5 Last Minute Christmas Crafts For Kids

DIY Bend + Shape Candy Canes for Kids

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 for Kids

DIY Thread Spool Christmas Trees
via cakies

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 for Kids

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

DIY Crayon Resist Snowflake Art for Kids
via classic play

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 for Kids

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

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

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.

Happy holidays!


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  • http://www.yesmissy.com/ Eileen

    Great crafts! Love the star ornament and bendable candy canes!
    Cheers,
    Eileen

  • http://www.handmadecharlotte.com/ Rachel Faucett

    Hi Eileen,

    Thanks Eileen! I’m going nutty over all of these magical crafts!

    xo,

    Rachel

  • Briana Nichele Mateo

    Great crafts, can’t wait to try these!

  • http://www.handmadecharlotte.com/ Rachel Faucett

    Hi Briana,

    I’m in love with the all of them too1 Thanks for stopping in!

    Rachel

  • t.potts

    Those are my favorites too.

  • t.potts

    These are all super cute. Let me say WE LOVE BING! I can’t tell you how much more awesome than other search sites it is….not enough words. It’s cleaner, and we get way more relevant results. It’s now our go to for everything.