5 Handmade Christmas Ornaments to Make with Your Kids this Year

By Melanie Rainer

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Looking for a fun Christmas craft project to do with your kids … that aren’t salt dough or paper plate trees? We’ve compiled a list of 5 of our very favorite and unique handmade Christmas ornaments to make together and decorate your tree! Let’s get crafting!


1. Burlap Reindeer from The Resourceful Mama

Aren’t these ADORABLE? And so easy to make! Check out how on The Resourceful Mama.


2. Sock Snowmen from Darkroom and Dearly

These are just about the cutest little homemade snowmen we’ve ever seen … well, other than ones made of snow! But your kids will love giving their snowmen personality with different colored socks and buttons. Get directions here on Darkroom and Dearly.


3. Button Christmas Trees from Childhood 101

This button Christmas tree is so clever! String different size buttons onto a pipe cleaner to create these sweet little ornaments. Find instructions on Childhood 101.


4. Cupcake Liner Christmas Trees from One Perfect Day

These are such a fun little craft, and a great activity for your kids to do when you are busy baking! Learn how to make these cupcake liner Christmas trees on One Perfect Day.


5. Popsicle Stick Sleds from Fireflies + Mud Pies

We love these sweet little sleds! They are so fun and will look amazing on any Christmas tree. Have fun decorating them with different colors! Instructions on Fireflies + Mud Pies.