My kids loving putting up the tree for the holiday season. We usually wait until Dec 1. But this year, they were so excited that we put it up early, on the long weekend after Remembrance Day. And we had so much fun! The best part is going through and looking at all the ornaments and hanging them up. Most of ours are homemade ornaments, either at home or at school. And they have a lot of great memories attached to them.
It has become a tradition for us to make one new ornament each year for the tree. We usually do a little search on Pinterest and we found so many great ones that we thought we’d share our favourites with you.
6 Homemade Ornaments to Make With Your Kids.
1. Fingerprint Heart Ornaments
These lovely handmade ornaments with a heart in the centre are not only simple to make, but would also make a gift that is truly from the heart.
2. Salt Dough Ornaments
These ornaments are so simple yet you get to be very creative in what you want to make and how you decorate them .
3. Melting Bead Ornaments
This ornament craft is perfect for those little hands. All you need are beads and metal cookie cutters and you’ll be able to make so many wonderful ornaments that the kids can be proud of.
4. Pompom Ornaments
Another super simple homemade ornament idea that even your preschooler can make without getting bored and walking away.
5. Melted Crayon Ornaments
We all have little broken pieces of crayons around the house. This great idea uses those broken crayons to make a great ornament that looks good and is functional.
6. Perler Bead Ornaments
We love perler beads all year round so this year we decided to make make ornaments with them. There are so many great ideas like Christmas trees, snowflakes, snowmen and more!
Last year we made salt dough ornaments and this year we made some great perler bead ornaments!
All of these homemade ornaments are great holiday crafts to do with your kids and it would be a fun tradition to do every year. They would be wonderful to put on your Christmas tree or even to give as a personal gift from your child to someone else.
If you like these but want even more idea for homemade ornaments, check out this Pinterest board.
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4 thoughts on “6 Homemade Ornaments to Make With Your Kids”
We’ve made the salt dough ornaments before but haven’t done any of the others. I can’t wait to try some of them! The kids love making ornaments and it’s such a fun tradition to do it together. Thanks for sharing these!
It really is a fun tradition Corinne!
I always loved making Christmas ornaments with my mother and my sister. I love having a Christmas tree decorated only with homemade Christmas ornaments!
It’s so nice having homemade ornaments and talking about the memories behind them each year when you take them out.