I want to make some purposeful crafts with my son for the holidays. But who has the time to search around for great ideas? Well I thought I’d make a night of it and research some fun, age-appropriate crafts for my two-year-old. This is helpful for me when it comes time for each holiday; I won’t have to think about what to do because the work has already been done! Happy crafting!
Fall, Pumpkins, Harvest: Dried bean Indian corn from All Kids Network or Corn husk cards from FamilyFun or Indian corn wall hanging from Busy Bee Kids Crafts or Fall Tree Craft from 1plus1plus1equals1. And a hand tree with glued-on leaves on blue and green construction paper with a yellow sun by me.
Halloween: Tissue Paper Pumpkin (this idea can be done for all holidays!) from All Kids Network. And some coffee filter pumpkins with Do-A-Dot markers and green stems. We goofed on these, in that, I used tissue paper since we didn’t have coffee filters. You are supposed to color with markers and then spray with water to let colors mix and move around. This could be done with any theme!
Christmas: So many fun ideas at Counting Coconuts or Hands and fingers wreath (I love this one!). We also made a simple green tree with tissue paper. Also, a Paper bag Rudolf or Hands and Feet Reindeer at Busy Bee Kids Crafts or Jesus sign with glitter (#11 on the list) from Hubbard’s Cupboard. We also made this sweet Jesus in a manger from Crafty Mama.
St. Patrick’s: Green Collage with paint and various green stuff (I suggest making this into a Shamrock shape) at Preschool Express
**I will also try to go to the library every holiday to check out holiday-themed books to enjoy with my little one!