Christmas may only be a few days away, but you still have time to create memories with your kids that will last a lifetime. We put the new Bing Smart Search to task and found 5 perfect last-minute holiday crafts and added a yummy recipe for toasted marshmallow cream hot cocoa to enjoy while you’re crafting.
DIY Thread Spool Christmas Trees
How cute are these? All you need are a few spools of thread and tree scraps to build your own little forest.
DIY Crystal Snowflakes
via work it, mom!
Here’s a fun holiday craft that ties in a little science lesson for the kids as well. It only takes two ingredients to turn your home into a winter wonderland with these kid-made snowflakes.
DIY Crayon Resist Snowflake Art for Kids
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It may not be snowing where you live, but your kids can still have a white Christmas with this super fun holiday craft. All you need to make these crayon resist snowflakes are watercolor paints, a white crayon, and some paper.
DIY Bend + Shape Candy Canes
via the artful parent (also pictured at top of post)
A word of warning: once your kids give this craft a try, they’ll be pulling all the candy canes off of the Christmas tree to make more. The brittle holiday treat becomes soft and bendable after just a few minutes in the oven.
DIY Wish Upon A Star Ornaments
via by blikfang
With a little help, even the youngest children will not have any problem making these simple three-dimensional star ornaments. Use glitter paper and they’ll sparkle just like their real-life counterparts in the sky.
Toasted Marshmallow Cream Hot Chocolate Recipe
via how sweet it is
No holiday crafting session would be complete without a warm mug of hot cocoa. Forget chasing the tiny marshmallows from the instant hot chocolate packets— this homemade recipe is loaded with marshmallowy goodness.
Discover New Recipes + Crafts Visually With Bing Smart Search
Bing’s Smart Search in the new Windows is a faster way to find what you’re looking for and get things done. There’s no need to open a browser—simple swipe and start searching. Visual results make it easy to browse and find exactly what you’re looking for with fewer clicks.
If you have a PC or tablet with Windows 8.1, you already have everything you need to use Bing’s Smart Search. Click here to find out how!
This post is sponsored by Microsoft.