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The Top 5 Really Easy Christmas Crafts for Kids, Childrens Christmas Tree Crafts and Videos

By: Kelly Mellott

The holiday season is a great time to get kids involved with some easy Christmas crafts. Use this time to teach your children important messages such as the importance of sharing and giving and the real Christmas story. These easy Christmas kid crafts incorporate all kinds of ideas and mediums such as Christmas CD crafts, Twas the Night before Christmas crafts, and children’s Christmas tree crafts. Have fun making these projects together at home or teachers will find this a great resource for Christmas crafts for kids to do at school. So get in the holiday spirit and start crafting away!

Table of Contents:
Easy Cinnamon Christmas Ornaments
More Great Easy Christmas Ornaments for Kids
Christmas Craft Videos


Easy Cinnamon Christmas Ornaments

This project is so easy to make and kids love getting their hands dirty and making something special to decorate the tree with. Plus these ornaments give off a heavenly smell that will fill your home. Great easy Christmas kid craft.

Handmade Cinnamon Ornaments


  • Tulip® 3D Fashion Paint
    • White (65000)
    • Leaf Green (65032)
    • Bright Red (65141)
  • Aleene's® Original Tacky Glue®
  • Tulip® Glam-It-Up!™ Iron-On Crystals™
    • Crystal 4mm (TR32)
  • Ribbon, to Hang Ornaments
  • Drinking Straw
  • Cinnamon
  • Measuring Spoons
  • Wax Paper
  • Bowl
  • Scissors
  • Paper Towels
  • Measuring Cup
  • Cookie Cutters
  • Wire Rack
  • Applesauce
  • Cloves
  • Plastic Food Wrap
  • Nutmeg
  • Rolling Pin

1 cup cinnamon
1 tablespoon cloves
1 tablespoon nutmeg
3/4 cup applesauce, drained
2 tbsp glue


  1. Combine cinnamon, cloves and nutmeg. Add applesauce and glue. Mix well with hands until mixture is smooth and well combined.
  2. Place wax paper down onto work surface.
  3. Roll one quarter of dough between two pieces of wax paper until about 1/4” thick.
  4. Cut into desired shapes with cookie cutters, etc.
  5. Cut holes for hanging using straw or similar object.
  6. Dry on wire rack for several days, turning daily to keep from curling. Option - dry in a 250 degree F oven until hard.
  7. For stones, squeeze out a dot of Tulip® 3D Fashion Paint slightly smaller than size of stone. Place stone into paint and gently press so paint comes up and around stone.
  8. Refer to photo when decorating ornaments. Start flow of paint on a paper towel, applying an even pressure on bottle for a smooth line. Create polka dots or lines using different colors. Let dry completely.
  9. Cut ribbon to desired length. Run through hole and knot at end of ribbon.

More great easy children’s Christmas tree crafts:

  • Christmas CD Crafts – This project allows you and your child to add a personal touch to handmade ornaments with family photos and some scrapbook paper.
  • Twas the Night Before Christmas Crafts – A handmade advent calendar will allow you the chance to read part of the famous holiday tale to your children every day and they’ll love getting to open each box as Christmas day nears.

  • Milk Bottle Cap Ornament – Have a green Christmas with this environmentally-friendly handmade ornament project that even the smallest hands can get busy with. Decorate your whole tree in these ornaments for a fun, eco-styled look.
  • Paper crafted Christmas Ornament – This handmade ornament idea is great to do with groups of kids and is a quick and easy craft for everyone to enjoy for years to come.
  • More Great Easy Christmas Ornaments for Kids – 15 Homemade Christmas Ornaments to Make with Kids. So many ideas and not enough time! 



Sparkly Candy Christmas Tree Video by Pahepburh – A great yummy handmade Christmas decoration to make with your kids!




Gingerbread Christmas Children Craft Project Video by Cullensabcs – Incredibly easy Christmas Craft for preschoolers and above; they’ll have so much fun making this festive gingerbread craft project!




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