11 Cute and Easy Christmas Decorations You Can Make With Your Kids

Tis the season to be jolly! And with December less than a month away, the Christmas spirit is really starting to sink in. I don’t know about you, but there’s something about Christmas that really makes me happy, bouncy, and excited. And what better way to fill your homes with all that wonderful and magical Christmas spirit, than with personally crafted Christmas decorations you and your kids will surely love to make. Let your kids delight in a home filled with adorable Christmas ornaments and decorations, and more importantly with lots of fun and lovely memories of bonding time. Check out our list of cute and easy D.I.Y. decorations for a truly fun-filled Christmas celebration.

Baby and Breakfast: Activities Cute and Easy Christmas Decorations You Can Make With Your Kids


Tissue Paper Roll Santa Claus
Photo via CBC

Got a bunch of empty tissue paper rolls at home and don’t have a clue what to do with them? Here’s a super cute idea for an awesome holiday decoration! You can make a mini Santa Claus, or two, or maybe even twelve! Scatter them around on empty table tops, or it can also make a great addition to a truly Christmas-y table setting for noche buena.


Paper Strip Christmas Tree 
Photo via Twitchetts

Looking for some wall decorations to add to the Christmas vibe? Well, why not make them? This paper strip Christmas tree might just be your family’s next masterpiece. You can make a big one to display anywhere in the house or maybe smaller versions you can stick next to each other. It might be a good idea for holiday cards for family members as well. I’m sure the lolos and lolas will be thrilled to know it was handmade by your whole family.


Clothespin Snowmen
Photo via Easy Peasy and Fun

When I think about snowmen, I don’t think I’ll ever get Olaf out of my head ever again–which is why snowmen will always be extra adorable! Add that “Olaf charm” in your home with these endearing clothespin snowmen. They might just be the extra touch you need on your Christmas tree, or you can use them to hold Christmas cards or lovely notes from members of the family!


Popsicle Stick Sled
Photo via Fireflies and Mud Pies

Make your Christmas tree truly unique by creating your own ornaments–and what better way to do so than to make them with your family! A popsicle stick sled is a simple yet quirky decoration you and your kids will love–you can also have your kids personalize it with their names!


Beaded Snowflakes
Photo via Happiness is Homemade

Keep those little hands busy and those little faces happy with some arts and crafts this sem break. I know most kids are now on their semester break, and what better way to keep them occupied, and happy, (not to mention away from their tablets and phones!), than to involve them as you work on your Christmas decorations for the house. Make it fun and still educational as they practice their fine motor skills with some beaded snowflake ornaments. I’m sure it will make them truly satisfied to see their work hanging on your Christmas tree!


Paper Plate Elf
Photo via I Heart Crafty Things

Here’s a little something you can get your littler toddler roped into! It’s easy and definitely fun to make! And I’m sure these paper plate elves (however way they will turn out, haha) will make delightful decorations on your kitchen or dining room walls.


Watercolor Ornament
Photo via Stay at Home Educator

Isn’t this just lovely? And it’s so easy to make! This might even go to your little girl’s room instead of the Christmas tree! I mean, it basically screams Disney Princess to me, and I’m positive your little girl will love working on these! But, it ain’t just for the girls, as you can also play up with the colors (whatever nail polish is available) and make the boys feel like they’re working on a science experiment! Pretty cool crafting right there!


Paper Strip Reindeer
Photo via Easy Peasy and Fun

These adorable paper strip reindeer will sit perfectly on your living room’s center table or on a book shelf. It’s fun and easy to do, and it saves up on so much for Christmas decors!


Wood and Clay Pot Nativity Set
Photo via Illi Style

Inexpensive and easy to make, this wood and clay pot nativity set will be a lovely house decor or a gift you can give away this Christmas. It’s unique, appealing, and truly special being made out of love from you and your family.


Puzzle Piece Candy Cane
Photo via That’s What Che Said

Got old puzzles lying around, seemingly useless because a piece, or two, or maybe even ten, are already missing? Here’s some good news for you momma! Because anything we can do to care for mother nature is always a good idea, why don’t you recycle them? It will make for a great family bonding activity, plus it can also enhance you and your child’s creativity! You can work on candy canes, or maybe even Christmas wreaths or Christmas trees, or maybe you’re all fans of  Star Wars, and who says you can’t have a Storm Trooper or Darth Vader ornament on your Christmas Tree, right?


Popsicle Stick Snowflakes
Photo via The Best Ideas for Kids

Another simple yet absolutely fun to do artwork your kids will love! Let your kids decorate them however way they want to–making truly unique snowflakes for your family Christmas tree.


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  1. Great ideas. Christmas is approaching and every child develops a feeling of what’s new that can be added to their decoration

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