When the holidays come around one of the best things to do with the kids is creating fun holiday crafts. Holiday ornaments are a great way for kids to get crafty and use their artistic talents to create something beautiful.
These beautiful and creative ornaments can then be placed on the tree for the years to come. As the kids grow older, they’ll reminisce about the time they made the ornament and the fun they had.
As you know from our DIY photo ornaments and easy felt ornaments, we LOVE having a tree decorated in handmade treasures!
If you’re on the hunt for some fun DIY Christmas ornaments kids can make this year, here are a few great ideas to get you started:
Felt Christmas Photo Ornaments
Kids will love creating these fun photo ornaments to hang on the tree. They can choose their favorite photo of themselves or the family and use the template to put it all together.
Egg Carton Snowman Ornament
How cute are these little snowmen, created with egg cartons? Best of all, they are all dressed up for the winter.
Winter Snowflake Globe
With just a few supplies kids can create this fun winter snowflake globe. They may need a little help folding the pattern that’s included but the end result is worth it.
Apple Star Ornament
A real apple is dried and decorated to create this fun ornament. The apples and oranges are first dehydrated and then can be decorated with glitter or other fun holiday decorations.
Santa Wish List Ornament
This is an easy DIY ornament that kids can easily put together. The kids can make their Christmas wish list on a small piece of paper and then put it inside the ornament.
Scrap Ribbon Christmas Tree Ornament
Using various pieces of scrap ribbon, you may have around the house, you can tie them on to a twig to create a fun holiday ornament.
Salt Dough Ornaments
You simply cannot have a DIY ornament selection for kids without including salt dough ornaments. This is a fun craft for kids where they can show off their creative side to colorful holiday ornaments.
Beaded Snowflake Ornaments
Pipe cleaners and beads are all you need for these cute holiday ornaments. The color beaded ornaments will be the highlight of the tree.
Galaxy Melted Crayon Ornament
It’s so fun to see all the creative things you can do with melted crayons. These ornaments are covered, on the inside, with melted crayons, to create a cool galaxy looking ornament.
Lego Candy Cane Christmas Ornament
Kids love Legos and what better way to create a fun ornament than to make a candy cane out of those Legos. They may need help gluing the Legos together!
Expensive decorations are nice but handmade is impossible to beat!
If you’re looking for some cheap and easy ideas to decorate your tree this year, just make a few of these Christmas ornaments kids can make! I guarantee you’ll fall in love with your tree.