One of our favorite holiday storybooks is How the Grinch Stole Christmas! It’s an all-time classic that both entertains and educates the kids about the true values of Christmas and friendship. The Grinch is definitely a fascinating character, with his green complexion and mischievous temperament. If you want to bring some rebelliousness into your home this holiday season, check out these 13 DIY Grinch crafts!
1. Grinch Pillow
Are you going to be snuggling a plushy teddy bear pillow on Christmas Eve or would you rather settle in with a character that doesn’t play by the rules? Woodshop Diaries has a great tutorial for a Grinch pillow that is going to add a hint of naughtiness to your otherwise traditional Christmas decor!
2. Grinch Handprint Ornament
One of the crafts that children absolutely adore are handprint ornaments. They are personal, unique and make your little ones feel that they are an important part of the holiday festivities. There’s nothing better than seeing your kids smile with pride, so check in with Midget Momma to find a how-to for a cheeky Grinch handprint ornament!
3. Grinch Inspired Hot Chocolate
What is December without a big cup of hot chocolate to sip on? The delicious beverage has gotten us through a lot of cold days and if you want to give it a totally unexpected twist that will really amuse the children, make it Grinch-inspired! Cooking with Curls will show you how.
4. Grinch Christmas Ornaments
Is there still room on your Christmas tree to add some ornaments? Well, there must be – Grinch isn’t the one to ask for permission anyways! If you love his naughty and single-minded character, give him a place of honor on your Christmas tree with these Grinch ornaments by Bullocks Buzz!
5. Toilet Paper Roll Grinch
Crafts by Courtney features a Grinch that you can make last-minute because it’s so simple to bring him to life! You’re only going to need a toilet paper roll, cotton balls, paper and some paint – things that you likely already have at home. Before you know it, the famous Christmas-naysayer will be a part of your home!
6. Grinch Slime
The kids are absolutely obsessed with slime and somehow just having it is not enough anymore – they want to be the ones to make it! If you shudder at the thought of making a glittery slime that is going to result in having a house full of glitter for the next two years, Two Sister has an epic Grinch slime you can make instead!
7. Grinch Pumpkin
Do you have any pumpkins left from Halloween? It’s time they get a green makeover! What better way to honor the Grinch than by creating something that doesn’t play by the usual Christmas rules! Head over to Hollys Home to get the first-hand info.
8. Paper Plate Grinch
In the winter we can often get snowed in, which can be very challenging if you have toddlers running around your house. Stock up on some paper plates and organize a paper plate crafting afternoon! The Grinch by I Heart Crafty Things is the first thing we would make!
9. Grinch Suckers
Over the holidays, many homes are filled with toddler chatter. Because the whole family is hanging out together, everyone’s kids are having a blast! When the adults decide it’s time for a little sit-down quiet time, trick the little ones with Sippy Cup Mom‘s special Grinch suckers!
10. Grinch Makeup
Are you totally extra about Christmas? We don’t blame you! It only happens once a year, so it’s definitely okay to go a little cray-cray about it! If Grinch happens to be one of your favorite Christmas characters, Ashlea Henson will reveal how you can easily transform into him!
11. Grinch Wine Glass
We didn’t dare think you’ll be skipping on wine during Christmas (hello, with the whole family in town?), so we wanted to share My Paper Craze‘s idea for a customized wine glass that maybe showcases some of your feelings towards the entire Christmas frenzy!
12. Popsicle Stick Grinch
One of the best lessons that we learn when we craft with our children is how little material is needed to create something absolutely marvelous. In fact, the less material you have, the more creative your kids can be! Test this theory with the popsicle stick Grinch we found at This Girl’s Life!
13. Grinch Cookies
There are a lot of things that can make a heart grow; sharing cookies with your loved ones is definitely one of them! Simplistically Living made Grinch themed cookies that are going to be a total hit among the mischievous children and nostalgic adults!