The holidays can be challenging and gift giving is no exception. So here are a few fun crafts (some for free, some for a fee) that dads can do with their children to make lasting memories and provide cherished gifts for mom.
Make Snowflake Decorations
Surprise mom by decorating the house with these awesome 6-pointed paper snowflakes. Watch this free instructional video to learn how.
This flowering plant blooms at this time of year. Purchase a bulb at a nursery and plant it in a decorative pot. It will begin to grow almost as soon as you start to water it. It grows to a height of about 3 feet and blooms into a lily-looking flower in just 4 weeks. Or purchase this Red Amaryllis Growing Kit – complete with bulb, soil, and pot!
This craft is extremely easy – just use this photo snowglobe kit to nsert a favorite picture into a snowglobe. Just gather the kids and sort through memorable pictures from the past year to find a fave, or use a Christmas card photo to make it more festive.
Christmas Coloring Pages
Get out the crayons and color these free, printable Christmas images from Crayola!
Paint a Mug
Mom will love drinking her morning coffee out of a mug that was hand-decorated by her child. Click here to purchase a kit.
Make Candles and Candle Holders
Click here for free instructions on how to make a variety of candles and candle holders that mom will treasure.
There are some surprisingly nice kits out there for slightly older children. They come complete with all of the tools and beads necessary to make attractive jewelry mom will actually want to wear. Click here for a jewelry kit.
Make a Pomander Ball
You just need an orange, some cloves and a ribbon to make this decorative and spicy-smelling treat for mom. Just follow these free directions.