DIY Holiday Crafts and Present Making Classes near Philly

Where to learn how to make homemade Christmas presents and crafts

The holidays are just around the corner, and nothing says "I love you" quite like a homemade gift. Treat your loved ones and family members to something really special with an awesome DIY gift that will blow them away! Or, make something special for your own home- like a wreath or ornament. The family bonding time alone is worth it, and you'll have something beautiful (or delicious) to bring home. Check out some of these great classes and workshops being offered in the area this month to learn how to make something unique.

Wreath-Making Workshop- Philadelphia
December 4 & 9, 2016
Cost: $40
Registration is required for this event and supplies are included to make a beautiful seasonal wreath.

Make & Give: Indigo Scarf- Philadelphia
December 7, 2016
Cost: by donation
Families with kids 10 and up can learn how to make Shibori pattern scarves. All materials provided, but guests can bring their own fabric or yarn if they'd like.

Kid's Pom Pom Ornaments- various locations
December 8, 11, 16, 17, 2016
Cost: $35
Kids 5 and up can learn to make pom poms into ornaments at this Joann's workshop. Check your local store to see if and when they are offering this class.

Gingerbread Make-A-Face Brownies- various locations
December 9, 10, 17, 19, 27, 2016
Cost: $35
Sign up at your local Joann's store with kids 5 and up to make and decorate these adorable gingerbread brownies. Check your local Joann's store to see if and when they are offering this class.

Kids Holiday Gift Making Workshop- Schwenksville, PA
December 10 & 14, 2016
Cost: $3-15
Kids can choose from a variety of gifts to paint and decorate for a family member.

Make and Give: Block Print Cards and Gift Wrap- Philadelphia
December 10, 2016
Cost: by donation
Make greeting cards and wrapping paper with kids age 10 and up.

Make it Merry Gift Tags and Bows Workshop- various locations
December 10, 2016
Cost: buy the gift tags and the rest of the supplies are free
Visit your local Michael's store for a bow and gift tag making demonstration and workshop.

Free Crafts for Kids- King of Prussia, PA
December 10 & 17, 2016
Cost: Free
On December 10, kids will make a top hat treat holder and on December 17, a frosty photo frame.

Mommy and Me Frosty Cake Class- Philadelphia
December 11 & 22, 2016
Cost: $65
Kids 5-8 and an adult can learn to decorate a 4-inch round Frosty cake to take home at Ella Vanilla.

Tween Frosty Cake Class- Philadelphia
December 13, 2016
Cost: $45
Kids 8-13 can visit Ella Vanilla to learn how to decorate their own 4-inch round Frosty buttercream cake. 

Courageous and Creative Kids Holiday Craft Party- Trappe, PA
December 18, 2016
Cost: $5 per child, $10 per family
Kids age 5-12 will enjoy making Santa or snowman themed mason jars.

Craft Workshop: Colonial Wreaths and Kissing Balls- Pottstown, PA
December 18, 2016
Cost: $5 per person
Make mini-wreaths and traditional kissing balls to bring home.

Tween Peppermint North Pole Cake- Philadelphia
December 23, 2016
Cost: $75
Kids 9-13 will learn to decorate a festive 6-inch North Pole cake to take home just in time for Christmas.

Photo courtesy of Greensgrow Farms.