Looking for a fun and crafty way to start the holiday break with your kids? Make some ornaments! Ornaments are easy, fun, and make great gifts and mementos. Here are some awesome DIY ornament tutorials to get you started.

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Concentric Circle Salt Ornaments – All you need is salt, flour, water, and paint! With just a few supplies, you can make these eye-catching ornaments which also help teach about color relationships.

 

 

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Mini Canvas Ornaments – With just a few mini canvases, paint, and twine, your kids can make tiny works of art for your tree! The mini canvases can be found at Hobby Lobby, $5 for a pack of 6.

 

 

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Cinnamon Dough Ornaments and Gift Embellishments – A simple cinnamon dough and some cookie cutters makes these cute ornaments or gift embellishments. They’re cute, easy to make, and they smell great.

 

 

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DIY Christmas Tree – Let your kids make and decorate their own little Christmas tree. Cardstock and paint is all you need to make these adorable tiny trees!

 

 

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Mini Wreaths – You’d never guess that these cute mini wreaths are made with shower curtain rings and yarn! Adorable, easy, and a great way to keep little hands busy.

 

 

– Ava

Ava Love Hanna is a writer, performer, and mother of a super awesome 5-year-old. She loves exploring Austin’s best kid-friendly places with her husband and son. Read about her adventures in writing, parenting, and being obsessed with Doctor Who at avalovehanna.com.