Santa Craft Ideas for Kids

Just one month is left for Christmas. So, how are the preparations going on? The little ones of the family are the most excited ones for the occasion. Children must have made many plans for celebrating Christmas. If you want to enhance the skills of your child and also to check how creative your kid is in the field of art and craft, then here are various activities that will be fun for the children and will add more grace to this festival.

Christmas is a festival that can be symbolized by various pictures in our mind like the Christmas tree, snow, sledge, Christmas bells, fairy lights, stars, candles, Christmas spiders etc. But the most chief role is played by an old man with a long white beard, wearing a red coat with red trousers and long boots, carrying a big bag full of gifts for the kids and what we call him? Yes, the Santa or the Father Santa.

This Christmas, let’s make some crafty stuff that will increase the beauty of the festival. Christmas holidays will come soon, so ample time will be available for the kids to participate in the given below crazy and crafty activities:-

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Santa craft ideas

1. Santa from an old newspaper

Image Source/Tutorial: I Heart Crafty Things

Materials required:

  • Chart paper
  • Old newspapers or magazines
  • Scissors
  • Glue and colours.

Difficulty level: Very Easy

This awesome craft will not only help us to see the creativity of the kids also is eco-friendly as we are using old newspapers here. This activity is suitable for kids of the 5+ age group. Get the chart sheet, cut the old newspapers, according to the shape as shown in the image with the help of the scissors, now paste them to create the image of Santa and draw the eyes and nose of the Santa. Just create some curls for the whiskers and beard using pencils. Just roll the paper over the pencil and then unroll the paper.

2. Cotton glove Santa

Image Source/Tutorial: The Best Ideas for Kids

Materials required:

  • An Old glove
  • Thread
  • Cotton
  • Colours
  • Needle
  • Beads.

Difficulty level: Easy

Take one old glove and paste some cotton over it as shown in the picture. The thumb of the glove will become the hood of the Santa. Paste some beads at the centre. With the help of a needle, pass the thread through the gloves at the top. Hang the Santa glove on the tree via thread. This craft is suitable for kids of age 6+.

3. Candy Santa

Image Source/Tutorial: Capture by Lucy

Materials required:

  • Marshmallow candy
  • Beads
  • Strawberries
  • Candy sticks.

Difficulty level: Very Easy

Take some strawberries and cut them in a triangular shape. Get marshmallows and fix them on the candy sticks. Place the triangular strawberries over the Marshmallow on the sticks. To complete the look, add beads for the eyes. The 4+ age group can go for this activity.

4. Ice cream stick Santa

Image Source/Tutorial: Easy Peasy and Fun

Materials required:

  • Ice cream sticks
  • Beads
  • Cotton
  • Piece of red cloth
  • Glue

Difficulty level: Easy

This Craft is suitable for kids of age group 5+. Bring some ice cream sticks and paste them side by side.  Take some cotton and paste it over the ice cream sticks to represent the beard of Santa. Cut the piece of red cloth according to the shape of the hood and paste it on the top of the sticks.

Paste the beads to create the eyes of the Santa. For the nose, cut the red piece of the cloth in a circular shape and paste it, at the centre.

5. Popcorn Santa

 

Image Source/Tutorial: The Inspiration Edit

Materials required:

  • Coloured chart papers
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Popcorn
  • Beads

Difficulty level: Very easy

Take some black chart sheets, paste cream coloured chart sheets of circular shape on them. This part will represent the face of Santa. Now cut a red coloured chart sheet in the shape of the Santa’s hood and paste it at the top of the circular sheet.

Cut the coloured paper in such a way to create the lips and nose of the Santa. For eyes use the beads and paste them above the nose. Spread popcorn all over the lower portion to create the bread, and paste it with the help of glue. Suitable for the kids of age 5+

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6. Star-shaped Santa

Image Source/Tutorial: Crafts by Courtney

Materials required:

  • Starfish
  • Colours
  • Paintbrushes

Difficulty level: Very Easy

Collect a Starfish, and paint it with red colour all over, which will represent the clothes of Santa With the help of paintbrushes draw the other features of the Santa as shown in the image. Kids of age 4+ can participate in this activity.

7. Santa with the gifts

Image Source/Tutorial: Simple Everyday Mom

Materials required:

  • Disposable plate
  • Colours
  • Scissors
  • Paper
  • Sketch pens
  • Glue

Difficulty level: Easy

Get the Disposable plate, colour it half blue (upper portion) and half white (lower portion). Outline the Santa and the gift boxes on the paper using a pencil and cut the outline with the help of scissors. Now paste the Santa and the gifts on the top of the plate. This craft is suitable for kids of age 5+.

8. Bottle fat Santa

Image Source/Tutorial: The Best Ideas for Kids

Materials required:

  • Empty glass bottle
  • Slime
  • Paper
  • Shirt buttons
  • Glue
  • Paper

Difficulty level: Easy

Bring an empty glass bottle and fill it with slime and close the lid. Now make the belt of the Santa using paper and paste it outside the bottle in the middle. Paste two shirt buttons at the top of the belt. This activity is suitable for kids of age 4+.

9. Santa Stricker on bookmark

Image Source/Tutorial: Red Ted Art

Materials required:

  • Paper
  • Sketch pens
  • Glue and scissors

Difficulty level: Very easy

Cut the paper into an uneven circular shape and fold it in such a way so that a semi-circle is formed. Now cut a pink sheet of paper in semi-circular form and paste over the previous circular shape of the paper. Create the eyes and lips with the help of sketch pens and place them in the book whose page number you want to mark. Kids of age 5+ are suitable for this craft.

10. Paper plate Santa

Image Source/Tutorial: I Heart Crafty Things

Materials required:

  • Disposable plate
  • Glue
  • Coloured paper
  • Colours

Difficulty level: Very Easy

Cut the Disposable plate in a semi-circular shape and paint it with cream colour at the centre. Now cut the coloured sheet of paper in a triangular shape and paste this plate over the triangular sheet. Make the nose, eyes, and moustache with the help of paper. Now, paste them on the plate.

11. Long-beard Santa

Image Source/Tutorial: Buggy and Buddy

Materials required:

  • Coloured sheets
  • Crayons
  • Scissors and glue

Difficulty level: Very Easy

Cut the different shapes of paper like circles, rectangles, triangles with the help of scissors and paste them in such a way to make the face of Santa with a hood. Once the face has been created, then paste that at the top of the black big sheet as shown in the picture. Create the beard using a white wax crayon on the black sheet. The Santa is ready. This activity is suitable for kids of age 5+.

12. Paper Santa

Image Source/Tutorial: Kids Craft Room

Materials required:

  • Coloured paper
  • Cotton balls
  • Beads
  • Scissors and glue

Difficulty level: Easy

Create different shapes on paper, using scissors and paste them in such a way to create Santa. Paste nose and pom poms for the hood using cotton balls. Beads can be used for eyes.  This art is suitable for kids of age 5+.

13. Thread beard Santa

Image Source/Tutorial: Kids Craft Room

Materials required:

  • Disposable plates
  • Thread
  • Punching machine
  • Beads
  • Cotton

Difficulty level: Easy 

Take a disposable plate, paint it with red, cream and white colour as shown in the picture. Now punch various holes at the bottom and pass threads through these holes to form tassels for the beard. Paste cotton ball and beads for nose and eyes respectively. This craft is suitable for kids of age 6+.

14. Cotton Cork Santa

Image Source/Tutorial: Red Ted Art

Materials required:

  • Corks
  • Colours
  • Red cloth
  • Cotton

Difficulty level: Very easy

This activity is suitable for kids of age 4+. Take some old corks of bottles and colour them with the help of brushes. Make small cones out of red cloth and paste them at the top of the cork as it represents the hood of Santa. For the beard and border of the hood paste cotton as shown in the image. Make eyes and nose with the help of colours using brushes.

15. White Curly beard Santa

Image Source/Tutorial: Arty Crafty Kids

Materials required:

  • Disposable plate
  • Paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Pencil
  • Colours
  • Cotton

Difficulty level: Very Easy

This craft is suitable for kids of the 4+ age group. Take the disposable plate and colour it half with red colour and another half with the cream colour. Cut the long paper strips and curl them with the help of a pencil by rolling the paper strip over the pencil and reopening it. Paste their paper strips at the bottom of the plate. Paste cotton, at the base of the hood as shown in the image. Create eyes and nose using colours.

Stay tuned for more such articles. K4 media and technology are meant for Craft lovers who want their kids to become more creative and innovative.

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