Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Christmas Parent Gifts!

These are the Christmas gifts my students made for their parents this year.  They ended up being cute gifts that didn’t cost much money to make.  :)


Snowman Handprint Ornament:
For this craft the students form their handprint around the ornament using white paint.  Then, they decorate each finger using permanent markers to make it look like a snowman.  To finish off the ornament I add ribbon and the snowman poem.




Click HERE to download the printable snowman poems for FREE!

Reindeer Card:
Using brown paint, the students stamp their thumbprint three times.  Then they decorate their thumbprints to look like reindeer by adding eyes, craft balls for noses, and draw on antlers.  They also add a message inside their card.



The students decorated a white paper sack to look like a snowman.  Then, they wrapped the ornaments in tissue paper and placed them inside the sack.  Finally, they attached their reindeer card to the sack.



Here is a picture of the final wrapped parent gift! 



Click HERE to download the printable snowman bag toppers from my TpT Store!

Merry Christmas!


24 comments:

  1. I'm always looking for new crafts the kids can make themselves. These are great!
    I love your idea of wrapping up the gifts in a snowman bag. So cute! Do you happen to have a copy of the snowman head you can share?
    Thanks,
    Lauren
    morselw@vestavia.k12.al.us

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    1. Hi Lauren, I have sent you through a copy of the Christmas Gift Ideas that used a new version of the snowman head - I hope you got it and it suits you.

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    2. Could I please have a copy of the snowman head printable? Love all of these ideas! Thanks! marshahutson@gmail.com

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    3. https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Snowman-Gift-Bag-Toppers-2911018

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  2. I love the crayon ornament. Do you use spray adhesive for the glitter, or is there another way. This is perfect timing. Thanks for your sharing heart & great post!

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    1. Thanks! I have never tried spray adhesive - but I bet it would work! I just have the kids paint the crayons with Mod Podge then sprinkle glitter over it.

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  3. These are all great ideas! Thanks for sharing the ideas AND the printables! :)

    Cindy
    Granny Goes to School

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  4. Thanks for sharing. We did this today and it turned out really nice. We used white acrylic paint and sharpies.

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  5. Your Christmas gifts are adorable! THey turned out so nice. I can't wait until my son is old enough to make cute Christmas gifts like that! :)
    Sarah
    Sarah's First Grade Snippets

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  6. Really loved the crayon frame! Very cute and it will be cherished for years to come

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  7. I love the crayon ornament. Do you use spray adhesive for the glitter, or is there another way. This is perfect timing. Thanks for your sharing heart & great post!runescape for gold

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  8. I like the stuff shared in this blog.It is awesome.Thanks

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  9. What cute and crafty ideas! I love the snowman bag wrapping idea. Thank you so much for the FREE printables. Could you please send me the printable for the snowman's head?
    Kendraraymond@mansd.org
    Thank You

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    1. https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Snowman-Gift-Bag-Toppers-2911018

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  10. Are You Sharing The Printable For The Snowman Bag?

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    1. https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Snowman-Gift-Bag-Toppers-2911018

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  11. I love your snowman handprint ornament. What size ornament ball did you use? Thanks!

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  12. I love your snowman handprint ornament. What size ornament ball did you use? Thanks!

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  13. I use an ornament that is about 2 1/2 inches in diameter. But you could use just about any size. :)
    Thanks!

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  14. Hi, I love the snowman ornament. how long does the paint need to dry? I am planning our Holiday party and wanted to do these then, but should i plan to do the paint ahead of time and decorate on our party day?

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    1. For the best results I would definitely do the paint ahead of time and then let them decorate on the party day. If the paint is even a little wet it might ruin the markers they are using to decorate with. :)

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  15. Hi, I love your Christmas parent gift. Can I please have a copy of the snowman head? Thanks. alindsay6619@gmail.com

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    1. https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Snowman-Gift-Bag-Toppers-2911018

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