10 Fun Winter Craft for Kids

10 Fun Winter Craft for Kids

Winter is a great time to get creative and have fun with a variety of craft projects. There are so many different ideas to choose from, ranging from simple paper crafts to more involved projects that use a variety of materials. These craft projects are a great way to celebrate the winter season, and they can help keep kids entertained during the colder months. Whether you're looking for a quick and easy activity or a more complex project, there are plenty of winter craft ideas to keep kids of all ages engaged and having fun.

Here are 10 winter craft ideas for you

  1. Snowflake Ornaments:

Materials: paper, scissors, glitter, ribbon

Instructions: Cut out snowflake shapes from the paper and decorate them with glitter. Punch a hole in the top of each snowflake and thread a piece of ribbon through it. Hang the snowflakes on your tree or around the house.

Time: 30 minutes to 1 hour

  1. Ice Lanterns:

Materials: plastic container, water, small toys or objects

Instructions: Fill the plastic container with water and add the small toys or objects. Place the container in the freezer until the water is frozen. Once frozen, remove the container and place a candle inside the ice lantern.

Time: 1-2 hours (plus freezing time)

  1. Popsicle Stick Sleds:

Materials: popsicle sticks, glue, paint, decorations (optional)

Instructions: Glue the popsicle sticks together to create a sled shape. Once the glue is dry, paint and decorate the sled as desired.

Time: 1-2 hours

  1. Winter Masks:

Materials: paper or felt, scissors, glue, decorations (such as sequins, buttons, foam shapes)

Instructions: Cut out a mask shape from the paper or felt. Decorate the mask with wintry details like snowflakes, icicles, and holly. Cut out holes for the eyes and attach a string to hold the mask in place.

Time: 30 minutes to 1 hour

  1. Snow Paint:

Materials: water, white tempera paint

Instructions: Mix equal parts water and white tempera paint to create a "snow paint." Use the paint to create wintry scenes on paper or windows.

Time: 30 minutes to 1 hour

  1. Marshmallow Snowmen:

Materials: marshmallows, toothpicks, frosting, decorations (such as chocolate chips, raisins, licorice)

Instructions: Use toothpicks to attach the marshmallows together to create a snowman shape. Use frosting and decorations to add details like eyes, noses, mouths, and buttons.

Time: 30 minutes to 1 hour

  1. Snow Globe:

Materials: jar with a tight-fitting lid, water, small winter-themed toys

Instructions: Fill the jar with water and add the small toys. Close the lid and glue it in place. Turn the jar upside down to create a snow globe effect.

Time: 30 minutes to 1 hour (plus drying time for the glue)


  1. Winter Mobile:

Materials: paper or felt, scissors, string or a hanger, glue

Instructions: Cut out wintry shapes from the paper or felt. Punch holes in the top of each shape and thread string or a hanger through them. Arrange the shapes on the string or hanger to create a mobile.

Time: 30 minutes to 1 hour

  1. Q-Tip Painting:

Materials: blue construction paper, white paint, q-tips

Instructions: Use the q-tips to "paint" a snowy landscape on the blue construction paper.

Time: 30 minutes to 1 hour

  1. Salt Dough Ornaments:

Materials: salt, flour, water, cookie cutters, paint, ribbon or string

Instructions: Mix together 1 cup of salt, 1 cup of flour, and 1/2 cup of water to create a dough. Roll out the dough and use cookie cutters to cut out wintry shapes. Place the shapes on a baking sheet and bake them in the oven at 250 degrees Fahrenheit for about 2 hours. Once the ornaments are cool, paint and decorate them as desired. Punch a hole in the top of each ornament and thread ribbon or string through it to hang the ornament.

Time: 2-3 hours (plus baking and drying time)


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