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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.

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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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

Follow your usual operating procedures and carry out appropriate risk benefit assessments.
Some considerations particular to this activity include:

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What you'll need

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Hapa zome Christmas trees

Use bashed leaf prints to create Christmas tree decorations.

Painted Christmas puddings

An easy painting technique to create fun festive decorations or game counters.

Simple painted robins

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

Simple painted snowflakes

Every one is unique! Follow our steps for these snowy decorations or game counters.

Painted Christmas trees

Easy-to-paint Christmas tree decorations for indoors or out.

Simple painted snowmen

Simple step-by-step guide to creating these fun, effective wintery decorations.

Festive tic-tac-toe

Use your painted noggins for this super-cute Noughts & Crosses (aka Tic Tac Toe) game – great for presents or parties!

Pine cone santa

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

Santa decorations

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

Stick santas

You can’t have too many of these painted Santas standing about the place – or maybe hiding?

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.


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