Pom Pom Christmas Ornament for Kids

One of my very favorite traditions is to decorate the Christmas tree with my children each December. We eat sugar cookies, drink warm marshmallow filled cocoa, and pick out our favorite ornaments. I especially cherish the ornaments that my children have made throughout the years. This Pom Pom Christmas Ornament would go on my tree year after year. It’s also a great way to keep your kids busy and on task during a pretty exciting time! This easy Christmas ornament for kids will give them an opportunity to use their creative thinking and fine motor skills.

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Learning About Fine Motor Skills:

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CHILDREN CAN PRACTICE FINE MOTOR SKILLS BY FILLING ORNAMENTS WITH SMALL OBJECTS.

Besides making a holiday keepsake to display, your child will develop their tiny fingers to help with tying shoes, writing their name, and using utensils.

Using the clear, pop top ornament can give your kiddo an opportunity to use different materials and be as creative as they want. In addition to making the POM POM Christmas Ornament, there are other craft ideas for using the clear ornaments.

Here are additional items your child can put inside their ornament:

  • Colorful Glitter
  • Colored sand
  • Candy
  • Cotton balls
  • Bouncy Balls
  • Miniature Figurine

In addition to learning about fine motor skills for kids here are some more ideas for what you can teach using the Pom Pom Christmas Ornament:

  • How could we share this with a friend or family member?
  • How do we know how much to put into the ornament?
  • What is a material or object that would not fit in your ornament?
Use red and green pom poms and clear Christmas ornaments to create a simple Christmas ornament for kids

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What Can Preschoolers Learn About Fine Motor Skills?

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THIS CHRISTMAS ORNAMENT DIY FOR KIDS HELPS KIDS USE THEIR PINCER GRASP TO HELP WITH:

  • Buttoning and zipping clothing
  • Taking care of personal needs
  • Feeding them self
  • Using scissors to cut
Push pom poms into clear plastic Christmas ornaments for a simple kids' Christmas ornament

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How To Use This Pom Poms Ornament

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Making this pom pom Christmas ornament is so simple. Take your colored pom poms and a plastic ornament (buy in bulk for every child) and set them out for your little elves.

Pop the top off of the clear Christmas ornament and have your kids place the pom poms into the ornament top.

Other Ways To Use The Pom Pom Christmas Ornament:

Make a Gift

Have your child make this special ornament as a gift for someone they love. You can fill it with pom poms, candy, or even yummy smelling bath salts.

Pick a Pattern

Use two or three different color pom poms and have your child create or recreate a fun holiday pattern.

Tweeze for Fun

To make the craft more challenging, give your children a pair of plastic tweezers to practice squeezing the pom pom and placing it into the ornament. These Learning Resources tweezers are our absolute favorite and we use them all.the.time.

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