150+ Winter Craft Ideas to Enjoy with Your Kids

by | Dec 11, 2023

Winter is a magical season filled with snowflakes, frosty adventures, and holiday celebrations. It’s also the perfect time to engage preschoolers in fun and educational craft activities that celebrate the beauty of this chilly season.

Crafting not only enhances fine motor skills but also encourages creativity, imagination, and exploration. In this comprehensive guide, we’ll explore a wide range of preschool winter crafts that are not only delightful but also promote learning and bonding.

From snowflake-inspired masterpieces to winter animal creations, your little ones will have a blast making these crafts while building essential skills.

Why Winter Crafts are Essential for Preschoolers

Crafting is more than just fun; it’s a valuable tool for early childhood development. It offers numerous benefits, including:

1. Fine Motor Skill Development: Preschoolers refine their hand-eye coordination as they manipulate various craft materials, helping them with tasks like writing and buttoning clothes.

2. Creativity and Imagination: Craft projects encourage children to use their imagination and creativity, as they make choices about colors, shapes, and designs.

3. Language and Communication Skills: Crafts often involve discussions and instructions, improving a child’s vocabulary and ability to follow directions.

4. Problem-Solving: Crafting can present challenges that require creative problem-solving, fostering critical thinking skills.

5. Self-Expression: Children can express their thoughts, feelings, and ideas through their craft creations, boosting self-esteem and self-expression.

Fostering Creativity and Imagination

Winter crafts provide the perfect canvas for preschoolers to explore their creativity and imagination. Whether they’re envisioning a snowy wonderland or crafting their favorite winter animals, kids have the freedom to bring their ideas to life through art.

Strengthening Fine Motor Skills

Many winter craft projects involve cutting, pasting, painting, and more, all of which help improve fine motor skills. These skills are essential for tasks like writing, tying shoelaces, and using utensils.

Enhancing Cognitive Development

Crafting involves decision-making, problem-solving, and planning, which contribute to cognitive development. Additionally, kids learn about cause and effect as they see their actions create tangible results.

Materials for Preschool Winter Crafts

Before diving into winter crafting, it’s important to gather the necessary materials. Here’s a comprehensive list of essential craft supplies:

  • Construction paper: Various colors for creating crafts and backgrounds.
  • Safety scissors: Child-friendly scissors that are easy to use and won’t cut little fingers.
  • Glue sticks and liquid glue: For attaching paper and other materials.
  • Crayonsmarkers, and colored pencils: Tools for adding color and detail to crafts.
  • Paint and paintbrushes: Watercolor paints are a great choice for easy cleanup.
  • Buttons, pom-poms, googly eyes, and sequins: Fun embellishments for added texture and dimension.
  • Pipe cleaners: Bendable and versatile for creating shapes and characters.
  • Cotton balls: Perfect for creating fluffy snowscapes.
  • Empty toilet paper or paper towel rolls: Great for crafting 3D objects.
  • Old magazines or newspapers: Materials for collages.
  • Empty jars: For snow globe crafts.
  • Craft stick: Ideal for building structures and adding stability.
  • Fabric scraps: To create clothing for winter-themed crafts.
  • Tissue paper: Adds texture to crafts like stained glass windows.
  • Popsicle sticks: Handy for creating various craft structures.
  • Glitter: For a touch of winter sparkle.

Remember that you can adapt these materials based on the age and skill level of your preschoolers.

For eco-friendly crafting, consider using recycled materials whenever possible. Organize and store these supplies in bins or containers for easy access during crafting sessions.

Crafting Safety for Preschoolers

Crafting is an excellent way to engage preschoolers, but safety should always be a top priority. Here are some tips for ensuring a safe crafting environment:

1. Age-Appropriate Supervision and Guidelines

Always supervise preschoolers during crafting activities, especially when using scissors, glue, or small objects that could pose choking hazards. Provide clear and simple instructions, emphasizing safety rules such as not putting glue or small items in their mouths.

2. Safe Materials

Ensure that all materials used are non-toxic and child-safe. Check labels for age recommendations and warnings.

3. Child-Sized Tools

Use child-sized scissors, paintbrushes, and other tools designed for small hands. These are easier for young children to control and reduce the risk of accidents.

4. Clean-Up

Regularly clean up the crafting area to remove any small or sharp objects that could be a safety hazard. Make sure to properly dispose of used materials.

5. Allergies and Sensitivities

Be aware of any allergies or sensitivities among the children in your group. Avoid materials that may trigger allergic reactions.

By following these safety guidelines, you can create a secure and enjoyable crafting experience for preschoolers.

Teaching Littles’s Favorite Winter Crafts for Preschoolers

Winter Sensory Bin With Fake Snow

Supplies You Need

You could include all sorts of other items in this that are winter-themed like tiny bottle brush treeswoodland deer, or winter foxes. A winter animal theme would be so fun for little kids!

Preschool Cotton Ball Snowman

Supplies Needed:

Putting together a cotton ball snowman is easier than you think, making it the perfect winter craft for preschoolers and toddlers. Grab some cotton balls, glue, and construction paper; you’ll have adorable snowmen before you know it!

DIY Fake Snow

For starters, you will need two ingredients: Baking soda and white hair conditioner.

Check out this post for directions!

Fork Painted Polar Bear

Grab a plastic fork, white paint and a sheet of paper and let your little get to work!

Sugar Cube Castle

Building a sugar cube ice castle would be so much fun for little ones! You can hot glue down a layer of sugar cubes on cardboard as a base and let them build on top of it!

Painted Melted Snowman

I love this craft because it does not have to be neat at all, actually the messier the better!

Foot Print Penguin

Everyone loves a good footprint craft and this is no exception!

Felt Christmas Tree Activity for Toddlers

Help teach your little one about spacial awareness, different colors and shapes.. the possibilities are endless with this little felt tree!

Winter Wonderland Crafts (with Directions)

Winter Theme Crafts

DIY Snow Globes

Snow globes are a timeless winter favorite. Creating DIY snow globes is not only fun but also provides a sensory experience for young children. To make a simple snow globe, you will need:



  1. Select your figurine: Choose small figurines like snowmen, penguins, or winter trees.
  2. Glue the figurine: Use a strong adhesive or a hot glue gun to secure the figurine to the inside of the jar lid. Make sure it’s centered.
  3. Add glitter: Sprinkle glitter into the jar to create the snow effect. You can use white or iridescent glitter for a magical touch.
  4. Fill the jar: Fill the jar with distilled water, leaving a little space at the top. If you want slower snowfall, add a few drops of glycerin to the water.
  5. Seal the jar: Apply a line of clear plastic or waterproof glue along the inside rim of the jar lid and screw it onto the jar tightly. Allow the glue to dry completely.
  6. Shake and enjoy: Turn your snow globe upside down and give it a gentle shake to watch the snowfall around your winter scene.

This DIY snow globe craft not only creates a beautiful keepsake but also provides a tactile and visual experience that preschoolers will adore.

Puffy Paint Snowflakes

Creating puffy paint snowflakes is a sensory-rich winter craft that engages children’s fine motor skills and creativity. Here’s how to make puffy paint snowflakes:



  1. Mix the puffy paint: In a bowl, combine equal parts white school glue and shaving cream. Stir until the mixture reaches a smooth, puffy consistency.
  2. Create snowflakes: Using the puffy paint mixture, have the children draw snowflake designs on the construction paper. Encourage them to experiment with different shapes and patterns.
  3. Add sparkle: While the paint is still wet, sprinkle blue or white glitter over the snowflakes to add a frosty shimmer.
  4. Let it dry: Allow the puffy paint snowflakes to dry completely. This might take a few hours, depending on the thickness of the paint.
  5. Display: Once dry, your preschoolers’ puffy paint snowflakes are ready to be displayed as winter decorations.

This craft not only enhances fine motor skills but also introduces children to the concept of texture and sensory exploration.

Snowy Handprint Tree

Capture your child’s growth and creativity with a snowy handprint tree. This craft is not only a beautiful keepsake but also an opportunity to explore the changing seasons.



  1. Prepare the background: Begin by painting a brown tree trunk onto the white construction paper or canvas. Let it dry completely.
  2. Handprint leaves: Pour some green finger paint onto a plate. Have your child dip their hand into the paint, making sure to coat the palm and fingers thoroughly. Then, help them press their hand onto the paper above the tree trunk to create leaves. Repeat this step several times to make the tree lush.
  3. Add snowy accents: Using a paintbrush, apply white finger paint to the tips of the “leaves” to represent snow on the tree. You can also add dots of white paint all over the background for a snowy effect.
  4. Personalize: Let your child add their name and the date to the artwork, creating a personalized keepsake.
  5. Display: Once the paint is dry, display the snowy handprint tree proudly in your home.

This craft not only allows children to explore different textures but also helps them understand the changing seasons and the cycle of nature.

Icicle Ornaments

Making icicle ornaments is a simple yet elegant craft perfect for the holiday season. These ornaments can be hung on the tree or used as window decorations.



  1. Create the icicles: Cut the white pipe cleaners into various lengths to create icicles. You can make them as long or as short as you like.
  2. Thread the beads: String clear plastic or glass beads onto each pipe cleaner icicle. Start with a larger bead at the top and add smaller beads as you go down the icicle to create a tapered look.
  3. Create a loop: Bend the top of the pipe cleaner into a small loop, which will be used for hanging the ornament.
  4. Hang and enjoy: Thread a ribbon or string through the loop, and your icicle ornament is ready to hang on the tree or in a window.

These icicle ornaments not only add a touch of elegance to your holiday decor but also provide an opportunity for fine motor skill development as children thread the beads onto the pipe cleaners.

Frozen Ice Art



  1. Fill the ice cube trays or silicone molds halfway with water.
  2. Place small natural materials like leaves, berries, and twigs into each compartment.
  3. Freeze the trays or molds until the water is solid.
  4. Fill the compartments the rest of the way with water (you can add a drop of food coloring to create colored ice cubes).
  5. Insert a piece of string or ribbon into each compartment, leaving one end exposed.
  6. Freeze the trays or molds completely.
  7. Once frozen, remove the ice cubes from the molds and hang them in your outdoor space as colorful, icy decorations.

Winter Nature Collage



  1. Go on a winter nature scavenger hunt to collect a variety of natural materials.
  2. Provide each child with a piece of paper or cardboard as their canvas.
  3. Encourage them to use the natural materials to create a winter-themed collage. They can arrange and glue the items onto their canvas in any design they like.
  4. Optionally, they can use craft paint to add colors to their collage or background.
  5. Let the collages dry, and then display them as beautiful winter art.

Mitten Matching Game



  1. Cut out mitten shapes from felt or colored paper. Make pairs with matching shapes and sizes.
  2. Decorate each mitten with markers or stickers in different colors and patterns.
  3. Attach one mitten from each pair to a clothespin.
  4. Scatter the loose mittens on a table or the floor.
  5. Have the preschoolers match the loose mittens to the corresponding mittens on the clothespins, practicing their matching skills while having fun.

Winter-Themed Playdough Creations



  1. Provide each child with a small ball of playdough.
  2. Offer a variety of winter-themed cookie cutters and encourage them to create winter shapes from the playdough.
  3. After using the cookie cutters, preschoolers can further decorate their creations with plastic gems, buttons, and other items.
  4. Allow them to use rolling pins and plastic knives to sculpt their own winter scenes or characters from the playdough.
  5. Let the playdough creations air dry to preserve their winter masterpieces.

These five additional winter crafts for preschoolers offer a range of creative and sensory experiences to keep young minds engaged during the chilly season.

Arctic Animals Crafts

Polar Bear Handprint

Preschoolers will love creating their very own polar bear handprint art. This craft is not only adorable but also helps children learn about Arctic animals.



  1. Prepare the background: Start by placing a sheet of white construction paper in front of your child.
  2. Paint the hand: Using white paint and a paintbrush, paint the palm of your child’s hand and the fingers, excluding the thumb. This will become the polar bear’s body.
  3. Make the print: Carefully guide your child to press their hand onto the blue paper, leaving a white handprint. This will be the polar bear’s body.
  4. Add details: Using a fine brush or a cotton swab, add black details to turn the handprint into a polar bear. Paint on ears, eyes, a nose, and a mouth.
  5. Dry and display: Allow the paint to dry, and once it’s ready, display your child’s polar bear handprint art for all to see.

This craft not only encourages creativity but also introduces young children to Arctic animals and their characteristics.

Seal Pup Paper Plate Craft

Learn about Arctic animals with this seal pup paper plate craft. It’s a creative way to engage preschoolers in a lesson about wildlife.



  1. Paint the paper plate: Have your child paint the paper plate with gray or white paint to represent the seal pup’s body. Let it dry completely.
  2. Add cotton ball fur: Once the paint is dry, use glue sticks to attach cotton balls all over the paper plate. This creates the fluffy fur of the seal pup.
  3. Create a face: Glue googly eyes onto the seal pup’s face, and use a black marker to draw a mouth and nose.
  4. Display or play: Your preschooler’s seal pup craft is now complete. You can display it or use it for imaginative play.

This craft combines creativity with a lesson on Arctic animals, making learning fun for young children.

Walrus Puppet

Craft your own adorable walrus puppet, perfect for imaginative play and storytelling.



  1. Create the body: Slide the white sock onto your child’s hand, leaving the cuff of the sock as the puppet’s mouth.
  2. Cut and glue the felt/paper pieces: Cut out felt shapes for the walrus’s features, including the tusks, flippers, and facial details. Glue these pieces onto the sock puppet’s body. You can use this template here for an easy puppet!
  3. Attach googly eyes: Glue googly eyes onto the puppet to bring its face to life.
  4. Decorate: Use additional felt pieces to add details like whiskers, eyebrows, and other facial features.
  5. Play and tell stories: Once the puppet is dry, your child can use it for imaginative play and storytelling. Encourage them to create adventures for their walrus friend.

This craft not only enhances fine motor skills but also sparks creativity through imaginative play.

Snowy Pine Cone Owls



  1. Collect pine cones during a winter nature walk or purchase them from a craft store.
  2. Cut out small triangles from orange craft foam or construction paper for beaks.
  3. Cut out small circles from white craft foam or construction paper for the eyes.
  4. Attach the googly eyes and beak to the front of the pine cone using glue.
  5. Cut out feather-shaped pieces from brown craft foam or construction paper and attach them to the sides of the pine cone to create the owl’s wings.
  6. Stuff pine cone with cotton balls
  7. Display these adorable snowy pine cone owls as winter decorations.

Penguin Themed Winter Crafts

Finding adorable winter crafts for toddlers and preschoolers is tricky sometimes, but one of my kids’ favorites are paper penguin crafts. Penguins and winter go hand in hand since these little animals love all things cold, snow, and ice!

Little kids adore penguins. In fact, my kids love to read books about penguins. A few of the ones they really love include If You Were a Penguin, Tacky the Penguin, and Little Penguin Gets the Hiccups.

So, if it’s snowing outside and you need something to entertain your child, check out these templates for adorable paper penguin crafts. Your child is sure to love these fun ideas.

1. Handprint Simple Paper Penguin

If you love handprint crafts, you’re sure to love this handprint penguin craft, but you could do without handprints as well. It’s simple to put together; you can have all the construction paper cut out ahead of time for your toddlers. Then, you just need googly eyes and glue to complete this simple project.

Related: Handprint Mother’s Day Gift for Mom and Grandma

2. Cotton Ball Penguin Craft

Mom Brite offers this penguin craft template for free on her website – make sure you check it out. You’ll need cotton balls, construction paper, glue, eyes, and some foam stickers for the orange beak. Easy peasy!

3. Paper Penguin Finger Puppet

Finger puppets are a great way to encourage imaginative play, so why not make a few penguin puppets and have an afternoon of pretend play? You’ll want to use cardstock rather than construction paper for this project to make the puppets more durable.

4. Torn Paper Penguin Craft

Tearing paper is an excellent activity to practice fine motor skills. Start off by having your child tear paper and place the pieces in a muffin tin. Use all those pieces to put together a penguin – your preschooler will love this!

5. Rolled Up Paper Penguin

Instead of using toilet paper rolls for this craft, you make the rolls yourself! It looks like the penguins are standing up on ice with a little platform underneath the rolls. Thick paper like cardstock works best for the platform!

6. Paper Plate Penguin

I love all sorts of paper plate crafts. They’re simple and cheap – perfect for a toddler craft. This paper plate penguin involves painting, cutting, and gluing, so your kids get to do a bit of everything. Best of all, chances are you have all the materials on hand already!

Related: Christmas Tissue Paper Wreathe Fine Motor Activity

7. Paper Plate Yarn Penguin

Here’s another paper plate craft to try with your kids. You’ll want to use the hole punch and punch out the holes before or after painting the plate – that’s up to you. Then, kids weave the yarn through the holes, which requires hand-eye coordination and fine motor skills.

8. Penguin Hat Craft

These paper penguin hats are so easy to make because Kids Craftroom provides you with a free printable penguin template to follow. You really can’t mess this up! Kids will love creating these little hats and running around the house, pretending to be little penguins.

9. Pop Up Penguin Craft

Here’s another awesome penguin craft from Kids Craftroom that comes with a handy penguin template to make it come to life for your kids. When you push down and let go, the penguin pops back up. Your kids will love playing with this, and it’s so easy to make – you can have a whole waddle to play and enjoy!

10. Paper Roll Penguins with Hats

Save those toilet paper rolls for these adorable crafts. This penguin craft has a bit of everything from painting the paper rolls to cutting strips for the hair and gluing on the eyes. It’s a craft that will take some time, but kids will love it when it’s finished!

11. Toilet Paper Roll Penguin Craft

If you have a lot of toilet paper rolls hanging around your house, then grab this free template. Your kids can use markers or crayons to finish the template and glue it on your toilet paper roll.

12. Handprint Penguin

If you love handprint crafts, here’s another great choice. This is so cute, and kids will love how it looks. They can personalize the background with cotton balls and snowflakes, creating a winter wonderland background.

13. Penguin with a Bowtie

Who doesn’t love a penguin wearing a bowtie? This paper plate craft is adorable, and you more than likely have most of the materials at home.

14. Painted Paper Plate Penguin

This is a simple painted paper plate craft for toddlers and preschoolers. You’ll have to help fold the pieces over, but it’s a unique and quick craft when you need to keep your kids busy!

15. Paper Bag Penguin Craft for Kids

Got some white paper bags hanging around your house? Turn them into paper penguins! All you need is some colored construction paper or cardstock to make the feet, peak, and other small features.

16. Easy Paint Penguin Craft

What little kid doesn’t love the opportunity to paint a penguin? Get a bit messy with your toddlers and make a painted penguin. Check out Messy Little Monster for all the details.

17. PomPom Penguin Paper Plate Wreath

Grab some pompoms, yarn, and paper plates, and make this adorable Christmas penguin wreath. It’ll look adorable hanging on your wall with the rest of your holiday decor.

18. Paper Plate Penguin Wreath

This is another cute paper plate penguin craft that we just adore. We love that you can change the shape of the wings and the head. Add googly eyes for extra cuteness!

19. Paper Cup Penguin Poppers

Aren’t these little guys so adorable? Not only are they a fun craft to make but they also turn into a fun game sure to entertain your kiddos for hours!

20. Paper Penguin Bookmark

This is a fun penguin craft that also has purpose! After you created your masterpiece, slip your adorable little penguin over the corner of your book and voila! Your have a cute bookmark!

21. Paper Plate Cone Penguins

Aren’t paper plate crafts so fun? These paper plate cone penguins are fun and easy to create. Plus, they “wobble” just like real penguins do. How cute!

Christmas Winter Crafts

Engaging in Christmas winter crafts offers numerous benefits for toddlers and preschoolers. It enhances fine motor skills, encourages creativity, and provides a platform for imaginative expression.

Moreover, crafting together promotes bonding and creates lasting memories.

Snowman Finger Puppets

Bring Frosty to life with these adorable snowman finger puppets. This craft is not only fun to make but also provides endless opportunities for creative play.



  1. Cut the felt: Cut out two white felt circles, one larger than the other, to create the snowman’s body. Cut colored felt shapes for a scarf and hat.
  2. Assemble the snowman: Glue the smaller white felt circle onto the larger one to create the snowman’s head and body. Then, attach googly eyes, a carrot-shaped piece of orange felt for the nose, and small buttons down the front.
  3. Add the scarf and hat: Glue the felt scarf around the snowman’s neck and the hat on top of its head.
  4. Attach a string: To turn your snowman into a finger puppet, glue a piece of ribbon or string to the back of the snowman.
  5. Play and perform: Encourage your child to put the puppet on their finger and create stories or little snowman performances.

These snowman finger puppets are not only adorable but also a fantastic way to encourage imaginative play and storytelling during the winter months.

Reindeer Antlers Headband

Get into the holiday spirit with a festive reindeer antlers headband. Preschoolers will enjoy creating and wearing this craft for holiday celebrations.



  1. Cut the antlers: Cut out two antler shapes from the brown craft foam or construction paper. Make sure they are large enough to be seen but not too heavy for the headband.
  2. Attach the antlers: Use glue sticks to attach the antlers to the headband. Position them on either side of the headband to resemble reindeer antlers.
  3. Add the eyes and nose: Glue googly eyes and a red pom-pom or craft foam nose to the headband to complete the reindeer’s face.
  4. Wear with pride: Once the glue is dry, your child can proudly wear their reindeer antlers headband during holiday festivities.

This craft not only promotes creativity but also adds a festive touch to your child’s holiday attire.

Christmas Tree Ornaments

Personalized Christmas tree ornaments make wonderful keepsakes and gifts for loved ones. Let your preschooler’s creativity shine with this craft.



  1. Create the ornament base: Lay out four craft sticks to form a square or diamond shape. Glue the craft sticks together at their ends to create the ornament base.
  2. Paint the ornament: Let your child paint the craft stick ornament base in various colors. Encourage them to get creative with designs and patterns.
  3. Decorate: While the paint is still wet, your child can add glitter, sequins, or other embellishments to make their ornament sparkle.
  4. Attach a ribbon or string: Glue a piece of ribbon or string to the top of the ornament for hanging.
  5. Personalize: Have your child write their name and the year on the back of the ornament to create a cherished keepsake.

These handmade Christmas tree ornaments not only add a personal touch to your holiday decor but also provide a sense of pride for preschoolers who create them.

Easy DIY Christmas Ornaments for Kids

Handprint or Footprint Crafts

Handprint and footprint crafts are an iconic Christmas Craft tradition, from reindeer to Christmas trees or even the grinch – the possibilities are endless!

Reindeer Handprint or Footprint

One of the most cherished Christmas crafts for toddlers is creating handprint and footprint reindeers. All you need are some washable paints, paper, and a willing pair of little hands and feet. This craft not only produces adorable keepsakes but also captures the essence of the holiday season.

Christmas Tree Handprint

Everyone loves handprint Christmas trees! With a little paint and some patience, you can have an adorable Christmas craft for your kids.

Handprint Santa

Handprint Santas are a fun way to preserve a special moment in your child’s life. You’ll need red and white paint, plus a marker for the final details.

Related Post: Santa Crafts for Kids

Handprint Grinch

Merry Grinchmas! This grinch handprint Christmas craft is a fun and unique way to craft with your kids this Christmas.

Christmas Tree Fingerprint

As an alternative to handprints or footprints, this fingerprint Christmas tree is a lovely craft to try with little ones! You can make this just the same way as the reindeer by painting your child’s finger tip and pressing onto the card (they will need some guidance on this – you could draw some faint dots to give them an idea)

DIY Christmas Ornaments

Transform your tree into a gallery of your child’s artwork with personalized DIY Christmas ornaments. From salt dough ornaments to paper plate creations, the possibilities are endless. These ornaments make for wonderful gifts and keepsakes that you can cherish for years to come.

Tinfoil Ornaments

This Christmas activity makes beautiful ornaments that can be hung on the tree every Christmas. Tin foil is so fun and easy to work with. Plus they are so shiny and sparkly on the tree!

Dried Orange Slices

Making dried orange slices is really straight forward. All you need is oranges and an oven! Plus they will have your house smelling AMAZING!

Coloring Book Ornaments

It’s so easy that preschoolers and kindergarteners can do it! The best part is, even when you’re done making salt dough Christmas ornaments, you can use this Christmas printable as a coloring page.

Candy Cane Ornaments

These candy cane ornaments are easy, simple, and fun! Plus you can work on math and pattering skills while you are at it!

No Cook Cinnamon Ornaments

No cook cinnamon ornaments are easy to make and will smell delicious hanging on your tree! You can leave them as is, or use acrylic paints to decorate!

Decorate Your Own Stockings

Give your toddler or preschooler the chance to design their very own Christmas stockings. Provide an assortment of fabric markers, glitter glue, and stickers to let their imagination run wild. This not only results in a unique decoration but also serves as a personalized touch to your holiday decor.

DIY Personalized Stocking

Turn a basic Christmas stocking into a craftabulous work of art with the help of colorful Kid Made Modern supplies like textile spray paint, felt ornaments, and pom-poms. Santa won’t be able to miss these one-of-a-kind stockings when he comes to your house!

Fabric Paint Stocking

Grab some fabric paint and have at it! You can use the paint to write names, draw characters, or make fun designs.

Grab a Christmas color book, put some felt on the pictures you want, and cut them out. Glue it on the stocking. Use glitter for the name. 

Gingerbread Men Christmas Crafts

Bring the magic of gingerbread into your crafting session with easy gingerbread man activities. It’s a great way to work on cutting skills while creating a festive decoration for your home. Ask your little one about the features they love most about their gingerbread creation.

Gingerbread House Name

Your child will have so much fun coloring, cutting, gluing, and writing to place their name on the gingerbread house.

Decorate a Gingerbread Person

You can be as creative as you want and let your little ones have fun with this free printable gingerbread person!

Gingerbread Man Puppet

One great thing about making paper bag puppets is they’re so simple to make! All you need are a few common supplies, which you probably already have and you’re set.

Printable Gingerbread Preschool Packet

First, grab this gingerbread men printables preschool packet. It comes with over a dozen pages of activities and games for kids to enjoy. They’ll practice initial sounds, counting, tracing, letter cards, and name building.

Gingerbread CVC Word Builder for Kindergarteners

If you have kindergarteners or an early reading preschooler, this printable CVC word building activity. You’ll need a set of buttons to create the letter. The set comes with a girl and a boy printable, so print out the ones you need and follow the instructions from The Kindergarten Connection to learn how to use this reading activity!

Initial Sound Gingerbread Puzzles

Is your preschooler or kindergartener practicing identifying initial sounds? These sound gingerbread puzzle printables are the perfect holiday practice. One gingerbread man has a picture on him, like a heart or a gumboil machine, and your child has to pick the gingerbread man with the right letter of the sound they hear!

Related Post: Christmas Worksheets to get you in the Holiday Spirit

Gingerbread Alphabet Printables

Here is a set of six gingerbread men alphabet printables for your child to practice their letters. They match upper and lowercase letters, make an alphabet train, and play a concentration alphabet game.

Gingerbread Coloring Matching

Here is a free set of gingerbread color activities for preschoolers. The set comes with five printables that you use for sorting colors with your child. Make sure you have a set of colorful buttons or pom-poms to sort!

Gingerbread House Tracing Sheets

All preschoolers and toddlers love tracing pages. This free printable helps your child practice their fine motor and handwriting skills as they follow the dotted lines.

Christmas Gingerbread Tracing Pages

Here’s another awesome gingerbread tracing page. Kids have to follow these lines, and some of them are harder than others. It’s a great way for your preschooler or even kindergartener to practice their writing skills.

Gingerbread Number Counting Printables

This gingerbread number order activity helps your child practice number identification, number formation, and the proper ordering of numbers. You can use this for math centers or small practice during Christmas break.

Gingerbread Learning Science Set

This printable set by Crafts Fun and Learning is adorable. It comes with three hands-on learning activities for kids like a cookie experiment, using your finger senses, and labeling the parts of a gingerbread man.

Gingerbread Baby Printable Pack for Preschoolers

This set goes with the book Gingerbread Baby by Jan Brett. The set comes with multiple learning experiences like practicing vocabulary words, word tracer cards, number identification, patterns, and more.

Catch the Gingerbread Game

This gingerbread men printables is the perfect game for a snow day or Christmas Eve. It’s something the whole family will think is fun to play, even your little ones. The game comes with complete instructions to play with your family, and it comes with everything you need.

Gingerbread Men Printables Scavenger Hunt

This gingerbread cookie scavenger hunt is an adorable game for your kids. It includes eight clues, but make sure you have cookies hidden around the house. This is a great game for a snowy, cold day when you want to stay home with your kids.

Gingerbread Men Shadow Matching Game

Match the gingerbread men to their shadow! This simple game idea will keep your preschooler entertained while also practicing their recognition and memory skills.

Gingerbread Men I Spy

Here’s another fun holiday-inspired game for kids. It’s a classic I Spy search that gets kids counting and improves their visual identification skills. Make sure to laminate it so you can use it with multiple kids.

Roll a Gingerbread Man Dice Game

If you’re looking for another game to play during the holidays or cold days, this Roll a Gingerbread Man dice game is a great idea. You have to build your gingerbread by rolling the dice; it comes with 14 pages of printables. This is a great game for multiple ages.

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Cookie Gingerbread Printable Decorations

These cookie gingerbread cutouts make adorable decorations. Print and cut them out on cardstock, then string them together and hang them as an easy DIY Christmas decoration.

Related: Christmas Tissue Paper Wreathe Fine Motor Activity

Gingerbread Men Printable Templates

You can cut these simple gingerbread men templates out and let your kids color or paint them however they like. It’s a simple activity for the holidays.

Gingerbread House Coloring Sheets

Instead of taking all that time to build gingerbread houses out of cookies, use these simple coloring sheets to color a gingerbread house with your kids. It’s not the same, but it’s a lot less of a mess!

Gingerbread Coloring Pages

If you’re putting together some easy activities for your kids to work on during the holiday season, this is a free gingerbread man coloring page. They’ll spend time coloring the perfect gingerbread for them.

Free Gingerbread Men Coloring Page

Here is another awesome free coloring page for gingerbread men. Kids will love how adorable this gingerbread man really is, and it’s more detailed than other coloring pages. It’s better for older kids!

Fun & Free Printables

These printable activities are too cute not to share! Your little one will have plenty of fun tracing lines, cutting out shapes, and working their way through the maze. A perfect follow up to gingerbread man story time!

Gingerbread Man Letter Match

Nothing could be simpler than these 52 clip it cards! Just download and print, and your little one can be practicing letters right away. I suggest laminating the pages for durability.

Gingerbread Man Alphabet Printable Activity

This is another fun and simple gingerbread man activity with very little set up. Simply print the pieces, cut out, and then tape the houses to something sturdy – paper towel rolls or blocks will work perfectly. You can then use the gingerbread people to match the letters

Gingerbread Man Printable 100 Chart

This 100 chart from Fun Learning would make a really fun game! Add in some gingerbread men or Christmas mini-erasers and you would have the perfect activity for a chilly winter day!

Gingerbread Man Count and Cover

Working on learning numbers and counting? This Gingerbread man printable is perfect for both! Using the mini erasers makes it twice as fun!

Gingerbread Man Sequencing Pack

If your little ones are familiar with the Gingerbread Man story they will love this free gingerbread man printable activity! They can cut out the pictures, and place them in the order that they are mentioned in the story.

Gingerbread Man Printable Emotions Activity

This is the perfect gingerbread man activity to include in your social-emotional learning. Your kiddos or students can use playdough to recreate the feelings shown on the gingerbread man. You can also encourage them to name the feeling for even extra practice.

Gingerbread Man Printable Book for Preschoolers

This printable book is perfect for preschoolers to really get into the gingerbread man spirit! Simply print, put it together and let your kids color away! They will love having their very own gingerbread man book!

Gingerbread Man Counting Activity

This fun gingerbread man printable activity is good for not only counting, and number concepts, but also fine motor skills!

Eat a Gingerbread Man Printable Activity

This looks like a tasty way to practice taking turns, and learning number recognition! All you need is to print this worksheet, and grab some yummy gingerbread men to munch on!

Label the Gingerbread Man Printable Activity

Toilet Paper Roll Gingerbread Man

This toilet paper roll gingerbread man craft is yet another holiday craft idea using simple, inexpensive, and recycled materials. 

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Snowflake Christmas Crafts

Create a winter wonderland indoors with snowflakes. These simple yet enchanting crafts not only hone fine motor skills but also introduce the concept of symmetry. Encourage your child to experiment with different patterns and colors to make each snowflake unique.

Mosaic Snowflake

This paper mosaic snowflake is a great way to practice scissor skills and is a good fine motor activity too.

Cut some colored scrap paper into pieces and then glue it into place on your snowflake!

Paper Plate Snowflakes

These no-mess snowflake plates are perfect for toddlers, preschoolers, and even babies who want to join in on the fun!

Fork Snowflakes

Such an easy and fun craft for little ones all you need is white paint, a fork, and some blue paper.

Easy Snowflake Craft

This snowflake craft is simple to set up and easy for kids of all ages to create. From toddlers to preschoolers to Kindergarten and beyond, this seasonal activity can be adapted for anyone.

Pipe Cleaner Snowflakes

If you have some pipe cleaners lying around, these pipe cleaner snowflakes have to be one of the easiest ornaments you can make! And we love how there are so many different ways to make them too!

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer

Bring the beloved reindeer to life with Christmas Crafts. These crafts are not only entertaining but also encourage imaginative play.

Paper Plate Reindeer

Paper plate crafts are awesome as they are frugal, easy to make and pretty fun.

Coffee Sleeve Rudolph

To make your own Rudolph all you need is a red pom pom, two big googlie eyes, a brown pipe cleaner, a coffee sleeve and ideally a hot glue gun.

Rudolph Puppets

Who doesn’t love puppets? Your kiddos will love pretending to be Rudolph and putting on fun plays!

R is for Rudolph

Draw an “R” bubble letter on a piece of brown paper and cut it out. Cut out a red circle and top it with red glitter for the nose. Glue on a big googly eye and draw a smile with black marker. Finish off Rudolph with some hooves (black marker).

Reindeer Headband

This reindeer headband would look adorable for a class Christmas party, for the kids at Christmas dinner, or really any time during the holiday season!

Christmas Wreaths

Transform ordinary objects into festive masterpieces with Christmas wreath crafting. Use green paint, stickers, and ribbon to adorn the wreaths with holiday cheer. This activity is excellent for developing fine motor skills as little fingers grasp and place decorations.

Tissue Paper Christmas Wreath

Toddlers and preschoolers alike will delight in this fun Christmas craft. There is just something about tissue paper that excites children of all ages.

Paper Plate Christmas Wreath

I love this paper Christmas wreath. Glued to My Crafts gives full instructions, and the supplies are things you more than likely have on hand, besides the sparkly pom-pom balls. This is a great project for toddlers and preschoolers.

Wreath with a Candle

If you’re looking for a Christmas wreath craft that is a bit more advanced, this wreath with a paper candle in the middle is adorable. It would make a fantastic craft to give to their grandparents as a little gift.

Handprint Christmas Wreath

Here is another adorable paper Christmas wreath that you can make with your kids. Arty Crafty Kids gives full instructions; it’s easy for preschoolers and kindergarteners to follow. Grab some different colors of green for construction paper – or cardstock – buttons, glue, and some ribbon.

Rolled Paper Christmas Wreath

Here is a unique idea for making paper Christmas wreaths – using rolled construction paper. I’ve never seen a wreath like this before!

This craft would be harder for younger kids, so be prepared to give assistance for rolling the const

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Frosty Friends Snowmen Crafts

Crafting snowmen is a classic winter activity that never gets old. This simple and tactile craft helps develop fine motor skills as little fingers grasp and glue. Encourage your child to give each snowman a unique personality by adding buttons, googly eyes, and felt accessories.

Melting Snowman Craft

This melting snowman craft will be loads of fun for your toddler or preschooler! As much as we love to go play in the snow, sometimes a snowman craft is a much better alternative! 

Fingerprint Snowman Ornament

Make a Christmas ornament and keepsake in one with this adorable fingerprint snowman ornament made on a wood slice. This rustic Christmas craft is perfect for toddlers, preschooler and older children too! 

Picasso Snowman

This arty snowman craft is that perfect kid-friendly art project that is easy to do and only needs a few supplies!

Hanukkah Winter Crafts

As the winter season approaches, families around the world prepare to celebrate various festive traditions. For those who observe Hanukkah, the Festival of Lights, it’s a time of joy, remembrance, and family bonding.

One fun way to involve children in the festivities is by engaging them in Hanukkah crafts.

Hanukkah Menorah Craft

Celebrate the Festival of Lights with a Hanukkah menorah craft. This craft is a great opportunity to teach preschoolers about Hanukkah traditions and symbols.



  1. Cut the menorah: Cut out a menorah shape from blue construction paper. It should have seven branches, each slightly shorter than the one below it.
  2. Create the candles: Cut out small rectangles from the yellow craft foam or construction paper to represent the candles.
  3. Decorate the candles: Have your child use paint or markers to decorate each candle. They can add flames, patterns, or any other designs they like.
  4. Assemble the menorah: Glue the candles onto the menorah, with one candle for each night of Hanukkah. The center candle, the “shamash,” should be slightly taller than the rest.
  5. Display and learn: Use the craft as a visual aid to teach your child about the Hanukkah story and traditions.

This Hanukkah menorah craft not only promotes creativity but also provides an opportunity to share cultural and religious traditions with your preschooler.

Dreidel Decorations

Dreidels are iconic symbols of Hanukkah, and turning them into colorful decorations is a fantastic craft for kids.

Easy Printable Dreidel

Use paints, colored pens, or pencils to decorate each section of the spinner. Decorate both sides of your spinner sections, so you will be able to see the decorations however the spinner turns.

Recycled Dreidel Craft


This simple dreidel made out of recycled materials is a super easy Hanukkah craft for kids!

All kids love spinning the dreidel, and if yours are like most – they may have a ton of dreidels – nonetheless, it’s always fun to make your own!

Air Dry Clay Dreidel

Your kids will love creating these air dry clay dreidels! All you need is some Crayola air dry clay, a paint brush, wax paper, paint, water, markers, and a disposable cup!

Dreidel Straws

These dreidel straws help keep things fun and exciting! Use them in some sparkling fruit punch, milk shakes, fruit shakes or root beer floats!

Water Color Dreidel

Kids can spend lots of time painting one dreidel or very little time, either way make sure to give them lots of blanks to paint as this really is so much fun!

Menorah Crafts

Create beautiful and unique menorahs with your kids using one of these fun ideas!

Toilet Paper Roll Menorah

This toilet paper roll menorah is easy to make, and safe for toddlers and preschoolers to “light” by themselves during Hanukkah. Just tuck the tissue paper flames into the cardboard roll candles to set your menorah aglow.

Egg Carton Menorah

This colorful egg carton menorah is fun and easy to make. Make it with your kids, to teach toddlers and preschoolers about Hanukkah at home or in the classroom. They can even “light” the painted popsicle stick candles by themselves.

Wine Cork Menorah

This wine cork menorah craft is easy for kids to make using cardboard, corks, and toothpicks. Young children can pretend to light it by adding the flames to a candle every night during Hanukkah.

Sand Art Menorah

Your child can use their favorite colors to make this DIY menorah, which they can safely keep in their room for years to come.

Pencil and Eraser Menorah

Line spools up in numerical order from right to left, with the taller spool in the middle or on the left. Insert a colored pencil into a spool each night and “light” by capping it with an eraser.

Easy Paper Plate Menorah

Here’s a fun Hanukkah craft to make with children: an easy paper plate menorah craft.

Handprint Menorah

If you’re celebrating Hanukkah with little children, but you don’t want them around candles or fire, this is a fun craft to let them be involved. They can glue on a little fuzzy pom pom each night for 8 days of Hanukkah.

Ready-Made Hanukkah Handprint Menorah

Grab this Hanukkah handprint menorah page from my shop for a super simple and easy craft. Grab blue and yellow paints and you have yourself an adorable menorah keepsake that parents will just love.

Star of David

Bring some sparkle to your Hanukkah decorations with Star of David crafts!

Popsicle Stick Star of David

This Star of David craft is so simple even the youngest of kids can participate! If needed you could assemble the popsicle sticks ahead of time and just let the littles paint the craft sticks.

Star of David Tessellations

If you’re looking for a “totally doable” art activity to try this Chanukah, make sure to check out this Star of David craft.

Tessellations are connected patterns made by repeating shapes that cover a surface completely without overlapping or leaving any holes.

Easy Star of David Suncatcher

Suncatchers are a wonderful and easy craft for preschoolers and younger kids to make. They look gorgeous and are a wonderful fine motor activity too.

More Fun Hanukkah Crafts

Felt Latkes

Make a few latkes that will last all Hanukkah long with these fantastic felt creations.

Hanukkah Greetings

Celebrate the Festival of Lights by brightening your friends’ and family’s day with this DIY greeting card.

Hanukkah Countdown Calendar

Recycle your old magazines into this super-fun wall-hanging decoration. It’s definitely an eye-catching Hanukkah craft!

Amazon Ready Hanukkah Crafts for Kids

Short on time? Grab some of these ready-made Hanukkah crafts for kids – easy to purchase and assemble without spending the time gathering and searching for ideas and materials.

Make your own Hanukkah Beeswax Candles

This kit is a fun and easy way to make your own Hanukkah beeswax candles you and your kids can enjoy!

Design Your Own Dreidel

This is an amazing DIY art project! Let your kids unleash their creativity and design their own Wooden Dreidel to their liking!

Hanukkah Coloring Placemats

Let your kiddos color their own Hanukkah placemats this Hanukkah season! A perfect easy and simple Hanukkah craft for all ages!

Hanukkah Foam Stickers Set

These Hanukkah foam stickers are the perfect way to create simple and easy crafts of all kinds!

Hanukkah Scratch Art

Kids love scratch art, and these Hanukkah scratch art cards do not disappoint!

Science Meets Art

Combine science and art with this captivating crystal snowflake craft. It’s an opportunity to explore the concept of crystallization while creating beautiful snowflakes.

Crystal Snowflakes



  1. Create the snowflake shape: Twist the pipe cleaners into snowflake shapes. You can make simple six-pointed snowflakes or more intricate designs.
  2. Attach a string: Use a piece of string or a popsicle stick to create a hanger for the snowflake. Attach it to one of the arms of the snowflake.
  3. Prepare the borax solution: In a wide-mouthed jar or container, mix 3 tablespoons of borax powder with 1 cup of boiling water. Stir until the borax dissolves completely.
  4. Immerse the snowflake: Submerge the snowflake into the borax solution, making sure it’s fully immersed. Hang it in the solution using a clothespin or paper clip so that it doesn’t touch the sides or bottom of the container.
  5. Let it sit: Leave the snowflake undisturbed in the borax solution for several hours or overnight. Crystals will slowly form on the pipe cleaner.
  6. Remove and admire: Carefully remove the snowflake from the solution and allow

Ice Art Painting



  1. Provide each child with a piece of paper or cardboard as their canvas.
  2. Give them ice cubes or blocks with added liquid watercolors or diluted food coloring in various colors.
  3. Encourage preschoolers to use the ice cubes or blocks as “paintbrushes”.
  4. As the ice melts, it will create unique and colorful designs on the paper.
  5. Once the artwork is complete and has dried, discuss the science of how ice melts and the artistry that resulted from this process.

Salt Crystal Paintings



  1. Pour water into four cups, to just fill them partially.
  2. Place a few drops of food coloring into each of the cups of water and stir to combine the color well.
  3. Draw a design onto the front of a piece of white cardstock with a bottle of white school glue. The design can be anything you like.
  4. Sprinkle some table salt over the top of the design that you created with the glue. Do this before the glue has dried so that the salt sticks to it well. You will want to do this over a garbage can or other container to catch the extra salt and avoid making a mess.
  5. You can either wait for the glue to dry, or move directly on to coloring your creation. Using a pipette or eye dropper, drop colored water down over the different parts of your salt crystal drawing. Try to drop the water only onto the salt crystals themselves, and not onto the actual cardstock. You can mix colors to see what new shades they make.
  6. Set the salt crystal drawing to the side for several hours to dry completely before displaying.  
  7. Once the paintings are completely dry, discuss how the salt crystals formed and the unique textures they added to the artwork.

Frozen Baking Soda and Vinegar Art



  1. Mix baking soda with a few drops of liquid watercolors or food coloring in small containers to create colorful paste-like paint.
  2. Provide each child with a piece of white paper or cardboard.
  3. Encourage them to use craft sticks or droppers to apply the baking soda paste onto their paper, creating winter scenes, snowflakes, or any designs they like.
  4. Once the paste is applied, give the children small containers of white vinegar.
  5. Watch as they use droppers or paintbrushes to drop vinegar onto their artwork. The chemical reaction between the vinegar and baking soda will create fizzing and bubbling effects, turning their artwork into an interactive experience.
  6. Discuss the science behind the reaction and the art that resulted from it.

Icy Watercolor Resist Art



  1. Provide each child with a piece of watercolor paper or heavy paper.
  2. Instruct them to use white crayons to draw winter-themed pictures or designs on the paper. The wax from the crayons will resist the watercolor paint.
  3. Once the crayon drawings are complete, give the children watercolor paints and paintbrushes.
  4. Encourage them to paint over their crayon drawings with watercolor paints, using various colors to create a vibrant winter scene.
  5. As they paint, discuss how the wax resists the watercolor, creating a unique and textured effect on their artwork.

These science-meets-art winter crafts for preschoolers offer a hands-on experience of scientific concepts while allowing young artists to express their creativity and curiosity.

Last Minute Winter Crafts for Preschoolers

Winter Stickers

Have you ever let your toddler loose with stickers? Let me tell you, it is pure joy. Instruct them to put the stickers on a piece of paper and let them go to town!

Coloring a Winter Scene

Have your little one color a winter scene alongside you. Maybe it’s a snowman with snow falling or some Christmas trees in the snow!

Fingerprint Christmas Light Craft For Kids

I absolutely adore Christmas light paintings like this! It is so easy and simple to put together, yet fun for littles!

Winter Crafts for Toddlers

It’s getting colder, which means littles spend more time inside than out! You need to have some fun and easy winter crafts in your arsenal!

I have scoured the internet and found tons of fun and easy winter crafts for 2 year old’s!

Winter Crafts for 2 Year Olds (Top Tips!)

Crafting with 2 year olds is not for the faint of heart! 2 is often the “I am independent, I can do it on my own” stage that we all love! HA.

Even though, crafting with a 2 year old has challenges, there are ways to make it easier and enjoyable!

Create Your Own Crafting Station

Creating a crafting station with a disposable table cloth and easy to reach materials is a must for crafting with littles!

Disposable Table Cloth

Art Supply Storage

Don’t be Pushy

If your little is not wanting to craft, try again later or maybe even a different craft! I always recommend crafting in the morning or right after nap to avoid crankiness.

Keep it Simple

Do crafts that they already love! Try not to do crafts with a lot of tedious steps! Toddlers get bored easily!

Protect Your Toddlers Clothing

If you are in a pinch, a big t-shirt can work, but I bet your little artist would love to have their very own art smock!

Toddler Art Smock

Let them Be Independent

Don’t push for perfection! Let them be independent and make their own decisions. Little ones love to be involved in making their own decisions.

Time it Right

Don’t do crafts when they are hungry or sleepy. Ensuring that your little is well fed and rested before a craft is a better time for all parties involved.

Must Have On Hand Art Supplies

I have added a few must have art supplies when crafting with toddlers. These things are nice to have on hand especially if you are wanting to quickly throw together an activity or craft!

Pipe Cleaners

Pom Poms

Masking Tape

Googly Eyes

Washable Paint

Winter Crafts for 2 Year Olds

Winter crafts are a fun way to ride out the icky weather and keep your little one entertained. Here are some of my favorite fun and easy winter crafts for 2 year olds.

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Winter Crafts for 2 Year Olds They Can do Independently

Letting littles craft independently can be slightly intimidating, but very convenient especially if you need to get some things done.

Winter Hats Craft for Kids – Easy Peasy and Fun

These little winter caps are so adorable and perfect for little ones to attempt independently. You can glue the cotton balls on for them before of after!

Fork Painted Polar Bear

Grab a plastic fork, white paint and a sheet of paper and let your little get to work!

Thumbprint Snowman

How adorable are these little thumbprint snowmen?! I love this little activity for littles to attempt solo!

Marshmallow Snowman Craft

The best kind of activity in my opinion is an edible one..what can I say! This activity is great for little ones to do alone, just make sure you have extra because they will probably be snackin’!

Sugar Cube Castle

Building a sugar cube ice castle would be so much fun for little ones! You can hot glue down a layer of sugar cubes on cardboard as a base and let them build on top of it!

Winter Crafts for 2 Year Olds Who Love to Paint

Painting is a great activity for littles to build on fine motor skills. Even though it can be a little intimidating, with washable paint and an art smock there is nothing that a little water can’t take care of!

Easy Mittens Craft

These little mittens are so adorable and a neat craft for your little one to use their painting skills!

Snow Globe Template – Messy Little Monster

How neat is this little snow globe craft?! After your toddler has painted to their hearts content, add their picture into the snow globe for a nice finishing touch!

Birch Winter Tree Art Project

I am loving this birch tree craft! Perfect for little ones to get their creative juices flowing!

Painted Melted Snowman

I love this craft because it does not have to be neat at all, actually the messier the better!

Icicle Drip Art Painting

I never would have thought to use pipettes for toddler arts and crafts, but honestly, it’s genius and I am loving these icicle paintings!

Snowman Winter Crafts

Snowmen are a signature of wintertime, and this post would be incomplete without allowing them to have their own section!

Snowman Painted Rocks

Okay, how adorable are these snowmen rocks?! You can paint these alongside your little one and have a great time!

Paper Bowl Snowman

Making these cute, 3-D snowmen is a fantastic way to spend time with your little one!

Paper Plate Snowman Wreath

The possibilities are as numerous as the different colors you select. These cute snowmen will give your little one the chance to make their very own unique creation for you to display!

Melted Snowman

This is the perfect craft for someone who loves snowmen! Such a neat twist to a popular holiday mascot!

Plastic Spoon Snowman

I love the creativity and complete uniqueness of these potted snowmen!

Winter Crafts for 2 Year Olds Using Paper Plates

Paper plates are so easy and inexpensive to craft with! Paper plates make a great base to start with!

Paper Plate Ground Hog

How cute would this paper plate ground hog be for Ground Hog Day?!

Paper Plate Snow Globe

These little snow globes are adorable and so fun to make with littles!

Paper Plate Elf Craft

When my littles do Christmas crafts, I like to pin them up by my tree on the wall. These little guys would go perfectly!

Paper Plate Snowflake Yarn Art – I Heart Crafty Things

I love this paper plate snowflake craft! It is great for learning and mastering fine motor skills!

Polar Bear Paper Plate Craft

How cute is this little polar bear?!

Winter Crafts that Can Double as Christmas Gifts

I know lots of grandparents that love receiving handmade gifts from their grandchildren! These crafts are perfect for just that!

Craft Stick Snowman Ornament – Arty Crafty Kids

I love this little popsicle stick ornament! This would be easy enough to have your little one make a few of!

Pom Poms and Pinecones Christmas Ornaments

I loved making these types of ornaments as a kid! To spruce it up a little bit more, you can first dab some glue all over the pinecone and roll in glitter. Shake it off and then add your pom poms!

Easy Kid’s Handprint Keepsake Craft

Cold hands, warm heart.. This will warm any grandparents heart! So sweet and thoughtful!

Fingerprint Penguin Wood Slice Ornament

This wood slice ornament is to die for! You can do polka dots or any art your little one would like!

DIY Handprint Christmas Ornaments

This craft is so simple, yet so precious for little ones to gift for the holidays!

Educational Winter Crafts for 2 Year Olds

Crafting doesn’t have to be all fun and games, it can be educational too!

Craft Stick Arctic Animals

When making this craft, you can discuss different types of artic animals, how they live in more harsh environments, what they eat, etc!

Snow Painting

Snow painting is great for little ones because it does not have to be precise! While making this craft, you can discuss how snowflakes form and how they all look different!

Frozen Paint

I love the idea behind this craft! It will be great for your toddler to observe how frozen paint behaves when melting!

Felt Tree

Help teach your little one about spacial awareness, different colors and shapes.. the possibilities are endless with this little felt tree!

Winter Sensory Bag

Little hands love sensory bags! This sensory bag is perfect to keep your toddler busy and sensory sound for hours!

Stem & Science Winter Crafts for 2 Year Olds

Snowman Sticky Wall – Happy Toddler Playtime

This one is a little messy, but oh so fun for little hands!

Snowflake Salt Painting

Watch your toddlers eyes glow as they watch the paint work through the salt crystals!

Snowstorm in a Jar (Winter STEM Activity)

If you are about to experience a snowstorm, or just want to teach about them this little activity is great to do with toddlers!

Winter Windsocks Craft

These windsocks are not only cute but can help you teach your little one about wind direction and strength!

Make Snowball Launcher

How fun is this snowball launcher?! This would be so fun for the entire family to make and then have a snowball fight!

Ready to Go Winter Crafts for 2 Year Olds

Sometimes it’s nice to have an activity that is already put together for you, that way you don’t have to remember all the pieces!

Paper Plate Craft

This paper plate art kit has you covered if you are needing an activity that is ready to go! There are lots of different animals for your 2-year-old to choose from!

Mumaloo Kids Craft

I love that this craft box has 10 activities inside with everything you will need!

Paper Cup Craft

Who knew that you could do so many things with a paper cup? This craft kit is perfect for times when you need something prepped!

Scratch Art

I loved these scratch pads as a kid (and still do). Your little one will have a blast revealing the colors underneath and making beautiful art.

Erasable Doodle Book

I am loving this erasable doodle book,especially for toddlers! This is hours of entertainment right here!

Last Minute Winter Crafts for 2 Year Olds

Some times you need a last minute activity for your little one. Whether it’s because you need to get something done or you promised them and forgot.. I have you covered!

Have you ever let your toddler loose with stickers? Let me tell you, it is pure joy. Instruct them to put the stickers on a piece of paper and let them go to town!

Snowman In A Bag Kids Craft – Oh My Creative (ohmy-creative.com)

This snowman in a bag craft is perfect to put together last minute and keep your little one busy for quite a while!

Easy Winter Lantern Craft for Kids – Crafts on Sea

These winter lanterns are adorable and perfect to place in the window at night with a battery powered tea light candle!

Winter is a season of wonder and discovery, and preschool crafts provide the perfect opportunity for young children to explore its magic.

So, let’s dive into the world of preschool winter crafts, where creativity knows no bounds and memories are made with every brushstroke and glittery sprinkle.