Tie in your preschooler’s crafts with the winter season. Kids get so excited about snow, snowmen, and the holidays. Channel that excitement into making these fun winter crafts! Listed below are fun things to make for Hanukkah, Christmas, Valentine’s Day, and St. Patrick’s Day.
Snow/Cold Weather/General Winter:
Frozen-Inspired Windsock: create a sparkly snowflake windsock inspired by the movie Frozen!
Snowflake Wand: decorate a sparkly snowflake wand and use it to sprinkle winter magic all around!
Fingerprint Snowy Tree: draw a barren tree with a marker and then your preschooler can paint on the snow with their fingerprints.
Craft Stick Snowflake: add some sparkly winter fun to your seasonal decorations with this cute craft stick snowflake!
Toilet Paper Roll Snowman: dress up an empty toilet paper roll as a snowman!
Paper Plate Winter Cap: make a cute winter cap with a paper plate, coffee filter, and watercolor paints.
Snowman Stick Puppet: print off this free template to make your own craft stick snowman puppet. Supplies needed are the template, crayons, a craft stick, scissors, and glue.
Basic Shapes Penguin: print off the free template, color your pieces, and glue them together to form a penguin!
Secret Snowflake Painting: draw snowflakes with a white crayon and watch your child be surprised by the secret snowflakes that appear when they paint over your drawings!
Tissue Paper Snowflake: easy to make tissue paper snowflake for young crafters.
Candy Cane Reindeer: make a cute and yummy candy reindeer by adding pipe cleaner antlers, googly eyes, and a pom pom nose!
Decoupage Santa Hat: make a Santa hat out of craft sticks and red tissue paper.
Christmas Owl Craft: adorable owls made from empty toilet paper rolls and construction paper.
Paper Plate Peppermint: a cute, winter handprint craft to make with your preschooler.
Christmas Cookie Cutter Coloring: a fun way to use cookie cutters without the calories!
Fuzzy Candy Cane Craft: quick and easy candy cane craft out of construction paper and cotton balls.
Mosaic Gingerbread Man: use pieces of construction paper to make a cute gingerbread man craft.
Christmas Fireplace: make a festive Christmas fireplace for your toys!
Christmas Wreath: cute little wreath out of a paper plate that combines painting and coloring for lots of fun.
Decoupage Star of David: make a beautiful Star of David craft for Hanukkah.
Easy Star of David: easy Star of David craft for toddlers/preschoolers that only needs craft sticks, glue, and a blue marker.
Heart Dog Craft: print off the template, color the hearts, and assemble them to form a dog.
Wooly Sheep: Say “I Wooly Love You” with this cute pom-pom sheep craft!
Valentine’s Day Wand: a super cute heart wand to sprinkle love all around.
Fingerprint Heart: make a heart shape design with your little one’s fingerprints and a paper heart stencil.
Lacing Heart: work on fine motor skills with this fun lacing heart craft.
Heart Hedgehog Craft: make an adorable little cardboard hedgehog with heart quills!
You Make Me Smile: a mosaic smiley face craft to give to someone special.
Bee Mine: make a cute little bee with heart wings for Valentine’s Day.
Beaded Heart Craft: make a beaded heart out of 2 pipe cleaners and pony beads.
Owl You Need is Love: create an adorable owl out of construction paper and cupcake wrappers!
St. Patrick’s Day:
Paper Chain Pot O’ Gold Rainbow:
Leprechaun Paper Bag Puppet: create a cute leprechaun puppet from a paper bag and construction paper.
Tissue Paper Rainbow: make an awesome rainbow out of tissue paper, cotton balls, and construction paper!
Shamrock Friend: print out the free template to make your own shamrock friend craft.
Rainbow Cloud: make a cute cloud rainbow craft out of a paper plate and crepe paper.