Frosty Family Fun

Frosty Family Fun – Holiday and Christmas treats, crafts, and DIY ideas the whole family will love!
Are you looking for some new, unique, and budget friendly crafts and recipes? Oh good! I have you covered:) Today I have picked out a variety of treats and projects that put a smile on my face and I know that you will love them too. I should probably mention that, just because a project looks amazing, it’s only fun if it’s not too difficult, right? So, I picked out some ideas that won’t break the bank and won’t add to any holiday frustration. Bake, create, and make fun things with your family this year!

Frosty Family Fun

Frosty Family Fun - Holiday and Christmas treats, crafts, and DIY ideas the whole family will love!

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1. Edible Snow Globe Cupcakes

No really, those are gelatin snow globes and here’s how to make them! 

Edible Snow Globe Cupcakes. No really, those are gelatin snow globes and here's how to make them!
 

2. Rudolph Christmas Treat Jars

Cute, simple, and 100% adorable. You have to check out the Santa jar and the Snowman jar. Which one is your favorite?

 

3. Santa Hat Pretzels

Take some regular shaped pretzels (easy enough), add some red candy melts here, a marshmallow there, and boom! You’ve got the cutest bite sized Christmas treat to take to the party. 

Santa Hat Pretzels! Take some regular shaped pretzels (easy enough), add some red candy melts here, a marshmallow there, and boom! You've got the cutest bite sized Christmas treat to take to the party.
 

4. How to Make a Cardboard Christmas Fireplace

If your image of Christmas includes stockings hanging on a fireplace but your home doesn’t have one, you can make a surprisingly realistic version from cardboard. Start with four cardboard display boards — the kind students use for science projects. You can find them at hobby or office supply stores and home centers. 

How to Make a Cardboard Christmas Fireplace - If your image of Christmas includes stockings hanging on a fireplace but your home doesn't have one, you can make a surprisingly realistic version from cardboard. Start with four cardboard display boards -- the kind students use for science projects. You can find them at hobby or office supply stores and home centers.
 

5. Finger Print Christmas Lights

Dot, dot, not a lot! Show your kids how to take their tiny little fingers to make these festive Christmas lights! I love that this project isn’t a big mess. I’m busy enough during the holidays and cleaning up paint everywhere is no fun.

Dot, dot, not a lot! Show your kids how to take their tiny little fingers to make these festive Christmas lights! I love that this project isn't a big mess (I'm busy enough during the holidays and cleaning up paint everywhere is no fun).

6. Soda Bottle Penguins

Do you see what I see? Those little penguins are made from plastic soda bottles! Whoever thought of this is so smart!

Do you see what I see? Those little penguins are made from plastic soda bottles! Whoever thought of this is so smart!
 

7. Wood Pallet Christmas Tree

Star light, star bright, this wood pallet glows at night! Oh my gosh- I love that this DIY pallet Christmas tree is a little bit rustic, a little bit traditional, and 100% beautiful. Make it once and use it year after year! 

Star light, star bright, this wood pallet glows at night! Oh my gosh- I love that this DIY pallet Christmas tree is a little bit rustic, a little bit traditional, and 100% beautiful. Make it once and use it year after year!

8. Cardboard Gingerbread House

This is pretty much a little kid’s DREAM at Christmas! A gingerbread house they can actually go inside of! With cardboard and paper, look how they create the look of a candy house ….. WOW! 

This is pretty much a little kid's DREAM at Christmas! A gingerbread house they can actually go inside of! With cardboard and paper, look how they create the look of a candy house ..... WOW!
 

9. Chocolate Covered Strawberry Lights 

These look easy enough, right? Dip strawberries in colored chocolate (using food coloring or colored chips) then decorate them with edible glitter to create christmas lights! You will need this kind of edible glitter – found here

Chocolate covered Strawberry Lights - these look easy enough, right?

10. Mistletoes – Footprint Mistletoe

Adorable handprint, fingerprint, and footprint canvas art to make with your kids! 

Mistletoes! Adorable handprint, fingerprint, and footprint canvas art to make with your kids!

11. How to make Candy Sleighs

A fun project to make for that special teacher, babysitter, friend, or neighbor this Christmas. Click the picture for further instructions.

How to make Candy Sleighs!

12. Hang Christmas Ornaments in a Window

It looks so pretty from the outside too! (source unknown)

Christmas Decoration. If you are looking for a cute, easy, and inexpensive way to decorate your windows for Christmas, this is the perfect project. Get all of the materials from the Dollar Store. It will cost less than $7.00!

13. Hanging ornaments from the chandelier

Hanging ornaments from the chandelier

14. Make HUGE Christmas Ornaments

I made these using kids playground balls.

How to make Large Ornaments

15. Disney Christmas Wreaths

These are precious!

DISNEY CHRISTMAS WREATHS - these are precious! See how to make them:

16. DIY Candy Cane Sleighs

Mini candy sleighs! Glue miniature Kit Kats to 2 candy canes. Use a little more glue to prop a Christmas eraser up with a Hershey’s kiss! Weeee! Click here to get these Christmas erasers. So cute and so easy to do (source unknown).

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17. Polar bear paw print cupcakes

Polar bear paw print cupcakes.

18. Glittery Snow Paint

This looks magical and cold!

Shivery and glittery snow paint! This looks magical (click the picture to see more)
 

19. Wine Glass Snow Globes

Wine glass snow globes (click the picture to see how to make them)
 

20. Santa Bread

This looks adorable (and tasty too!)

Santa Bread! This looks adorable (and tasty too!). Click the picture for the recipe.
 

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