Check out these fun Christmas ornaments for kids to make.  From paper crafts to gathering sticks, your kids will find a fun ornament that they can’t wait to give as a holiday gift.
Christmas ornaments that kids can make. A collection of holiday gifts that are easy and ready for kids to create and give this season.

Christmas Ornaments For Kids To Make

One of my favorite holiday family traditions is that my kiddos create an ornament and give it to grandparents, aunts, and uncles. I love the look on my kids’ faces as they create their ornaments.

They love each step because they know that they will be giving them as gifts.  My daughter has already asked what we’ll be making this year.  She loves to choose the craft and helps all the way through wrapping the gift.

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Tips for creating these easy Christmas ornaments for kids

  • If you are creating these ornaments with a group of kids, try to choose one that comes with a template, or requires very little prep.
  • Some of these are paper ornaments. Make sure to store them somewhere they will not get crumpled.
  • Keep your child’s attention level in mind when choosing your Christmas ornament. 

Christmas Ornaments Kids Can Make

These kid-made ornaments are perfect for a classroom craft or to give to grandparents.

Acrylic poured Christmas ornaments

Acrylic poured Christmas ornaments

Pour painting is super popular right now. We love that no two ornaments will be the same!

These acrylic poured Christmas ornaments are perfect for kids of all ages.

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Easy Mickey and Minnie Christmas ornaments

Easy Mickey and Minnie Christmas ornaments

If you are crafting for a Disney fan, or if you want to use an ornament to remember your Disney vacation, these easy Mickey and Minnie Christmas ornaments are ideal!

These ornaments help to build fine motor skills, so they are a great way to sneak in some extra play-based learning!

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Colorful Christmas Ornaments

Colorful Christmas Ornaments

String painting is a fun creative painting technique, and these ornaments make a great art project for kids.

Create these colorful Christmas ornaments with your older kids.

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Easy construction paper Christmas tree ornament

Easy construction paper Christmas tree ornament

Kids can practice their cutting skills while creating this easy paper Christmas tree ornament.

This paper ornament is great for classrooms. There is even a template available to make the craft even easier for teachers.

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Paper Star Ornaments

Paper Star Ornaments

String paper starts with beads to create these dangling ornaments.

Creating paper stars can be a bit tricky for the younger kids. This craft is perfect for kids around 7 or 8.

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Simple suncatcher Christmas ornaments

Simple suncatcher Christmas ornaments

Hang these suncatcher Christmas ornaments in a window or let the holiday lights shine through them.

This is a great craft to make with a group of kids.

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Melted bead Christmas ornaments

Melted bead Christmas ornaments

Melt beads in metal cookie cutters to create these adorable Christmas ornaments.

This ornament is great for kids who are building their fine motor skills!

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Washer Ornaments

Washer Ornaments

Wrap washers with yarn or string to create these unique ornaments.

This craft is great for kids 7 and up.

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Air dry clay Christmas ornaments

Air dry clay Christmas ornaments

Use a doily to create lovely patterns on air dry clay Christmas ornaments.

If kids love using cookie cutters to make cookies, they will love this fun craft.

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Snowman ornaments using washers

Snowman ornaments using washers

These snowman ornaments are a twist on the washer ornaments above.

Kids 7 and older will enjoy creating these fun and unique ornaments.

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Easy angel wine cork Christmas ornaments

Easy angel wine cork Christmas ornaments

Grab your stash of wine corks and create these angelic ornaments.

These ornaments make great Sunday School crafts.

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Tea light ornaments

Tea light ornaments

Use a tea light to create these festive Christmas tree ornaments.

These crafts are great to do with groups of kids.

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Classroom Christmas ornament crafts 

Classroom Christmas ornament crafts 

There are three different ornaments in this craft. And they all use the same printable template.

These ornaments are great for classrooms or large groups.

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Dipped twig snowflake ornaments

Dipped twig snowflake ornaments

Add some shimmer to these twigs to create lovely snowflake ornaments.

This craft is great for younger kids and groups.

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Icicle ornaments using air dry clay

Icicle ornaments using air dry clay

The simple shape of an icicle makes these air dry clay ornaments great for younger kids.

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Marbled Picture Christmas Ornaments

Marbled Picture Christmas Ornaments

We love creating with recycled materials. These picture frame ornaments are made with jar lids!

Because of the low prep and simple supplies, this is a great classroom craft for older kids.

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Nature ornament using sticks

Nature ornament using sticks

Use sticks to create these nature ornaments.

This is a great Christmas craft for preschoolers.

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Sparkly tree-shaped Christmas ornaments using sticks

Sparkly tree-shaped Christmas ornaments using sticks

Similar to the dipped snowflakes. This tree-shaped Christmas ornament is super fun to create.

These ornaments are great for younger kids and groups.

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Paper Holiday Ornaments

Paper Holiday Ornaments

Mix up these template ornaments with yarn and washi tape!

Grab the printable templates to make this class with your classroom or a large group of kids.

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More Christmas craft ideas you might like

  • 3D Paper Christmas tree – A simple paper craft with a lot of wow! Plus, there is a template to make it easy to create in a classroom.
  • Christmas Lights Rocks – Create fun Christmas painted rocks with this fun rock painting idea.
  • Christmas card puzzles – Don’t throw away those holiday cards. Use them to create fun boredom busters!

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