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Christmas Light Crafts And Activities For Kids

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Excitement for Christmas can be observed in every home. Our tiny buds are the most excited ones. Decoration of home is the most important task. Here in this article, we are providing you with many awesome ideas to decorate your houses with lights.

Bright lights increase the beauty of festivals. At night, these lights bright and enhance the festive look. If you’re looking for some simple, less time-consuming ideas to decorate your house with some fairy lights then this article is the right one. Continue reading and this Christmas beautify your place with some dazzling lights. This article is wholly devoted to light crafts and activities.

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Christmas Light Craft & Activities For Kids

1. Chalk Craft Bulbs

Chalk Craft Bulbs Christmas Light Crafts And Activities For Kids

Image Source/Tutorial: Buggy And Buddy

  • Materials required: Cardboard piece, black sheet, coloured paper sheets, coloured chalks, cotton balls, scissors
  • Difficulty level: Very Easy
  • Suitable age: 6-12 years

Take a cardboard piece and cut it in the shape of a bulb. This bulb-shaped cardboard piece will be used as a stencil for the bulb. Now take the black sheet of paper and place the stencil there and draw the outline of the bulbs as shown in the picture using colourful chalks. Smudge the drawn bulbs using cotton balls to look for glowing bulbs. Create artificial wires and bulb holders using chalk.

2. Kids Bright Cave

Kids Bright Cave Christmas Light Crafts And Activities For Kids

Image Source/Tutorial: Homegrown Friends

  • Materials required: Big Cardboard box, lights, tape, pencil.
  • Difficulty level: Very Easy
  • Suitable age: 5-8 years

Get a big cardboard box and tilt it so that the opening of the box becomes the door of the cave. With the help of a pencil create holes in the upper outer side of the box. Get the lights and place them at the upper outer side of the box in such a way so that the bulbs of the light are inserted in the holes of the box. Now switch on the lights and let your kid enjoy by entering into the bright cave.

3. Finger Print Lights

Finger Print Lights Christmas Light Crafts And Activities For Kids

Image Source/Tutorial: Crafty Morning

  • Materials required: Watercolours, white sheet, sketch pens.
  • Suitable age: 7-13 years

Take a white sheet of paper and apply your finger impression on it in different colours. Draw wires using sketch pens.

4. Dream Catcher

Dream Catcher Christmas Light Crafts And Activities For Kids

Image Source/Tutorial: Here Come The Girls

  • Materials required: Pipe cleaners, foam sheets, white papers, glue, scissors.
  • Difficulty level: Easy
  • Suitable age: 9-14 years

Take a foam sheet and cut it in the shape of a leaf as shown in the picture. Paste the white sheet from the backside of the leaf-shaped foam using glue. Mould the pipe cleaner in such a shape so that a dream catcher is formed. Paste the foam leaves on the pipe cleaner.

5. Poster

Image Source/Tutorial: Kids Activities Blog

  • Materials required: Paper, calligraphy pens.
  • Difficulty level: Very Easy
  • Suitable age: 7-14 years

Take a white sheet of paper and start writing the different words on it using a calligraphy pen. Use different fonts while writing so that the poster looks more graceful.

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6. Name Game

Name Game Christmas Light Crafts And Activities For Kids

Image Source/Tutorial: Learn to Create Love

  • Materials required: Transparent container, lights, punching machine, foam sheets.
  • Suitable age: 6-12 years
  • Difficulty level: Very Easy

Take an empty transparent container and place some lights inside it and close the lid. Now using a punching machine, punch out small circles of foam. Now start playing the game, tell your kid to write the spelling of their name by joining these small circles ( dots ) in such a way so that alphabets and letters are made.

7. Candy Bulbs

Candy Bulbs Candy Bulbs

Image Source/Tutorial: Hungry Happenings

  • Materials required: Almond-shaped candies, lime candies, glue, paper, sketch pens.
  • Suitable age: 7-13 years
  • Difficulty level: Very Easy

Take the candies almond-shaped and paste them on a white sheet of paper using glue. Now get the lime candies and paste them just below the almond-shaped candies so that the base of the bulb is created. Now using a sketch pen joins these candy bulbs to each other by drawing lines between bulbs which will represent the wires.

8. Tape Roll Magic Lights

Image Source/Tutorial: Teaching 2 And 3-Year-Olds

  • Materials required: Old empty tape rolls, rectangular cardboard, rectangular glass, lights.
  • Suitable age: 9-13 years
  • Difficulty level: Easy

Take the cardboard box and insert some tape rolls inside it as shown in the image.  Keep the lights inside it and place the rectangular glass over it as shown in the image. Switch on the lights and enjoy the colourful view.

9. DIY Camp Fire

Diy Camp Fire Diy Camp Fire

Image Source/Tutorial: Free People

  • Materials required: Twigs, laces, super glue, aluminium foil, knife, lights, pebbles.
  • Difficulty level: Easy
  • Suitable age: 10-14 years

Take some tree twigs and wrap them with foil. Now apply super glue to all foil-covered twigs. Wrap the glued foil twigs with laces. Let the lace-covered twigs dry for some time. Once the twigs have dried cut the twigs into 2 equal halves using a knife. Now carefully remove the wooden twig and the foil so that we get the laces area only which looks like artificial twigs. Now make a small circle out of pebbles and place these artificial twigs in the shape as shown in the picture. Keep the lights inside the pebbles on and it gives the illusion of real fire.

10. Sponge Bulbs

Sponge Bulbs Sponge Bulbs

Image Source/Tutorial: No Time For Flash Cards

  • Materials required: Sponge, scissors, colours, white sheet, sketch pens.
  • Difficulty level: Very Easy
  • Suitable age: 7-13 years

Take a sponge and draw a bulb shape on it. Cut this shape using scissors. Now apply colour to this sponge shaped bulb and use it as a stamp for making many bulbs quickly. Apply the Impression of bulbs on a white sheet and draw little things like bulb holders, wires using sketch pens.

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11. Birthday Cap Christmas Tree

Birthday Cap Christmas Tree

Image Source/Tutorial: Ikat Bag

  • Materials required: Birthday cap, cutter, pencil, lights.
  • Difficulty level: Very Easy
  • Suitable age: 8-13 years

Take the birthday cap and draw medium-sized circles on it. Now using the cutter cut the cardboard piece out of the cap so that holes are created in the cap. Insert lights inside it in such a way so that the bulbs of the light are open and passed through the holes.

12. Slime Candy Lights

Image Source/Tutorial: Little Bins For Little Hands

  • Materials required: Slime, lights.
  • Difficulty level: Very Easy
  • Suitable age: 7-12 years

Take the slime bought from the market, place the lights inside the slime. Switch on the lights and observe the glowing lights. Bulbs of the light should face the outer side of the slime.

13. Multi-Coloured Lights

Multi Coloured Lights

Image Source/Tutorial: Here Come The Girls

  • Materials required: Notebook cover roll, colours,  brushes, black marker.
  • Difficulty level: Very Easy
  • Suitable age: 7-12 years

Get the notebook cover roll and cut some sheets out of it. Using brushes, draw some bulbs on this sheet. Join these bulbs to each other by drawing wires using a black marker.

14. Iceball Lights

Image Source/Tutorial: One Little Project

  • Materials required:  Water balloons, lights.
  • Difficulty level: Very Easy
  • Suitable age: 8-13 years

Fill the water balloons with water and keep them for freezing inside the freezer for at least 2 days. After two days, get them out and take out the balloon cover so that we will only get circular water ice balls. Take these ice balls and place them on top of the lights.

15. Cool Milk Jug Characters

Cool Milk Jug Characters

Image Source/Tutorial: Free-N-Fun Christmas

  • Materials required: Milk jugs, pom poms, glue, coloured papers, scissors, lights.
  • Difficulty level: Easy
  • Suitable age: 8-13 years

Take the milk jugs and place the lights inside them. Take the pom-poms and create headphones of the snowman by pasting them around the ear parts. Using coloured sheets, cut the eyes, nose and lips for the snowman.

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16. Pom Pom Bulbs

Pom Pom Bulbs

Image Source/Tutorial: The Preschool Toolbox Blog

  • Materials required: Paper, colours, pom-poms, glue.
  • Difficulty level: Very Easy
  • Suitable age: 8-13 years

Take a white sheet of paper and draw bulbs with different colours on them. Now paste the pom poms on the bulbs using glue.

17. Cutie Yarn

Cutie Yarn

Image Source/Tutorial: By Stephanie Lynn

  • Materials required: Yarn ball, beads, glue, twigs, lights.
  • Difficulty level: Very Easy
  • Suitable age: 7-11 years

Take a yarn ball and using glue stick some beads on it to represent the eyes, nose etc. Insert some twigs into the yarn ball so that horns are created. Now wrap the lights around this yarn ball. You’re done!

18. Pipe Cleaner X-mas Tree

Image Source/Tutorial: Play Trains

  • Materials required: Pipe cleaner, lights.
  • Difficulty level: Very Easy
  • Suitable age: 8-12 years

Get the pipe cleaners and bend them in the shape of a spiral so that the tree shape is formed. Now twist the lights over it.

19. Diy Light

Image Source/Tutorial: Education

  • Materials required: Battery, wire, old bulb,  tape.
  • Suitable age  7-12 years
  • Difficulty level  Easy

Take an old bulb having a wire attached to it. Now get a battery and attach the two terminals of the wire to the two opposite sides of the battery. Light will glow from the bulb. Keeps the wires attached to the battery with the help of tape.

20. Paper Lights

Paper Lights

Image Source/Tutorial: Little Family Fun

  • Materials required: The coloured sheet of paper, glue, sketch pens, scissors.
  • Difficulty level: easy
  • Suitable age: 8-13 years

Take a white sheet, and paste L- shape paper on it. Now with the help of scissors cut bulb shapes out of coloured sheets. Also, Cut wire shape. Now, paste the wire on the L- shape. Paste the bulbs over the wire using glue.

Read More: DIY Christmas Tree Crafts To Celebrate Festival with Kids

21. Glowing Jars

Glowing Jars

Image Source/Tutorial: Hometalk

  • Materials required: Big transparent jars, lights.
  • Difficulty level: Very Easy
  • Suitable age: 7-13 years

Get a transparent jar and open its lid. Now fill this jar will lights and close the lid again. Switch on the lights and we can notice a nice glowing light coming out of the jar.

22. Bulb Thread Lights

Image Source/Tutorial: Stir The Wonder

  • Materials required: Thread, beads, glue, colours, white sheet of paper.
  • Suitable age: 8-1 years
  • Difficulty level: Very Easy

Take a thread and insert some beads into it bypassing the bead holes into the thread string. Get a white sheet and draw bulbs at the top of it, colour them using colours. Paste each thread at the base of their respective bulbs using glue as shown in the image.

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