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11 of the Best Christmas Arts and Crafts, Make and Do Activities for Early Years and KS1

Make Christmas cards, felt robins and cardboard crowns to colour and wear with these amazing activities

  • 11 of the Best Christmas Arts and Crafts, Make and Do Activities for Early Years and KS1

1. Make creative craft crowns

11 of the Best Christmas Arts and Crafts, Make and Do Activities for Early Years and KS1

Create these simple crafty crowns with your sudents and let them get creative. Ideal for school plays or the students’ Christmas party to add that bit extra.

Click here to download the simple how-to guide.


2. Winter scene Christmas cards

11 of the Best Christmas Arts and Crafts, Make and Do Activities for Early Years and KS1

Print and colour wintry street scenes to create a lovely Christmas card suitable for younger children. Set includes 3 street design printables. Children will love colouring in the designs and gluing on to cards, simple and quick Christmas craft.

Download all you need here.


3. Season’s greetings around the world

11 of the Best Christmas Arts and Crafts, Make and Do Activities for Early Years and KS1

Explore how Christmas is celebrated around the world with this whistlestop tour of different countries’ festive traditions and folkloric characters – including the multiple incarnations of Father Christmas/Santa Claus.

Click here to download this resource.


4. Sew a felt robin craft project

11 of the Best Christmas Arts and Crafts, Make and Do Activities for Early Years and KS1

A cheery 3D Felt Robin sewing craft suitable for stitching or glueing, includes a printable to scale template. Children will love making this little bird and would make an excellent Christmas craft project.

You’ll find the PDF here.


5. Nine simple Christmas colouring pages

11 of the Best Christmas Arts and Crafts, Make and Do Activities for Early Years and KS1

A set of nine Christmas colouring pages suitable for younger children.

The set includes snowman, reindeer, robin, baubles, trees, Eric and Ella elves, wreath and blank bauble designs.

Great as a settling activity and can be used in a variety of Christmas craft projects.

Print them here.


6. Advent activities – multisensory play and creativity ideas for EYFS

11 of the Best Christmas Arts and Crafts, Make and Do Activities for Early Years and KS1

Get your children in the mood for Christmas with this selection of fun, festive-themed games and multisensory activities, ranging from snow-based play to experimenting with socks, stockings and sacks.

You’ll find them all here.


7. Print and colour Christmas stockings and presents card craft

11 of the Best Christmas Arts and Crafts, Make and Do Activities for Early Years and KS1

Print and colour presents and stockings designs to create a lovely Christmas card suitable for younger children. Set includes three street design printables.

Children will love colouring in the designs and gluing on to cards, simple and quick Christmas craft.

Download here.


8. Craft a woodland pine cone owl felt project

11 of the Best Christmas Arts and Crafts, Make and Do Activities for Early Years and KS1

Make a cute woodland pine cone owl with this set suitable for most ages. The set includes a printable template.

This craft would be great for a woodland topic or even a more festive craft for Christmas.

You can find all instructions and templates here.


9. Eight print and colour Christmas card designs

11 of the Best Christmas Arts and Crafts, Make and Do Activities for Early Years and KS1

A set of 8 Christmas card colouring pages suitable for younger children.

The set includes bauble, stocking, presents, winter houses scenes, and holly designs.

Great as a settling activity and can be used in a variety of Christmas craft projects.

Download and print here.


10. Print and craft 3D paper reindeer and card

11 of the Best Christmas Arts and Crafts, Make and Do Activities for Early Years and KS1

Create a herd of colourful 3D reindeer and super reindeer card craft with this set suitable for a variety of ages. The set includes printable templates for both crafts.

Children will love colouring in the designs or making them with scraps of patterned card, simple and quick Christmas craft.

Click here to download.


11. Nativity colouring card activity

11 of the Best Christmas Arts and Crafts, Make and Do Activities for Early Years and KS1

A children’s Nativity colouring card with a twist, and a great chance to explore the difference a cow can make to a family’s future.

Also included is a case study showing just that, which could be used as a literacy resource with older pupil, or to simply inspire your school to raise money in support of Send a Cow this Christmas.

Find this resource here.


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