Maybe you have snow and freezing temperatures, or maybe you don’t! Whether you are shoveling snow or lounging by a palm tree, there’s still winter! Why not try some of these easy winter crafts for preschoolers and elementary kids. Avoid cabin fever this season and keep your kids learning and playing with fun winter theme activities.
FUN WINTER CRAFTS FOR KIDS
JANUARY CRAFTS FOR KIDS
These winter craft ideas are so fun and easy to include everyone in. We love simple projects that look amazing but don’t take a ton of time, supplies, or craftiness to do. Some of these craft project might even include a little bit of winter science. Great for preschool winter crafts, and winter crafts for toddlers. Whether just for fun, or learn about snowflakes or artic animals, there’s sure to be a winter craft idea for everyone!
WINTER CRAFTS FOR KIDS
Check out these easy winter crafts for kids below. Click on each link for the full instructions.
Easy to make and easy to cut, these coffee filter snowflakes are such a fun craft to add to your winter activities.
2. Eskimo Craft
How do people live in some of the coldest parts of the world? Learn more about the people of the Arctic region and make your own paper plate Arctic person for a fun and easy winter craft.
What do hot cocoa and igloos have in common? Marshmallows, of course! Build an igloo out of the white squishy candy as a fun way to explore the winter season.
When the birds head south for winter, make your own winter bird collage inspired by the shapes of famous artist, Henri Matisse. All you need is paper, scissors, and our free printable bird shapes template.
Hands-on learning through play is perfect for this time of year! Get stamping this winter with a fun art activity that uses potatoes as paintbrushes.
Brighten up the dark winter evenings with simple paper luminaries kids can help make. Flameless tea lights make these luminaries safe for even toddlers.
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Get the kids making their own sparkly snow globe craft this winter to decorate at home or in the classroom. Free snow globe template included!
How do polar bears live in some of the coldest parts of the world? Learn more about these amazing Arctic animals and make your own paper plate polar bears for a fun and easy winter craft.
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If Picasso painted a snowman what would it look like? Explore the fun side of the famous artist, Pablo Picasso this winter by making your own cubist snowman.
Learning about amazing Arctic animals? Then treat the kids to a fun winter craft with these easy to make polar bear puppets!
Too much snow or not enough snow? It doesn’t matter when you know how to make snow paint! Treat the kids to an indoor snow painting session with this super easy to make snow paint recipe.
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12. Snowflake Art
A super simple snowflake winter craft that kids of all ages will enjoy doing! Our tape resist snowflake painting is easy to set up and fun to do with kids this season.
Science can take many forms and this is a fun winter STEAM activity using super simple supplies, salt, and glue. We think snowflake salt painting is tons of fun!
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A newly fallen blanket of snow, big fluffy snowflakes falling steadily through the air, and a favorite snowflake craft are perfect for a winter afternoon! Don’t have any snow, 80 degrees and sunny? No worries, you can still create a snowstorm at home or in the classroom with our homemade snowflake stamps!
Make your own sparkling, indoor snowflake melted bead ornaments for an easy winter craft idea!
Learn more about these amazing artic white birds and make your own snowy owls with our fun pinecone owl ornaments.
Winter brings many opportunities for both indoor and outdoor play! When the weather is really nasty, try some simple painting ideas to create new winter wall art!
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When the weather gets cold outside then our winter crafts and activities are sure to delight! Make an easy winter theme handprint craft with simple materials with paper and paint, and of course your handprint.
Be inspired by famous artist, George Seurat to create this fun winter scene with nothing but dots. Free printable included!
MORE FUN WINTER IDEAS…
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