Since school will be on break, Winter (or snow day) is the perfect time for making crafts with your children. You can make creative snowmen outside or similar crafts or stay indoors and make snowmen from CDs/DVDs, felt, chenille sticks, cotton and craft foam.
You can also make snowflakes from beautiful beads or paper and silver glitter. You can make real crystal snowflake by using borax (also called 20 Mule Borax Laundry Booster) and boiling water (ask an adult to help).
Make Cellophane Icicles
Cut a piece of cellophane to measure 9 inches by 21/2 inches. Begin rolling the strip at the lower right hand corner. Fig. I , and continue rolling until it appears as Fig. 2. Paste top end with Scotch tape. Use colored threads to attach icicles to Christmas tree.
Make More Winter Crafts
3-D Paper Snowman - Print the free template and follow these instructions to make this really cool 3D paper snowman decoration.
3D Snowflakes Paper Making Projects - This is a simple paper snowflake ornament craft for children.
3-D Snowman - Find out how you can make a 3D paper snowman Christmas decoration you can hang by your window.
Almost-instant Greetings - Send your friends these simple card greetings.
Beach Bum Snowman - Make this unique beach bum snowman in a few easy steps.
Beaded Penguin - Everybody loves penguins. This little guy will be happy to tag along on your backpack.
Beaded Snowflake Decoration - This sparkling beaded snowflake is a great winter break craft for kids.
Beadie Snowman - Use pony beads and the free printable template to make a snowman key ring.
Beanie Snowman - Learn how to make a homemade beanie snowman by following these instructions.
Bedspread Cotton Snowflake - Crochet a sweet snowflake ornament from bedspread weight crochet cotton.
Bobbing Bird Easy Winter Ideas - Recycle a 1 liter plastic soda bottle and a laundry soap bottle cap to make a penguin.
Candlecup Snowman - Learn how to make a homemade snowman using two wood candle cups, a wood ball and a few other craft supplies.
CD Snowman - In this project children will learn about recycling by making a cute snowman using an old CD and a juice can lid.
Chenille Snowman - Learn how you can make this fizzy snowman which can be used as a plant stick or bookmaker.
Christmas Craft: Snowflake Table Runner - Let your kids help decorate the dining table with this fun Christmas craft.
Christmas Snowflake Candleholder - Find out how you can turn baby food jars into elegant votive candleholders for Christmas.
Christmas Snowflake Candleholder - Follow these instructions to create your own Christmas candleholder using an empty baby food jar.
Cinnamon Clay Gingerbread Penguin Making Direcitons - A simple cinnamon clay recipe you can use to make Christmas ornaments.
Clay Pot Snowman - Turn a terracotta clay pot into a cute snowman decoration.
Clay Snowflake - Roll out a small ball of clay and punch holes in it to make this snowflake.
Clothespin Snowflake and Crafts-Stick Snowflake - Use small size doll clothespins to make snowflake ornaments.
Clyde Snowman - Find out how you can make your own snowman by using the free pattern.
Coffee Creamer Snowman - Make a snowman using an old coffee creamer container and a salt box.
Colorful Snowflakes - Use your imagination to portray colors of your choice
Cotton Snowman - Find out how you can make a snowman decoration using inexpensive materials such as cotton.
Craft Foam Smiley Snowflake - Use a printable template to make this craft fun foam smiley snowflake craft.
Craft Stick Snowman - This is a fun and simple craft stick project for children.
Create a Winter Wonderland - Create a winter wonderland on your holiday dining table for your dinner guest.
Crystal Snowflake - Suspend a chenille stem and string snowflake in a jar of borax and water solution to make a genuine crystal snowflake shape.
Dangling Snowman - This is a video tutorial on how you can make a dangling snowman using inexpensive materials such as white foam, ribbon and white foam.
Dressed for Winter Paper Activities - This is an adorable and simple winter paper doll craft for kids.
Egg Carton Penguin Craft - Find out how you can make a penguin with your kids using an egg carton.
Fan-Tastic Snowflakes - Simple paper snowflakes for holiday decorating; another great Christmas craft.
Felt Mitten and Ice Skate Ornament - Learn how to make these felt mitten and ice skate Christmas ornaments by following these instructions.
Felt Snowman - Learn how to make a snowman decoration out of felt by following these instructions.
Festive Pillow - Make a festive pillow for your bedroom or as a gift for someone special.
Fingerprint Penguin Activity Lesson - This is a simple craft in which children will make a penguin using paint, paper and their fingerprint.
Fireplace Craft to Make for Winter - Making a fireplace is a great craft for children during their winter break.
Five Little Snowflakes- Follow the instructions and use the free template to make these snowflakes.
Fluffy The Snowman - This is the perfect snowman to keep warm during the cold winter nights.
Foot Print Penguin for Children - Create a cute penguin using your foot print and construction paper.
Friendly Sock Snowman - Make a Frosty the snowman decoration using your old white ankle sock.
Frost-Free The Snowman - Make the perfect in door snowman which requires absolutely no snow.
Frosty Pins - Dressed in Christmas colors, this frosty fellow will look great whenever you wear him.
Fuse Bead Snowman - Use fuse beads to create a snowman decoration for your mom and dad.
Glamorous Snow Girls to Make - Find out how you can make these glamorous snow girls by following these instructions carefully.
Glistening Snowflake Ornaments - Older children will enjoy painting snowflake balls in gold or silver, then making chenille stem “staples” to attach glistening chenille stems in a snowflake design.
Glitter Snowflake - Make yourselves a beautiful glitter snowflake.
Glitter Snowflake Coaster - Work this crochet pattern in Caron’s Christmas Glitter yarn.
Glittery Snowflake Window Clings - Find out how you can make glittery snowflake decorations to cling to your windows.
Glitzy Gloves : Crafts with Gloves and Mittens - This is a fun winter project for little girls.
Golf Ball Snowman - Learn how you can make a snowman using two old golf balls.
Handprint Snowflake Painting - Make a snowflake painting using your handprint, paint and construction paper!
Handprint Snowman - Make a snowman painting using your handprint, paint and construction paper!
Holiday Bedding - Decorate your bedroom with snowflakes.
Homemade Snow Crafts Activity - Let it snow even inside the home.
How to Make a Penguin Balloon Animal - This video tutorial will show you how to bend balloons into a penguin.
How to Make Snowflake Dinnerware - Add a festive uplift to an ordinary dinnerware set by adding snowflakes.
Ideas for Gift Wrap - Learn of ways you can add special finishing touches to your Christmas gifts.
Igloo Craft - Find out how you can use mini marshmallows to make a cool igloo!
Indoor Snowman - Make an indoor snowman using inexpensive materials such as 16 oz. bottle and white tissue.
Jingle Bell Snowflakes - Find out how you can make cute jingle bell snowflakes by following these instructions.
Keychain Mittens & Beanie- If you are prone to misplacing your keys, then worry no more for you can tag it along each time you go out of the house. This keychain mittens and beanie craft project is really a lifesaver!
Light Bulb Penguin - This is a fun way to teach your children about recycling during the winter holidays.
Light Bulb Penguin - Make this cute penguin Christmas tree ornament using a light bulb.
Light Bulb Snowman - Find out how you can turn a light bulb into a snowman Christmas decoration.
Light Bulb Snowman - Learn how you can make a snowman using recycled materials.
Let It Snow Snowman - Let it snow with this snowman decoration.
Let-It-Snow T-shirt - This creative t-shirt design is a perfect seasonal craft for the winter break.
Lolly Stick Snowman - A fun cheerful snowman craft for children of all ages.
Make Personalized Pop-Up Snowflake Cards - A fun and easy Christmas pop-up craft for children.
Marshmallow Snowflake - A simple snowflakes craft for children made of only marshmallows and toothpicks.
Medicine Bottle Snowman - Turn an empty prescription pill bottle into a fuzzy snowman Christmas ornament.
Melted Snowman Arts and Crafts Project for Winter Season - A simple snowman craft made from a recycled plastic water bottle.
Melty The Snowman - Follow these instructions to make this unusual snowman decoration.
Merry Mittens - Learn how to make these merry mittens over the winter holidays.
Mini Crocheted Snowflake - Free pattern to crochet a mini snowflake ornament.
Mini Snowflake Window Hanger - Make a snowflake window hanger that will never melt.
Mitten Bookmark Felt Clip Activities - This is a cute craft for all children who love to read.
Mitten Gift Tags - These mitten gift tags will look great on all Christmas presents.
Mittens-on-a-String Pillow - Learn how to make mittens on a string pillow for your bedroom.
Mittens Paper Craft - This is a fun mittens paper craft for children of all ages.
Mitten Sun Catcher - Make this mitten sun catcher and hang it by your bedroom window.
Mitten Weather - Celebrate the winter season by making a mitten drawing with your child.
Never-Melt Snowman - Learn how to make a snowman decoration that will never melt.
Noodle Snowflake Craft - Find out how you can make a snowflake using different noodle shapes.
Origami Snowflake Tree - Make a snowflake tree table centerpiece using art paper and fine wire.
Painted Corner Snowman - Easy and fun snowman craft.
Paperback Snowman - Learn how to turn a paperback book into a snowman decoration.
Paper Bag Penguins : Making Birds Arts and Crafts Projects - Easy and interesting to make!
Paper Mache Snowgal - Find out how to make a paper mache snowman in a few steps.
Paper Mache Snowman - A craft using balloons to create a snowman.
Paper Mache Penguin - This kids craft will surely last for years what with its sturdy cereal box construction and paper mache design.
Paper Maché Penguin - A fun craft were children will also learn a lot about penguins.
Paper Plate Snowman - Learn how to make a snowman out of paper plates by following these instructions.
Paper Plate Snowman - Make a cool snowman using paper plates, construction paper, chenille stems, pom poms, scrap material, crayons, craft glue and tape.
Paper Plate Winter Wreath Making Activities - This is great wreath craft for children to make with a paper plate.
Paper Snowflake - Make a paper snowflake with this free printable template.
Paper Snowflake - This tutorial has detailed photos that take you through each fold and cut to make a square of paper into a 6-point paper snowflake.
Paper Snowman - This is an easy snowman craft for children made of origami paper.
Paper Tube Snowman - Find out how you can make a snowman from a paper tube.
Party Favorites - Make special snow flake party favor decorations using beads.
Pasta Snowflakes - Use various dried pastas, wax paper, toothpick, ribbon, and glue to make snowflakes.
Patchwork Art : Snowing Scenery - Create a snowing scenery using the torn paper technique.
Pencil Snowman - Easy way to decorate a pencil for Christmas.
Penguin Beaded Safety Pin - Easy pattern to make a safety pin jewelry.
Penguin Ornament Felt Craft for Kids - Learn to craft this Penguin ornament with a little sewing for your Christmas tree.
Penguin Finger Puppet - Find out how you can make these amazing penguin finger puppets out of construction paper.
Penguin Puppet - This is a fun activity for you and your kids during their Christmas break.
Penguin Toilet Paper Roll Craft - Very easy, beautifu and fun.
Pill Bottle Snowman - Make a snowman Christmas ornament using an empty pill bottle.
Plastic Bag Snowman - Children will create their own snowman from a plastic bag, newspaper, string, and scraps of colored paper.
Plastic Spoon Snowman - Turn a white plastic spoon into Frosty the snowman.
Playful Winter Penguin - This is a fun penguin project for the older kids to enjoy.
Pleated Fan-Fold Snowflake - Try this out, its refreshing and interesting craft for children.
Polish Gwiazdy - Learn how to make a Polish Gwiazdy that strongly resembles a snowflake.
Polymer Clay - Penguin Napkin Rings - Make penguin napkin rings using polymer clay and a cardboard roll.
Pom-Pom Snowman - Make a snowman decoration using cardboard, yarn, chenille and a few other supplies.
Portly Penguin Craft for Kids - Children love to make penguins in winter time. These are simple to make and look cute.
Pretty Crochet Snowflake Pattern - Pretty snowflake is fun and easy to crochet; great for hanging on the tree or using as a gift topper.
Puzzle Piece Snowflake Ornament - This tutorial shows you how to make a snowflake ornament using your old puzzle pieces.
Q-Tip Snowflakes - A snowflake craft for groups or art lessons - all you need is cotton swabs and glue.
Quilled Snowflake - Make this beautiful snowflake ornament using only plain paper.
Rag Doll Snowman - Fun and festive little snowmen.
Salt Crystal Snowflake - Follow these instructions to create your own sparkly snowflake.
Season's Greetings - Put a smile on someone's face on Christmas Day with the pop-up greeting card.
Send Santa a Special Snowflake Express Letter - A free printable snowflake Santa Claus stationary for children.
Shaker Snowman - This snowman makes a great Christmas ornament.
Shimmering Shelfsicles - Turn your home into winter wonderland with these shimmering shelfsicles.
Sleepy Snowperson Jewelry - Follow these instructions to make your own sleepy snowperson jewelry.
Snow Family Finger Puppets for Winter - Kids will love this cute and easy no-sew craft. Just use an inexpensive glove, pom poms, glue and fabric scraps to create your snowman finger puppets.
Snowflake Afghan - Learn how to crochet a gorgeous snowflake afghan.
Snowflake Bookmarker - You will need colored card stock, and two sizes of paper snowflake punches to make these snowflake bookmarks from Craftideas.
Snowflake CD Spinning Tops - Learn how to make this snowflake CD spinning top using inexpensive materials.
Snowflake Craft Stick Sled - Make this sled using craft sticks, white craft glue, yarn, acrylic paint and a toothpick.
Snowflake Design Hat - Follow the chart to knit this hat with a snowflake motif.
Snowflake Earrings - Make a pair of amazing snowflake earrings using swarovski crystals.
Snowflake Headband/Ear Warmer Knitting Pattern - Glow-in-the-dark fibers for the snowflake give this warm knitted, two-layer headband pattern an interesting twist.
Snowflake Jigsaws - Try some snowflake jigsaw puzzles over the winter break.
Snowflake Picture Frame - An easy snowflake picture frame craft for your kids to make for themselves or as a gift.
Snowflake Preemie Hat and Socks - Free knitting pattern for preemie sized snowflake patterned hat and socks.
Snowflake Prints - Make a fun snowflake picture using a strawberry basket!
Snowflake Star - Knit some six-pointed stars to trim your Christmas tree in simple stockinette stitch.
Snowflake Stencils - Learn how to create snowflakes so you can make your own indoor winter wonderland.
Snowflake Sweater - Advanced knitters will enjoy knitting this crew-neck ladies sweater worked from a snowflake graph.
Snowflake With Personality - Create your own snowflake that has its own personality!
Snow Globe Winter Snowing Craft - Learn how you make your own homemade snow globe.
Snowman - This snowman makes a great family craft or a group project for kids.
Snowman Bottle Craft Winter Snowing Craft - This is an easy snowman craft for children of all ages.
Snowman Chair Covers - Make these amazing snowman chair covers for your dinner room.
Snowman Cookie Jar - Decorate your cookie jar to make it festive.
Snowman Garland - This is a creative snowman garland children will enjoy making.
Snowman Gift Bag - Recycle a paper bag into a beautiful snowman gift bag for someone special.
Snowman Gift Jars - Fun snowman Gift jars children can make.
Snowman Hat - Make this adorable snowman hat that will never melt on your head.
Snowman Figure - Find out how you can create a snowman decoration using paper mache boxes.
Snowman Magnet - Learn how you can make a snowman magnet by following these instructions.
Snowman Magnet or Pin - Find out how you can make your own snowman fridge magnet.
Snowman on a Stick - Make a snowman puppet using three egg carton cups, chenille stems and other craft materials.
Snowman Ornament - Learn how to make a cute snowman Christmas tree ornament.
Snowman Picture Frame - Nice way to show off your Christmas photos.
Snowman Pin - Create a snowman pin using two white buttons, felt, ribbon, pin backing and glue.
Snowman Place Cards - These place cards will look great on any holiday dinner table.
Snowman Place Setting -These snowman place settings are a favorite for all who have made them.
Snowman Plant Poke - This snowman plant poke is easy to make and you make a great gift for mom or grandma.
Snowman Pot Candle Holder - Use a clay pot and a clay saucer to make a beautiful snowman candle holder.
Snowman Puppets - Make these cheery snowman puppets.
Snowman Snowflake - Find out how you can make a snowman snowflake.
Snowman Wall Hanging - Learn how you can make this snowman decoration to hang in your bedroom.
Snowman Wobbler - Find out how you can simply make a snowman wobbler by following these instructions carefully.
Snowmen Bookmarks - Enjoy reading during the winter break with snowmen bookmarks!
Snowmen Duo - Make these snowmen duo using terra cotta pots and other supplies.
Snowmen Fence - Make this adorable snowmen fence with your children using craft sticks.
Sock Snowman - Find out how you can make a snowman using beans, an empty plastic container, fleece, rubber band pom-pom, pipe cleaner, button eyes and buttons.
Sock Snowman Ornament - Find out how kids can make their own snowman Christmas tree ornament using a sock.
Soda Can Penguins - Teach your kids about recycling by turning a soda can into a cute penguin.
Sparkling Ice Crystals - Make sparkling ice crystals using pipe cleaners and sunburst beads.
Sparkling Snowflakes - Make beautiful snowflakes using creative Sticks, glitter, white school glue and nylon filament.
Sparkly Snowflake Mobile - This is a great snowflake mobile kids can hang from their bedroom ceiling.
Sparkly Snowflake Ornament - Make a beautiful sparkly snowflake ornament using a small paper plate and Crayola products.
Squigly's Perfect Snowflakes - Decorate the inside of your home with perfect snowflakes and turn it into a personal indoor wonderland.
Stick Up Snowman Magnet - Use Crayola products to make a beautiful snowman fridge magnet.
Stylin' Snowflake Barrettes - Learn how to make homemade snowflake barrettes your kids will enjoy wearing.
Styrofoam Penguin Craft - Make a penguin decoration using a small Styrofoam egg, craft paint, felt, and a few other craft supplies.
Styrofoam Snowman - Use Styrofoam balls to make this adorable snowman decoration.
Styrofoam Snowman Craft - Use Styrofoam products to make a snowman decoration.
Sweater Mittens - Turn your old wool sweater into beautiful sweater mittens in a few steps.
Sweet Tortilla Snowflakes - Find out how you can make these sweet tortilla snowflakes with your children.
Tea Box Snowman - Make an attractive snowman from an old tea box.
The Mitten Story Craft - A print and color mitten craft for young children to make over the winter break.
Tin Can Lid Snowman - Easy craft to make from a tin can lid.
Toothpick Snowflake Ornament - All you need to make these snowflakes care toothpicks, small glittery white pom poms, craft glue, ribbon and craft paint.
Touch N Feel Winter Scene - A fun and easy touch and feel winter scene craft for children.
Tree Ornament - Snowflake - This is a simple and easy Christmas craft for children of all ages.
Twine or Cotton Snowflake - Soak twine or crochet cotton in glue and form into snowflake shapes with this free craft pattern.
Wagon Wheel Macaroni Snowflake Craft for Kids - A wagon wheel craft which you will love to have.
Washcloth Snowman - This snowman is easy and very inexpensive for children to make.
Washcloth Snowman - Find out how you can make a snowman using a washcloth, ribbon, wooden beads, buttons, a small red bell, fiberfill, white ribbon and some basic sewing supplies.
Wheat Weaving Snowflake - A beginner’s wheat weaving project to make from six straws of wheat.
Wine Cork Snowman - Make a snowman from a wine cork, white acrylic paint and some other supplies.
Winter Bunny Paper Craft - This winter bunny paper craft is a simple cut and paste craft for children.
Winter Crown or Hat - Find out how kids can make their own winter crown using construction paper and pope cleaners.
Winter Craft Activities for Children - A few winter craft activities your children can choose from.
Winter Garland - Learn how to make your own winter garland by following these instructions.
Winter Handprint Scene - Kids can use their imagination and hand prints to create their own winter scene.
Winter Lacing Project - This is a great winter project for preschoolers and kindergarten children.
Winter Craft: Snuggly Fleece Scarves - This warm scarf is fun and easy for children to make.
Winter Themed Snowflake Patterns - The perfect winter craft for cross stitch beginners.
Winter Tree - This is a fun winter craft parents can make with their kids over the winter break.
Winter Village Scene - Learn how you can make your own winter village scene by following this guide line.
Winter Wool Snowflake - A beautiful homemade snowflake ornament made from beads and sequins.
Wintery Snowflake Stockings - Dress up your fireplace during the holidays with these wintery snowflake stockings.
Wooden Snowflake - A beautiful and simple wooden snowflake you can hang by your window.
Wool Snowflake Card - Make this beautiful snowflake card for someone special in your life.
Wooden Winter Mittens - Find out how you can make these adorable winter mittens at home.
CHRISTMAS CRAFTS PROJECTS & IDEAS