Poured Christmas Ornaments ~ Pour Painting for Kids


Your kids can create these amazing poured Christmas ornaments. Because pour painting is so unique, each ornament will be unique and amazing! We use a simple and inexpensive additive to the paint so that you use less and still get amazing results. Your kids can create these amazing poured Christmas ornaments. Because pour painting is so unique, each ornament will be unique and amazing!

Poured Christmas Ornaments

We are so excited to share this fun technique to you! This is just the first of many fun pour painting for kids projects, also known as fluid painting, we will be creating… because since we can’t get enough we hope you can’t either!  Our technique keeps kids in mind.  We use a simple and inexpensive additive to the paint so that you use less and still get amazing results.  It’s messy, but fun and kids will love this fun process art technique.

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Supplies for fluid painting:


How to create marble painting Christmas ornaments

Check out the step by step instructions for these poured Christmas ornaments and then watch it all in action in the video below.

Start by prepping your paint. The key to keeping the colors from all blending together is having a thickening agent. They sell some of these at the store, but we have created one that will save you some money, and maybe a trip to the store. Just mix 2 parts white glue with 1 part water. Then prepare your paints by mixing 1 part of your thickening agent to 1 part paint. Your kids can create these amazing poured Christmas ornaments. Because pour painting is so unique, each ornament will be unique and amazing!We created 6 ornaments and an 8×8 canvas all from 4T of paint. Once your paints are mixed it’s time to stack them in your small cup (a medicine cup works great!). Your kids can create these amazing poured Christmas ornaments. Because pour painting is so unique, each ornament will be unique and amazing!Just go back and forth between paint colors. Your kids can create these amazing poured Christmas ornaments. Because pour painting is so unique, each ornament will be unique and amazing!

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Lay your ornaments on your drying rack, if you’re creating a canvas, slide it underneath to catch the paint. Your kids can create these amazing poured Christmas ornaments. Because pour painting is so unique, each ornament will be unique and amazing!Now pour the paint onto the ornaments! Your kids can create these amazing poured Christmas ornaments. Because pour painting is so unique, each ornament will be unique and amazing!When you have a good amount on each ornament you can tilt the whole rack to spread the paint around until the whole ornament is covered. Your kids can create these amazing poured Christmas ornaments. Because pour painting is so unique, each ornament will be unique and amazing!Use the remaining paint on the canvas. Your kids can create these amazing poured Christmas ornaments. Because pour painting is so unique, each ornament will be unique and amazing!Tilt each direction until it is covered.Your kids can create these amazing poured Christmas ornaments. Because pour painting is so unique, each ornament will be unique and amazing! Insert a toothpick into the hole of each ornament while they dry.Your kids can create these amazing poured Christmas ornaments. Because pour painting is so unique, each ornament will be unique and amazing!

Tip: Use a craft stick to move the poured Christmas ornaments around a bit so they don’t get stuck to the rack.Your kids can create these amazing poured Christmas ornaments. Because pour painting is so unique, each ornament will be unique and amazing!Once the marbled ornaments are dry, remove the toothpicks and add string. Your kids can create these amazing poured Christmas ornaments. Because pour painting is so unique, each ornament will be unique and amazing!

See this mesmerizing process art in action!

These poured Christmas ornaments will make excellent gifts that your little ones will be proud to hand out!

Pin this to your favorite Pinterest board.Your kids can create these amazing poured Christmas ornaments. Because pour painting is so unique, each ornament will be unique and amazing!

If you enjoyed this Christmas Ornament project, you’ll love these:
  • Create these beautiful poured Christmas rocks using acrylic paint and an inexpensive thickening agent. Pour painting is a fun process art technique that will mesmerize your kids.
  • Christmas ornaments that kids can make. A collection of holiday gifts that are easy and ready for kids to create and give this season.
  • A fun 3D paper Christmas tree that is perfect for preschoolers and kindergarteners. This fun Christmas tree is a great construction paper craft that you can create with your kids. So grab some Christmas colored paper scraps and let’s create this fun Christmas 3D tree!
  • These Painted Paper Christmas trees are the perfect Christmas craft for kids of all ages.


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