Today we’re sharing home made Christmas cards that kids can make. All of the Christmas card ideas that we’ve gathered here are easy and simple, with something to suit kids of all ages.
Even the youngest kids can get involved in making these cute handprint and footprint Christmas card ideas, these work really well for Christmas card ideas for babies.
Or perhaps your kids are getting ready to hand out their Christmas cards to their school friends and neighbours already.
If the children would like to put more of a home made and personal stamp on their cards, then check out these simple ideas that they will enjoy making.
Christmas time is a season of crafting and making your own Christmas cards is one of our favourite ways to get creative at this time of year.
Christmas cards are a classic holiday tradition and an important part of any family’s Christmas. From holiday greetings to personalized gifts to handwritten notes, kids love creating these traditional holiday cards.
Christmas is fast approaching and if you’re looking for something easy and fun to do with your kids this holiday season, these 20+ creative DIY Christmas cards are the perfect solution.
I am so excited to share with you these simple yet festive holiday card designs that kids can make! There are so many reasons to send a personal holiday greeting card this year – especially if you’re not able to be together with family and loved ones in person, or just to wish someone a happy holiday season.
A handwritten note or a home made card always makes a big impact, there’s nothing better than seeing something the kids have made with their own hands to bring your recipient a smile.
It’s time to get out your crayons and let your creativity run wild! And if you’re happy to brave the mess, get your paints out for the handprints and footprints.
These 20 designs are easy enough for kids to create.
Now on to the featured kid-made Christmas card ideas:
(ignore the 12 on the collage below, it really is over 20 – we just added a few more this year)
Here is a list of over 20 super easy Christmas card designs that children can make.
Finger Print Christmas Tree Cards
Make these simple but effective Finger print Christmas cards (from Hands on as we Grow). These are really easy for young children to make, and come out so cute.
Potato Print Snowman Cards
Make these fun Potato Print Snowman Cards, they have so much personality.
Personalised Wreath Christmas Cards
Make your own Personalised Wreath Photo cards – these are so easy to make, using pipe cleaners.
We also made the matching Christmas tree ornaments
Make a footprint Snowman
This is a classic. Make a cute little snowman with your child, using their own foot print.
Snowman collage Christmas cards
Make snowman collage cards from last year’s Christmas cards
Make photo personalised snowman cards
Adding a photo is a great way to make Christmas cards even more special. These photo snowman cards are so cute and cheeky
Make photo personalised reindeer cards
These reindeer handprint cards, personalised with your child’s photo, are so cute and funny – and they are easy to make.
Make a handprint Snowflake card
Make snowflakes with shiny silver handprints for a personalised Christmas card idea
Use colouring Pages to create a simple Christmas card
We have so many Christmas colouring pages to print for free here on In The Playroom, you can print them out, have the kids colour in and then stick on to the front of a card for a simple handmade Christmas card.
Try these Christmas stocking coloring pages.
Make a snowman shape card
This simple Christmas card idea is easy for toddlers and preschoolers to put together, while talking about different shapes and textures.
You will need paint, glue and a few basic craft supplies.
Handprint Christmas Tree Cards
You can make this classic Christmas card idea with painted handprints or use the free printable templates from Kids Craft Room for a less messy version
Button Christmas Cards
Use green and red buttons to create festive designs like fairy lights, or music notes. This idea is great for older children to make really effective Christmas cards
Ribbon Lacing Christmas Card
This Ribbon Christmas Cards from Best Toys for Toddlers is a great way to strengthen fine motor skills as children lace the ribbon through the card, just as if they were sewing.
Bauble Christmas Card
These Bauble Christmas Cards from Red Ted Art are a brilliant option for very young children.
It takes their first mark making and scribbles and transforms them into something recognisable, while still keeping the spirit of your toddler’s work.
For older kids, they could try making some more detailed bauble christmas cards like these
Confetti Wreath Card
These Confetti Wreath Christmas Cards from Best Toys for Toddlers are another option that is great for fine motor skills and honing the pincer grip.
Take a hole punch and make some confetti, then use it to create this detailed wreath effect.
Santa’s Hat Christmas Cards
These Santa’s hat cards from Mum in the Madhouse are super quick and easy to make, and look so effective with the cotton wool 3d effect
Winter Mittens Christmas Cards
Make winter mitten Christmas cards with our printable templates and cotton wool to decorate
Pipe Cleaner Word Christmas Cards
These Pipe Cleaner Christmas Cards from Crafty Morning are so simple. Use red and white pipe cleaners for a candy cane effect or try gold or silver pipe cleaners.
You can spell simple festive words like Joy or love
Ribbon Christmas Tree Cards
These Ribbon Christmas cards from Mum in the Madhouse are so effective, and easy to make
Pom Pom Reindeer Card
This Pom Pom Reindeer Card from Hodge Podge Craft comes with a free printable template to help you out.
Make a cute Rudolph the reindeer, with a Pom Pom for his red nose.
DAD Christmas Card idea
This Home made Christmas card for Dad from Crafty Morning uses the A of A to incorporate a Christmas tree – what a great idea!
Easy Christmas Tree Cards
These four Easy Christmas cards ideas from The Boy and Me all include simple ways to make a Christmas tree design.
Washi Tape Christmas Tree Card
Using patterned Washi tape is another super easy way to create a simple Christmas card with the kids, like these Washi Tape Christmas cards from Mum in the Madhouse
Make an Angel Card
Make a 3d angel with patterned cardboard and feathers, for the front of your Christmas card
Dog Paw Print Christmas Card
Dogs can make a paw print Christmas tree card like this one from Crafty Morning
We hope these ideas for Christmas cards that toddlers can make helped to get you into the holiday spirit and the festive mood.
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Thanks so much.
Happy crafting and Merry Christmas!