Perfect for some quick Christmas crafting with the kids, these three makes are all made with wooden lolly sticks. With some simple additions you can turn them into a variety of different characters and, if you’re feeling brave, you can turn some into some jingling bell sticks.

Lolly Stick Reindeer

Materials:

How to make it:

1.  Take 3 sticks for each reindeer and colour the sticks using the Sizzix permanent marker pens.

2.  Glue the sticks together as shown and tie a loop of ribbon to the top for hanging, gluing it to the back.

3.  To finish, add a red pom pom for the nose and complete with two googly eyes.

Jingle Bell Sticks

Materials:

How to make it:

1.  Take a lolly stick for each jingle stick and colour them using the Sizzix permanent marker pens.

2. Thread the bells onto the pipe cleaner and wrap it around the lolly stick.

Elf Stickman

Materials:

How to make it:

1.  Take the lolly stick and colour the top and bottom with the Sizzix permanent marker pens as shown.

2.  Wrap the pipe cleaner around the top and add a pom pom.

3.  Adhere the googly eyes and a small pom pom for the nose.

4.  Wrap cardstock around the centre and as a finishing touch add a button.

There you have it, some simple Christmas crafts to keep the kids occupied! For more ideas, make sure you sign up to our newsletter.