Kids of all ages will love competing to see who can create the ugliest Ugly Christmas Sweater Ornament! Perfect for holiday parties, school, or home, this simple craft requires any craft supply you have laying around the house and is great fun for the holiday season.
Ugly Christmas Sweater Ornament
Host an Ugly Sweater Ornaments competition part of your cookie exchange party or Christmas party this year!
Make it an ugly ornaments family contest—who can create the ugliest ornaments?
Even better, suggest that your family and guests to wear their favorite ugly sweaters to your crafting party, for inspiration!
You can even turn it into a fun DIY way to label your gifts this year, if your kids make a bunch of them because they make great ugly Christmas sweater gift tags.
Use ribbon scraps, leftover beads, paperclips, glitter…anything!
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This is what you will need to make an ugly Christmas sweater ornament of your own…
Instructions to Make Ugly Christmas Sweater Ornament Craft
After gathering supplies, draw the shape of a sweater onto craft foam (choose any color).
Alternatively, you could use a piece of paper – like scrapbook or construction paper, but I find that the craft foam holds up better over the years.
The next step is to invite children or party guests to cut out the sweater. Create many of these so children can make all sorts of ugly Christmas sweaters!
Tip: Depending on the age and number of children, you might even want to prep this ahead of time, so that the kids can start decorating, right away.
Use sequins, craft foam, paper, beads, markers, ribbon, or anything else you can find around your house, to decorate the sweaters.
Some ideas include reindeer, candy canes, strings of ornaments, Christmas trees, presents, and Santa’s.
Secure ribbon to the back of the ornament and share with a friend! This is a great way to share the spirit of Christmas with those you love in a playful way.
These unique and funny Christmas ornament ideas make a great gift or can be attached to a gift as a gift tag that doubles as a Christmas tree decoration. Don’t overlook these funny ornaments for your next silly gift exchange.
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How did you decorate your ugly Christmas sweater ornament?