Christmas crafts that can be made with children
New Year is a holiday coming at the moment of transition from the last day of the year to the first day of the next year. It is celebrated by many nations in accordance with the adopted calendar. The beginning of the year from January 1 was established by the Roman ruler Julius Caesar in 46 BC. In ancient Rome, this day was dedicated to Janus - the god of choice, doors and all beginnings. The month of January got its name in honor of the god Janus, who was depicted with two faces: one looked forward, and the other - back.
In order to prepare for the New Year and related holidays, there is not much time left, and it is time to think about holiday decorations for the house. It is not necessary to buy expensive Christmas toys and decorations. In every family there are many things that will help decorate the house. It will look stylish and original. Some interesting and inexpensive ideas for a creative New Year that you can make with your own children.
From unnecessary socks get such funny snowmen. You will need socks, rice for stuffing, a few shreds and buttons. Cut the toe from the sock, and on the other hand, tie it with a thread. Sprinkle the rice, giving it a round shape, drag it over again and add more rice to form a smaller ball. Sew eyes and nose, make a scarf from a rag, sew buttons. And from the cut off part you get a great cap.
Christmas tree pendants
A cinnamon stick is taken as a basis, several artificial spruce twigs and multi-colored buttons are attached to it with glue. Such Christmas trees will not only decorate the house, but also fill it with the warming aroma of cinnamon.
Deer from traffic jams
Bottle corks are excellent material for handicrafts. For example, you can make such a cute deer. You will need some corks, glue and various beads for decoration. This is not a shame to hang on the Christmas tree.
Crafts from sticks
From ordinary ice cream sticks get cute Christmas trees, snowmen and snowflakes. You need paints, glitter, buttons and a little imagination. Even the smallest children will cope with such handicrafts.
Colored paper Christmas trees
These wonderful Christmas trees can be made by making a cone of green paper or cardboard and decorating it with different things. Buttons, pebbles, beads and various paper figures will do.
This cute print is obtained if you dip half of the potatoes in ordinary gouache. And the rest of the adults will need to paint on when the paint dries. This option is ideal for very young children.
Fasten macaroni of different shapes with glue and cover with silver paint, fasten the ribbon - unusual Christmas snowflake is ready.
Snowmen from the covers
Metal bottle caps cover with white paint (better to take acrylic) and glue together, as shown in the picture. Draw a snowman face and decorate with a scarf of bright ribbon. If you glue a loop to it from above, then the snowman can be hung on the Christmas tree.
Crafts from cones
From the cones, you can make different animals and any other characters. You will need paints, patches, buttons and, of course, fantasy and inspiration.
Christmas tree of buttons
Pick up the green buttons of different diameters and a few brown for the trunk and fasten them with thick thread. Decorate the top with an asterisk.
Place the pieces of wax crayons in a transparent Christmas ball, heat it with a hair dryer, constantly twisting. Melting pencils will leave beautiful colored stains inside the ball.
Draw the cord of the garland and the base of the light bulbs, then give the child multi-colored paint - let him draw bright light bulbs with his fingers. This pattern can decorate a Christmas card or gift bag.
Cardboard sleeves from rolls of paper towels can be turned into a bright Christmas decoration. Cut from the cylinder the same width of parts, bend, to get something like petals, and glue in the shape of a star. When the workpiece is glued, put glitter on it. Now you can hang on the Christmas tree.
Paper Christmas Balls
Make a Christmas tree pattern and cut out colorful balls of thick colored paper or cardboard. Decorate with sparkles, stickers or any other decorative elements. Make a hole and hang it on the Christmas tree.
Ordinary pine cone can be turned into a pretty Christmas tree. Paint it with green paint and decorate with beads and bows. You can add a little snow by painting the tips with white paint.
Christmas tree made of threads
Chupa Chups Deer
Angels from ice cream sticks
A wreath of baking tins
Simple garland / h2>
Bunny from a blown bulb
Candle Holders from Empty Tins
Snowflake "Darth Vader"