Mittens keep those little hands warm, but they also make great craft ideas! Check out these magical mitten crafts for kids to stay busy this season!
Where I live, it doesn’t snow during winter, but it can get quite chilly sometimes, and that’s when the gloves and mittens come out. Of course, as an adult who has loads to do, gloves are a more practical option for me, but they can’t beat the cuteness of mittens!
Baby mittens are just the cutest little things and we thought it was the perfect season to celebrate these winter icons. So here are some magical mitten crafts for kids – each one cuter than the last!
Most of these crafts are quite simple and suitable for preschoolers – some even for toddlers! So get stocked up with lots of colored paper, pom poms and glue!
10 Magical Mitten Crafts for Kids
These have got to be the cutest mittens you’ve ever seen! Fireflies and Mudpies gives us a simple paper mitten craft that can be changed up in many ways. Use snowflake stamps or stickers, and add some cotton wool or pom poms for the mitten cuffs.
This card from Krokotak looks quite smart, with all those colors behind the mitten cut out! This could be turned into a larger wall art, or simply as a DIY Card for a loved one or friend.
Klassenkunst shows us how to make some artistic mitten art with colored tissue paper. We love how it’s not just the mitten, but the background too which adds to the effect.
Messy Little Monster has the full tutorial to make these adorable mitten ornaments out of clay! The kids can also put in their thumbprints to add a little extra personality to these ornaments.
Did you know that mittens can act as memory keepsakes? Yes, it’s true, as The Classroom Creative shows us in this simple paper craft! This is a great one for kids to do when at their Grandma’s home!
What’s cuter than a little mitten craft? A talking mitten craft! Preschool Toolkit shows us how to make a cute little mitten puppet, which can be part of other Christmas characters or put on a solo show of his own!
I can’t think of a better gift for Grandma and Grandpa than this keepsake ornament from Teach Me Mommy! It has the handprint, the year and a place to insert a photo – a keepsake in every sense of the word!
Overdid it at the Christmas stationery aisle? No problem, The Chaos and the Clutter has a good idea to put all that pretty festive tape to good use – Washi mitten ornaments! Laminate them to make them sturdier.
Sunlight on a cold winter’s day is just magical, isn’t it? Kinder Craze captures this feeling with these mitten stained glass suncatchers. Make them in different colors for a gorgeous effect.
This is one for your toddler to start his crafting journey! Cut out mitten templates from colored card and let your little one stick on pom poms to his heart’s content! Get all the details from No Time for Flash Cards.
Once you’ve made your favorite mitten crafts, you might love creating some winter themed art projects – trust us, they are quite frame-worthy! Or you could bring the gorgeous snowy landscape indoors with a winter theme name plate! And if it gets super chilly, an Eskimo craft is the one to go for!