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EASY DIY Christmas Ornaments for Kids They’ll Love

You’ll love this collection of DIY Christmas ornaments for kids! Have fun with salt dough, recycled items, paper, and more.

EASY DIY Christmas Ornaments for Kids They'll LoveI recently did a post on Christmas ornaments to make – they are one of my favorite holiday crafts! And I couldn’t leave out the kids . . . I have great memories of making ornaments when I was younger, and then “discovering” them again each year as we’d decorate the tree.

I think all children should have the opportunity to get creative during the holidays! If you are looking for some great holiday projects for the littles, these 14 easy Christmas ornaments for kids are perfect. Just scroll down to see them.

DIY Christmas Ornaments for Kids

You'll love this collection of DIY Christmas ornaments for kids! Have fun with salt dough, recycled items, paper, and more. Fun homemade memories you'll save for years to come.

Felt Shapes

If your child can hand sew, they’ll love making these Christmas ornament shapes from felt.

Learn more about the project at Beijing Kids

You'll love this collection of DIY Christmas ornaments for kids! Have fun with salt dough, recycled items, paper, and more. Fun homemade memories you'll save for years to come.

Jingle Bells

I love any kids’ craft with egg cartons! Your children will love these too.

Learn how to do it at The Crafty Crow

You'll love this collection of DIY Christmas ornaments for kids! Have fun with salt dough, recycled items, paper, and more. Fun homemade memories you'll save for years to come.

Peanut Snowmen

Grab some paint and other items from your stash to turn peanuts into happy little snowmen.

(The blog is no longer online but get similar here)

You'll love this collection of DIY Christmas ornaments for kids! Have fun with salt dough, recycled items, paper, and more. Fun homemade memories you'll save for years to come.

Sparkly Pom Poms

This idea is perfect for any kind of pom poms that you have, though I love the sparkly ones!

Get the how-to at Zakka Life

You'll love this collection of DIY Christmas ornaments for kids! Have fun with salt dough, recycled items, paper, and more. Fun homemade memories you'll save for years to come.

Cinnamon Reindeer

Not only is this ornament cute, but it smells great too!

Learn how to do it at Momma’s Fun World

You'll love this collection of DIY Christmas ornaments for kids! Have fun with salt dough, recycled items, paper, and more. Fun homemade memories you'll save for years to come.

Wood Penguins

Have kids use their favorite paints to turn wood ornaments into cute winter characters.

Learn more about the project at Just a Little Creativity

You'll love this collection of DIY Christmas ornaments for kids! Have fun with salt dough, recycled items, paper, and more. Fun homemade memories you'll save for years to come.

Thumbprint Reindeer

This craft only takes about 20 minutes – and you’ll use your kids’ fingers and some acrylic paint.

Find the step-by-step at Little Bit Funky

You'll love this collection of DIY Christmas ornaments for kids! Have fun with salt dough, recycled items, paper, and more. Fun homemade memories you'll save for years to come.

Melting Snowman

This cute little guy is so easy to make – kids will love picking the little parts he left behind in his puddle.

Get the how-to at Bacon Time with the Hungry Hungry Hippo

You'll love this collection of DIY Christmas ornaments for kids! Have fun with salt dough, recycled items, paper, and more. Fun homemade memories you'll save for years to come.

Peppermint Wreaths

Make interesting shapes from peppermint candies – just by heating them in the oven.

See how they did it at Kiwi Crate

You'll love this collection of DIY Christmas ornaments for kids! Have fun with salt dough, recycled items, paper, and more. Fun homemade memories you'll save for years to come.

Kids’ Handprint

This is one of those easy DIY Christmas ornaments for kids you’ll do year after year. It’s fun to compare handprints!

Get the instructions at Spoonful of Imagination

You'll love this collection of DIY Christmas ornaments for kids! Have fun with salt dough, recycled items, paper, and more. Fun homemade memories you'll save for years to come.

Popsicle Stick Tree

Kids will love using popsicle sticks, paint and buttons to create their own personalized trees to hang on the larger tree.

(The blog is no longer online so use the photo for inspiration)

You'll love this collection of DIY Christmas ornaments for kids! Have fun with salt dough, recycled items, paper, and more. Fun homemade memories you'll save for years to come.

Perler Beads

Use up those perler beads with Christmas cookie cutters to make the fun shapes.

Find the instructions at A Bit of Sunshine

You'll love this collection of DIY Christmas ornaments for kids! Have fun with salt dough, recycled items, paper, and more. Fun homemade memories you'll save for years to come.

Jolly Elves

These happy little elves can be made with beads, pipe cleaners and felt.

Learn how they were made at Parents.com

You'll love this collection of DIY Christmas ornaments for kids! Have fun with salt dough, recycled items, paper, and more. Fun homemade memories you'll save for years to come.

String Art

Who doesn’t love string art? Older children will love making these with baker’s twine.

Find the step-by-step at U-Create

Let me know your favorite DIY Christmas ornaments for kids in the comments!

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