14 Easy Crafts for Kids Using Jingle Bells

I’m always a fan of easy crafts for kids, especially around the holidays when things are so hectic. And simple crafts with jingle bells? Super fun! Jingle bells add such a festive touch to Christmas crafts for kids, but can also be used any time of year! Here are 14 easy crafts for kids using jingle bells!

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14 Easy Crafts for Kids Using JINGLE BELLS!

14 Easy Crafts Using Jingle Bells

1. Here’s some easy and fun jingle bell toys we made with just some sticks or grapevine wreaths, ribbon, bells and fabric scraps!

Homemade Toys: Jingle Bell Ring for Kids~ Buggy and Buddy


2. I have just been in love wit these painted stick instruments from Twodaloo ever since I first saw them! What a beautiful homemade instrument to make together with your child!

Painted Stick Instrument~ Twodaloo


3. How sweet are these jingle bell bracelets from My Nearest and Dearest! My kids would just love running around and dancing with these on!

Kids DIY Jingle Bell Bracelets~ My Nearest and Dearest


4. This recycled outdoor music station from My Nearest and Dearest would be such a wonderful addition to any outdoor play space! I just love that the children were so involved in making it!

Recycled Outdoor Music Station~ My Nearest and Dearest


5. I can see these jingle bell streamers from Fantastic Fun & Learning inspiring all kinds of creative play! And I love that they only require a few common craft materials.

Jingle Bell Streamers~ Fantastic Fun & Learning


6. I love that these jingle bells and jars activity from Frogs and Snails and Puppy Dog Tails were basically created by her kids. What a fun toddler sensory activity that also allows for fine motor practice!

Jingle Bells and Jars~ Frogs and Snails and Puppy Dog Tails


7. If you’re a knitter, these jingle bell wristbands from Crystal’s Tiny Treasures would make a lovely homemade gift for a lucky child!

Jingle Bell Wristbands- Crystal's Tiny Treasures

Christmas Crafts for Kids Using Jingle Bells

8. I love this unique homemade Christmas ornament from The Chaos and the Clutter-Christmas Cranberry Ornaments ! They would make such a festive addition to any Christmas tree!

Christmas Cranberry Ornament~ The Chaos and the Clutter


9. Aren’t these egg carton jingle bells from Powerful Mothering just gorgeous? It’s hard to believe they’re made from egg cartons! Kids of all ages would have so much fun making these!

Egg Carton Jingle Bell Christmas Ornament~ Powerful Mothering


10. Here’s another cute and fun instrument you can make with jingle bells~ DIY Jingle Bell Sticks from Rockabye Butterfly! Wouldn’t these be a fun musical prop for a classroom holiday performance?

Jingle Bell Sticks~ Rockabye Butterfly


11. This Rudolph melted crayon antlers artwork from Rockabye Butterfly is so neat! I have yet to make any projects with the kids using melted crayons~ this might have to be our first one!

Rudolph Melted Crayon Antlers~ Rockabye Butterfly


12. Jingle bells make a fun addition to these Christmas discovery boxes & bell tambourines from Nothing if Not Intentional! Rachael provides a great list of possible items to add to your own discovery boxes!

Christmas Discover Boxes & Jingle Bell Tambourines~ Nothing if Not Intentional


13. My Nearest and Dearest always creates the most beautiful small worlds. This enchanted winter forest small world is just gorgeous and so inviting! I love the addition of the bells to this small world!

Enchanted Winter Forest Small World~ My Nearest and Dearest


14. My kids both still love playing with sensory bins! This Christmas sensory bin from Frogs and Snails and Puppy Dog Tails is just perfect for the holiday season. I love how simple and inexpensive it is to put together!

Christmas Sensory Bin~ Frogs and Snails and Puppy Dog Tails

More Easy Crafts for Kids from Buggy and Buddy:

14 Crafts for Kids Using Jingle Bells: Homemade toys, musical instruments, Christmas ornaments, and more!


  1. People are so creative! I never would have thought of some of these ideas. Who knew you could do so many things with jingle bells?!

    Thank you for including our cranberry ornaments!

  2. What a great collection! I particularly love the musical station (I’m biased though since my husband is a musician :-)). Great ideas!

  3. Thanks so much for the feature and what a great list of ideas! Jingle bells are awesome:)

  4. Awesome post! Thanks for featuring our bell projects!

  5. What a great collection! Our “elf” just brought us some jingle bells so we have plenty to work with! Thanks for the ideas!

  6. Love the roundup! That melted crayon reindeer is my favorite 🙂

  7. I love all of these ideas and so glad we have some of the materials to make some of these projects! I’m featuring this roundup on my site for the Thoughtful Spot Blog Hop #16! Thanks for linking up.

  8. Thanks so much for including our painted stick instruments! What a great collection!


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