Crafty Christmas: 10 Last-Minute DIY Ornaments

From felt and glitter to recycled materials, homemade ornaments make a fantastic (and versatile!) gift kids can make. Keep little hands busy this season with this DIY decor for your Christmas tree.

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Spaghetti Ornaments

These spaghetti ornaments take seconds to make and are a great addition to a tree, gift or window.
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Trim the Tree with 'Glass' Candy Ornaments

Glass candy ornaments are easy to make and fun for kids. Make a batch of glass candy ornaments with your child this holiday season.
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Pasta Christmas Ornaments

Get oodles of noodles this year, not for dinner, but to create this funky ornament for the Christmas tree!
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Make Yarn Ornaments

Yarn ornaments are a beautiful and crafty way to celebrate the holidays. Make a set of yarn ornaments with your child, then hang them on your Christmas tree.
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Make Aluminum Ornaments!

Using aluminum is a great way to recycle and make some shiny ornaments borrowing from this traditional Mexican art form. Here's an easy kids' activity!
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Make Marbled Christmas Balls

Forget mass-produced, store bought holiday ornaments. Your fifth grader can usher in the holidays by making his own homemade marbled Christmas balls!
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Ice Ornament

Help your child make an attractive frozen holiday ornament to hang outside during winter months.
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Make Glue Ornaments for Christmas

Make unique holiday ornaments with this sticky, stringy art project.
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Craft an Origami Wrapping Paper Ornament

Oragami Christmas ornaments make a beautiful addition to your family's tree. Make origami Christmas ornaments out of old wrapping paper this holiday season.
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Make Beaded Candy Cane Ornaments

Candy cane ornaments bring some cheer to your Christmas tree. Make a batch of candy cane ornaments with your child to practice patterning and fine motor skills.
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