8 Family-Friendly Holiday Craft Tutorials on YouTube

Fran Berkman

1. Christmas Crafts for Kids

This video is great for young children. Former elementary school teacher Cherie Donohue gives a quick lesson on making handprint reindeer Christmas cards and tissue paper wreaths.

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It's December, which means colder weather. Plus, the holidays are just around the bend. If the kids are getting restless, cooped up inside all day, or if you're just looking for a fun family activity, a holiday-themed arts and crafts project is a great way to spend an afternoon or evening.

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If crafting sounds up your alley, but you're lacking inspiration, you might find that these eight YouTube videos will spur your creativity.

Scroll through gallery above for fun lessons explaining how to create various crafts. The projects range in difficulty from cute handprint reindeer cards to beautiful luminaries for your front yard; there's something for everyone in the family to build.

When you're done, show us what you've created by posting a picture or a video in the comment section below. Also, feel free to mention other holiday crafts we might have left out.

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