Christmas Decoration Ideas That Kids Can DIY

It’s no secret that kids love Christmas — they also love crafts making combining the two a win-win. Build their anticipation for the big day with our easy Christmas crafts for kids and other fun cold-weather activity ideas. Your kids will love adorning the tree with handmade ornaments, dressing up your front door with a creative wreath, and giving cute DIY gifts to loved ones.


Christmas Decoration Ideas For Kids

Snowman Hand print Ornament from Meg Duerksen

This snowman hand print ornament is super easy and fun for kids as well as parents. It is also a great ideas to boost your kids creative and also encourage them to celebrate Christmas. This is a supercute ornament which can be used to decorate your home or also can be used as holiday gifts for your neighbors or loved one.

DIY Tabletop Christmas Tree from Lolly Chessie

This tabletop trees are perfect for those who don’t have the room for a full-size tree. They also are cool to add Christmas touches around the house. And the best part is it is so simple to make that every kid can do it very rapidly without any messy hands or floors, all you need is to give them the needed supplies and instructions.

Paper Wreath from Widgy Cat 

Paper wreath is a modern take on the traditional wreaths you often see around the holidays. If you created this wreath with the neutral or soft color papers they can be decorated whole year too. And obviously the best part, kids will love to create anything that relates to their craft activities.

Paper Roll Mice from Child Made Tutorial

This mice toilet paper roll craft is very nice for preschool, kindergarten and elementary school children, which is obviously an amazing idea for Christmas decoration. Aren’t they fun? This is a good Recycle craft for kids that can be a valuable tool of entertainment and distraction after a long school day. This craft project for kids cost almost nothing to make and you can use materials from around the house. If you’re looking for fun craft projects for kids that are perfect for Christmas, this is a must-have crafting.

Christmas Tree Ornaments With Pasta from DIY-Enthusiasts

Pasta is not only the favorite dinner options for the kids, but as well as one of the favorite plaything while eating. So it is an amazing idea to use their favorite knick-knack as their craft supplies. The below pasta Christmas tree will definitely add a joy to their holiday vacations.

Crafter Reindeer Thumbprint Ornaments from Little Bit Funky

These reindeer thumbprint ornaments are adorable. They’re easy to make, unique, and they get your kids involved. They’d be a perfect gift for teachers, babysitters, and family members.

Cupcake Liner Christmas Tree from Tatertots and Jello

Cupcake liners have become an unexpected favorite when it comes to crafting and the inspiration for these charming cupcake liners Christmas Trees for kids, who turned stacking the cupcake liners into a game. This has to be the simplest craft we’ve ever done. To make each segment of the tree, simply fold a cupcake liner in half and then fold it in half again so you have a folded segment as shown in the photo below. This activity is great for developing fine motor skills and all that folding led to some playful maths discussions about fractions, halves and quarters. I love a little hands on learning while we craft!

Pom Pom Christmas Ornaments from Skip To My Lou

Have you ever bought one of those big multi-colored pom pom bags from the craft store? Just to get home and realize you have no idea what your kids should do with them?! Yeah, been there. That’s why I decided to feature this great Christmas art projects that you can do with them at home! To get the instructions, just click on the links above the title.

Wire and Bead Ornaments from Everyday Art

This is really a nice DIY project to make wire and beaded ball Christmas ornaments. All you need are balloons, wire and some decorative beads. You can also use mismatched beads to make them colorful and shiny. If you are looking for an inexpensive way to dress up your Christmas tree, definitely try these wire and beaded ball ornaments. Happy holiday crafting!

Button Christmas Tree Ornament from Hands On As We Grow

Candy Cane Christmas Trees from Mom On Timeout

This Candy Cane Christmas Trees are super versatile and can be used as ornaments, gift toppers, and even small gifts.  They take hardly any time at all and are very inexpensive to make – perfect for a classroom full of kids!

Crayon Drip Holiday Ornaments from The Swell Designer

I absolutely love how watercolory and colorful these crayon drip ornaments turned out and they are SO easy to make. They really only take three things to create.  I’m serious!

Christmas Clay Ornaments from A Beautiful Mess

This smaller sized ornaments work great as personalized gift tags on a gift box.  And the larger ones are perfect for decorating your Christmas tree! If you love these ornaments….but would rather just purchase them i highly recommend you to make your own.

Winter Wonderland Ornament from Disney

Enjoy a winter wonderland without the chill by giving this ornament a special place on your Christmas tree. Customize the snow blanketed scene to fit your decor!

Glass Ball Character Ornaments from Crazy Little Projects

Button Trees from UK lass in US

We’ve found the perfect project for all those spare buttons and you will love the results! This Button Tree Wall Art is stunning!

DIY Yarn Ball Ornaments from MomAdvice

Want to add a festive touch to your home décor? Yarn balls are an inexpensive and versatile décor trick. They also make for easy party decorations and obviously very kids friendly too. So simply click the link in title and follow the instructions.

Salt Dough Ornament from Mommypotamus

Salt dough ornaments are quick and easy to make and they last forever! I’m pretty sure every mom still has some of salt dough creations from elementary school.

Bottle Cap Snowmen from One Artsy Mama

Here is a super easy and fun idea to make snowman ornament for your holiday decoration. All you need are some recycled bottle caps, acrylic paint, glue and ribbon. It’s very easy to make and you can work on it with your kids. They will have lots of fun creating these adorable bottle cap snowmen. This craft also teaches the kids to be imaginative and models a simple way to reuse and recycle. Happy crafting!

Cookie Cutter Ornaments from HGTV

What do you think? Not too shabby for a last minute purchase and $.25 each, right? These were pretty fun to make. I’ve also now crafted with cookie cutters, which means my life is complete!

Popsicle Stick Ornaments from Evite

String Art Ornaments from The Country Chic Cottage

Cinnamon Stick Tree Ornaments from Consumer Crafts

Rolled Paper Ornament from Paper, Plate, And Plane

Cottage-Style Yarn Ball Wreath from DIY Network

DIY Paper-covered Ornaments from The Turquoise Home

Paper Towel Stars from Blog a la Cart

Clay Snowmen from Say Yes

Rudolph Cork Ornament from Rae Gun Ramblings

Sock Snowmen from Darkroom and Dearly

Folder Paper Trees from Design & Form

DIY Swirl Paint Glass Ornaments from Kids Activities Blog

Snow Filled Monogram Ornaments from According To Kelly

Gum Drop Pomander Ornament from My Blessed Life

Bake Christmas Stained Glass Gingerbread Cookies from NurtureStore

DIY Sparkling Pinecone Ornaments from Provident Home Design

Christmas Finger Puppets Craft from Woo! Jr. Kids Activities

Snowman Christmas Tree Ornaments from Tonya Staab

No-Sew Sock Snowman Craft from Easy Peasy and Fun

Felt Ogee Ornament from Betz White

Tea Light Snowman Ornaments from One Little Project

DIY Burlap Rudolph Ornament from Inch of Creativity

Zipper Tree Christmas Ornament from Urban Departures

Easy Sequin Christmas Ornaments from Agus Yornet Blog

Horse Head From Thread from krokotak