FREE Christmas Kids’ Activity – DIY Christmas Ornament

As a mom, I am always conflicted about the Christmas tree. My dream is to have a themed tree with beautiful garland and ribbon. My reality is that I still let the kids decorate the tree, and the finishing touch is always a train track running around it with engines everywhere. However, I recognize that my kids will never be this age again. As long as they want to decorate the tree, I will absolutely allow them to do so.

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This leads me to the next cheap Christmas activity to do with children – a DIY Christmas ornament. Here is a list of the supplies we used to create the ornaments all found at our local Dollar Tree store:

  1. Green and red tinsel pom-poms
  2. Red jingle bells
  3. Green jingle bells
  4. Gold jingle bells
  5. Gold pipe cleaner
  6. Green pipe cleaner
  7. Clear plastic ornaments

(I get a little back if you use the links to make purchases online. I still recommend the Dollar Tree.)

I pulled out the ornaments and the Dollar Tree supplies, and I let the kids put them together however they liked. It was over an hour of fun for the evening, and I enjoyed every second of it. Grand total – less than $10 for all three ornaments.

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Have you ever done a DIY Christmas ornaments? This was our first year, but I will definitely do it again in the future.

What other cheap Christmas activities have you done that you enjoyed?

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  1. I keep most of the Christmas cards people have given us. Some of them are really beautiful! A few years ago I started recycling them. I cut off the parts that people had written on and used card stock to make up what was lacking. (I think I used double-sided tape and Magic tape.) I recycled some of the envelopes, too. A computer address sticker or kitchen label from the dollar store works wonders! 😊

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