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Gumball Machine Christmas Ornament Kids Craft

A fun and colorful holiday project! Make these adorable Gumball Machine Christmas Ornament Kids Crafts for your own decor & for gifts!

Gumball Machine Christmas Ornament in front of tree

Bubble Gum Bubble Gum in a dish, this ornment is a fun holiday wish. Spend some time with your kids this holiday season making these adorable Gumball Machine Christmas Ornament Kids Craft. Make them for your own tree or to give as gifts.

Supplies

craft supplies

To make this fun craft you will need.

Instructions

paint brush painting terracotta pot red

Paint the terracotta pot red and allow it to dry completely.

ornament filled with large sprinkles

Remove the top from the plastic ornament. Place the ornament in a bowl to catch any extra sprinkles. Pour the sprinkles inside then place the top back on and set aside.

Gumball Machine Christmas Ornament

Once the red painted pot is dry, place it face-down and use a hot glue gun to add a thick circle of glue in the center. Immediately place the bottom of the filled ornament on the glue.

Add a thin layer of hot glue on the back of the soda can tab and place it centered on the side of the pot.

Gumball Machine Christmas Ornament with tree and other candy

After the glue is set, add a ribbon or ornament hook to the top and hang on your Christmas tree or give as a beautiful handmade gift!

Tips

  • They sell plastic ball ornaments that snap together in the center if you wanted to fill them with actual small gumballs.
  • Use heavy duty E6000 Glue for an even sturdier final ornament.
  • Let your kids create their own ornaments to decorate a kids tree for Christmas. They love having creative control.

Gumball Machine Christmas Tree Ornament

Print Recipe
Prep Time:5 mins
Cook Time:15 mins
Total Time:20 mins

Ingredients

  • Small terracotta pot
  • Small clear plastic ball ornament
  • Jumbo multi-colored nonpareils sprinkles
  • Red acrylic paint
  • Paint brush
  • Soda can tab
  • Hot glue gun

Instructions

  • Paint the terracotta pot red and allow it to dry completely.
  • Remove the top from the plastic ornament. Place the ornament in a bowl to catch any extra sprinkles. Pour the sprinkles inside then place the top back on and set aside.
  • Once the red painted pot is dry, place it face-down and use a hot glue gun to add a thick circle of glue in the center. Immediately place the bottom of the filled ornament on the glue.
  • Add a thin layer of hot glue on the back of the soda can tab and place it centered on the side of the pot.
  • After the glue is set, add a ribbon or ornament hook to the top and hang on your Christmas tree or give as a beautiful handmade gift!

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Author: Amanda Carlisle

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