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Christmas Crafts with Alice Curry @Nanny.inspiration.station

Christmas Crafts with Alice Curry @Nanny.inspiration.station

Okay, Mums, Dads, Grandparents and nannies…here are some fun easy non pretentious festive arts and crafts to get you in the spirit for Christmas. Lots of the things can be picked up at Tiger, Poundland, Amazon etc, or even round the house! Happy creating…

Christmas Puddings-

 Chop an apple in half and stab a fork in it, making it easier for your little ones to hold. Stamp the apple in brown paint and print onto white card. Once dry, add a white top, and some leaves and berries. This can be using glitter glue, pens, card, or even some pom poms! These are fab for cards, or evening festive bunting!


Christmas Card Ideas-

·      Reindeer handprint/footprint                                

·      Christmas tree handprint

·      Penguin footprint

·      Christmas puddings

·      Mistle-toes


Pine Cone Christmas Trees-

Collect some pinecones and dry them out. Paint with green paint, drizzle with PVA glue and sprinkle with glitter. Perfect to pop around the house for some extra festive feels!



Handprint Wreath-

Get your little one to stamp on green hand prints on card, leaving them to dry before cutting out. Cutting the middle circle out of a paper plate, stick the hands around to make a leaf impression. Add some red berries using paint, pom poms, pens etc, and hang up with  some pretty ribbon!

Salt Dough Decorations-

Making salt dough using…

½ cup salt

½ cup water

1 cup flour

You can blitz this in the microwave quickly on short zaps (keep checking s0 they don’t burn!) Alternatively if you have more time and patience you can bake them for 2-3 hours on a low heat in the oven.

 Cut out with various cutters, bake and paint! You can glaze with PVA glue for a shiny effect. Perfect for family Christmas gifts.

Mums, you're stronger than you think by Jamie Warr

Mums, you're stronger than you think by Jamie Warr