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11 New Years Crafts For Kids

As the countdown to the new year begins, there’s no better way to usher in the festivities than by engaging your little ones in a world of creativity and fun. In this article, we’ve gathered 11 delightful and exciting New Years crafts for kids that are not only entertaining but also a fantastic way to celebrate the approaching year in style. These crafting ideas promise to make the transition to the new year a memorable and joyous occasion for both you and your children. So, gather your art supplies and get ready to engage on a crafting adventure filled with laughter, color, and endless fun!

Crafts for new years

New Year Craft Ideas

We’re just going to dive right into these super fun ideas, remember that the title to each item is also a direct link on where to find the tutorial for the craft.

We’ve got everything from fun slime creations to free printables.

1. New Year’s Eve Slime

New Years Eve Slime Recipe

Make a batch of this fun slime that reminds me of fireworks to help those little ones ring in the New Year!


This paper fortune cookies craft will make a fun favor and decoration for your New Year’s Eve party! Fill the paper fortune cookies with fun predictions for the New Year for your guests.

3. Midnight Kisses New Years Eve Party Poppers

Midnight Kisses New Years Eve Party Crackers Poppers Craft With Printable

Midnight Kisses New Years Eve Party Poppers Craft With Printable (they’re sometimes called Crackers, instead of Poppers, at least to the British) .

4. New Years Word Search Printable


This word search puzzle is perfect for those looking for a fun activity to celebrate the New Year. 

5. New Years Noise Makers Kids Craft

New Years Kids Craft Noise Makers

Literally ring in the new year with these fun and simple noise makers. The best part is that you can personalize them as much as you want to…change out the colors to make it everyone’s favorite!

6. Kids New Years Eve Noisemaker Craft


This Party Horn is perfect for family friendly New Years parties, as a playgroup/playdate craft, or even as a school craft in honor of the New Year.

7. New Years Eve Wand Craft with Free Printable

New Years Star Wands Kids Craft Idea

Ring in the New Year with this fun & festive wand craft! This is an easy paper craft that requires very little prep work and with five mix and match printable designs, kids will want to make more than one. Plus when you add on a few jingle bells it can also be a fun noisemaker.

8. New Years Eve Countdown Bags for Kids


These New Year’s Eve Countdown Bags will become one of your new favorite Holiday traditions! Keep your kids from getting bored while waiting to ring in the New Year.

9. New Years Eve Ball Drop Card for Kids


Ring in the New Year with this adorable New Year’s Eve Ball Drop Card!A commemorative countdown card that slides to reveal your child’s photo.

10. New Years Resolutions for Kids to Encourage Them to Be More Kind


To encourage your kids to be more kind in the New Year, help them fill out these New Year’s Resolutions for Kids to be kind…free printables included.

11. DIY Party favors for New Years

DIY-party-favors printable

If you’re searching for a family-friendly party idea for this year’s festivities, look no further! These DIY party favors are perfect for your New Year’s Eve party celebration.


In conclusion, these 11 New Years crafts for kids offer a wonderful opportunity to bond with your little ones while welcoming the upcoming year with creativity and joy.

With whichever craft you choose to use, each project is a chance for your children to express themselves and create lasting memories.

As the clock ticks down to the stroke of midnight, these handmade decorations and keepsakes will add a personal touch to your New Year’s celebration.

So, embrace the spirit of togetherness and craft your way into the new year with these fun and festive ideas.

May your year be filled with love, laughter, and many more crafty adventures with your beloved kids!

Happy New Year!

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