Eliza’s handmade ornaments for day 2 and 3 came out so cute! They were super easy and we spent about an hour combined on both of them while we listened to the Christmas Station on Pandora. Jake helped too, but mostly he tried to convince Eliza to deviate from our ornament plan.
We have two little artificial trees reserved just for Eliza’s creations. It will be fun to see how her little holiday space evolves!
For Day 2, we made a simple little Santa Hat out of recycled record album covers (for backing), construction paper, and cotton balls.
I think that she had more fun taking photos with the ornament than she did making it.
Making the ornament for Day 3 was very serious business. It’s not every day that E gets to dig into my giant vase of buttons. She was in button heaven.
She loved picking out all of the green ones and gluing them on just so.
Our wreath ornament was made from recycled record album covers (again for backing), scrapbooking paper scraps, buttons, ribbon, and a lot of hot glue. Putting green paper behind the buttons is a good idea if you are making this with kids because you don’t have to worry about the whole surface area getting covered.
P.S. We actually made day 2 and 3 on the same day. We’re being flexible; Eliza was sleepy when we got home last night. Creating a daily something is a big commitment, and flexibility is the only way to see it through!