Grab the kids! It’s crafting time! Here are 65 easy Christmas ornaments for kids to DIY!
1. Easy & Cute Popsicle Snowman Ornaments
Make these cute snowman ornaments with a few supplies with your kids. It’s a fun project that will keep the kids busy and add a new ornament to your Christmas tree too.
2. Frozen Inspired Snowflakes
White snowflakes embellished with gorgeous shades of blue glitter add a beautiful touch of color to the Christmas tree. This Frozen Inspired Snowflake Ornament is a sweet winter craft for any young Elsa fan!
3. Peppermint Star Ornament
With just a bag of peppermint sticks from your local dollar store, you can craft your own peppermint star ornament that is perfect for your holiday tree. It takes a few steps to assemble your peppermint star, but once you make one you will be in the spirit to make more! Take a peek below at how to get started crafting your own. Plus these are easy enough for the kids to join in on the crafting fun!
4. Easy Peasy Perfect for Kids Heart Ornament
Cute heart shaped easy Christmas ornaments for kids to make, perfect for improving fine motor skills. This is a great activity for preschool or older kids!
5. Christmas Bells
6. Snow Globe Ornament
Every year I like to make an ornament with the kids and the snow globe ornament I made this year is the easiest yet! The ornament is so fun to make and you can do a ton of different styles and colors so that your tree isn’t too mismatched!
7. Snow Globe Photo Ornament
If you love snow globe crafts, make sure to check out this adorable paper craft!
Keepsake ornaments are the perfect way to take a trip down memory lane while decorating the tree each year. These little DIY snow globe ornaments are so sweet when filled with some kids’ artwork and faux snow. They are adorable hanging on the tree and would also be a great gift for Grandparents.
9. Popsicle Stick Snowflakes
This Christmas we’ve had a lot of fun making Christmas crafts. And what better way to remember your Christmas season than to make Christmas ornaments for your tree? If you’re looking for a fun craft to do this Christmas season, then these pretty snowflakes made with craft sticks will surely be a hit in your house!
10. Mason Jar Lid Christmas Wreath Ornaments
Mason jar lids are an ideal craft project material, aren’t they? I frequently find the lids and bands at thrift stores, and crafting with them is always fun! This bag of lids was a great find on one of my thrifting adventures and I knew they’d be perfect for upcycling into mason jar lid wreath ornaments.
11. Easy No Glue Christmas Ornaments for Kids
These super-fast, easy, no glue Christmas ornaments are a hit! They were easy to make, allowed them to be creative without me having to shell out major bucks on supplies, and our tree has some beautiful new bling. Oh and there is NO glue, which means these ornaments are PERFECT for holiday parties where you want to send a complete craft home, not something with glue still dripping.
12. Craft Stick Reindeer Ornaments
These Christmas Dot Painting worksheets are a fun mess free painting activity for young kids that work on hand-eye coordination and fine motor skills.
Turn a clear plastic ornament into an adorable snowman face! This EASY SNOWMAN ORNAMENT WILL win the hearts of everyone. Great for home or preschool, or as a fun activity at a Christmas party. I am in LOVE with our latest snowman ornament. He’s absolutely adorable with his little carrot nose and his big googly eyes.
With Christmas just around the corner, Amazon Prime has taken over my house. I’m such a hoarder when it comes to craft supplies I save everything because I know I can use it for crafts later. So needless to say, I’ve had some of the Amazon boxes stashed for some cardboard ornament ideas I’ve been meaning to do. Here’s one that we did over the week using cardboard, popsicle sticks, and some paint to make a sweet Lollipop Ornament Keepsake.
15. Popsicle Stick Reindeer Ornament
Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer has been a big a part of Christmas traditions for many generations. The story of Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer has so many messages for kids. Kids learn from Rudolph to never give up and always believe in themselves.
16. Craft Stick Santa Ornaments
The whimsy pipe cleaner hat on this Craft Stick Santa Ornament is so fun! Kids will love to make this Santa ornament and hang it on the Christmas tree.
17. Button Snowflakes
Christmas ornaments don’t have to be complicated, time consuming or expensive. This gorgeous Button Snowflake Craft is really simple to make and is going to be a wonderful addition to our Christmas ornament collection that we’ll continue to enjoy year after year.
18. Burlap Reindeer Ornament
Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer is almost as much a part of Christmas as Santa is. He is definitely a favorite at our house. Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer is among the many Christmas movies we watch every year. We also have the book and after reading it recently we decided to pull out our craft supplies and make a burlap reindeer ornament that looks a lot like our favorite reindeer.
19. Easy & Simple DIY Photo Ornaments
Are you looking for an easy gift for your kids to make for mom, dad or grandparents this year? We have the perfect solution! Whether you make these DIY Christmas Photo Ornaments at home to give to grandparents, or in the classroom for a special present for Mom, they are sure to be a big hit. With the help of Elmer’s products, they a super simple to make too which is a huge plus!
20. Easy Christmas Tree Ornament
We found this adorable ornament over at Ginger Snap Crafts. Some card stock, some buttons and green popsicle sticks make a darling ornament for your tree that you can keep and enjoy for years to come. This would make a great gift to give to Grandma and Grandpa, too!
21. Scrap Ribbon Branch Ornament
Crafters of all ages will enjoy making a primitive scrap ribbon Christmas tree ornament to gift or keep this holiday season. In this post, learn how to use shades of green and brown scrap ribbon to emulate the welcoming branches of a Christmas tree.
22. DIY Micky Mouse Ornament
If you love all things Mickey Mouse, you will love this easy to create Mickey Mouse holiday ornament. With just three bulbs you can create the famous profile of Mickey, perfect for hanging on your tree or gifting to a Disney fanatic in your life. Plus it’s super easy to make with the kids!
23. Reindeer Thumbprint Ornament
Check out our version of the Reindeer Thumbprint Ornaments below, I think they turned out pretty darn cute! I made a few with all the boys thumbprints for gifts and the boys made one each of just their own for us to keep on our tree at home!
24. Pinecone Reindeer DIY Ornament
25. Handprint Reindeer Ornament
This adorable handprint reindeer makes the perfect Christmas ornament! It would be a special gift for kids to make their parents for Christmas or a wonderful keepsake for a parent to help a child make.
26. Beaded Snowflake Ornament
These easy little snowflake ornaments are so easy to make. This is a classic Christmas kid’s craft that is made of pipe cleaners and beads. Im sure you remember making these as a kid. I love making crafts with my kids that take me back to my childhood!
27. Yarn Wrapped Christmas Tree Ornament
We love the festive season, it’s the best season to do crafts as most of them end up being useful, either as a keepsake, ornament or as a kid made Christmas gift. This also makes for a great classroom craft in kindergarten.
28. Pony Beads Cookie Cutter Ornaments
A super easy DIY ornament idea, just make sure to use non-toxic pony beads!
29. Coffee Cup Lid Snowman Ornament
Save your Starbucks lids for a super resourceful and eco-friendly DIY that the kids will love!
30. Paper Straw Wreath Ornaments
These wreath ornaments made with paper straws are so bright and cheerful, you and your kids will want to make more than one! They would make great Christmas gifts for family and friends and look absolutely adorable on a Christmas tree. They are easy enough for younger kids to do by themselves and are great for working on fine motor skills.
31. Yarn Wrapped Candy Cane Ornament
Bright red and white candy canes look so great against a twinkly Christmas tree! These Yarn Wrapped Candy Canes are a simple and easy craft for your preschoolers or elementary children. Working with yarn is great fine motor work, and these will come together in just a few minutes.
32. DIY Sequin Ornament
These Sequin Christmas Ornaments were so fun and easy to make! These ornaments are just right for toddlers, preschoolers, elementary children, and even adults.
33. Pinecone Robin Ornament
Pine cone crafts are lovely and easy for little hands because basically you’re just sticking on the extra bits to make your character.
34. DIY Straw Tree Ornament
What can you make out of a package of paper drinking straws and a little glue? A Christmas Tree of course! Take a peek below at how we crafted a straw Christmas tree ornament in just minutes and using just a few simple supplies. This is a fun and frugal craft you will want to enjoy with your own family for the holiday season. Kids of all ages can help craft this Christmas ornament!
35. Christmas Macaroni Tree Ornament
You can make different designs or layers with the noodles you choose! Every Christmas tree ornament will be unique. Kids will love designing their own Christmas tree ornament!
36. Pompom Pinecone Ornament
I know, I know. These pompoms and pinecones Christmas ornaments are ridiculously easy! But you know what? They turned out surprisingly beautiful, and they are going to look amazing on our tree!
37. Yarn Wrapped Ornaments
An easy craft for kids that could be done with dollar store supplies!
38. Easy Keepsake Chalkboard Ornaments
One idea is to preserve the other little bits…handwriting, sketches, drawings, and of course take a lot of photos. This holiday season, we created an Easy Keepsake Chalkboard Ornament that actually uses “permanent” chalk! My boys’ illustrations will now be enjoyed for many years to come.
39. DIY Spiral Tree Ornament
Dots of glitter add plenty of sparkle to this easy peasy DIY ornament.
40. Jingle Bell Wreath DIY Ornament
This Jingle Bell Wreath Ornament is an easy craft that even kids can do. You can also use your creativity by using an assortment of jingle bell colors and making up your own patterns and designs. The fun thing about these ornaments is that they not only look cute, but they also make a pretty jingling sound!
41. Ribbon Spiral Ornament
Some days I look at all the pretty Pinterest ornaments and wish my kids will sit for 5 minutes to do a craft like that! And guess what, they did with this one!
42. Pipe Cleaner Mini Christmas Wreath Ornament
Are you looking for a simple craft to keep the kids entertained whilst you wrap some presents? This festive craft is a great one for young and older kids and soon you will have a whole host of mini Wreaths to decorate your home with.
43. Elmer Ornament
We were inspired by this gorgeous yarn we found – with so many lovely colors it reminded us of Elmer & his bright-colored patchwork – perfect for an Elmer Ornament.
44. Gingerbread House Christmas Ornament
These Popsicle Stick Gingerbread House Christmas Ornaments are an adorable and festive holiday craft that make for great keepsake gifts that look great on a Christmas tree. We had so much fun making these Christmas ornaments!
45. Craft Stick Gingerbread Man Ornament
Transform basic craft sticks into this super cute gingerbread man ornament for your Christmas tree.
46. Christmas Light Ornament
Grab just a couple supplies and make these adorable Christmas light ornaments! This quick and easy craft for kids can be done with children of almost all ages and is perfect for a holiday party.
47. Simple Snowman Christmas Ornament
Here’s how to turn a clear shatter-proof ball ornament into a CUTE & EASY snowman to hang on the Christmas tree! This is such a fun craft to make with the kids and the best part is most of the supplies can be found at the dollar store including the clear fillable ornaments, pipe cleaners, and faux snow. You can also improvise with other craft materials such as cotton balls, white tinsel, shredded paper, mini marshmallows, etc.
48. Footprint Christmas Ornament Keepsakes
This year we whipped out the paints and started painting body parts. haha. Just hands and feet, but we ended up with the cutest Handprint and Footprint Christmas Ornaments!
49. Popsicle Stick Car and Truck Ornament
These adorable car and truck Popsicle stick Christmas ornaments couldn’t be easier to put together with a few inexpensive supplies. The ornaments also make great photo frames for your family holiday portraits!
50. Sparkly Pompom Ornament
This Christmas ornament craft idea is simple enough for preschoolers to do, but kids of any age will enjoy making them!
51. Nina Turtle Ornaments
My little 5 year old boy loves Ninja Turtles. For his playgroup this month, we had to make some DIY Ninja Turtle Ornaments! It was so easy and fun!
52. Bottle Cap Snowman Ornament
Another recycle DIY craft that’s perfect for kids of all ages!
53. Twig Reindeer Ornament
‘Tis the season for fun, festive Christmas ornaments! Twig Reindeer Ornaments are simple, sweet, and fun for kids of all ages. Best of all, it requires minimal craft supplies.
54. Sparkly Icicle Ornament
We are just starting to get our first frosts of Winter which is so exciting! Seeing puddles iced over, frost on the windows and icicles hanging down is always so fascinating to children. This Sparkly Icicle Craft is a wonderful way to bring the beauty and magic of Winter right into the home or classroom!
55. Paper Plates Christmas Ornament
Today we made our first Christmas craft of the season! It’s a darling paper plate ornament with tissue paper circles on it! This is a great activity for toddlers or preschoolers to do.
56. Unicorn Ornament
This easy unicorn DIY project lets you turn a humble wood slice into a unicorn Christmas ornament.
57. Doilies Christmas Ornament
This easy Christmas tree ornament craft for kids is super simple to make and turns out so cute! You’ll just need a few supplies like paper doilies and a craft stick. I love that the entire craft can be completed in just one sitting, making it a great for a last minute Christmas project or homemade gift to make parents in the classroom.
58. Shrink Film Christmas Ornament Keepsake
These kid-made ornaments using shrink film are one of the easiest we’ve done yet, and they make wonderful keepsakes! What a wonderful way to save your child’s artwork to enjoy year after year!
59. Paper and Beads Christmas Ornament
This week we’ve been busy crafting some more pretty things to hang on the tree and I have simply fallen in love with our new Paper And Bead Christmas Tree Decorations. They are so bright and cheerful, and such a simple idea!
60. Folded Paper Icicles Ornament
We made our folded paper icicle craft in lots of different pastel colors and added a touch of sparkly glitter too. They look fantastic on our wishing tree and they’d be super hung on the Christmas tree too! So frosty looking and pretty!
61. Paper Mache Christmas Tree Ornament
This homemade Christmas tree ornament made from newspaper and flour is actually a fun sensory activity too. It’s perfect for toddlers, preschoolers, and up!
62. Popsicle Stick and Jingle Bell Ornament
Here’s a super cute and easy homemade Christmas ornament for the kids to make. Just grab a few supplies to make these festive little Christmas tree ornaments!
63. Tissue Paper and Twig Snowflake Ornament
This twig snowflake craft for kids is a great way to incorporate process art into the winter season. Kids can crumpled tissue paper to create all kinds of winter snowflakes with sticks, and use them to decorate the classroom, their home, or even turn them into Christmas ornaments. The winter art project also provides lots of fine motor practice.
64. Elf Craft Stick Ornament
Kids will love creating this fun Craft Stick Elf Ornament from a craft stick and pipe cleaner to hang on the Christmas tree. The highlight of this elf ornament is the fun whimsical hat made from a pipe cleaner.
65. Beads and Pipe Cleaner Icicle Ornament
This easy icicle ornament is made with pipe cleaners and beads is an easy Christmas craft for toddlers and preschoolers to make for the Christmas tree. It’s also a great activity to help kids strengthen their fine-motor skills.
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