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The General Consensus

Holiday Craft Ideas

The holidays are all about spending quality time with your family and loved ones. Small arts and crafts are always a fun way to bond and create everlasting memories. Below is a list of fun DIY creations that can be done with items many already have in their house. Enjoy these seven cute and unique holiday crafts to spread joy.

Making Ornaments

Reindeer Ornaments -Canva (Capria Cole)


While enjoying a hot cup of chocolate, you can paint or glue fabric to a blank ornament to make a unique and cute decoration to fill your tree with memories.

  • Paint
  • Paintbrush
  • Fabric
  • Glue
  • Scissors
  • Ornament


Snowman out of a mason jar

Everlasting Snowman in a jar -Canva (Capria Cole)


Start by painting a mason jar white or filling it with cotton balls. Then, add “2 eyes made out of coal,” a carrot made of cloth, Plato, or paper. Add a scarf and you have a cute and homemade version of Frosty the Snowman to display or give as a gift!

  • Mason jar
  • Fabric
  • Cloth
  • Cotton balls
  • Glue
  • Scissors

Tree with a side of EXTRA pine cones

Mini Pinecone Decor -Canva (Capria Cole)

As a middle-of-the-table conversation starter or an adorable gift.  Take a pine cone, add some glue, and then sprinkle glitter or flecks of paint to create a magical winter scene. 

  • Pinecones
  • Glue
  • Glitter
  • Paint (optional)


Pom-pom reef

White Pom Pom door decor -Canva (Capria Cole)

Spice up your door with a pom-pom reef. Sitting down with the family, use a round wood hoop and go crazy with the white or rainbow pom-poms. Make it unique!

  • Pom poms
  • Wooden Hoop
  • Hot Glue
  • Pine Cones
  • Bows


Handprint Reindeer

Reindeer Handprint Art -Canva (Nora Burnett)

Want something to trap time and make an adorable piece of art for your wall? Use a blank piece of paper and have your family put their handprints on it. Then, have them fill it in with how their reindeer would look.

  • Paint
  • Twine
  • Paper

No Snowflakes are the Same

Unique Snowflakes made out of popsicle sticks -Canva (Capria Cole)

Make your holidays a little whiter by painting popsicle sticks white and hot, gluing them in the beautiful shape of a snowflake. 

  • Hot glue
  • White paint
  • Paintbrush
  • Popsicle Sticks




Your Winter Wonderland Snow

Snow that will not freeze your hands made out of slime -Canva (Capria Cole)

Want some warm snow to play with and don’t mind a little bit of a mess? Make some light blue smile or buy some and add some styrofoam and small plastic snowflakes.

  • Slime
  • Styrofoam
  • Plastic snowflakes



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Capria Cole is a senior at HWRHS and loves writing/learning about different peoples experiences, which makes journalism a perfect fit for her. She takes part in school activities like volleyball and basketball. She is very much into running; therefore, she will be running the Boston Marathon for Brookline Center for Community Mental health. In her free time she is passionate about attending church and enjoys hanging out with her friends.

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