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Half-term crafts

Winter is such a great time to make crafts with the kids because when it's cold and wet outside you can keep warm and cosy inside by gathering around the table and making some fun crafts.

 

But just because it's chilly outside doesn't mean you can't get out and about too, hunting for some free and natural craft materials on your doorstep. Look for conkers, pine cones, and dried leaves to make nice things out of, like peg dolls with clothes made out of garden leaves, or colouful pine cones to decorate your home with.

 

And if the school holidays are approaching, you'll be looking for lots of fun ways to get creative with the kids so they don't get bored! Let them try making loads of different crafts that you can give out as special homemade presents for their loved ones.

 

Granny and Grandad will love receiving a family tree craft made especially for them by your little ones and how about teaching them to knit and making some knitted hearts for their friends?

 

Here are some of your favourite winter crafts for kids:

 

Do you get crafty with the kids? We'd love to see your pictures. Send them to us on Facebook or tell us about them in our comments section below.

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  • As if eggs and soldiers didn't already put a big enough smile on our face, we've found these cheerful little egg cosi...

  • These little knitted woodland creations will add a cute touch to a school bag or onto the zip of a pencil case. Make ...

  • This cute knitted bunting pattern is so easy to make the kids can help, and they can pick the colours, too!

  • Don't worry if you haven't received a bunch of flowers lately. These paper ones will cheer up a room for ages and are...

  • Print out our FREE bookmarks for your kids to encourage them to read more. We've got a space or flower design to choo...

  • Chart the weather on your fridge by making this fun and easy weather chart craft with the kids...

  • Kids nagging you for a new gym bag? Help them create their very own, personalised sports bag to keep their PE kits in

  • Stuck for things to do with the kids? Turn them into mini mad professors and transform your kitchen into a crazy scie...

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