Happy December, everyone! We’re less than a month away from Christmas time, and Moms and Dads everywhere are getting ready for the big day. Most kids will be eagerly counting down the days until the 25th, and your family is probably already beginning some home decorations.
Everyone loves Christmas decorating. it’s a great way to spruce up your home, bring the family together, and get into the spirit of the holidays. But Christmas decorations don’t need to end with outdoor lights and a wreath on the door - you can bring some fun Christmas decor to your kids’ rooms, too!
Helping your kids decorate their own rooms for Christmas is a fun way to share the season, brighten up their room, and keep everyone in a Christmas mood. Of course, you also want to stay away from messy crafts or dangerous electric lights. Below, we’ve put together 3 fun tips that bring the Christmas spirit without much mess.
Homemade Christmas Calendar. We all know, kids can get anxious when waiting for the big day! Help ease the wait with a homemade Christmas calendar. Make one out of construction paper, and make each day come with a its own little reward, like a cookie or chocolate. Your local craft store will have all kinds of little decorative items that you can use, or just repurpose some old or damaged Christmas ornaments.
Snowflake Decorations. If you’re living in Texas, you might not be getting a white Christmas, but you can help build the Christmas experience with a little homemade snow! Snowflake decorations are fun and easy to make - just any sheet of paper, some scissors, and a little technique, and your little ones will have unique Christmas decor for only the cost of the paper! Try tapping your homemade snowflakes to the bedroom window for an even better “North Pole” feeling.
LED Christmas Night Light. Christmas is all about color and light. But for crafts, parents have to be careful of safety concerns. However, an LED “candle” light is a safe source of light that can be used for many things. A simple paper lantern can be created by creating a bag-shape with light holes using any colorful paper. Place the LED candle inside, and you’ve got a fun, Christmas-colored nightlight.
We hope these ideas will help you bring some Christmas spirit into your kids rooms. Of couse, these are just a few simple ideas - there’s so many fun options for holiday decoration, we’re sure you’ll find something perfect for your family. The more your family can share activities like this, the more you’ll get in to the Christmas spirit. Sometimes a homemade craft can mean more than an expensive holiday gift! Happy holidays everyone!