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Santa Emotions Spinner: A Santa Craft for Kids

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Completed Santa Emotions Spinner

As we twirl into the enchanting holiday season, I'm thrilled to unveil our latest creation – the Santa Emotions Spinner. Building on the festive spirit we've shared in past Christmas art projects, this easy craft promises to be a heartwarming addition to your yuletide celebrations.


If you've joined us before, you know that our creative endeavors are not just about crafting; they're about weaving memories, fostering imagination, and sparking joy. From our charming Santa Cootie Catcher to the hands on Gingerbread Scented Play Dough Recipe that brought a touch of Christmas fun, each project has been a celebration of creativity.


Now, as we embrace the magic of the holiday season, the Santa Emotions Spinner: A Santa Craft for Kids takes center stage. It's more than a craft; it's a journey into the emotions of Santa Claus himself. With every twirl, your little ones will discover the different emotions and open the doors for you to talk to your child about it.


So, gather around your crafting table once again, and let us help you on this festive adventure. With the Santa Emotions Spinner, we're not just creating; we're crafting moments that will linger in the hearts of your little artists for years to come. Let the sleigh bells jingle and the creativity mingle as we unwrap the joy of crafting with the Santa Emotions Spinner!


Materials Needed:

  • Printable Template

  • White Cardstock Paper

  • Scissors

  • Brass fasteners

  • Markers, crayons or colored pencils

Example of how to download Santa Emotions Spinner.

Step 1: Download and Print the Santa Emotions Spinner: A Santa Craft for Kids

To begin your Santa Emotions Spinner art project you need to download and print the template. This download is available to all members for FREE! You heard me correctly, memberships are free to join for everyone who is 18 years an older! . Click on the link to signup and to find the Template.

I recommend printing the Santa Emotions Spinner Template on 8.5x11 white cardstock paper.

How to color the Santa emotions spinner.

Step 2: Color The Santa Emotions Spinner Template

Now, it's time for your little artist to break out the crayons, markers, or colored pencils. Encourage them to express themselves through their art. Whether it's a happy, angry, or sad let their creativity soar. This step is not only about coloring but also a great opportunity to talk to your kids about various emotions and what they're thankful for.

How to cut the Santa Emotions Spinner.

Step 3: Cut Out the Santa Emotions Spinner

Help your child carefully cut out the emotions spinner. Be sure to use child-safe scissors, and supervise if needed, especially for younger children.

How to push the brass fastener through the Emotions Spinner.

Step 4: Assemble The Santa Emotions Spinner

Attach a brass fastener through the center of the two circles, ensuring it's secure but can still spin freely. To find the center, remember that "x" marks the spot. Make sure that the circle with faces goes on the bottom.

Example of Santa Clause with his 4 different emotions.

Step 7: Spin and Emote!

Once the emotions are in place, you can spin the circle to reveal different expressions on your Santa Emotions Spinner. Have a blast changing the different faces!

Don't miss out on the festive fun! Explore a world of creative possibilities with our other festive kids' art projects. Whether you're crafting delightful Christmas Paper Bag Puppets or cooking up some Reindeer Scotcheroos, each project is a gateway to imaginative joy and shared creativity. Discover the magic in every stroke of a paintbrush or the careful folding of paper. Our collection is brimming with delightful surprises, offering a variety of crafting experiences that cater to different interests and age groups. So, why stop here? Embark on a creative journey with your little elves and unlock the door to more artistic adventures. Your next masterpiece awaits!


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