At the hardware store for lights or Christmas decor? Linger in the paint section and pick up colorful paint sample cards. Put the green and brown cards to use with this Paint Sample Christmas Tree craft!
Snowflake or Christmas ornament made out of noodles & spray paint (how to make christmas tree ornaments Christmas crafts for kids pasta -- spray painted gold, silver, or white or glittered would be pretty too).
Elf Application - Students must fill out application to be one of Santa's elves, and write a letter explaining why they would be great at the job - cute idea for persuasive writing as we get closer to break and out of control :)