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Simple & Easy DIY Sequined Christmas Ornament Craft for Kids & Adults

How to make DIY sequin and pin styrofoam ball Christmas tree ornaments for kids and adults - These simple & easy handmade ornaments make a pretty addition to any homemade Xmas tree. Awesome, fun craft for children, tweens, and teens. Picture shows stripes, but ideas for other decorations and patterns with loose sequins and lots of bling.

We have on different occasions made lots of different projects with loose sequins, the most memorable being this sequined snowflake Grace and I made when she was 3 1/2. It was not especially pleasing to the eye, but she was proud of it, and we hung it on the Christmas tree until she peeled all the sequins off. Now that Grace is 11, we make more grown up ornaments that are more pleasing to the eye. This is one that I would be happy to hang, and not just because my child made it but because it actually looks nice. … Read more

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Simple & Easy Christmas String Art Ornaments for Kids & Adults

Simple & easy Christmas string art for beginners - These pretty designs are made on wood slices using embroidery floss or string and make a perfectly sized Christmas ornament for the Xmas tree. Includes free printable templates and patterns for a star, angel, light, tree, snowflake, and more. Great for children, tweens, teens, and adults.

Christmas String Art for Beginners A couple of months ago, I shared my foibles at learning string art. There are lots of good tips for beginners in that post, so check it out especially if you’re new to the craft. Now that I’ve figured out string art (mostly), I am really into creating little projects, and I decided to do these simple and easy Christmas ornaments with my tween Girl Scout troop. We haven’t done them yet, but I did help both 11-year-old Grace and almost 8-year-old Allie each to make one, and they were both successful, so I have … Read more

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Felt Cat Ornament – DIY Christmas Ornaments for Kids (Free Printable Pattern)

I love Christmas crafts. Actually, I love all crafts and pretty much everything Christmas, but Christmas crafts have a special place in my heart. Speaking of Christmas crafts, have you taken a look at my huge list of kid-made Christmas ornaments? They range from little kid projects to big kid projects, so you’ll definitely want to take a look. I also have a very deep love for cats, so this little Christmas tree ornament came together very naturally. I made this ornament in two different ways. First, I made one that is 100% hot glued. You could really use any … Read more

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Making Styrofoam-filled Christmas Ornaments with a Preschooler

Christmas Ornaments for Preschoolers

We’ve made several Christmas ornaments by stuffing things into a clear glass ball. We tried several combinations of paint and glitter, and those didn’t come out as well as we would have liked. I’m not sure why. We stuffed pom-poms into a bunch of them. Those were all really nice. This ornament was supposed to be filled up with styrofoam beads and glitter. I didn’t want to buy styrofoam beads (and wasn’t allowed to go shopping on bedrest), so we improvised. We had a bunch of styrofoam made from big pieces of foam, and Joe and Grace crumbled them up. … Read more

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