During the holiday season, don’t miss out on these merry DIY Kids Christmas Ornament ideas! Kids will love using their creativity and having some family fun during the special holiday season. You can find unique ornament ideas for kids of all ages, and even adults will love making these festive ornaments!
Christmas Ornament Ideas for Kids
When the kids are on winter break from school, get ready to have some fun craft days with these creative DIY kids Christmas ornaments!
Popsicle Stick Trains
Popsicle stick train ornaments are perfect for kids to make to have as a memory of their younger selves as they get older! Or, gift them to grandparents and family members. These are easy enough for kids of all ages to paint and get involved in, but you might have to do the gluing part if your kiddos are young!
Popsicle Gingerbread Houses
Easy and festive gingerbread house ornaments are simple to make with popsicle sticks and just a few other craft supplies! These would be great to make in a school project and send home to parents as a little holiday gift.
Circus Animal Cookies
They might make you crave some cookies, but these circus animal cookie ornaments are so adorable and easy to make! Made with model magic clay, they are safe for the whole family to get involved!
Popsicle Stick Christmas Windows
Christmas window ornaments are great for a wide range of ages, since the tasks vary from super easy to a little bit more difficult! Add a photo to personalize these ornaments. I find that the ornaments with photos are the ones my kids get most excited to put on the tree each year!
We all know someone who absolutely loves donuts, right? This adorable donut ornament is great for kids to make and gift to teachers or friends alike. After making the donut shape is ready, children of all ages can paint their donut exactly how they want.
These stunning seashell angels are perfect if you have some extra seashells in your house! Repurpose them into a project that is fun for the whole family. Get creative with your colors and decorations!
Clothespin People Ornaments
These old-fashioned clothespin people ornaments are so cute and give off vintage vibes! These are more geared towards older kids, since the painting and decoration are a little more intricate. But they don’t have to be perfect, anyone can get involved!
Salt Dough Santa Handprint Ornaments
If you have never used salt dough to make an ornament, you are in for a fun day of crafts! Salt dough is super easy and budget friendly to make, and will bake into a hard, fairly durable material. These Santas are great kids Christmas ornaments because you can use their little handprint and keep this ornament to see how much they grow each year!
Simple Rudolph ornaments can get the whole family involved! These cute little Rudolphs only use 3 craft supplies and immediately make you feel in the Christmas spirit. Teachers, these are perfect preschool Christmas ornaments for your classroom!
These seashell mosaic ornaments are especially exciting if you have a little rock collector in the family! I know my kids love to pick up their favorite looking rocks and seashells, and adding them to an ornament would mean so much. Plus, they actually end up looking very pretty!
DIY snow globe ornaments are wonderful for young children who are learning to draw and use their creativity! Or, you can use it to showcase one of your favorite photos. Any ornaments with a photo in it make great gifts to parents, grandparents, teachers, or aunts and uncles!
Popsicle Stick Snowflakes
This is another ornament idea that is great for all ages. It’s easy to paint, create the snowflake shapes, and then decorate with all the little pom poms and paint that your kids want! Plus, these craft materials couldn’t be easier to find.
How cute are these little ballerinas? Not only are they super adorable, but they are so special to make with the family! I think these would be great for older kids to work on and really let their creativity shine.
Clay Christmas Tree Ornaments
Using air drying clay, these little Christmas tree ornaments couldn’t be easier! Let your kids use their fingerprints for the ornaments using all of their favorite colors. As seen in Mum in the Mad House, write the year to remind you how much time has passed each year you put it on the tree!
Elf & Reindeer Handprint Ornaments
Use your hands as art! These charming salt dough elf and reindeer ornaments are a wonderful craft for younger kids. If your child loves making crafts, have them make one of each!
Not only are these little gingerbread ornaments beautiful, but they are also scented! The smell will remind you of the comforting, cozy smell of gingerbread and keep you in the Christmas spirit. Since they look and smell like cookies, make sure you remind your kids that they are not edible!
Rudolph the Reindeer Frames
My favorite kind of DIY kids Christmas ornaments are the ones with photos in them! These are wonderful to give as gifts or use as a class project around the holidays! Little kids can get creative and choose how to place their pipe cleaners and cotton balls. Kids will love to see their photo with a nose like Rudolph!
Snow Globe Ornaments
Any parents with car lover’s out there? I bet so! These creative snow globe ornaments have a hot wheels inside with a mini tree on top! I know the kids out there that love hot wheels are going to go crazy over these festive ornaments!
Popsicle Stick Christmas Trees
Popsicle stick trees are easy, cute, and entertaining for all ages! Use all of your favorite colors and mix the decorations with pipe cleaners and pom poms. You can use already colored popsicle sticks or feel free to paint them during this craft project!
Don’t these little snowmen just melt your heart? Starting with a baby sock, you can make these absolutely delightful little snowman ornaments with your family! Your kids will love all the different ways to make these snowmen look extra cute.
Salt Dough Melted Snowmen
These little melted snowmen ornaments are made with salt dough and easily decorated with a face, nose, buttons and arms! They are great for a Christmas-time project that all the family can get involved in!
More Ornament Ideas to Try
If you are ready to get your family into the holiday spirit, keep these DIY kids Christmas ornaments ideas in mind! There are so many special ways to create Christmas memories and one of them is through the magic of making your own homemade ornaments and putting them onto the Christmas tree each and every year.