Some of the best Christmas memories that I have from when I was a kid are making ornaments with my sister and friend who would always stay with us during the holidays while her parents were working. I still remember making those salt dough ornaments with them and how much fun it was! These ornaments have been treasures, reminding me of my easy-carefree days of being a kid. I think I better start doing the same for my kids! I’m loving this list of Christmas ornaments kids can make. I hope you love it too!
Fun and Easy Christmas Ornaments Kids Can Make
Candy Cane and Wreath ornaments.
Perhaps you remember making these super cute ornaments as a kid. Templates are even included here.
These Christmas ornaments kids can make are super easy and pretty on the tree!
Rudolph Clothespin Ornament
No list of Christmas ornaments kids can make would be complete without this one. I’ve still got mine from 1st grade, what about you?
Salt Dough Ornaments
Ah yes, here’s one of my favorite memories of making Christmas ornaments. I still love looking at them at my parents’ house.
Snowflake Puzzle Piece Ornaments
These easy to make ornaments are a great way to recycle those puzzles with missing pieces!
I love these old fashioned wooden clothespins and this cute nativity ornament you can make with them!
Melted Cup Snowman Ornament.
Maybe you could try your hand at this one. It looks like it would be a hit with kids!
Magazine Recycled Ornaments
A great way to upcycle old magazines and make unique ornaments.
Popsicle Stick Frames
No tree is complete without some popsicle sticks! Just add some ribbon to the back and these adorable frames are instant ornaments!
Wagon Wheel Macaroni Ornaments
These are snowflake ornaments made with macaroni are amazingly easy and affordable to boot. This is a must make!
This one would be perfect for the older kids.
Beginner Sewing Ornament
Want to teach your kids how to sew? Here’s a great ornament for beginners to make.
3 Adorable Photo Ornaments
These 3 Christmas ornaments kids can make with photos are perfect gifts. I’m thinking grandparents would love these!
Canning Lid Ornaments
Another one that is perfect for the older kids and they would be so cute on the tree.
Hand Print Keepsakes
A great way to preserve memories would be these have easy instructions to follow. I’m adding this one to my must do list!
A little borax and pipe cleaners make this the perfect activity for any science lover at your home. These crystal snowflakes are beautiful!
Christmas Ornaments Kids Can Make with Beads and Wire
Grab some beads and wire and let your kids create whatever they would like. You’ll end up encouraging their imaginations and have precious memories for years to come.
Recycled Magazine Ornaments
I love the concept of these ornaments using old magazines. Another way to recycle magazines you no longer need.
Tissue Paper Stained Glass Ornament
These stained glass ornaments made with tissue paper are sure to get you in the Christmas spirit.
Looks like it’s time to pull out the flour and salt, craft paper and old magazines and get busy making memories!
Want a fun idea to do with the kids? Check out the free can of snow printables here. For more Christmas fun, check these fun family Christmas traditions.
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