How to make printable christmas crackers

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Printable Guide For Making Christmas Crackers

Make Christmas go off with a bang this year with some homemade Christmas crackers! Not only do they look unique, but they add a personalised touch to the Christmas table.

You’ll need lots of coloured paper, some toilet rolls (so start saving), ribbon or string, and some fun presents to stuff inside. Plus an adult on-hand to help with the cutting. Oh and don’t forget the joke!

You may also like our printable Christmas Wreath.

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Fun facts for kids:

Who invented the Christmas cracker?

London sweet maker, Tom Smith, in the mid 1900s who was inspired by the french tradition of wrapping almonds in coloured paper.

Why are Christmas cracker jokes so bad?

No one knows! But they don’t have to be. Here are some of our favourites to pop into yours.

  • What did Cinderella say when her photos didn’t arrive on time?
  • One day my prints will come.
  • What does Father Christmas do when his elves misbehave?
  • He gives them the sack.
  • What is Santa’s favourite pizza?
  • One that’s deep-pan, crisp and even
  • Why did no-one bid for Rudolph and Blitzen on Amazon?
  • Because they were two deer
  • What goes “Oh, Oh, Oh”?
  • Santa walking backwards
  • Why did Santa have to go to the hospital?
  • Because of his poor elf
  • What do you call a woman who stands between two goal posts?
  • Annette
  • Who hides in the bakery at Christmas?
  • A mince spy
  • What happened to the man who stole an advent calendar?
  • He got 25 days
  • Why are Christmas trees very bad at knitting?
  • Because they always drop their needles

If you need more inspiration, have a look at this collection from Daily Telegraph 


How should you pull a cracker?

By crossing your arms and pulling your cracker with the person sitting next to you.


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