3 Christmas Crafts to Get into the Holiday Spirit!

3 Fun Holiday Craft Activities For You and Your Kids

By Sherry Kyle

Need some holiday cheer? Try these fun craft activities to bring the Christmas spirit into your home:

Sock Snowman

What you need:

    • 1 large white ankle-length tube sock
    • Buttons
    • Construction paper—black and orange
    • Package of dried beans or rice
    • Pair of holiday socks from the Dollar store
    • 1 Rubber band
    • Scissors
    • Tacky glue
  • Twine—cut into a 20-inch piece.


    1. Cut the heel and ankle off the tube sock, and throw away.
    1. Fill the remaining part of the tube sock with dried beans or rice.
    1. Wrap the Rubber band around the top of the sock to secure it closed.
    1. For the snowman’s shirt, cut off the calf-part of one of the holiday socks and put it on the snowman with the cut edge on top. Roll it down as needed.
    1. Wrap the twine around the top of the sweater and make a bow.
    1. Glue buttons, if you wish, to the sweater.
    1. For the hat, cut off the toe-part (4 inches) of one of the holiday socks. Place it on your snowman’s head.
    1. Cut out eyes and a carrot nose from construction paper and glue to your snowman.
  1. Enjoy!

Glitter Snowflake

What you need:

    • 2 toilet paper rolls
    • Glitter
    • Paper plate
    • Pencil
    • Ribbon or twine
    • Ruler
    • Scissors
  • Tacky glue


    1. Flatten the toilet paper rolls.
    1. Using a ruler, mark out ½ inch sections and cut into strips. You should have nine oval pieces per toilet paper roll. Fold some of the strips in half.
    1. Create a snowflake design.
    1. Once you like your design, glue the pieces together. Allow time to dry.
    1. Pour a thin layer of glitter on a paper plate. Shake it gently to spread it out to be the size of your snowflake.
    1. Carefully, add a thin layer of glue to the top of your snowflake.
    1. Turn the snowflake over and dip in the glitter. Allow time to dry.
    1. If you’d like, add a ribbon or twine and hang your snowflake in your room, on a window, or on your Christmas tree.
  1. Enjoy!

Pom Pom Pinecone Ornament

What you need:

    • Pinecone
    • Small colorful pom poms from the dollar store
    • Scissors
    • Tacky glue
  • Twine—cut into a 20-inch piece


    1. Place a glue dot on a pinecone scale and attach a pom pom. Do this all the way around until you’ve filled the entire pinecone.  Allow time to dry.
    1. Make a knot in the middle of the twine. Glue the knot to the bottom of the pinecone. Allow time to dry.
    1. Make a bow with the two ends of the twine, and hang on your Christmas tree.
  1. Enjoy!

December 25th is right around the corner! By focusing on the true meaning of Christmas, the precious gift of baby Jesus, we can have a wonderful holiday season.

“For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders. And he will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.” ~ Isaiah 9:6

If you liked these, crafts, be sure to check out more from our author, Sherry Kyle!

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The True Heart Girls Devotional: God’s Promises for Me is for girls who want to dive right into the special promises & treasures God has hidden away just for them. This interactive guide designed just for girls points to the Bible, the best treasure map of all! This easy-to-use devotion is full of crafts, activities, and stories that will help encourage your girl and keep her strong and wise in making good decisions every day. Whether it’s first thing in the morning, after school, or right before bedtime, doing this devotional will help tween girls find out who God is and how treasured they are by Him!

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This Devotional is Filled with 30 Key Bible Promises for Girls

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  2. Helps Girls Connect with God. Each story and activity is a touchpoint that leads tween girls back to God’s Word, character, and principles. From God’s faithfulness and strength to His promises to guide and save us, key Bible values and lessons are hidden throughout the devotional for girls to discover!
  3. Fun and Interactive. Tween girls will enjoy stories about girls their age, as well as activities such as games, quizzes, recipes, and crafts.
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Author Sherry KyleSherry Kyle is the author of books for tween girls, including The Christian Girl’s Guide to Style, a Gold Mom’s Choice Award Winner, The Girl’s Guide to Your Dream Room, and upcoming releases The Girl’s Guide to Life and Love, Lexi: Letters to God. Sherry also writes novels for women set along the coast of California where she makes her home with her college sweetheart and their four children. When she’s not writing, Sherry spends her time reading, walking, having coffee with friends, and decorating her beach home.

You can connect with Sherry at www.sherrykyle.com, Facebook, Pinterest, and Twitter.





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