Cotton Wool Santa Craft

This is a super easy Santa craft to complete with the kids this festive season. You could either make Santa into a Christmas decoration or glue him onto the front of a homemade Christmas card.


  • Coloured paper – I used yellow and red
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Googly eyes
  • Cotton wool balls
  • Pompoms


  1. Cut a circle out of the yellow paper for santa head.
  2. Cut a triangle out of red paper to fit on top of yellow circle as santa hat.
  3. Tease out some of the cotton wool and glue along the join between yellow and red paper.
  4. Glue one cotton ball at the top of the red triangle hat.
  5. Glue on two googly eyes and a pompom nose.
  6. Finally, glue on cotton balls to the bottom of the face to be Santa’s beard.