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8 DIY Ornaments to Do with Your Kids This Christmas Season

Decorating a Christmas tree is such a fun thing to do. The entire family gets together and makes the tree look like something truly special. Do you know what makes the tree even more special? Having DIY ornaments that you and your family made yourself. Your kids will love creating something special that they can hang on the Christmas tree every year. It’ll also be really fun for them to look back on when they grow up. Here are 8 DIY ornaments to do with your kids this Christmas season. 

DIY Ornaments to Do with Your Kids

Rudolph Ornament

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This is the cutest idea that is quick and easy to make. All you need is a little red pom pom for Rudolph’s nose, some googly eyes, and pipe cleaners for the antlers. This cute little Rudolph will make your tree a little bit brighter by adding a cute flair. 

Little Red Sled

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Create some little red sled DIY ornaments by gluing some popsicle sticks together. Put some popsicle sticks on the bottom of the sled so it’ll look like it could slide down a snowy hillside. Then paint your little sled red and tie some twine onto it so that you can hang it from a tree. 

Wood Slice Ornament

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This is simple, rustic, and adorable. Take a little wood slice then paint the middle gold. Next, you’ll need a wood burner to create a simple design in the middle of the wood slice. This can be a little dangerous for children to do all by themselves so this really requires some adult supervision. 

Felt Christmas Trees

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A felt Christmas tree is a great DIY ornament that kids will love. This is so simple and easy, so it’s a lot of fun to make a whole bunch. Just cut out small felt squares then hot glue them together in the shape of a Christmas tree. You can even put a small felt star at the top. 

Fabric Mason Jar Lids

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Let your kids pick out their own fabric for this fun and easy DIY ornament. Just cut out a circle of your chosen fabric then hot glue it inside a mason jar lid. It only takes a couple of minutes and you’ll want to make dozens to decorate your tree. 

S’mores Ornament

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If your family loves camping then they’ll have a blast creating this s’mores lookalike. It’ll look so good you’ll actually want to take a bite. Cut out some squares of cardboard for the graham crackers then hot glue some “chocolate” felt onto them. Next, all you need to do is glue the cotton ball marshmallow in the middle. You’ll have yummy looking DIY ornaments in just a couple of minutes. 

Bottle Cap Snowmen

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Next time you drink some holiday sparkling cider save the bottle cap to make these adorable bottle cap snowmen. Wrap a fun scarf around their necks and draw funny and cute faces on them. Have fun using all sorts of different crafting materials like pipe cleaners, buttons, pom poms or googly eyes. Easy peezy! 

Simple Spray Painted Pine Cones

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There are pine cones all around you so this is a great option. These are really cheap DIY ornaments that are quick to make. Chances are that you already have some pine cones lying around. Take your kids to collect a whole bunch then spray paint them your favorite colors. Or just paint the tips of the pine cone white so that it looks like it has snow on it. 

Summing Up

There are so many fun DIY ornaments that you and your kids will love making. These fun ideas will hopefully get your family in the Christmas spirit while you have fun together. Hang them on your own Christmas tree or make them as a gift for friends and family. Happy crafting!

Denali Gillen

I am a farmer’s wife living a farmer’s life. I love having wide open spaces and plenty of space to raise a family. Making the most out of outdoor spaces is something I never get tired of!

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