DIY Christmas cracker tutorial

Ready for some Christmas crafting?

Now that you've got your kit, you're ready to go! Below you'll find the video tutorial, taking you through how to make your own Christmas crackers, step by step with our DIY Christmas cracker tutorial.

Christmas cracker kit

Extras you'll need

Don't forget to grab 8 cardboard toilet rolls, a craft knife and a cutting board or wooden chopping board to protect your surface.

Christmas cracker filler ideas

Within your kit, you'll find tissue paper to make your crowns and 8 jokes, but you might also want to fill each cracker with a small treat, toy or goodie. Here are some plastic-free suggestions:

  • Small packet of seeds to plant
  • Lip balm
  • A chocolate or sweet
  • Finger puppets
  • Reusable stickers
  • Mini colouring pencils
  • Wooden / personalised keyring
  • Small handmade soap
  • Nail varnish
  • Hair accessory
  • Origami animal

And now, on with the show!