Turn Old Christmas Cards into New Treasures

Recycled Christmas Card Ornament by Crafty Journal

By Noreen Doll. Don’t throw those Christmas cards away! Here are tons of ways to turn old Christmas cards into new treasures.   Now that the holidays are winding down we are looking for ways to re-use the quantities of wrapping paper, boxes and Christmas cards that we have accumulated. These are some clever and […]

Poseable Gingerbread Man

Poseable Gingerbread Man by Crafty Journal

By Noreen Doll. Create this delightful poseable gingerbread man to entertain little ones. It’s easy to make and fun to play with. It would be a perfect stocking stuffer or small gift at a party. Kids can even make them as a party activity. Supplies. Brown Craft Foam Buttons 4 Brads White Paint Pen (optional) […]

Peek a Boo Santa

Peek a Boo Santa by Crafty Journal

By Noreen Doll. Create a fun easy Peek a Boo Santa to delight tots. What’s in Santa’s pack? Peek a boo! He would make a fun stocking stuffer, Christmas party prize, or a great craft for kids to make. Supplies. Craft Foam – pink, white, red, and black. Bit of twine, string, or ribbon 1 […]

Scrunched Paper Candy Cane

Scrunched Paper Candy Cane by Crafty Journal

By Noreen Doll. A scrunched paper Candy Cane is so easy even toddlers can have fun making it. They’ll love scrunching up the tissue paper squares to be glued on the cardboard. It’s cheap and easy to make with recycled cereal cardboard and tissue paper. Older kids can cut out the tissue paper squares ahead […]

Snowflake Candle

Crafty Journal - Snowflake Candle

By Noreen Doll. Because it’s made with a flameless candle, a snowflake candle could be an easy project for kids or preschoolers. It would be a great craft for a kids class party, and a nice take home gift. Or it could be a fun project to make for a nursing home resident. Here is […]

Christmas Tree Candle

Crafty Journal - Christmas Tree Candle

By Noreen Doll. A Christmas tree candle is a great kid craft. Use a bag of foam Christmas tree stickers or cut out your own Christmas trees. Or you could use felt or paper trees for this project. The flameless candles you can find in the Dollar Store are perfect for kids to use. Materials. […]

Snowflake Angel

Crafty Journal - Snowflake Angel

By Noreen Doll. A snowflake angel is quick and easy to make and would make a nice little gift to add to the top of a package to be used as an ornament. By adding a magnet to the back, you could make it into a magnet instead. I used wire edged ribbon for the […]

Sparkly Paper Plate Angel

Crafty Journal - Sparkly Paper Plate Angel

By Noreen Doll. Make an easy sparkly paper plate angel with silver spray paint and 2 paper plates. What You Need 2 Paper Plates Silver Spray Paint White Glue Glitter 1 Paper Clip Scissors Paper Punch What You Do 1. Draw a triangle on one paper plate as shown. 2. Draw an oval shape on […]

Snowman Crafts for Kids

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Snowman crafts for kids are almost as much fun as making a real snowman. Most of them are quick and easy to do. Start with almost anything round, paint it white, and add eyes, a mouth, carrot nose and a scarf. For extra fun add a pipe, stick arms with mittens, or a broom. Snowman […]

Paper Plate Pop Up Snowman

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by Noreen Doll. A paper plate pop up snowman is a fun winter craft for kids to make. It’s quick and easy, and the materials are cheap. After the snowman is cut in a paper plate, and colored, kids can have fun decorating it in their own unique way. What You Need Paper Plate Crayons, […]

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