Make Some Christmas Ornaments and Give Them Away

Today, make some Christmas ornaments together and give them away. Bring a little light and cheer into somebody else’s Advent by letting them know you are thinking of them. While any recipient would do, this would be an especially nice Advent activity to do for an elderly neighbor or shut-in.

I’ve listed links to a few ideas below, but you can get creative with this one.

Ideas for Christmas Ornaments

Pom Pom Ornaments

These cute little ornaments made from pom poms will be fun for even the youngest members of your family to make.

Button Wreath Christmas Ornaments

These tiny wreaths are pretty easy to make and a great way to use up all of those odd buttons you have sitting around.

Twiggy Christmas Trees

These fun decorations are made by painting twigs and threading them together.

Ribbon Trees

Make little Christmas trees from ribbons, beads, and thread.

Yarn Balls 

This ornaments are made by wrapping yarn around a balloon and coating the yarn in glue. Pop the balloon and you have a unique craft which even young kids can help make.

Add Your Ideas

Add your own ideas for making Christmas ornaments to the comments at the bottom of this post.

More Advent Ideas

Advent is a season of preparation for the celebration of Christmas. It starts four Sundays before Christmas. The focus of this season is both the incarnation of the Christ child in Bethlehem and being alert and ready for the coming of Christ. See ideas for prayers, crafts, projects, and lesson plans here.


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