudolph Reindeer Paper Plate Craft

Reindeer Handprint Craft

Paper Ball Reindeer Craft


7. Quick Snowman Crafts

My two-year-old loves snow, so these snowman crafts would be perfect for her. Plus, the melted snowman craft ideas are super easy because you can just let the little kids go to town on the snow…it doesn’t have to be perfect to look cute!


Melted Snowman Shape Craft Collage

Potato Masher Snowman

Top 10 Snowman Crafts for Kids

Cotton Ball Snowman Easy Winter Craft for Kids

Snowman Countdown to Christmas Craft


8. Easy Christmas Cards to Make

Instead of fancy Christmas cards, recruit your toddler to help make easy, homemade Christmas cards to send out. Here are some ideas.


Christmas Handprint Cards

Reindeer Footprint Christmas Cards

Printable Holiday Cards for Kids to Decorate




You might also enjoy: 5 Great Ways to Save Money on Christmas Gifts


More Easy Christmas Crafts for Toddlers

There are so many easy Christmas crafts for toddlers, it’s hard to include them all in one post. Here are a ton more ideas. Check them out and let us know in the comments if you try any of them!


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Christmas Toilet Paper Roll Crafts

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