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These Christmas ornament crafts for kids are the perfect way to decorate your tree with a unique and special touch! Kids will have so much fun making these ornaments and you will love the memories that you will always cherish when you look at your beautiful homemade Christmas tree decor!

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From reindeer ornaments to snowmen, the nutcracker, and even buddy the elf, there are so many wonderful ornament craft options for kids to make this Christmas!

Some of these Christmas ornament crafts are super simple, others a little bit more complex and younger kids may need help or supervision.

Christmas Ornament Crafts for Kids

Wooden Clothespin Reindeer Ornament

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This easy wooden clothespin reindeer ornament is a cute ornament for your tree or as a gift. It’s a quick and easy project that you can make with your kids and all you need are some basic supplies that you may already have on hand.

Layered Clothespin Snowflake Ornament Craft

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This easy wooden clothespin snowflake ornament is a quick and easy project for you to make with your kids and is a cute ornament for your tree.

Cinnamon Stick Ornaments

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These cinnamon-scented ornaments are adorable and smell amazing. They’re the perfect topper for a wrapped gift or add to a Christmas tree. (get the tutorial from One Simple Party)

Homemade Cinnamon Ornaments

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All you need is 2 ingredients to make these super simple and easy Homemade Cinnamon Ornaments! A great DIY holiday craft or fun Christmas gift for both kids and adults to make and customize! (get the tutorial from Strength & Sunshine)

Christmas Pasta Ornaments Craft

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These pasta ornaments are a beautiful way to add a handmade touch to your Christmas tree. With four different designs, It’s hard to pick just one favorite. (get the tutorial from One Simple Party)

Snowman Cork Ornaments

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Make these adorable and easy snowman cork ornaments with your kids this Christmas to decorate your tree or give away as gifts! (get the tutorial from Red Ted Art)

Felt Ice Skate Christmas Ornament

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This felt ice skate Christmas ornament is the perfect way to get into the holiday spirit! It’s easy enough that even young children can help make them, and it makes a beautiful decoration. (get the tutorial from DIY & Crafts)

DIY Fabric Christmas Ornament

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This DIY Fabric Christmas Ornament is a great way to start a tradition with your kids.  Take them shopping with you and let them pick out the styrofoam balls and fabric, and it will make it extra special! (get the tutorial from Ginger Casa)

Salt Dough Ornaments for Christmas

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These salt dough ornaments will be a perfect way to keep kids busy and entertained. Not only does this work as an activity that the whole family can enjoy together, but it also makes these adorable homemade ornaments that can be hung up on the Christmas tree or anywhere else. (get the tutorial from Crafting with Kids)

Nutcracker Cinnamon Stick Ornaments

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Making ornaments using cinnamon sticks is a classic Christmas craft, and these nutcracker cinnamon stick ornaments will be a favorite with your kids! (get the tutorial from Sustain my Craft Habit)

Walnut Reindeer Ornaments

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Kids will love making these reindeer ornaments from walnuts and you will love how unique and special they look on your Christmas tree! (get the tutorial from Red Ted Art)

Mary and Baby Jesus Paper Ornament

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This Mary and Baby Jesus craft is a super cute craft for kids. It is a great Christmas time activity for younger kids, and a fun and simple craft. (get the tutorial from Mommy Made That)

Pom Pom Ball Christmas Ornament

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This pom pom ball Christmas ornament is easy to make with few supplies. It’s perfect for a fun Christmas ornament craft you can do with your kids this holiday season! (get the tutorial from Mom Brite)

Buddy The Elf Ornament Craft

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He’s everyone’s favorite Christmas elf and now you can make him into an animated decoration for the tree with this Buddy the Elf ornament craft. (get the tutorial from Simple Everyday Mom)

DIY Reindeer Hot Chocolate Christmas Ornament

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Kids will love this hot chocolate reindeer ornament. They can make it and hang it on the tree then enjoy yummy hot chocolate on Christmas Eve or Christmas Day. (get the tutorial from Tonya Staab)

Gingerbread Ornaments

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3-ingredient gingerbread ornaments are so fragrant with lots of fresh cinnamon and they are super easy to make! They are sure to be a special tree decoration that your family will cherish for years to come. (get the tutorial from This Vivacious Life)

Paper Mickey Mouse Ornaments

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Kids will love these easy Paper Mickey Mouse ornaments. Be surprised at just how easy mickey is to make! (get the tutorial from Red Ted Art)


Making Christmas ornaments with kids is a great way to get your kids involved in decorating for the holidays.

Many of these Christmas ornaments can be customized using what craft materials you have. We hope you’ve found some ideas on this list that will inspire your little ones to have fun decorating the Christmas tree

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Vickie aka The Crazy Family Mom

Vickie is the creator of A Crazy Family. She is a stay-at-home mom of a little boy with a big personality. She loves to share real food recipes, parenting tips & encouragement, fun kids activities, and so much more! Plus she is thrilled to provide you with a space to celebrate all that is awesome (and a little crazy) in the world.

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