Looking for Christmas craft ideas? We have here 40 of the best Santa crafts for kids. Decorate your house with them and build your child’s anticipation for the most beloved gift giver in the world.
I tried to group the crafts into several categories, to make it easier for you to browse and choose your favorites. You can make paper Santa, paper plate Santa, Santa ornaments and more. Create with a lot materials, from craft sticks and wooden spoons to balloons and mason jars.
Many of the ideas on this list can be easily mastered by young kids. However I also created a category of super easy Santa crafts for toddlers and preschooler. Those are guaranteed to be a success with little ones.
If you live in a four season place, I’m sure there are days so cold that your kids don’t feel like getting outside and play. Instead, spend a nice afternoon inside, make hot cocoa and do some crafting. These Santa crafts for kids are perfect for those days.
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40 Santa crafts for kids
Paper plate Santa crafts
If you love crafting with paper plates, here you have many ideas on how to turn them into Santa.
- Paper plate and yarn Santa craft | Non-Toy Gifts
- Paper plate Santa craft | Arty Crafty Kids
- Rocking paper plate Santa | Easy Peasy and Fun
- Paper plate Santa | Krokotak
- Paper plate Santa craft | I Heart Crafty Things
- Paper plate Santa craft | Easy Peasy and Fun
- Paper plate Santa beard | Non-Toy Gifts
- Paper plate Santa craft | Craftulate
- Santa beard Christmas countdown | I Heart Crafty Things
- Paper plate Santa craft | A Cultivated Nest
- Santa Claus paper plate craft | Arty Crafty Kids
Paper Santa crafts
These paper Santa crafts are adorable and kids can pull them off with little or no help.
- Shape Santa craft | Non-Toy Gifts
- Paper Santa | Krokotak
- Santa bookmark corner | Red Ted Art
- Printable Santa paper puppet | Easy Peasy and Fun
- Doily Santa craft | I Heart Craft Things
- Easy paper Santa craft | Non-Toy Gifts
Beautiful Santa ornaments to brighten up your Christmas tree every year!
- Santa handprint ornament | Messy Little Monster
- Santa chalkboard ornament | Three Different Directions
- Craft stick Santa ornament | The Craft Patch
- Santa craft stick frame ornament | Teach Me Mommy
- Wood slice Santa ornaments | The Country Chic Cottage
- Craft stick Santa ornaments | One Little Project
- Santa hat ornament | Buggy And Buddy
Easy Santa crafts for toddlers and preschoolers
These Santa crafts are super easy and perfect for toddlers and preschoolers.
- Santa star craft | Red Ted Art
- Paper roll Santa craft | Mommy’s Bundle
- Paper plate Santa craft | The Simple Parent
- Snip Santa’s beard | How We Learn
- Santa beard photo prop | East Coast Mommy
- Santa craft with printed beard | Buggy and Buddy
- Santa spoon puppet | Messy Little Monster
- Santa handprint craft | The Best Ideas For Kids
More Santa crafts for kids
Want more Santa crafts?
- Santa wooden spoon puppet | Non-Toy Gifts
- Santa wood slice craft | Learning And Exploring Through Play
- DIY Santa candy wrapper | Organized 31
- Balloon Santa | The Joy Sharing
- Santa gumnut craft | Mother Natured
- Fluffy Santa slime | The Best Ideas For Kids
- Cork Santa | Red Ted Art
- Santa Mason Jar | Having Fun Saving