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CHRISTMAS CRAFTS

Christmas crafts are a great way to decorate your home with a personal holiday style and can also be a very thoughtful gift idea for anyone on your list. Christmas crafts can come in the form of Christmas tree ornaments; home made Christmas cards, decorations or delicious and whimsical treats. Ideas for Christmas crafts can be found in books, web sites and on site workshops in many craft stores, making the possibilities endless.

When searching for the perfect Christmas crafts, first decide the age group appropriate for constructing a particular craft. If planning on making Christmas crafts with children be sure to choose simple and fun designs that involve basic tools such as scissors and paste ( only to be used under adult supervision). Christmas crafts ideal for kids can be candy canes made from twisted red and white pipe cleaners to hang on the tree or decorating a basic stocking with colored glue and glitter with the child’s name. Not only are Christmas crafts a great way to spend quality time with children but can foster creativity and hone motor skills. Furthermore, Christmas crafts constructed by children become treasured keepsakes bringing a smile to your face in fond memory every holiday season.

Common Christmas crafts for adults are homemade Christmas cards to send to everyone on your list. Browse your local craft store for great ideas and the needed supplies. Stencils can be a great way to draw holiday designs with perfect uniformity and moveable “googly” eyes affixed to a drawn Santa Claus or Reindeer make the card fun for the recipient.

Christmas crafts can also be fashioned out of holiday baked goods such as cookies or cakes. Cookie cutters are always available in seasonal designs such as stars, Christmas trees or Santas to make even a simple sugar cookie more appropriate for the holiday season. Craft stores usually contain sections which will help you make your favorite holiday recipes into Christmas crafts from edible decorations, food coloring and even entire kits for more complex designs such as cakes.

Christmas crafts are a great way to get into the holiday spirit and will add a personal touch to any gift or Christmas card.

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