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New Year Crafts
Bring in the New Year in your family with some of our New Year crafts for kids. If your children are staying up to see midnight in, they will need something to keep them busy in the long hours until the New Year arrives. And if they are not staying up, they will appreciate their own New Year celebration - give them a party with New Year crafts, printables and food and something fizzy to drink! Find our New Year crafts for kids below...
Decorate the house for the New Year - and capture a picture of your child's hands to keep forever, too! This is a simple craft but one that the kids will enjoy, and it will be fun to bring out next New Year's Eve to compare!
Make a memory box at the beginning of a New Year. It is a great way for children to think about what they have done and achieved over the previous year, and makes a super memory to pull out once a year and enjoy as a family.
Get the children used to the numbers of the New Year by letting them create their own crafty collage.
Here's a fun way for kids to make a quick New Year's Crown for your New Year's Eve party or celebration. This craft is a good way to spend the afternoon or evening while waiting for the celebrations to begin...
While away the hours until midnight by making your own New Year crowns! This is a perfect activity for a group of children. Put all your crafty supplies out on a table and see what they come up with!
It is fun to scrunch up and model with tin foil and this New Year hair band looks spectacular - a shiny way to bring in the New Year!
The kids will enjoy making this star hair band - and wearing it - to celebrate the New Year! Change the colours to match your Christmas or New Year decorations - or your child's outfit.
Here's an unusual craft for kids at New Year - perfect if you are having a New Year's Eve party or want the kids to have an exciting "count down" to the New Year!
Encourage kids to remember their New Year's resolutions with this magnet craft - just stick it on the fridge and you'll see it several times a day! This is a fun craft for older kids, who could make one for each member of the family.
This New Year's resolution wreath is a super way to capture a moment in time! Encourage them to write down their resolutions on handprints and you will not only have a snapshot of what was important to them at this age, but a record of the size of their hand, too ... precious!