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Christmas Ornament Craft for Kids with Yarn

Posted on December 10 2019

Christmas Ornaments with Yarn

 

There's no place like home for the holidays! So why not make it extra special, festive and fun with these laced Christmas ornaments!

This time of year is especially busy with the holidays, the kids and their activities, work and just everyday life. It's easy to forget to sit down, breathe and remember what the Holidays are all about!

I fall into the habit of letting the kids have too much screen time while I try to get things done. I try to make up for it with dedicated and focused time with them. All they really want at this age is for me to play with them.

Crafting is my favorite way to sit down and connect. It allows us all to cultivate our creativity while exercising those fine motor skills. It also allows us to talk and discuss our days, the holidays or whatever is on their little minds.

This project is great because it is so versatile, you could use it for any holiday! It's great practice for drawing, tracing, cutting, punching, threading, tying & gluing. That's a lot of skills in 1 simple project. Also, my kids are hole punching maniacs! 

 

How to Make a Laced Christmas Ornament

Here’s what you’ll need:

  • Construction paper
  • Scissors
  • Hole punch
  • Ribbon or yarn
  • Button, sequin, or bell embellishments
  • Glue
  • Pencil

Christmas Craft Supplies: Yarn, Scissors, Hole Punch, Construction Paper and Sequins.

Laced Christmas Ornament Video:

Laced Christmas Ornament Instructions:

1. Draw or trace shapes from construction paper

Construction Paper with Star Tracing

2. Cut out shape

Cut out Star from Construction Paper

3. Punch holes along edges of the entire shape

Construction Paper Star Ornament with Hole Punch

4. Cut a 20" length of yarn, string, or ribbon

Yarn Ball Cut with Scissors

5. Thread ribbon through holes.

Thread Yarn through Star Ornament Holes

6. Tie knot & trim excess

Tie Knot and Trim Excess

Embellish!

Christmas Ornament Craft with Yarn

Merry Christmas!

If you're in need of some more snowy day activities and Christmas decor, check out these fun Watercolor Ornaments or these giftable clay Fingerprint Ornaments.

Wishing you a happy & crafty holiday season! 

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 Artist Biography - Tara Custer

 

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