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Christmas Crafts for Kids, Merry Christmas Banner

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Easy Christmas Craft for Kids

This super easy Christmas craft for kids starts with a print and cut Christmas banner pattern.    As long as your little one can use paper scissors they can make this banner.  The Merry Christmas wording is easily recognizable for children helping them to spell it, the letters are part of the printable, and you can decorate it as fancy or as simply as you like.

This banner is simple enough for the little ones to do, and pretty enough to be inexpensive decor.  I hung my banner onto a little frame, but you can hang it from a dresser front or even over the front door.

A Christmas craft for kids, a Christmas banner that is easy enough for children to make.

How to Make this Easy Christmas Craft for Kids

Supplies

The buffalo check pattern and the red letters are part of the Christmas banner template.  Besides the template you will need:

Cardstock, or construction paper and glue

Childproof safety scissors

A hole punch

Twine

Any decorations you like.  Some ideas are stickers, pine cones, candy canes, dollar store mini sleigh bells, paper snowflakes, or recycled Christmas cards if you have any.

The plain banner is good for any age group from kindergarten to teenager.  A young child may need help printing out the banner, but then they can have fun decorating and customizing it any way they like.

As my granddaughters are still young, this one is done with Santa stickers,  it can easily be winter sports stickers, forest animals or farmhouse animals.

Christmas crafts for Kids Easy Paper Banner

I got all the stickers in one package at Michael’s with a 55% coupon.

Christmas Banner in buffalo check with Santa stickers for an Easy Christmas craft for kids

Print out the banner onto cardstock.  If you don’t have cardstock you can print the banner out on plain paper and then glue it to construction paper before cutting it out.

After they banner pieces are cut, the template has marks where the holes should be, simply punch them out.

Hanging unbreakable ornaments onto an Easy Christmas craft for kids, a paper Merry Christmas banner

Hang the banner with twine, and decorate it any way you like.

A buffalo check Christmas Banner that easy enough for Children to make.

Warm thoughts!  Leanna

Black and white buffalo check printable banner that says Merry Christmas,

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14 Comments

  1. Hi Leanna! Love your Christmas banner!!! When we get our printer fixed then maybe I can actually print some. 🙂 I pinned to my Crafts and Sewing ~ Christmas Crafts for Kids for you. <3

    Glad this was featured on Waste Not Wednesday,
    Hugs and blessings,
    Barb 🙂

    1. LeannaForsythe says:

      Oh right on Barbara. Being without a printer would be more of a nuisance then having no stove. I hope it gets fixed or replaced soon for you, what a pain.

    1. LeannaForsythe says:

      Thank you Rachel. Doing crafts with children is so much fun. I am glad you like this one.

    1. LeannaForsythe says:

      Thank you. Little ones love to craft, I thought this simple banner would be something they can do and actually use for decorating.

  2. This is a cute idea to do with the little ones. Crafting together is always so much fun.

  3. I’m so enjoying all your amazing black & white buffalo check projects this holiday season, Leanna! This Christmas banner is adorable too. I love the stickers you added to some of them. Your grand’s are so lucky to have a grandma who puts so much thought and love into making their stay a comfortable and memorable one!

    1. LeannaForsythe says:

      Thank you Marie, I knew I wanted to try something wildly different and this rustic look certainly is a different style for me.

  4. It looks awesome on that frame and with all the little bits you added. That elfish Santa hat is so cool.

    1. LeannaForsythe says:

      It was really fun to put together, sometimes a simple post is the most fun.

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