Xmas for kids

Matchbox Gifts
1. The littler the better is the philosophy of these presents and its easy to make a bunch quickly. Kids can give them to friends and classmates, adding a small treat, such as a holiday note, candy, or trinket. .....
Matchbox Advent Calendar
2. Kids will love counting down the days until Christmas with a miniature chest made of matchboxes. As its drawers are removed and reversed, a festive picture emerges. .....
Peppermint Ornaments
3. With an icy tingle on the tongue and a pinwheel of Santa red and snow white stripes, peppermints are the coolest holiday sweets especially when transformed into edible hanging ornaments. Lay five or so peppermint candies in a circle to form a wreath; bond sides together with icing. Adorn front with cinnamon candies or mints. Let dry two hours before hanging. Loop twine around ornament; knot. .....
Crystal Snowflake
4. This snowflakes sparkly clusters are made by dipping shaped pipe cleaners into borax dissolved in boiling water with food coloring. As the water cools, borax forms crystals that cling to pipe cleaners. .....
Button Ornaments
5. Bend a pipe cleaner in half and twist once at the top for a loop.Slide buttons over pipe cleaner ends, slipping one end into each hole (if the button has four holes, use two diagonal ones). Use larger buttons for bellies and hat brims. .....
No Melt Snowmen
6. These merry snowmen get their roly poly forms, red scarves, and carrot noses from rolled fondant, a thick, pliable sugar mixture often used to give wedding cakes a smooth finish (youll find it at baking supply stores). Chocolate sprinkles stand in for coal eyes and buttons; licorice drops make the hats. .....
Christmas Handkerchiefs
7. A hand drawn decoration makes a practical gift precious. With fabric crayons, kids can draw on an ironed handkerchief. Parents press with an iron to set the image (follow instructions on crayon package). .....
Clip Art Cards
8. Why are these creatures smiling Theyre holding on to a secret, and when the time comes, theyll open their arms wide to reveal it a hidden holiday greeting.Kids can write their own messages inside these cheerful cards and hand them out to classmates and teachers, or punch a hole at the top and tie on ribbon or yarn to use as tags. Choose our gift bearing bear or generous pooch or draw your own friendly character. .....
Sweet Snails
9. When you cut into a gummy candy using a plastic knife, you expose the sticky interior; this built in adhesive is the primary tool for assembling these creatures. The larger the sticky surface, the better the parts will hold. Set up a table with bowls of candy, and let kids bring the colorful treats to life. .....
Recycled Ornaments
10. Holiday cards make perfect ornaments dazzling and delicate yet impossible to break. In a few steps, turn cards into darling globes or circles that lock together, ready to twirl. Or, frame a snowy scene in a frosting of sparkles. Hang your new ornaments with card garlands for an enchanting tree. .....
Candy Jar
11. For teachers, neighbors, and baby sitters, label jars of candy with a sweet illustration. Scan art, and print onto a sheet of labels. Or have kids draw directly onto individual labels. .....
Toy Ornaments
12. Hanging old toys on the Christmas tree spreads joy Mom will be pleased to have less clutter, and the toys will be happy to be rescued from their dusty corners. Ask the children to help pick which toys to transform. .....
Childrens Hand Cookies
13. Older children can use their hand to outline the cookies, drawing around it on the dough with a skewer and using a knife tip to cut along the line. If your child cant participate, make a pattern from a manila folder. Translucent parchment works well for the heart stencil; it will allow you to see the shape of the cookie through it. .....
Gingerbread Man Wreath
14. Sift together flour, baking soda, and baking powder in a large bowl; set aside. Put butter and brown sugar into an electric mixer fitted with the paddle attachment; mix on medium speed until fluffy. Mix in spices and salt, then egg and molasses. Reduce speed to low. Add flour mixture; mix until just combined. Divide dough in half, and shape each half into a disk. Wrap in plastic wrap, and refrigerate until firm, at least 1 hour. .....
Cookie Puzzle
15. Whos game for this challenging treat Cut gingerbread while its warm; after it cools, decorate with royal icing. Wrap pieces with a note Dont cheat Solve the puzzle before you eat. .....
Card Garland
16. Give old cards more hang time by making a garland of disks cut from them.Use craft punches (or trace a round object and cut out). Attach to heavy thread with stickers; rub with craft stick to secure. .....
Homemade Gift Wrap
17. Household materials make for inexpensive and delightful homemade gift wrap. Bows can be crafted from found items, too, such as thread or rickrack.
1. Childs art with ribbon bow
2. Calendar page with ribbon bow
3. Shopping bag with yarn bow
4. Kids homework with ribbon bow
5. Magazine page with thread bow
6. Paper towel with rickrack bow
7. Phone book page with rubber band bow
8. White kraft paper with hand drawn bow .....
Snow Globes
18. Almost any jar works for this project Baby food, pimiento, and olive jars are good choices. Look for plastic or ceramic figurines (metal ones are prone to rust) at flea markets and hobby or model railroad shops. Synthetic evergreen tips are available at many floral supply stores. .....
Gingerbread Reindeer
19. To make a reindeers head, turn a gingerbread man on his. Add a face, ears, and antlers with melted chocolate chips, sanding sugar, gumdrops, and other candy. .....
Button Cards
20. Button shapes resemble many seasonal things, as on these simple cards made of folded card stock. Construction paper cut outs and a snip of ribbon help turn green buttons into a wreath, tiny red ones into holly berries, and white ones into a friendly snowman. (When theyre turned vertically, the holes in the snowmans belly button look like buttons themselves.) .....
Snowman Cupcakes
21. Happy times with kids call for cheerful cupcakes. Easier to serve than cake, cupcakes require no slicing, no plates, and no forks and every child gets her fair share of icing. This design starts as a Chocolate Cupcake or Vanilla Cupcake iced with Swiss Meringue Buttercream perfect for spreading in thin layers or sculpting into thick mounds (and licking from the bowl).The cupcakes can be baked a week ahead and frozen, but decorate them no more than a day before serving. Set up an assembly line, and put kids in charge of affixing candy eyes, gumdrop cheeks, and other trimmings. Pack the cupcakes in a shallow plastic container, and stuff crumpled waxed paper in between. Then dole them out and watch kids marvel for a second before opening wide. .....
Snowflake Quesadillas
22. With these snowflakes, only the cheese melts. Fold a flour tortilla in half, then in thirds. Snip out shapes, unfold, and use as the top of a quesadilla. .....
Holiday Gumdrop Pops
23. Stack gumdrops, dot them with sprinkles and other candies in creative ways, and watch the colorful confections come to life as snowmen, Santas, and other icons of the season. Wrap the candy pops in cellophane bags, and then attach them to gifts or slip them into stockings. Or create a holiday display Partially fill a large glass jar with sanding sugar, and stand the figurines on flower frogs in the sparkling snow.Slide gumdrops onto candy sticks to create body of each pop. (Use leaf shaped gumdrops for holly pop.) .....
Christmas Colouring Pages
24. Weve got well over 100 original Christmas colouring pictures at Activity Village, so weve got something for all ages and all interests too! We think weve covered all aspects of the festive season here, so get the printer working, dig out the crayons, and enjoy the holidays.

Heres how to discover all our Christmas colouring pages. Click the links directly below to explore Christmas colouring pages sorted by category (a new window will open) or scroll down to find even more colouring pages, which didnt want to fit into one of those categories, further down the page. .....

Christmas Colouring Cards
25. If a child makes the effort to colour a Christmas card by hand, the result will always be treasured! Here is a collection of printable Christmas cards to colour, perfect for that special someone in your childs life.These cards print onto one A4 or letter sized sheet of paper or card and fold once. If you can, set your printer to print right to the edge of the paper (borderless printing). .....
Shopping Date
26. To encourage children to give, make a one on one shopping date with each child. Together with a parent, help the child shop for gifts for other family members. Be sure to stop for a sweet treat. Make memories. .....
Lights Night
27. Put younger children to bed as usual, but wake them an hour later. Tumble the family into the car pajamas and all, and drive out to see the Christmas lights. Pack hot drinks and popcorn for a surprise treat. .....
Christmas Camp Out
28. One evening, roll out sleeping bags in the living room, and hold a family camp out underneath the Christmas tree. Dont forget the hot chocolate and carols around the fireplace. .....
Candle Lit Dinner
29. Make an everyday dinner special by dining by candlelight. Share stories around the table as you enjoy the glow. .....
Cracker Crafts
30. Save enough toilet tissue tubes to supply the family. Create Christmas crackers by stuffing tubes with tiny candies, toys and treats. Wrap crackers, and use them as place cards for holiday dinners. .....
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