Build A Santa Craft for Kids with Template

This Build-A-Santa Craft is an adorable and fun activity to do this Christmas season! This Santa Claus craft is perfect for preschool, kindergarten, and elementary-aged kids. Make this simple Santa craft to get kids in the holiday spirit and keep them entertained this Christmas season!

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Preschool and kindergarten kids will love making this Build-A-Santa craft. A free printable template is included.

Build A Santa Craft

The Build-A-Santa Craft comes with handy free printable templates. There are 4 free templates included in the download. There is 1 black and white version and 3 color versions. The color templates include 3 different skin tones.



  • Build A Santa craft template PDF (download form is below)
  • White printing paper or cardstock
  • Coloring supplies (crayons, markers, or coloring pencils)
  • Scissors
  • Glue stick
A fun and simple Santa Claus craft for the Christmas season. Color, cut, and glue to create this adorable Santa craft.

How To Make Your Own Santa Craft

  • Print out the color or the black and white version of the Santa craft.
  • Let your child color in their Santa any color they want! No need to be traditional 😉
  • Cut out the Santa pieces.
  • Glue the pieces together.

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How to Put Together Your Santa Craft

After the template is colored in and cut out, it is time to put the pieces together.

  1. Begin by gluing the hat to the top of the Santa’s head.
  2. Next, glue the head to the torso.
  3. On either side of the torso, glue the arms on the back.
  4. Then, glue the torso to the top of Santa’s legs.
  5. Finally, glue on the boots.

Take a Picture

Has your child made this Santa Claus craft? If so, I would love to see how it turns out! You can share it on Instagram and use the hashtag #thelittlemomaid or tag @thelittlemomaid as well!


Santa Claus and Christmas Learning Activities

There are a ton of great ways to tie in seasonal fun with learning. Look at these ideas, activities, and printables to keep the fun and learning going!

Sensory Play Ideas

Sensory bins are always a hit with my kids. I try to throw one together whenever I can, and the kids love to play and explore.

This Christmas Sensory Bin is so simple to put together, and your child is sure to enjoy it. It is perfect for toddlers, preschool, and kindergarten-aged kids.

And give these awesome Christmas Magnetic Sensory Bottles by No Time for Flash Cards a try. Kids will be fascinated by the magnets!

This a simple and fun Christmas craft kids will enjoy! Create this adorable build-a-Santa craft with the free printable template.

Literacy Ideas

These Christmas Tracing Worksheets are a fun and engaging way for preschool and kindergarten-aged kids to build their fine motor skills and hand-eye coordination.

Christmas Color by Letters pages make reviewing the letters of the alphabet fun! Kids don’t even realize they are learning!


Science Ideas

Need an easy prep STEM activity to do with the kids? This Christmas Mint Science Experiment from the STEAM Powered Family will have your kiddos Ooo-ing and Ahhh-ing!

Math Ideas

Check out this Christmas Graphing Math Activity using gift bows over at And Next Comes L. Make a graph on your living room floor! It is such a fun and hands-on activity!

Free Build A Santa Craft Template

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    I hope you and your kids enjoy creating this Build-A-Santa craft!

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