Making DIY Christmas ornaments are a good way to occupy your kids time on Christmas break while celebrating the special holiday. It is also a great Christmas tradition to start while your kids are young!
DIY Christmas Ornaments
You can keep the DIY ornament making simple by creating these adorable paper Christmas ornaments. All it takes is pretty paper and some twine to make these!
Making Christmas photo ornaments are a good idea for a gift to loved ones. You could help your kiddos make them for their grandparents or teachers can use this craft as a holiday gift for mom in the classroom.
The best thing about these DIY tin foil ornaments is that they aren’t meant to be perfect. Just freehand cutouts and decorative craft supplies from around the house will have your kids exploring their creativity and celebrating Christmas in a light hearted way!
If you are an essential oil user like myself, you have to make these essential oil diffuser ornaments. The post gives it’s own suggestion on oils to use, but I would use some Christmas Spirit essential oil blend in there to make my tree smell just like Christmas!
These DIY Christmas ornaments only take a few minutes to make, but can be customized with cookie cutters, carved designs, or anything else at your home that has a cute design that will imprint. You can put essential oils on the back of these ornaments too and make your tree smell Christmasy!
Any Harry Potter lovers out there? If so, you and your kids will LOVE making Harry Potter potions ornaments. They are so cute and perfect for adding your favorite character into your Christmas decor!
If you are looking for a quick craft that will just use items from around the house then you should really try out these Q-tip snowflake ornaments. All you need is glue, q-tips, and string! This would be a great quick holiday craft for teachers to use in the classroom too.
My grandparents buy my daughter a new collectable ornament every year, but I think I also want to start doing a DIY customized ornament every year. I might start with personalized glitter ornaments this Christmas!
The DIY silhouette christmas ornaments are the best keepsake or gift for loved ones. You’ll have to help your children make these, but at the bottom of the post there are some suggestions for kids made ornaments that are similar.
Needing a craft to get rid of all your leftover wine corks? Save them for your kids to make snowman and Christmas tree shaped ornaments out of them!
My two year old is obsessed with penguins right now, but she thinks they are called Happy Feet (haha!). She would love to have these DIY penguin ornaments hanging on the tree for her to get excited about!
Take your kiddos exploring outside to find some of the materials needed to make these Christmas tree ornaments! Then just use some simple decorative ribbon to complete them.
Here is another cute ornament craft using materials from outdoors, but you can also buy the materials at a local craft store. This craft is easy and something that kids of all ages can participate in!
This is the only angel ornament craft on the list and it is so simple for kids to help with plus it doubles as a snowflake craft!
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