Cute mini-cat bookmarks (foreign language instruction - picture only) - make a paper pattern first. Glue felt cut-outs onto craft stick dotted with paw prints. Tie with twine or mini-ribbon. Easy to convert to doggie pattern. Omit bows and add felt dog collar. Cute idea.
20 DIY Christmas Card Ideas for Families
One day - when there are children. each put their thumb print on and add a little feature to say who is who (e.g. eyelashes for mum, bow for daughter, etc).