Christmas Decorations Kids Can Make

From the Series Christmas Crafts from Kathy Ross

  • Interest Level: Kindergarten - Grade 4
  • Reading Level: Grade 3

Add your own creative sparkle to the holiday season with these 30 different, delightful, decorative creations. Liven up your holiday dinner table with Christmas Napkins, Jingle Bell Napkin Rings, and a Cone Table Santa centerpiece. Try a Doorknob-Nose Elf or a giant Tube Reindeer on your door. Among the great gift ideas are two Christmas picture frame projects (perfect for your grandparents), a Christmas Stocking Pencil Holder (for your teacher), and a Christmas Memories Box (for you!). So get out some scissors and glue and have some fun decking the halls!

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Interest Level Kindergarten - Grade 4
Reading Level Grade 3
Genre Social Studies
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Millbrook Press ™
Language English
Publication Date 2012-08-01
Text Type Procedural
BISACS JNF015000, JNF026010
Dewey 745.594'12
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Features Reviewed and Step-by-step instructions

Author: Kathy Ross

Kathy Ross grew up in upstate New York in the 1950s. She credits her unusual and very creative elementary school education at Oswego State Teachers College coupled with a childhood that afforded her time to "be" for her endless ability to create. Kathy has written many children’s songs, is a writer for the Highsmith Summer Reading Manual, has made dozens of television appearances, and has given workshops for both children and adults around the country. Kathy has published more then 60 books to date. She was honored to be the featured author of the month on the website of the Children’s Book Council.

Illustrator: Sharon Lane Holm



“With the help of standard supplies such as construction paper, glue, yarn, sequins, ribbon, and markers, this old-fashioned craft book shows children how to transform everyday items into seasonal decorations and gifts. Readers who follow the step-by-step instructions will learn how to turn detergent bottles into figures of the three kings, an oatmeal box into a bathroom tissue cover, and a baby food jar filled with hair gel into a ‘Christmas Light Catcher.’”