You can honestly say the month of December, particularly leading up to Christmas Day, is the pinnacle of the arts and crafts season in homes, community centers and schools everywhere.
Christmas seems to bring out the best in children and adult arts and craft ideas bringing to life colorful characters, people, and other images both secular and religious alike such as Santa, snowman, reindeer, elf, snowflakes, Christmas trees, ornaments, the star of Bethlehem, angels, Mary, Joesph, the baby Jesus and various nativity scenes.
I have searched through dozens of Christmas arts and crafts DIY Pinterest pinboards and have seen thousands of ideas. I selected these top 10 pinboards as I believe them to be a good representation of a wide variety of popular and unique craft projects.
Here is a list of some of the main reoccurring holiday themes and project ideas you will find on these top 10 Pinterest pinboards:
- Christmas card project ideas
- toilet tube paper roll Christmas character crafts
- free printable DIY holiday paper crafts
- how to make a paper Christmas tree
- fingerprint and handprint art projects
- advent calendar themes
- craft stick holiday art projects
- making paper wreaths
- stocking templates and ideas
- free gift tag printables and cut-outs
- paper plate reindeer, snowman and Santa tutorials
- nativity scene craft and project ideas
- free printable Christmas coloring book pages
- recycled materials and paper ornaments
- DIY snow globe tutorials
- clothespin art
- homemade Christmas earrings
- crochet ornaments
- glitter, buttons and yarn projects
- free printable Christmas arts and crafts templates and patterns
- dollar store craft ideas
- 100’s of free holiday arts and crafts ideas using household items
Looking through these 10 pinboards has been exciting and fun for myself, and I believe they will be for you too.
I love Pinterest and seeing these holiday images and craft ideas can really bring out the creativity in all of us. Enjoy and have a wonderful and Merry Christmas.
Top 10 Pinterest Christmas Arts and Crafts Ideas DIY Pinboards
1 pinterest.com/createwithkids/christmas-arts-and-crafts: this pinboard has over 11,000 followers and you can see why. There are some fabulous Christmas arts and crafts ideas. Get into the holiday spirit and have a go at some of these favorites on this board: printable coloring gift tags, how to make a paper tree, junk mail snowflakes tutorial, felt tree with buttons ornaments, free gingerbread house download, free printable DIY Christmas paper crafts, tinfoil trees, cotton wool snowman, snowflake templates, creative Christmas cards, magazine scrap Christmas wreath, cool craft tutorial on the North Pole street light, hand print elf prints, 25 handmade gifts, decorate the fridge into a giant snowman with these paper cutouts, toilet paper tube rolls turned into owls, and a clever gingerbread house perched on a cup.
2. pinterest.com/chicoulino/christmas-crafts: this board has over 80,000 followers and plenty of arts and crafts ideas. Here is a few sampling Christmas arts and crafts ideas: glitter reindeer, baby deer hat tutorial, 10 fingerprint and hand print crafts, felt ornaments tutorial, pom pom ribbon tree, DIY Christmas tree craft tutorial, how to make your own snow globe, Santa beard advent calendar, reindeer brown paper gift bag craft, make glitter snowflake ornaments, colorful whimsical trees, reindeer craft sticks, and sock snowmen.
3. pinterest.com/pscott3678/christmas-crafts: there are some unique ideas on this board including some beautifully wrapped candy sleighs, ways to recycle greeting cards, making large paper cone trees, how to make a lighted present box, paper punch snowflake candle holders, cute Santa kid crafts, cute gift topper ideas, Christmas card projects, hold your Christmas cards with clothespin garland idea (this is a great idea), painted coffee can snowman hat, easy felt reindeer, make gorgeous bows, DIY craft stick trees, stocking ideas for guys, 400 Christmas crafts for kids, make hanging star ornaments and little kiss angels.
4. pinterest.com/keling/christmas-crafts: another great Pinterest pinboard loaded with ideas such as free holiday party printables, 100 free Christmas printables crafts, snowman name tags, 12 days of Christmas advent box, Lego Christmas patterns, making decorations with clay, make ornaments from scratch with household items, toilet paper roll painted wreath (looks store bought it’s that good), paper scrap tree, make a felt owl ornaments, make a stocking, craft sticks angel ornaments, make paper clay ornaments, ribbon and tree beads, DIY paper star, and toilet tube paper roll Christmas character crafts including Santa, snowman, elf and reindeer.
5. pinterest.com/agoonie/christmas-art-for-kids: this is a delightful pinboard with some great kid crafts for the holidays. Here is a small sampling of what you will find on this board: free Christmas printable gift tag cut outs, thumbprint and fingerprint art, recycling paper craft wings, stained glass ornaments using recycled materials, candy cane ornaments, yarn tassel ornaments, recycled holiday boxes, paper plate angels, yarn owl, button cards, wood crafts for kids, egg carton tree, popsicle stick ormaments, DIY Christmas stocking pattern, and sheet music star ornaments.
6. pinterest.com/rwalton133/christmas-craft-ideas: this board has almost 500 pins to the date of this post and lots of ideas. Give your home that personal touch with these fabulous craft ideas: handprint and footprint Christmas plate ideas, reindeer craft, homemade ornaments, free print out nativity scene, free nativity pre-K pack, making a holiday mini-book, cute holiday characters with craft sticks, making candy cane paint, free printable candy bar wrappers, Rudolph bag craft, 50 crafts projects for kids for the holidays, DIY wreath, paper plate wreath, towel reindeer, baby food jar snowmen, 35 free printable holiday crafts, nativity scene craft sticks project idea, and free elf patterns.
7. pinterest.com/missmelissaf/art-christmas-art-craft-ideas-for-kids: a true arts and crafts Christmas Pinterest pinboard there are lots of activities you can do with children during the holidays including a beautiful and elaborate paper flower tutorial, free Christmas pattern downloads like a snowman, free stitchery patterns, free template printable Christmas collages reindeer and Santa, super easy snowman ornament, cute paintbrush ornaments, beaded wire stars and trees, paint a santa, a great adjective project using the grinch, fingerprint snowman, thumbprint paint light bulbs, folded newspaper trees, print simple paper ornaments, photo prop set glued to sticks, quick and easy wall decor, tin foil stained Christmas ornaments, snowman tag printables, light bulb penguin ornaments, painted recycled light bulb ornaments, free printable chains, and watercolor painting elf art.
8. pinterest.com/kendelohills/christmas-crafts-decorations-gifts-to-make: I like this pinboard as it’s loaded with arts and crafts tutorials and ideas. Just give these a try: DIY Christmas art, free planner, frozen pizza cardboard paper strip wreath, make your own fabulous holiday binder, cute wooden snowman spoons, click to print coupons, tutorials for clothespin art with magnetic strip, free printable holiday checklist, whimsical stocking patterns, great way to store lights without tangles, DIY Santa hat tutorial, pretty loud and festive Christmas sweater ideas, 258 handmade decoration ideas, 21 free gift tag printables, imaginative cork reindeer held together with toothpicks, DIY dollar store village, snow globe tutorials, 100 random acts of kindness ideas, 16 hand painted clothespin, dollar store snowflake ornament, 25 days printables, vintage Christmas tag printables, 101+ amazing ideas, and 150 stocking stuffer ideas for everyone.
9. pinterest.com/kendelohills/christmas-crafts-decorations-gifts-to-make: a Pinterest pinboard dedicated to the kids crafts for the holidays. These will work great at school or at home. You won’t be disappointed with these projects: homemade kool-aid paint recipe, easy craft ornaments with craft sticks and buttons, ice cream stick Christmas characters decorations with Santa, reindeer, and snowman, art activities for toddlers, how to make a bottle cap necklace, party craft recipes, free printable Santa dolls, free nativity printables, classic paper plate snowman, pipe cleaner snowflakes, kids Chrismas clip art printables, free printable nativity scene set use with glue magnets, 400 crafts for kids, Charlie Brown Christmas coloring pages, make a snow globe steps, snowflake painting with pine needles, and a paper plate tree.
10. pinterest.com/angelmira/christmas-crafts: I close out these top 10 Pinterest Christmas arts and craft idea DIY pinboards featuring some unique and high quality items. It’s hard to believe that some of these can be made easily and fast. Try your hand at some of these great holiday project ideas: DIY star cluster hair clip, tree earrings, pom pom earrings, the perfect holiday bow, super earring ornament earrings, 50 plus Christmas gifts to make under $10, crochet tree garland, beautiful and colorful crochet ornaments, snowmen pin and earrings tutorial, free printable holiday gift tags and labels, Christmas tree earring tutorial, no mess glittered ornaments, 101 handmade ornament tutorials, inventive decor ideas, how to make snowflakes, and little silver house using cardboard and duct tape.
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