Christmas recipes and crafts for children including chocolate brownies, gingerbread and how to make a snow scene

Ready for some Christmas crafting with kids?

Or fancy getting busy in the kitchen to make some treats for Santa or the rest of the family for the festive season?

Is making and baking with the kids on your list of festive activities to enjoy?
Is making and baking with the kids on your list of festive activities to enjoy?

We've rounded up a bumper package of Christmas themed makes and bakes which you can enjoy doing with your little people before December 25 rolls around.

There are six perfect Christmas crafts to help you get creative with the children.

Cbeebies favourite and Kent presenter Phil Gallagher - also known as Mister Maker - has shared some of his top festive minute makes, which you should be able to make with many objects you can find around the home.

Mister Maker has shared some Christmas Minute Makes
Mister Maker has shared some Christmas Minute Makes

From making a reindeer headband to a sparkly snowy picture, the crafts are easy to follow, and sure to be popular with budding artists.

You can find 6 Christmas Minute Makes for all the family by clicking here.

What's more, we've also come up with a selection of Christmas cooking recipes that kids and grown-ups can enjoy making together.

From chocolate brownies and traybakes to the best gingerbread recipe for enjoying with the kids - all of the recipes we've sought are easy to follow and use basic baking ingredients - many of which you may already have in the cupboard at home.

Our Christmas gingerbread recipe is perfect for children to make
Our Christmas gingerbread recipe is perfect for children to make

And none of them take more than an hour from start to finish - just to ensure your kitchen isn't left in carnage for too long!

Simply click on the name of the recipe you fancy having a go of below and it will take you to a list of ingredients, a clear method and some helpful hints and tips.

You can choose from:

Chocolate Chunk Brownies

Chocolate and Salted Caramel Traybake

'Simply the Best' gingerbread for kids

For more family-related news and events from around the county, including lots of Christmas events to enjoy with the kids please visit www.mykentfamily.co.uk

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