Winter Crafts for Kids to Make – Fun Art and Craft Ideas for All Ages

It sure is fun to play in the snow, but there are days when you are stuck inside and what better way to entertain yourself than with a crafty session.

We have a whole lot of winter crafts for kids to make, from simple ideas perfect for toddlers and preschoolers to more complex crafts for older kids.

Adorable Winter Crafts for Kids

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Winter Crafts for Kids to Make

Ready to get crafty? You’ll find a lot of project for all ages (some we know you’ll want to do by yourself too).

You can do all these at home and some of these winter crafts for kids are perfect to make in the classroom too.

When thinking about winter crafts, snowmen, penguins, snowflakes and arctic animals always come to mind and we’ve got most of it covered (and keep on adding new fun ideas and tutorials for kids to make).

Paper Snowflakes

How To Make Paper Snowflakes Craft

We’re starting off with a fun set of paper snowflakes! You can make your own designs or use our templates to get your imagination going.

Learn how to make paper snowflakes.

The most adorable doily snowman winter craft

Cute Doily Snowman Craft

 Have doilies? Make this adorable doily snowman. This one is great as a quick classroom project, simple and quick.

Turn paper strips into a lovely snowman

Simple Snowman Craft Paper Crafts for Kids

Love crafting with paper? This paper snowman is super easy to make.

Time to rock

Rocking Paper Plate Snowman Craft

We’re really excited about our rocking paper plate crafts series and love making winter themed crafting projects.

See how to make rocking snowmen

Toilet paper roll penguins

Paper Roll Penguin Craft

 Lets not stick with snowmen only, this paper roll penguin is a must.

Or a snowman

Paper Roll Snowman Craft

Or how about this paper roll craft?

Easy Classroom Decor – Winter Hats Template Craft

Simple Winter Hat Craft for Kids

Need a simple project for the classroom? Make this winter hat craft.

Craft Stick Classic

Snowflake Ornament - Christmas Ornaments Kids Can Make

There are so many different ways you can go about decorating these!

A craft stick snowflake is yet another must make project. 

Cotton Balls are a fun material for a winter art project

Easy Penguin Craft With Cotton Balls - perfect for toddlers, preschool and kindergarten

Cotton ball crafts are perfect for winter. Just check this penguin.

Cotton Ball Snowman Craft for Kids

Or this snowman!

Rocking with Penguins

Cute Paper Plate Penguin Craft

Paper plate crafts are really fun too, we made these standing penguins (oh so cute!)


Another paper plate snowman craft idea

Snowman Paper Plate Craft

And this paper plate snowman craft sparkles! 

Make a snowman creation station

Snowman Craft for Kids

You can make a wonderful craft with cotton rounds too.

Winter owls are amazing

Pinecone Winter Owls Craft for Kids

How about making some pinecone snow owls?

Winter fingerprint painting

Winter Tree Finger Painting

We love this winter art project, so simple to make and looks really adorable.

Check out the winter tree art project.

These make a wonderful gift

Free Printable Snowman Bookmarks

Let these DIY bookmarks keep your winter reads in check!


Winter footprint or handprint art makes great keepsakes

Penguin Footprint Craft to Make With Your Kids

Need a cool keepsake? Make footprint penguins!

Turn socks into wonderful winter crafts

No-Sew Sock Penguin Craft for Kids

Another craft older kids will love – a no-sew sock penguin.

No-Sew Sock Snowman Craft

Or a snowman.

Clothespins turned into snowmen

Clothespin Snowman Craft

Give your dull clothespins a winter revamp.

Construction paper collages are loved by preschoolers and kids in kindergarten

Paper Polar Bear Craft

Make a polar bear or two too. 

This round penguin craft is absolutely wonderful too.

Older kids will love making this penguin paper toy.

Cute Winter Crafts for Kids to Make

Fun and Easy Winter Crafts for Kids to Make

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