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Muddy Faces


A plastic and glitter-free collection of Christmas crafts!

Art & Creating


Welcome to Muddy Faces Inspirations: bringing together activities & ideas with a specific theme, to inspire your time outdoors playing, learning & connecting with nature. Follow the highlighted links to take you to our step-by-step activity guides.

The joy of hand-made Christmas decorations! We love having a project on the go over the festive season so we’ve collected together this selection box of simple Christmas craft projects for you.

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Environmental Considerations

Consider the environmental impact of preparing, carrying out & completing this activity. Could this impact be reduced? Specific considerations for this activity could include:

  • source of wood

Health & Safety Considerations

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Simple painted robins

An easy-to-do paint technique for creating these cute robins.

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Hapa zome Christmas trees

Use bashed leaf prints to create Christmas tree decorations.

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Stick Santas

Use an easy painting technique and simple materials to create effective Christmas decorations.

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Simple painted snowmen

Use this easy painting technique to create some fun, effective seasonal decorations.

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Pinecone Santa

A simple effective Christmas decoration made from natural materials, great for inside or out.

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Painted Christmas trees

An easy painting technique to create effective Christmas decorations.

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Santa decorations

These simple painted discs make lovely tree decorations or tags for presents.

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Simple painted snowflakes

Use this easy painting technique to create some fun, effective seasonal decorations.

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Festive tic tac toe

Super-cute Noughts & Crosses (aka Tic Tac Toe) board & counters with a festive theme - great for presents or parties!

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Pinecone bird feeder

Keep our feathered friends fit and fed through the winter with this simple bird feeder.

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Leaf decorations

Combine leaves & cookie cutters for a fun and effective art project

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Painted Christmas puddings

An easy-to-do painting technique to create fun festive decorations and games.

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Happy Christmas to everyone from the Muddy Faces team!

Disclaimer: Muddy Faces cannot take any responsibility for accidents or damage that occurs as a result of following this activity.You are responsible for making sure the activity is conducted safely.

Key Features

  • Age Range All Ages
  • Duration Less than an hour
  • Location Anywhere
  • Season Winter
  • Time of Day Anytime
  • Categories: Art & Creating


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