It’s easy to get VERY caught up in the fuss and endless to-do lists of Christmas, but nothing beats a quiet afternoon over cups of tea and juice, making festive things together.
If you find yourself – miraculously – with a bit of time to spare and the inclination to get creative with your kiddo, here are some great places to start. And if not? Bookmark this for next year! Huzzah!
1. Build a little birdhouse
These sweet handmade birdhouse ornaments are so cute, they’ll be your favourite new DIY heirloom! via Kiflies Levendula
2. Tidy town
A tabletop village is the perfect DIY project for parents and kids to create together. via Crafts By Amanda
3. Wanna cookie?!
The sky is the limit when it comes to fancying up these simple and delicious bickies! via Taste
4. Woolly wreaths
Everything is better in miniature, especially if you make it woolly, too! via Christopher and Tia
5. Bespoke Christmas angels
Whip up a classic angel with your child, or whack their face on one for an extra personal touch! via Arty Crafty Kids
6. Christmas character paper plates
Whodathunkit that a paper plate could transform into something so jolly adorable?! via Kix Cereal
7. Paper straw Christmas trees
The humble paper straw becomes a candy-striped Christmas tree decoration, thanks to this excellent project. via Crafts By Courtney
8. Pompom pinecones
Nature meets fun with this easy-yet-colourful fuzzy project. via One Little Project
9. Popsicle stick Christmas trees
Encourage your child to go nuts with the sparkle and colour, and you too could have these beauties hanging about your place! via Arty Crafty Kids
10. Sparkly snowflake ornament
More popsicle sticks, this time glued to form a star shape and then adorned with precious sparkles! via Toddler Approved