Christmas is such a wonderful time to try new crafts and fun recipes. The weather is often cold outside, so we have to keep ourselves busy inside somehow, right? From sweet treats to cheery holiday crafts, these are the BEST Must-Try Christmas DIYs! You will love these neat ideas (and be sure to show your kids too!).
Must Try Christmas DIYs
1. Make Snowman Cookies
Use white candy quick as well as some sprinkles to make these white nutter butter snowman cookies.
2. Cupcake Snow Globes
Edible Snow Globe Cupcakes are used with gelatin to make the globes!
3. Homemade Christmas Ornaments
How to make old-fashioned cinnamon scented ornaments
4. How to make a Snowman Cheeseball
Not only is this snowman adorable, but it’s also tasty too! A little shredded cheese help make this cute cheeseball really come to life!
5. Pretzel Cabin
Do you enjoy creating gingerbread houses? Then you’ve got to try making a cabin out of pretzels! Source unknown/no longer available.
6. Candy Canes Made with Pool Noodles
I love the sneakiness of the clear fishing line for this project! Aren’t these pool noodle candy canes so colorful and fun?
7. How to melt peppermint candies to make Christmas Ornaments
Melt some peppermint candies (or even some candy canes) using cookie cutters for this neat Christmas craft.
8. Cardboard Box Snowman
Use different wrapping paper for each person and make a present snowman on Christmas morning! Source unknown
9. Hand and Footprint Christmas Idea
Using a canvas, create reindeer, snowmen, elves, and even Santa with handprints. (source unknown)
10. Santa and His Reindeer Hand and Footprint Art
Give Santa a hand, or in this case two hands and a foot, and you’re halfway to a unique art project. Make a few simple lines with a black and red marker and you’ve finished the festive scene.
11. DIY Snowman Wreath
Deco mesh is a great material to use for holiday wreaths. Check out this tutorial to see how you can create a snowman with white deco mesh.
12. How to make ornaments with playground balls
We got the balls from Walmart and created these awesome outdoor Christmas ornaments!
13. Doily Christmas Tree
Make an adorable little Christmas tree using paper doilies. You will need 3 different size paper doilies, a wooden craft stick, wood spheres (balls), glue, and scissors:
14. Elf Donut Recipe
Do you do Elf on the Shelf? You’ve got to show your kids how to make these! If you don’t do Elf on the Shelf, be sure to make these on Christmas Eve so Santa can bring them back to his elves at the North Pole
15. DIY Pool Noodle Christmas
A holiday wreath made with a pool noodle. I love the colorful ornaments they used on top!
16. DIY Solar Candy Cane Lights
I have to try this! It looks easy to do and I love how it turns out.
Watch how they are made:
17. Santa Meat and Cheese Board
Create a festive Christmas charcuterie board using meat and cheese to create Santa! Use a round plate or dish, olives, and a cherry tomato for the nose! Spotted on Pinterest (source unknown).