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How to Make Ornaments Out of Cardboard


Cardboard Candy Cane Ornament

Cardboard Candy Cane Ornament

Sherri Osborn
Use these free patterns and directions to create a variety of simple Christmas tree ornaments.

  • Age Guideline: 3 Years and Up
  • Time Required: 20 minutes (Does not include drying time)

The above age and time guidelines are estimates. This project can be modified to suit other ages and may take more or less time depending on your circumstances.


Materials Needed:

Simply print out one or more of the patterns below, trace them onto cardboard, cut them out, and then decorate them to your heart's content!

Use cardboard from cereal boxes, or other similar products! Paint the ornaments and then you can decorate them with a variety of objects. Try some of these:

Use these patterns to make your ornaments. You can also use these patterns to make felt ornaments!

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