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10 December Puns for Kids
December can be cold and gray outside. Here are some funny December puns to brighten your day:
- Resting Grinch face.
- A Day To December
- You sleigh me.
- Your presents is requested.
- I will December you
- But wait—there’s myrrh.
- Hold on for deer life.
- Happy Decem-brrrr!
- The Christmas alphabet has noel.
- You must December this.
To see over 100 December Quotes and Sayings have a look here.
Fun Month of December Facts for Kids
Before we get started with our December craft projects for kids, let’s learn a little bit about the month of December.
Here are some fascinating December facts for you:
- December is the 12th month of the year and has 31 days
- Originally December was the 10th month in the Roman calendar. Then the Romans added January and February which made December the 12th month of the year.
- It is the first month of winter and the last month of the year.
- With December often the weather changes and snow and cold weather can be expected.
- The month of December is associated with Christmas.
- December 4th is National Cookie Day.
Winter Books for Kids
Here are some great book recommendations on children’s winter books for you:
35 Best DIY December Crafts for Kids
December is about to start and the weather is freezing outside.
Here are some easy crafts for December to do at home or in a group setting.
Our list of handmade December Crafts includes hedgehog, turkey, apple, leaf, and scarecrow crafts. You will find November printables and other December activities for kids.
To make it easier for you I will sort them by age:
- Simple Toddler December Crafts
- Preschool December Crafts
- DIY Kindergarten Crafts for December
Let’s have a look at our December arts and crafts projects now.
Easy December Crafts for Toddlers
Let’s start off with some simple toddler December craft projects.
Here are some great ideas for younger children!
Let's start off our toddler December craft series with these adorable cupcake liner crafts.
Learn how to make an angel, Christmas tree, or snowflake out of cupcake liners.
This free December printable craft project is super easy and fun for toddlers.
Simply print out these easy winter hat templates and let your toddler be creative!
It never harms to practice coloring inside the lines. Here are some fun December coloring pages for toddlers to enjoy!
Turn these easy mitten templates into a fun December activity for toddlers.
The post below gives you many different decoration ideas for your next mitten craft project.
Check it out here.
With the help of tape, your toddlers can make adorable snowflake paintings.
It is super easy and your kids will love this idea!
Do you have mini doilies at home? Then turn them with help of watercolors into adorable snowflakes.
It is the perfect toddler activity for December!
While you are crafting with doilies, also turn them into a snowman.
The full instruction can be found here.
OMG, this snow owl is adorable!
Mainly all you need is a shower loofah and white paint on black paper.
It is so easy for sure!
While we are at crafting winter animals, how about this arctic fox craft?
For this easy December craft, you will need a black and white paper.
Draw and cut your handprints on white paper and learn how to turn them into adorable arctic foxes.
Instead of paper, this craft for December is calling for a recycled toilet paper roll.
With the help of a few craft supplies, you can turn them into snowmen and decorate your house with them!
Did you enjoy our happy December crafts for kids?
Then go check out these great stocking stuffer ideas for girls, boys, toddlers, and kids in general next.
Preschooler December Crafts
Preschoolers can be challenged to improve their motor skills. Try one of these December preschool crafts with them at home or in your classroom!
Now let's move on to our preschool December crafts.
For these snowman luminaries, you will need white paper lunch bags.
Draw a snowman on their front and use an electric candle to light them up at night.
My preschooler loves to craft with our free templates. They come in different sizes and are easy to use.
You can turn them into stencils, cards, and coloring pages. The possibilities are endless.
Did it snow yet where you are? Here are some matching snowflake coloring pages for you to enjoy!
My children love the classic tale: The Gingerbread Man.
I have to read it every winter over and over again. We back matching gingerbread man cookies and craft with the following templates.
Did you have a snow globe when you were little and liked staring at the snow or glitter falling in it?
It is so calming.
Here you can find the matching snow globe printables for your preschool craft and be creative this December!
Which Santa Reindeer is your favorite? Do you know all their names?
Maybe it is time to learn them while crafting with our free reindeer printables.
What do you think?
These weren't enough December Ideas for you yet?
Then how about the following Christmas Crafts for Preschoolers?
See the full list here:
Every year on the first Advent we are getting our Christmas tree and start to decorate them as soon as it is set up.
Afterward, my children are excited to try some new Christmas tree crafts.
Take a look at the following ideas.
With December arriving snow is not far behind.
Here is a matching polar bear handprint December craft for you to enjoy while it is cold outside!
Next, I like to introduce you to the following December paper plate craft project: Rocking Penguins.
Learn how to turn a paper plate into this fun penguin craft your kids will love to play with!
Aren't these Eskimos adorable? I love the picture idea.
Simple make some pictures from your students and craft these DIY December crafts together!
If you like the photo craft ideas above you will also love this mix-and-match snowman craft.
Get your free printable here and follow the instructions to make your own snowmen.
Here is another snowman craft for you. This time you turn your handprint into 5 little snowmen.
It looks pretty cute, doesn't it?
We love crafting with popsicle sticks all year around.
For winter you can turn them easily into reindeer, penguins, Christmas trees, and other winter symbols.
The full instructions can be found here.
If you didn't like the handprint ideas above, don't worry we got you covered. Try this handprint penguin instead.
You might also enjoy our Snowman Names, 60 Fun Outdoor Winter Activities for Kids, 12 Easy Elf on the Shelf Hacks, Free Printable Elf on the Shelf Jokes, Elf on the Shelf Letter Template, and Elf on the Shelf Quotes.
DIY December Crafts for Kindergarten
Your child is already in Kindergarten? Then the following kindergarten December crafts are perfect for them:
Now it is time to start with our kindergarten December craft ideas.
Learn in the following post how you can make your own crystal snowflakes with borax.
December can be hectic with all the holidays. Let your children make their own calming glitter jar and relax.
Christmas is around the corner and it is time to send out your holiday greetings.
Let your children either craft their own cards or get inspired by this DIY Christmas card ideas.
Do you need more homemade ornaments on your Christmas tree? Then this button ornament project is perfect for you!
Clue buttons on some popsicle sticks and you can easily make your own ornaments out of them!
I have to say I love this December Art Project.
This snowy town looks just magical to me. Turn on some Christmas music while painting and get in the mood for some magic to happen.
In case you have some yarn leftovers this paper plate yarn art is a great December idea to craft for you.
Make your own Christmas trees or snowflakes with yarn.
Painting rocks is popular every season. This time turn rocks into winter story rocks. Check out how it works here.
Did you make your own pinch pots ye? They look super cute.
Find out how it works here.
I love this 3d stars craft. Use some paper bags and turn them into stars to decorate for the holidays.
If your kids like to be outside let them collect some twigs and turn them into some adorable ornaments.
While you are outside collect some pinecones as well.
With the help of a hot glue gun and pom poms, you are good to go for our last December project for kids.
Other December Activities
Your kids are not the best crafter? No worries, here are some other December activities they might enjoy.
In case you are a visual learner, also get inspired by the following craft ideas for December:
Pin these Simple December Crafts and Activities
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