Kick off the holiday season by making your own DIY Christmas ornaments for kids! Whether you have kids who are enthusiastic about Christmas crafts or not, we have Christmas ornaments that are sure to interest anyone. From science ornaments, Popsicle stick ornaments to ornaments you fill yourself, Christmas time is a fun opportunity for craft projects and handmade ornaments with kids.
FUN DIY CHRISTMAS ORNAMENTS FOR KIDS TO MAKE
DIY CHRISTMAS ORNAMENTS FOR KIDS
Our Christmas slime ornaments make the perfect gift for kids to give to friends. Add fun trinkets to your slime for a cool science experiment or just hang them up on the tree! Try adding glitter too!
ALSO CHECK OUT: Christmas Slime Recipes
Coding without a computer! Have you ever wanted to learn more about the Binary Alphabet? There’s some great information here as well as a fun way to make a Christmas Alphabet Ornament.
Explore magnetism with all sorts of fun materials and create a magnetic science ornament too. Are jingle bells magnetic?
Grow your own crystals for Christmas and learn about suspension science. Our crystal candy cane ornament is beautiful and remarkably sturdy. Growing crystals is easier than you think too.
You can also make your own science Christmas ornament in the shape of snowflakes.
Another fun way to grow crystals is with salt! This is perfect for the youngest scientists because all you need is salt and water. These will take longer to form then the borax crystal ideas above, but it’s a terrific process just the same.
If you have a house full of LEGO, you can’t have a Christmas tree without a few simple to make LEGO Christmas ornaments! From a Rudolph ornament tree to LEGO Christmas tree, check out 6 different LEGO ornaments for kids to build.
What I didn’t realize was how wonderful an activity this memories ornament would be for us. Start a simple family tradition this holiday season and create a homemade ornament with your kids.
Wrap Popsicle sticks in yarn to make your own cute Rudolph ornament.
10. STAR ORNAMENT
This colorful DIY Christmas ornament is easy to make with just a few simple materials.
Studying nature and natural life is an amazingly easy science activity to set up for kids, and learning how to care for and give back to nature is equally important. Hang these DIY ornaments on a real tree outdoors to share with the birds.
13. ICE ORNAMENTS
If you live in a particularly cold climate this time of year, why not decorate the outdoors too! Make winter outdoor ice ornaments for the animals to enjoy in your yard. These sweet ornaments are so simple to make and look so festive on our tree outside the kitchen window.
Gratitude is one of the most powerful things we should all have in our proverbial toolbox. But sometimes our kids need extra encouragement to understand the importance of being grateful. I made these printable gratitude ornaments for a simple family Christmas activity to do together.
15. BELL ORNAMENT
This tin foil bell ornament is super easy to make and doesn’t require glue or paint, so it’s not messy either! Plus it’s super frugal if you are looking to keep your ornament making simple this year.
Ok this is not an ornament you would want to hang on the tree! But it does plastic ornaments, and a cool baking soda and vinegar chemical reaction.
We made this sweet reindeer ornament and everyone who has seen it has thought it was super cute, so I figured I would share it with all of you. This reindeer ornament started in my recycling bin and came to life with a few little additions!
18. TEACHER ORNAMENT
Make a DIY ornament for kids that you can use as a special teacher appreciation gift.
Easy Christmas ornaments for kids to make. We used what we had on hand, and a few plastic globe ornaments. From feathers, pom poms to colored rice, there are so many options for filling your DIY ornaments.
Get the kids to make this cute and colorful Christmas tree ornament ready to decorate the house with this season!
Easy Christmas ornaments for kids with this beautifully scented cinnamon ornaments recipe.
Similar to our cinnamon ornaments above, salt dough ornaments are super easy to make. Then paint and seal them for a shiny finish!
Make your own plastic snowflake ornaments with melted pony beads. Follow our step by step tutorial to create these simple melted Christmas ornaments.
Who would have thought you could make these pretty ornaments from milk and vinegar? Combine science and art this holiday season with a fun DIY Christmas ornament activity.
Download our free printable Christmas ornament template and get the kids making these colorful and easy shape ornaments. A simple Christmas math activity and art project in one!
MORE FUN DIY ORNAMENTS FOR KIDS
TIE DYE ORNAMENTS by Happy Hooligans
CHICKA CHICKA BOOM BOOM ORNAMENT by Steam Powered Family
CHROMATOGRAPHY ORNAMENT by Inspiration Laboratories
SEASHELL ORNAMENT by Busy Kids Happy Mom
SHEEP ORNAMENT by I Can Teach My Child
PENGUIN ORNAMENT by Frugal Fun 4 Boys
DIY PHOTO ORNAMENT by Busy Kids Happy Mom
FELT ORNAMENTS by Tinkerlab
POM POM CHRISTMAS ORNAMENTS by Frugal Fun 4 Boys
SOFT CIRCUIT CHRISTMAS ORNAMENT by Teach Beside Me
FUN CHRISTMAS ACTIVITIES FOR KIDS
- Christmas Slime Recipes
- Christmas Eve Activities
- Christmas Science Experiments
- Advent Calendar Ideas
- Christmas STEM Activities
- Christmas Math Activities
WHICH CHRISTMAS ORNAMENT WILL YOU MAKE FIRST?
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