Do you want your kids to feel that Christmas is the best time of the year? Our collection of free printable Christmas crafts and coloring pages will help your child get into the holiday spirit faster!
Children have all kinds of fantastical things on their little minds, from Santa and gingerbread houses to elves and reindeer. Let them create beautiful drawings with these 20 Christmas drawing ideas for kids and use them as Christmas decorations.
From fun Christmas tree crafts to step-by-step drawings, we have many ideas to keep your kids busy during the holidays.
- Christmas Drawing Ideas For Kids
- Santa Clause
- Christmas Tree
- Elf On The Shelf
- Christmas Wreath
- Christmas Candles
- Gingerbread Man
- Christmas House
- Christmas Stockings
- Christmas Gifts
- Candy Cane
- Christmas Baubles
- Cozy Hot Cocoa
- Gingerbread Man House
- Christmas Lights
- Winter Wonderland
- Happy Holidays!
Christmas Drawing Ideas For Kids
Kids can use their imagination and make festive memories with these Christmas drawing ideas and make lovely art projects.
Ho, ho, ho! It’s time to make Santa art with these easy-to-follow drawing instructions. Start by making a circle, then half circles on each side for the ears, draw a Santa hat right above his head, and make the nose, beard, and mustache. Next, kids will make the upper and lower body and the suit, and their Santa drawing is done.
Children can look for inspiration around them and customize Santa according to their imagination. They can make Santa cool by drawing sunglasses on him or give Santa an even bigger belly!
This is a fun Christmas craft for the whole family. Draw and color a Christmas tree. Decorate it with different ornaments. Children can draw candy canes, snow angels, and a tree topper.
Another fun Christmas craft idea is that kids can make their own minimalist Christmas tree. Playtivities has a beautiful DIY Christmas tree on their YouTube channel, which is easy to make and fun for the entire family. Don’t forget to watch the video, comment, and subscribe. Parents can also put presents around the tree and watch the kids get super excited!
Elf On The Shelf
Elf on the Shelf has now become a Christmas tradition in every home. The idea is that a ‘scout elf’ visits from Thanksgiving until Christmas Eve and reports back to Santa with a naughty and nice list. Each night, the elf is moved to a new location, and the children play a game of figuring out where he hides in the morning.
Find step-by-step instructions on how to draw the elf from the Elfontheshelf website. Draw a boy elf scout or a girl elf scout. The drawing instructions are easy, and the required fields are marked.
Children can make a cute Snowman with these simple drawing instructions. Draw three circles beginning with a small one and increasing in size. Make the eyes, nose, and mouth, and voilà! The kids have a Snowman to put on the Christmas tree.
Kids can search for things around the house, like buttons and cotton balls, to create the snowman’s nose and eyes.
Creating Christmas themed art projects is a fun way for children to get involved in Christmas activities. Children can follow these steps to create a gorgeous Christmas wreath.
This can be a fun activity for both younger and older kids. Children can draw a big donut shape. They can search for a big circle-shaped object in the house to help them draw.
Decorate and color or paint the wreath. Tie a ribbon and hang it on the door
Teachers can use this as kids Christmas activity for preschoolers.
Children can draw, color, or paint their Christmas candles. Draw a rectangle with a flame on it. Viola! The Christmas candle is ready. Add a wreath or a mistletoe around the candle.
Drawing a Nutcracker is so much fun. Even older kids love making a Nutcracker and hanging it as a Christmas tree decoration.
Start with making the letter "D" for the face with the rounded portion of the letter face downward. Draw a belt, start making the jacket above the belt, draw the hair, and add the hat. Now draw the arms, the lower part of the jacket, the legs, and the boots.
My kids love to draw Reindeer. I always sit with them and help them out. Drawing a reindeer is very easy. Start by drawing an egg shape for the face. Draw the neck and torso, and give it a tail, eyes, nose, mouth, and ears. The cute little reindeer is ready!
Kids can also draw and color an entire Santa's sleigh with 12 of his reindeers while he delivers presents on Christmas Eve.
Drawing a Gingerbread man is just as fun as baking them. Start by outlining the Gingerbread man's structure. Once the outline is ready, it's pretty easy to draw the rest. Children can draw cute patterns and use bright colors on them.
Children can make two Gingerbread men, cut them out, fill them with candies and stick them together. Kids can give their friends a cute little Christmas surprise! They'll be so excited!
Decorating your house for Christmas from the inside and outside is a great family activity. Your children can do the same by drawing a house on paper.
To complete the drawing, kids can add details like Christmas lights, snowmen, candy canes, and many more Christmas decorations.
Snowglobes are so much fun to make. Kids can create Snowglobes with a lot of different designs and in a lot of different ways. They can make one on paper by drawing a circle and connecting the globe with three horizontal lines, and the Snowglobe is ready.
Children can make a Christmas tree, two Snowmen standing together, or a Christmas house inside the globe.
Another way for kids to get creative is to make Snowglobes with paper plates. Draw, paint, and create a Snowglobe from a paper plate. Children can stick little cotton balls to make it look like it's snowing.
Make Christmas stockings with these step-by-step instructions. Drawing Christmas stockings is easy. Kids can make a sock and then decorate it with their favorite drawing patterns and shapes.
Parents can help their kids by making a loop out of ribbon and sticking it to the stocking. The kids will love hanging their Christmas stocking drawings next to the real ones.
There are a few ways kids can have fun drawing a Mistletoe. Children can draw the Mistletoe with leaves and berries. They can use actual leaves from the garden and create little red berries by painting cotton balls and sticking them to their drawings. Kids can also give the Mistletoe berries a smiling face.
Another way to make a Mistletoe is to draw Mistletoe leaves and combine them with a ribbon. The ribbon can have a cute kissy face and eyes.
This is a fun way to create cute little gifts. Make Christmas gifts of all shapes and sizes. Kids can cut out shapes and patterns to stick on the drawing and decorate the presents. Children can also draw big bows on their gifts.
Kids can make rainbow-colored polka dots on the presents and draw shapes like stars and hearts.
Kids can get creative and make these cute candy canes. Drawing a candy cane is really simple. Children can draw a shape of a hook and make stripes.
Kids can color the stripes the traditional red and white color, but they can also make multicolored stripes to make the candy canes more fun.
Christmas is the perfect time of the year to create Christmas crafts. Kids will love making these fun and easy Christmas baubles. Parents can download a free printable bauble for the kids, or they can make one on paper themselves. Draw a circle on the paper and decorate it with stripes and polka dots. Kids can also make little reindeer on the baubles.
Have fun adding glitter glue to the Christmas baubles to make them shiny and shimmery. Kids can even give your baubles cute little eyes.
Don't forget to pin the drawing and let the world see their creativity!
Cozy Hot Cocoa
Do you know what would be fun? If the whole family sat together with a cup of hot cocoa and everyone made their version of a hot cocoa drawing!
Start by making a cup and add some brown color to show the hot cocoa drink. Now, here is the fun part - make marshmallows out of cotton. Finally, add candy canes to the drawing, color it, and you have your cozy cup of hot cocoa.
You can save the drawings in a family scrapbook. This will make an amazing Christmas memory!
Gingerbread Man House
The Gingerbread man house is difficult to bake but easy to draw. Kids always enjoy drawing a Gingerbread man house. They can make a cute little brown house with snow on the roof.
Children can add details like a standing Gingerbread man outside the house, big round lollypops, or candy canes. They can also decorate the house with candies and gumballs.
Christmas lights are so much fun to make. Kids can add so many different colors to the lights. Kids need to draw a shape of an acorn for the lights and make a string to connect them.
Learn how to make Christmas lights step-by-step here.
Kids can create a wonderful winter wonderland by using their imagination. Draw a Christmas tree right in the middle of the winter wonderland. Make a snowman, snowflakes, the moon, the sun, or the stars; the possibilities are endless.
Turn your house into a real Christmas winter wonderland this holiday season. Your kids will love feeling creative and being part of the Christmas decorations. Have lots of family fun with these Christmas craft ideas.