Holiday Crafts and Hands-On Activities

...have a Holly, Jolly, Christmas this Year!

Grab the paint, the popsicle sticks, and the glitter and glue, because the holidays are here and there’s nothing like crafting gifts for your friends and family. Whether it’s a paint and sip masterpiece for the adults or a homemade ornament for the kiddos, find joy this season with easy holiday crafts and activities. Come up with your own ideas to help decorate your tree and check out the events in Mountaineer Country all month long–you don’t want to miss these one-of-a-kind activities!

Homemade Craft Ideas

Popsicle Stick Christmas Trees

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What you will need:

  • 3 popsicle sticks
  • 1″ x 1″ square of brown card stock or piece of brown construction paper
  • A star cut from glittery card stock or construction paper
  • A piece of twine, approximately 6″ long
  • Hot glue gun
  • Scissors and a craft/utility knife
  • Items to decorate: you can use anything you want! Recommended items are: tiny pom poms, sparkly pip cleaners, jingle bells, rhinestones, buttons and glitter.

Clothespin Snowmen

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What you will need:

  • natural wood clothespins
  • yarn in various colors (if you prefer)
  • glue
  • orange mini pom poms
  • white paint
  • paint brush
  • black marker
  • scissors

Reindeer Bulbs

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What you will need:

  • Clear fillable plastic ornament
  • Brown filler (pom poms, paper shreds, etc.)
  • Large google eyes
  • Brown pipe cleaners
  • Red or brown pom pom
  • Glue gun

Hands-On Activities 

Check out additional hands-on activities throughout the season with our events calendar!

Show us your completed holiday crafts by using #VisitMountaineerCountry and we may share your photo!

Interested in attending more than one event this weekend? Stay overnight at one of the many hotels and lodgings in Morgantown. Click to reserve your stay.

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