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Easy to make Christmas decorations

I'd like to sit and make christmas decorations with my son, who's 3, so they need to be pretty easy to make, but I'd like something I can hang on the tree every year, or hang on the wall...suggestions? Money is limited.

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Asked by BisketLiss at 10:32 AM on Nov. 16, 2010 in Preschoolers (3-4)

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  • You can get packs of foam that have sticky backs on them and cut them out into shapes and make oranaments. My MIL did this with my DS and nephew a few weeks and they came out really cute. She made snowmen and snow flakes, and you can even add glitter to them. I think the packs are about 10 bucks at Wal Mart in their craft section.

    Answer by saysha100687 at 10:40 AM on Nov. 16, 2010


    Cinnamon applesauce ornaments.

    Answer by ballewal at 10:43 AM on Nov. 16, 2010

  • Target has sets you can make garland, ornaments or frame ornaments for $5. They are cute and easy!

    Answer by khedy at 11:51 AM on Nov. 16, 2010

  • BUMP 4 U....

    Answer by sarasmommy777 at 8:07 PM on Nov. 16, 2010

  • flour dough ornaments are fun, easy, and inexpensive. Just do a search on line for a recipe. Basically flour, salt, oil, a touch of water. then paint them with water colors, or craft paint.

    Answer by DivaDynamite at 8:27 PM on Nov. 16, 2010

  • Ballewal, I just saved that link.....looks simple AND I bet the house smells AWESOME when you bake'em!

    Answer by mainemusicmaker at 4:58 AM on Nov. 18, 2010

  • Salt dough ornaments. I don't have a recipe but you can google them. Also get crafty w/ things around the house such as construction paper, paper towel rolls, TP rolls, paper plates, etc.

    Answer by momoflilangel at 3:38 PM on Nov. 18, 2010

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