- Pom-Pom Knit Hat
Stay warm this winter with a hat you knitted yourself. Or better yet, make them for others as a cozy and heartfelt holiday gift!
- Pom Pom Snowman
Bring your favorite snowy activity indoors. With some yarn, beads, and cardboard you can create your very own snowman ornament friends that will never melt.
- Mini Snow Machine
Create the magic of snow without all the cold! With a set of simple electronics, we created a mini snow machine to mimic a winter blizzard.
- Peppermint Bark
Oh, look, it's another lovely handmade holiday gift! Perfect on plates of goodies for neighbors, or in a pretty tin for Grandma.
- Stamped Scarf
Keep warm with this cute hand stamped scarf. Design and customize your very own geometric stamp to create a one of a kind patterned scarf.
- Holiday Puzzle Box
Give the gift of entertainment with this holiday puzzle box. Wrap your special someone’s present in this box and then sit back and watch them try to open it.
Download the printable here.
- Paper Snowflakes
The paper snowflake is a timeless holiday decoration. Easy to learn, but surprisingly difficult to master. Just like real snowflakes, no two paper snowflakes are ever quite the same. The challenge in this craft lies in the details, and in the intricacy of the pattern you decide to attempt. What kind of snowflake will you create?
- Snow Globes
These waterless DIY snow globes are a fun, festive holiday craft that you can customize to suit your individual style. Make one to give your room a little winter cheer, or add a personal touch to your family's holiday decorations. They can also make great homemade gifts for friends and family!
Make your own candles to create a memorable menorah for Hannukah, or use the same steps to make colorful votive candles to decorate a windowsill, fireplace mantle, or Christmas dinner table.
- Glowing Snowman
Transform a plastic bottle into a cute, glow-in-the-dark snowman luminary to brighten up those cold, dark winter nights!
- Paper Circuit Menorah
Test your knowledge of simple circuitry with this fun and challenging paper circuit menorah project. Will you be able to light all 9 LED candles? Once you've got the hang of completing a circuit, what other light-up holiday art can you create? A certain reindeer with a bright red nose comes to mind...
- Kirigami Gift Box
Love the idea of creating a unique gift box that will stand out from all the generic store bought boxes? These festive Kirigami boxes made using geometric paper folding techniques not only look great under the tree, but are fun and easy to make!
12 Wonderful Winter Projects for Crafty Middle Schoolers
Why should little kids get to have all the festive winter fun? If you're in middle school, you might be too old to enjoy making a Christmas tree out of popsicle sticks. Luckily, there are lots of wonderful winter crafts out there that are cool, creative, and challenging enough to keep even the most overstimulated middle school brain engaged! Why not use Kirigami paper folding to make your wrapped gifts pop? Make your own colorful holiday candles? Craft a few memorable mantle decorations, or knit a heartfelt gift for your bestie? This list has all the inspiration a crafty middle schooler like you could ever need! No lie, these on fleek winter crafts keep it one hundred, and that's the tea. What? What do you mean I'm embarrassing you in front of your friends?