Deck the halls with boughs of holly fa la la la la la la la !

Yes it’s the most magical time of the year !! Christmas is almost here  and we can all feel the festive spirit in the air !!
There’s something about this festival that is so magical and popular, especially among kids !!

Maybe its because of Santa Claus and his reindeer, the Christmas tree with its pretty  lights and decorations, the cool crisp weather, the beautifully wrapped Christmas gifts or the plum cake and the goodies .. but Christmas is special to everyone !

Christmas is the perfect time to strengthen relationships and remember the importance of having close family members.

Christmas doesn’t have to be all about expensive Christmas gifts, lavish meals and over-indulgence. There’s a lot to be said for taking a simpler approach to the festive season. A crisp walk in the park with a loved one, followed by a hot chocolate topped with marshmallows can be great fun too.

It offers the perfect excuse to have a good time with those who matter most. Snuggle up on the sofa and watch a festive movie with your partner and kids. Or decorate the Christmas tree and cook up a lovely meal together and enjoy the true spirit of the festive season !!

And what better way to celebrate the true spirit of this magical season and bond with with kids than some lovely DIY Christmas Art  activity ideas !!

Here are 3 simple and fun Christmas Art  activity ideas !

Christmas Art Activity Idea 1 — Making Salt Snowflakes

Materials required:

  1. Plain Paper
  2. DABBLE Finger Paints
  3. Paint Brush
  4. Salt
  5. A bowl of water
  6. Liquid glue

How to dabble?
On the paper draw some simple snowflakes with the liquid glue. Pour salt over the snowflakes to coat them completely.
Dust off the excess salt. Pour paints in a plate. Add little water to them .Dip the paint brush in the paint and dab the salt covered snowflakes. The paint spreads on the salt giving a lovely snowflake effect !!

Your beautiful and colourful snowflakes are ready!!

Christmas Art Activity Idea 2 — Making Christmas Gift Wrapping Paper

Materials required:

  1. Plain Paper
  2. DABBLE Finger Paints
  3. Any stamps you have

How to dabble?

Pour paints on a plate . Dip the stamps in paint, the stamps could be leaves, pom poms, sponge stamps, wooden blocks, vegetables at home ,  or simply use your hands and print  on the paper !! You can make designs and patters or just have fun and dabble away!!
Your special handmade Christmas gift wrap is ready !! Wrap up this year’s Christmas gifts with your special home made wrapping paper.

Christmas Art Activity Idea 3– Making a Christmas tree

Materials required:

  1. Plain Papers
  2. DABBLE crayons
  3. Masking tape

How to dabble?

Draw a Christmas tree and cut it out according to shape. Paste it on a paper with masking tape below it, in a way that the cut out can be removed later. Colour all over the paper in patterns or just have fun with it. Remove the cut out of the tree carefully.
Voila !  Your white Christmas tree is ready !!

You can create lots of Christmas art and decorations with your kids . Remember, the whole idea while doing these Christmas Art activities is to  have a lot of fun and keep the true spirit of Christmas alive !! Wishing a Merry Christmas to everyone!!

Tis the season to be jolly fa la la la la la la la !!