35+ of the Best DIY Christmas Ornaments and Decorations Kids Can Make

It’s always fun to do some holiday crafting and having some DIY Christmas decorations the kids can make for the holidays is a great project for Christmas break.

Luckily, there are a ton of different cool DIY Christmas decorations that the kids can help with as you decorate your home in festive colours and crafts. 

These DIY Christmas decorations are easy enough that the kids can help and is a great way to keep their little hands busy!

From easy holiday ornaments you can hang on the tree to yarn crafts and paper crafts, the kids will have a blast making these Christmas decorations at home. 

These nativity crafts are great for Christmas, and they use felt so even young children can help you make these.

This is such a fun Christmas tree craft the kids can put together as they get ready for the holiday season. 

There are so many different things that you can use yarn for, and these holiday crafts are just a few examples of those. 

Add some holiday cheer to the refrigerator this year with this fun snowman magnet craft for kids. 

A cookie cutter is filled with beads to make these fun ornaments.

You can use any holiday shaped cookie cutter so that you can have a variety of different ornaments. 

Popsicle sticks, aka craft sticks, are used in this craft to create an ornament that looks like snow skis! 

A cute holiday ornament that the kids can help to make.

This DIY chalkboard ornament will look great on the tree this year. 

Fingerprint crafts are always fun, but these cute air dry clay crafts will make the perfect addition to your Christmas tree. 

Homemade clay is a safe way for kids to make their own holiday ornaments and these are shaped and decorated like mittens. 

Festive Pomander

A festive decoration that is also fragrant, you can use these pomanders for gifts, holiday ornaments, or to add some extra holiday cheer to your home. 

So cute and fun to make, this reindeer craft uses wooden slices that are decorated with glitter paper to look like reindeer. 

If you are looking for a super easy Christmas decoration the kids can make, this stacked paper Christmas tree is a project they will have fun with. 

Fill your Christmas tree up with these holiday angels and you will have a beautiful looking tree the kids have helped decorated with homemade ornaments. 

Peanut shells are a creative way to create your own holiday decorations for the tree!

Driftwood is used to make these reindeer shaped ornaments.

Hang them on string around the fireplace or on the walls and you have a fun Christmas decoration. 

No sew crafts are perfect for the kids to make and these Christmas ornaments are festive and fun to make. 

Gingerbread men are a staple for the holidays and these cute gingerbread men are festive and easy to make. 

Using felt, the kids will love helping you make these cute nativity ornaments that can be put on the tree. 

So cute and easy to make, these pipe cleaner snowflakes can be used as tree decorations, or you can get creative and use them around the home. 

Creative and fun for the holidays, these handmade ornaments will be the perfect addition to the tree. 

Wondering what to do with those leftover wine corks? Why not use them so that the kids can make this cute snowman ornament?

Buttons are stacked and glued together to create a fun DIY Christmas tree decoration the kids can make at home. 

These easy to make dried citrus Christmas ornaments are a great way for the kids to use their hands to create something special. 

Another easy to make Christmas tree craft the kids can help with, these yarn wreaths are festive. 

Photo ornaments are a special craft that we can cherish forever and this one is easy to make and fun.

A mason jar lid is turned into a wreath to make this holiday ornament. 

Aren’t these Christmas trees cute?!

This Christmas craft uses those paint sample cards you can get for free to create a cute holiday tree. 

Cinnamon sticks, pom poms, and buttons are just a few simple supplies that are used to make these cute Christmas trees. 

Add some holiday fun to your home or front porch with these DIY terracotta Christmas trees. 

Another fun Christmas craft that uses wood slices and turns them into a Christmas tree ornament.

The kids will have a blast painting these!

Tealight candles turn into a special holiday Rudolph ornament with this easy to follow tutorial for the holidays. 

If you have leftover k-cups in the kitchen, here is a fun holiday decoration idea that the kids can help you make. 

It is fun to create marbled anything and these homemade marbled ornaments will be perfect for the tree. 

Mickey Mouse has gotten into the holiday spirit and the kids will love making these cute paper ornaments. 

Pipe cleaners are easy to work with and you can get pretty creative with them by making these Christmas tree ornaments. 

Not only is this a fun holiday decoration the kids can make, it is also a fun learning experience they will have while making it. 

There’s nothing wrong with heading back to the classic ornaments and these cinnamon ornaments are always fun for the kids to make. 

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