Monday, November 25, 2019

Glue & Salt Ornaments {Easy Christmas Craft}

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Looking for easy Christmas ornament crafts for kids? Try making some glue and salt ornaments with this simple tutorial.

One Christmas, I stocked up on clear plastic ornaments when they were half price. I wasn't sure what to do with them at the time, but I figured that I would eventually come up with some kind of Christmas ornament craft for kids.

Well, I finally did and the results are beautiful.

Christmas ornament craft ideas for toddler or preschool child

Christmas Ornament Craft Idea for Preschool

See the thing is we have never tried the whole glue, salt, and watercolor art process before.

Shocking, I know.

So my youngest son (who was four years old at the time) and I had fun experimenting with this method to make some pretty glue and salt ornaments for the Christmas tree. It was a lot of fun and they turned out great!

Some of the ornaments were painted, but most were left plain white, like below.

Clear Christmas ornament craft ideas

The process is fun, but a wee bit messy. The bonus is you end up with a Christmas ornament keepsake that you can keep for years.

You can get the full tutorial for this Christmas ornament craft over on CBC Parents.


Homemade Christmas ornament crafts for kids to make and give as homemade gifts

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