The only thing better than Christmas decorations? Homemade Christmas decorations, of course! Especially the ones made by our kids! Get in the spirit with your little ones by whipping up one of these DIY treasures!
Ornaments and Decorations:
1 || Yarn Wrapped Ornaments || These simple little ornaments are sure to add some color and texture to your Christmas tree this year! We’ve made these with entire classrooms full of kids – they turn out great and offer great bilateral coordination practice!
2 || Ribbon Garland || Another great way to add a splash of color to your tree! This cute garland is awesome for kids who are just learning how to tie shoes.
3 || Seek and Find Ornaments || These ornaments are more than just adorable – they are also a great visual perceptual challenge! Kids will love filling them up and hiding letters inside!
4 || Beaded Snowflake Ornament || One of our most popular holiday activities, this sparkly little ornament is a beautiful decoration for Christmas and beyond! It’s also a great fine motor activity for all ages.
5 || Washi Tape on Gifts from The Pink Doormat || When in doubt, get out the washi tape! Let kids go wild creating their own designs all over the package while building grasping skills and fine motor strength! This one is great for even your youngest kiddos!
6 || Taggy Typography || Cut out and decorate individual letters to mark a present and make it easily identifiable to the recipient with our taggy typography!
8 || Polka Dot Your Wrapping from The House That Lars Built || Super simple materials and a little fine motor fun add up to create some pretty polka dot wrapping paper!
10 || Easy Gift Wrapping Idea from Big Dot of Happiness || Hand strengthening is fun when you use a circle punch to create a pretty package!
13 || Pipe Cleaner Christmas Trees || Great for fine motor coordination, grasping, and bilateral coordination, these awesome little beaded trees are a great addition to your holiday craft list!
14 || Scissor Skills Christmas Tree Craft from Crafts on Sea || Here’s a great way for young kids to practice snipping with scissors!
15 || Washi Tape Christmas Tree from I Heart Arts n Crafts || We love using washi tape – so many pretty patterns and colors and awesome hand strengthening and grasping work too!
What are your favorite kid-friendly DIY holiday ideas? We’d love to hear! Leave us a comment below!
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