Chances are good that you have some little ones on your Christmas list this year, but buying them the latest and greatest toys on the market can put a pretty big dent in your budget. You can supplement those store-bought presents with frugal handmade gifts and still come out looking like Santa’s favorite elf.
You can also used each of these ideas as a fun holiday activity to do WITH your preschool-age or older child, which will come in handy on the days when it’s too frigid to go outside!
As a kid-friendly activity: Kids will love designing and creating cool art for their walls — just let the grown-up man the scissors.
As a kid-friendly activity: If you disassemble the duster first, the re-assembly and decoration can easily be done by a school-age child.
As a kid-friendly activity: Bonus! This fun project doubles as a lesson on recycling!
As a kid-friendly activity: Bust out the non-toxic paints and let your little Picasso go to town!