countdown to christmas

In week two of Counting down to Christmas, we’re sharing with you easy Christmas Crafts for preschoolers and toddlers to make Christmas Cards to send to Family and Friends. Check out last weeks Advent Ideas and Activities for week 1 and next week we will be sharing another Christmas Craft for Preschoolers and Toddlers – Tree Ornaments for you to create together with your kids.

What you need for – Christmas Crafts for Preschoolers and Toddlers making Cards

Card Blanks
Craft Sticks
Glitter Glue
Buttons
Gems
Green Card and Paper

Out Now! – Countdown to Christmas Ebook

When life gets hectic in the lead up to Christmas wouldn’t it be great to be able to spend a little time with the family creating gifts for others, food to enjoy together and traditions that make magical Christmas Memories?

But what actually happens is you spend hours searching through Pinterest looking for ideas and realise halfway through saying you are going to start that you have only 1 thing on the materials list!

I’ve been there!

So that is why we’ve put together our 24 favourite Christmas Activities, Crafts and Recipes with full materials lists and step-by-step instructions so that you have everything at your fingertips.

Produced as a PDF you can download, print and use these ideas throughout the festive season with your children and families.

Find out more as we share with your our Favourite Ways to Countdown to Christmas.

Creation Station Christmas Cards

Christmas Card making creation stationFor J and T I set up an area at the table like above so that they could create some christmas cards with the theme christmas tree.

creative christmas with preschoolersJ (3 and 2 months) set about creating his cards all by himself – he stuck sticks for the trunks, then used the triangles I had cut for trees.

christmas crafts for kidsWith T (20 months) I helped by gluing the sticks and trees for her as the glue is quite difficult to get out of the tube but she set about using the glitter glue, buttons and jewels herself. The top row of cards are T’s creations and the bottom row are J’s.

Toddler Christmas CraftThis is a blog hop – below are this weeks Co-hosts in the Christmas Countdown.

Christmas Cards for Kids to makeHere are this weeks co-hosts pop on over and check out what Christmas Cards they are creating this week

Rainy Day Mum ~ Making Boys Men ~ Here Come the Girls ~ The Boy and Me

Life at the Zoo ~ Jennifer’s Little World ~ Playful Learners ~ Mummy Mummy Mum!

Author
Cerys Parker

Cerys is a marine biologist, environmental educator, high school teacher and mum. Realising that life doesn't have to be put on hold and you don't just have to survive whilst the kids are young she shares ideas to inspire you to LIVE with the kids, with activities to do together, recipes to cook and enjoy and family travel to make memories to last a lifetime.

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