Make These Easy Painted Glass Globe Ornaments with the Kids (12 Days of Christmas Family Fun)

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Creating Christmas tree ornaments can serve as a fun family activity. These easy painted glass globe ornaments would also make elegant and inexpensive gifts as well.

The kids and I painted these swirly glass globe ornaments last week as the start of our Christmas countdown. They were incredibly easy to paint — and so much fun! All my kids were totally into this activity, even the big ‘uns. Heck, I had a blast making them!

My mom told me about these years ago, but I never tried them. Then recently, Mandi’s post reminded me to give them a try. They were so easy to do, that we made several sets, some to keep and some to giveaway as gifts.

I found the clear glass ornaments at Walmart for $5 for a pack of 8. But, if you want to plan for next year, stock up at the next post-Christmas sale.

12 Days of Christmas

This week we’re sharing quick and easy ideas for family fun while some friends are sharing tips in different areas.

Do YOU have a favorite ornament to make?

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  1. Oh I love these. Our family makes a different, simple ornament every year. These serve as great, frugal gifts for our family. We have several sets of grandparents who don’t really “need” anything we could afford. We also have tons of cousins who live far away. We adore them, but it would bankrupt me to send them all gifts. A special ornament each year solves both of these gift challenges.