Each day of December, kids can punch through a tissue-papered cup to find a surprise inside.
Watch this video to see how to make this very cool advent calendar.
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.
Kids can glue small and large wagon-wheel-shaped pasta together to form delicate snowflakes.
Turn milk cartons and cracker boxes into a magical holiday village.
Make these heavenly objects with a doily, yarn, and a wooden bead.
Watch this video to learn how to craft angel ornaments for your tree.
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.
Stand pom-pom bears on top of clear rock candy for a cute winter scene.
Watch this video to see how to make these cute critters.
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.
Perch this snowflake on the peak of your tree for a real winter look.
These airy treats are as light as fresh snow but still burst with flavor.
Crafting meets cooking in this easy recipe. Since these goodies are hand-cut, no two snowflakes are alike!
Pop these vignettes into a tote box for a deliciously giftable treat.
Watch this video to learn how to make adorable, edible snowglobes.
Bake up a storm using snowflake cookie cutters in a variety of shapes and sizes.
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.