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Kid Crafts For Holiday Decorating Fun!

Dec 1 2010 - 6:00am

It's sugar-cookie-and-icing season, but that doesn't mean all your holiday prep has to be confined to the kitchen. Your kids will love helping out with the these easy holiday craft projects, and the results will be festive. Click through to see five fun ideas for DIY [1] decorating!

Paper Garland

This classic paper ring garland is a quick and simple project. Your kids will have fun watching plain sheets of paper transform into a decoration. You can use the garlands on doorways, a Christmas tree or draped on Santa's table.

Source: Flickr User lisaclarke [2]

Felt Christmas Trees

These DIY [3] felt trees are sophisticated decor, but a cinch to make. All you need is cardboard, felt, glue, and decorations. Group different sizes together for a pretty centerpiece that will make your lil craft masters proud!

Source: Flickr User brooklyn [4]

Paper Snowflakes

No two will be exactly alike, and that's the fun of it! Just colored paper and a supervised scissor technique can have your kids creating a blizzard of decorations.

Source: Flickr User Liz (perspicacious.org) [5]

Snowflakes, Redux

These snowflakes are only slightly more complicated than the classic cut-out versions, but make a pretty holiday addition strung over a table or entry way. Check out the full picture instructions [6] here. All you need is paper squares, scissors, a stapler, and tape.

Source: Flickr User Liz (perspicacious.org) [7]

Hanging Present Holder

Stocking up on tiny stocking stuffers? Give them a glam presentation with these present holders. Supply your wee ones with toilet paper holders, wrapping paper, ribbon, glue, and tissue, and they'll whip up gift containers to hang on the tree or mantel.

Source: Flickr User Urban Woodswalker [8]

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