White Christmas Crafts & Treats

Snowman stacks
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We can't promise snow, but we can guarantee a white Christmas with these blizzard-inspired crafts and treats.
Francesco Lagnese
Francesco Lagnese

Christmas Calendar

Each day of December, kids can punch through a tissue-papered cup to find a surprise inside.

Watch this video to learn how to make an advent calendar that your family can use every Christmas.

Watch this video to see how to make this very cool advent calendar.

Francesco Lagnese
Francesco Lagnese

Season Opener

Pin three feather boas ($4.50 each; ziggos.com) around a 16-inch wreath form. Wire together a group of ornaments and fasten around one section of the wreath.

Francesco Lagnese
Francesco Lagnese

Festive Flakes

Kids can glue small and large wagon-wheel-shaped pasta together to form delicate snowflakes.

Get crafty this Christmas with our Clothespin Skier Ornaments.

Francesco Lagnese
Francesco Lagnese

Little Town

Turn milk cartons and cracker boxes into a magical holiday village.

Francesco Lagnese
Francesco Lagnese

Snow Angels

Make these heavenly objects with a doily, yarn, and a wooden bead.

These heavenly ornaments are so easy to make for Christmas. Watch this video to learn how!

Watch this video to learn how to craft angel ornaments for your tree.

Francesco Lagnese
Francesco Lagnese

Yuletide Gallery

Cut white paper into holiday shapes and mount them on colored cardstock; hang them in your existing frames. Go to parents.com/silhouettes to download templates.

Francesco Lagnese
Francesco Lagnese

North Pole Pals

Stand pom-pom bears on top of clear rock candy for a cute winter scene.

Turn pom-poms and chenille stems into polar bears in a few simple steps. Watch this video to learn how!

Watch this video to see how to make these cute critters.

Francesco Lagnese
Francesco Lagnese

Liner Lights

Cut silver cupcake liners edges in a scallop or star shape and layer with a white liner. Punch a hole in the bottom then slide around the base of the lightbulb.

Francesco Lagnese
Francesco Lagnese

Spruced Up Treetop

Perch this snowflake on the peak of your tree for a real winter look.

Peden and Munk
Peden and Munk

Snowdrift Meringue

These airy treats are as light as fresh snow but still burst with flavor.

Peden and Munk
Peden and Munk

Paper Snowflake Tortillas

Crafting meets cooking in this easy recipe. Since these goodies are hand-cut, no two snowflakes are alike!

Peden and Munk
Peden and Munk

Sandwich Cookie Snowglobes

Pop these vignettes into a tote box for a deliciously giftable treat.

Make these clever snack-worthy snowglobes in just a few simple steps.

Watch this video to learn how to make adorable, edible snowglobes.

Peden and Munk
Peden and Munk

Snowy Sandwiches

Bake up a storm using snowflake cookie cutters in a variety of shapes and sizes.

Peden and Munk
Peden and Munk

Snowman Stacks

Put the kids to work dressing up Frosty and his friends. Keep your new pal cozy with a gummy scarf, mittens, and earmuffs. Don't worry—he won't melt!

Originally published in the December 2012 issue of Parents magazine.

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