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You could drag the munchkins to the pharmacy and scoop up the dregs of the wrapping paper barrel. Or you could kill two birds with one stone by giving them a fun holiday crafting project that doubles as handmade wrapping paper for all your gifts. Here are eight pretty, kid-friendly projects we’d honestly have trouble tearing into.

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Roller Stamp Tree Paper

Apply foam stickers to a lint roller and watch the delight ensue.

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Dish Brush Christmas Wreath Paper

We love the idea of adapting this clever DIY to a large scale Christmas tree (or garland) on a bolt of craft paper.

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Santa Handprint Paper

Psst: Little handprints make sweet Santa faces.

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Potato Stamp-Patterned Paper

An oldie but a goodie: All you need is paper, paint and a potato or two.

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Chalkboard Wrapping

White paint pen + black craft paper = holiday doodle heaven.

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Fingerprint Light Bulb Paper

Draw the wires yourself with a Sharpie, then help your little one fingerprint the Christmas “lightbulbs” on.

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Paint Splatter Paper

Go ahead, have them speckle a roll of paper. (It’s never too soon to teach them how to Pollack.)

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5-Minute Sticker Paper

This glitzy, grown-up DIY could easily be adapted by handing kids a plain roll of paper and packet of stickers and having them go to town.

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