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3 Cute Christmas ornaments kids can make with candy

Amy is a stay-at-home mommy to her 1-year-old daughter, Hailey Mae. She is a lover of all things domestic and blogs about her cooking, crafting, and parenting adventures on her personal blog, The Artful Blogger.

These adorable DIY ornaments are sweet enough to eat

Looking for a Christmas craft that's deliciously easy and fun too? Now your child's favorite sweet Christmas treat can become a charming ornament that will glisten on your Christmas tree.

Chocolate candy ball


  • Styrofoam ball
  • 10-ounce bag of chocolate candies
  • Toothpicks
  • Ribbon
  • Scissors
  • Glue


  1. Cut a piece of ribbon approximately six inches long.
  2. Fold the ribbon to make a loop and glue it to the Styrofoam ball.
  3. Break several toothpicks in half and press the pointed ends of the toothpicks into the bottom of each of the chocolate candies.
  4. After the glue on the ribbon has dried, start sticking the chocolate candy on the Styrofoam ball.
  5. Keep adding chocolate until the entire ball is covered. Then the ornament is ready to hang on your tree.

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