Are you looking for some January Crafts for Kids to keep them occupied during the winter months?
The holiday season may be coming to an end, but winter is still in session and your children have few more days of vacation left before school is back in full swing. January crafts for kids is a great way to start the New Year; plus it’ll allow your kids the opportunity to use some of that creativity leftover from making homemade Christmas cards and other holiday crafts.
Continue the winter fun with these January crafts for kids.
It’s time to throw out that old calendar and bring in a new one, but don’t just settle for that same old flat paper calendar you get year after year. Add a dimensional twist to your dates with this cool calendar cube. It’s really easy to make and something the entire family can enjoy for many years to come.
You can get all the necessary items at your local craft store including two big wooden block cubes for the dates (which you could make yourself using craft wood and glue), colorful stock paper and stick on numbers and letters.
Paper Lantern Snowman
In many parts of the world, it’s still profusely snowing outside which means a never ending supply of snow for building snowmen. But if it’s too cold outside for comfort or your snow supply has melted into puddles of water on your front lawn then you can still make snowmen indoors using white paper lanterns and colored felt. The great thing about this snowman is that he won’t melt even if the weather begins to warm up so everyday can feel like winter.
Torn Paper Winter Landscape
Capture the picture perfect scenery outside your window with this fun and easy torn paper winter landscape. Get your inspiration from your backyard, from your neighbor’s lawn, from the parks you pass while on the road or even from a movie background you recently watched. Take some construction paper and start tearing them into small but manageable pieces, then create your snowy landscape using the torn paper. Feel free to use watercolors, markers or crayons for the finer details.
What’s fun about snowflakes is that they come in all sorts of shapes, sizes, and designs and you’ll never find two of the same. Continue the winter theme indoors and decorate your home with paper snowflakes that you’ve designed and cut yourself. You can display them on your windows, hang them from the ceiling or stick them on your walls. The possibilities are endless when it comes to snowflakes and turning your home into a winter wonderland for all to enjoy.
DIY Snow Globe
Now here’s a snow globe you don’t have to worry about your children accidentally breaking. Let them create their very own winter themed snow globe using everyday crafting materials such as a clear plastic cup, pipe cleaners, construction paper, and glitter. Choose from different designs such as penguins at the North Pole, Christmas trees in the forest, a snowman in the yard, and many more. Hang the finished product on your Christmas tree, display them on your book shelves or give them away as gifts to family and friends.
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