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15 Creative Crafts for Seniors to Make This Christmas

Written by Liliane
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Don’t pass up on this list of Christmas crafts for seniors.

These craft ideas are perfect for the elderly to be able to be creative and make fun holiday crafts during the Christmas season.

In addition, they will give seniors confidence that they can still create while sparking their creative sides as well. 

Without further ado, here are 15 fun Christmas crafts for the elderly that are great for the holiday time. 

#1 Christmas Tree Twig Ornament Craft

Christmas tree ornament made with twigs

Just a few supplies will have them making their very own twig art. Find the project here

CHECK MORE Easy Thanksgiving Crafts for Seniors on this video!

#2 Pine Cone Christmas Tree


It’s so much fun to repurpose and reuse items to create something brand new. Check out the craft here.

Check: Great Valentine Crafts for Seniors 

#3 Christmas Recycled Bottled Planters

Christmas Recycled Bottle Planters Craft for Kids

These crafts for elderly are perfect for adorable gifts or a simple way to spruce up a room. Find out the steps here.

#4 Pastel Hot Chocolate Art

Hot chocolate pastel art project for kids to make for winter.

Drawing and creating beautiful artwork is a lovely way to get excited about the holidays! See the work of art here

#5 Wood Slice Penguin Ornaments

DIY penguin ornaments using wood slices and acrylic paint

Making homemade ornaments to decorate the tree is always so much fun! These penguin ornaments are the cutest. Check them out here

Try these St Patrick’s day crafts too!

#6 Wooden Jenga Christmas Ornaments

Wooden Jenga Christmas Ornaments

Combine the love of gaming with their love of Christmas and give these ornaments a try! Find the directions here

#7 Christmas Tree Button Craft

It’s always a good idea to find a way to use up all those buttons! This tree craft is a lot of fun and turns out differently every time. See the art here

#8 Dollar Tree Christmas Sign

Dollar Tree Christmas Sign

Being able to get all the supplies at the dollar store makes this craft that much more awesome! Check out the simple art here

#9 Christmas Strawberry Lights

strawberries coated with colored sugar with a green gumdrop on top to look like Christmas lights on a white and yellow plate surrounded by mini Christmas lights on a gold chain with title text reading Strawberry Christmas Lights

Who says that some crafts can’t be edible? These Christmas Lights are cute and delicious. Check them out here

#10 DIY Christmas Wreath

Christmas wreath

Spruce up the house with this easy holiday wreath. Check out the wreath here

#11 Personalized Christmas Ornaments

Unique Christmas Ornaments

The whole point in making Christmas ornaments is to make them for your own home. These ornaments are a lot of fun! Find the directions here

#12 Christmas Pop Up Cards

Christmas Pop Up Cards Templates

Don’t forget that making Christmas cards is a great holiday craft! Find out how to make the cutest cards here

#13 Christmas Gnome Ornaments

Everyone already loves gnomes, so it makes sense to turn them into ornaments. Check out the craft here

#14 Walnut Shell Manger Ornament

This DIY rustic homemade walnut shell manger Christmas ornament can be made by both kids and adults. Handmade ornaments like this kid-made baby Jesus in the manger are perfect for the Christmas tree. You can also use this craft as a part of a nativity scene. They make beautiful decorations and are a great keepsake gift idea! Click through for the easy to follow tutorial!

This Walnut Shell Ornament is so adorable and easy to make! Check out ornament craft here

#15 Mickey and Minnie Ornaments

kids craft for christmas minnie ornament

You’re never too old to stop loving Disney! These ornaments are adorable for all ages! See them here

15 pretty and easy to make Christmas crafts for seniors

What are your favorite Christmas crafts for seniors? Please share with us below!

About Author

Lilian Wamaitha is a passionate writer and avid cyclist with over 4 years of experience in blogging. As a lifelong learner, she is driven by her curiosity to discover and learn new things. This curiosity and passion eventually sparked a love for the senior writing niche. She has written countless articles to help seniors find their footing in this world through healthy and holistic living. She’s passionate about seeing the seniors in society live a more fulfilling life to the end. Follow her on LINKEDIN. Read her LATEST POSTS. Learn more about her HERE.

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