These Homemade Christmas Ornaments are the perfect Christmas craft for kids! Best of all, the Reindeer come together easily with just a handful of simple, affordable supplies — including mason jar lids and clothespins.
It has become a fun little holiday tradition for me and the boys to make our own ornaments each year. The kids enjoy it, and it’s a nice way for them to have a gift to share with grandparents, aunts and uncles, and friends. But with three kids ages 2, 4, and 6, I am constantly challenged to come up with a creative idea that’s also easy enough for preschoolers and quick enough to satisfy their short attention spans.
Supplies for Homemade Christmas Ornaments:
- Wide-mouth mason jar lids (a box of 12 costs about $3.50)
- Brown Spray Paint
- Googly eyes
- Red pom-poms
- Baker’s Twine (or other similar string or ribbon)
- A hot glue gun, super glue, or craft glue
These ornaments were a joint effort! Casey was in charge of the spray paint, I was in charge of the glue gun, and Casey also stuck on the eyes and noses. Spence provided moral support?!
Gibbs took care of clipping the antlers onto the top of each head! Such concentration…
And when they were done, I just used the glue gun to attach a loop of twine on the back.