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Christmas Ornaments: Classic Sled Ornament

Classic Sled

Total Time Needed: 1 Hour

Create the perfect little ornament that your kids can make in a jiffy.


  • Craft knife
  • Craft stick
  • Glue
  • Paint
  • Cord


1. For each mini sled, you'll need 6 colored craft sticks.

Classic Sled - Step 2

2. To fashion the steerer, use a craft knife to make an angled cut at each end of 1 stick, leaving a 2 1/2-inch piece (A). Save 1 end (B) and discard the other. Lay 2 whole sticks side by side and hot-glue piece A across them, near the top.

3. Cut another stick in half at an angle and lay 1 half on each side of the 2 whole sticks, as shown. Glue piece B across the 4 sticks, near the sled's center, trimming it if necessary.

4. Finally, glue on the 2 remaining whole sticks for runners. When the glue has dried, attach a length of cord to hang the sled and have your child decorate the sled top with puffy paint or glitter paint.