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Festive family crafts

Child making Christmas crafts © NTPL/Paul Harris

Child making Christmas crafts

Christmas is the time when children’s creativity really comes to life as they decorate our homes in their handmade crafts.

Here are some of our favourite craft days, from natural outdoor decorations to colourful paper chains.

What will your little ones make this Christmas?

What's on this festive season

'Tis the season to be jolly and we have got plenty of ways to make you jolly.

Christmas fayres, winter wonderland trails, visits from Father Christmas and so much more await you.

The tricky part is deciding how much festive fun you can fit in.

A handmade Christmas

Deck your halls with handmade decorations this Christmas.

Watch your little ones' creativity come to life as they make pomanders, paper chains, sparkly pine cones and festive salt dough shapes to add colour to your house this Christmas.

50 things to do before you're 11¾

The air might be cooler and the days shorter, but winter is still a great time to get out and tick off more of your 50 things activities.

But which one will you do? Make a mud pie, play in the rain, go star gazing or track wild animals.