We are decorating our Christmas trees tonight, and while going through the ornaments I came across one that my daughter made in 1st or 2nd grade. I love this little ornament, and it would be a fun one for kids to make. The white part of the ornament she made at school is made from poster board. It would also be easy to use a heavy card stock, cardboard, or even a small paper plate. The center of her ornament is cut out using a circle cutter to turn it into a frame. If you do not have a circle cutter, it would also work if the picture is attached to the front.. She colored the peppermint stripes with crayons, and then attached her school picture to the back with tape. The peppermint frame is then wrapped in plastic wrap, and tied on both sides with curling ribbon.
I liked her ornament so much that I had her make another one using a favorite picture of Santa. I believe we made several of these, and gave them to the grandparents that year.
Do you have favorite ornaments on the tree made by your kids? I would love to hear about them.