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DIY With Kids

Photo by Trip Burns.

Holiday Projects with Very Little Ones

• Fingerpaint Santa and his reindeer.

• Create snowglobes by supergluing small action figures to the lid of a clean jar. Fill jar with oil and glitter, screw the top on tight and flip over.

• Write letters to Santa.

• Dress your pets up in Christmas garb and have a photo shoot with the kiddos.

Holiday Projects with Somewhat Little and Middle Ones

• Host a sugar decorating party with cookie cutters and colored icing.

• Get them involved in decorating the tree.

• Make a holiday countdown garland and tear off a bit each day until it's time to open presents.

• Make an occasion out of wrapping gifts for the rest of your family.

• Write a holiday story together and let your kids illustrate it.

• Cut out paper snowflakes to decorate your walls and windows.

Holiday Projects with Preteens and Teens

• Take a lesson together—try sewing, knitting or clay crafting.

• Throw a gourmet hot chocolate tasting party.

• Make your own holiday wreaths.

• Let them design your family's holiday card and/or write a letter to send to all your family and friends about your year.

• Teach them to cook your family's favorite holiday meal.

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