Happy holidays!

Gifts from the heart are always best so we've gathered together the best DIY holiday project ideas. Have a fun and creative holiday season making art, games and puzzle gifts with supplies you have around your home!

BOOKS: Read a Loud Videos


Family cookbooks are treasured because they contains treasured memories! Compile a collection of your favorite recipes to share or invite friends and family to contribute to a group cookbook. It's a great gift that will last beyond the holidays!

Edible gifts:

See also gifts in a jar ->

These paper sculptures can be made from cardboard and paper scraps you already have at home!

  • Make a Community Cookbook

  • Play Let's Chat game

  • Play scavenger hunt

  • About me stacking cubes

For projects for younger kids, look for Nigel the koala. 

BIG hint! You'll find Nigel in What's different? • Play portal • We Puzzle Together for Tots

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