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Cinnamon Ornaments – Crafts by Amanda


These easy cinnamon ornaments only use two ingredients and are easy enough for kids to make. Use these cute little ornaments as gift toppers or Christmas tree decorations!

Boy putting cinnamon ornament on tree

Why do we like this project?

Making cinnamon ornaments is an activity your kids will love and your family will cherish year after year. Adults will also have fun making these cute things so give it a night of fun!

There are many ways to decorate your jewellery, we will show you simple steps and leave the creativity to you.

cinnamon ornaments on a table

Useful project information:

  • Age Level: 4 and up
  • Dirt Factor: Medium
  • Difficulty Level: Easy
  • Completion time: Less than 30 minutes (plus baking time)
  • Cost Estimate: Less than $1.00

Craft Materials You Will Need

Ingredients for Cinnamon Jewelry
Find the full list of supplies and instructions in the printable version at the end of this post.

How to Make Cinnamon Jewelry

These step-by-step photos and instructions are here to help you visualize how to make this project. Please scroll down to print out the instructions!

  1. Preheat the oven to 200 degrees and line a baking sheet with parchment.
  2. Combine cinnamon and applesauce, stir and fold in with a rubber spatula.Applesauce mixed with cinnamon
  3. Knead the mixture with your hands until it forms a ball.Cinnamon Ornamental Dough Balls
  4. Place the dough between two pieces of wax paper and flatten with a rolling pin.rolling out cinnamon dough
  5. Use your favorite cookie cutters To cut various shapes. Reroll the scraps and make more.Cinnamon Dough with Cut Out Shapes
  6. Use a straw to make a hole for the hanger, being careful not to make the hole too close to the top of the ornament.piercing jewelry
  7. Place the shapes on a parchment-lined baking sheet. If you wish, you can use whole cloves to add eyes, buttons, etc.
  8. Bake at 200 degrees for 2 1/2 hours. allow to cool wire cooling rack,
  9. Add a hanger using Baker’s Twine Or ribbon. For the scarf, tie a piece of scrap fabric around the neck of the gingerbread characters and snowman.tying a piece of cloth around the ornamentAdding a Hanger to Jewelry

Expert Crafting Tips


  • You can use white paint pen to decorate your baked and cooled ornaments.
  • These cinnamon ornaments can also be painted with acrylic craft paint.
boy holding cinnamon ornament

Frequently Asked Questions


How do I store these jewellery?

I wrap my ornaments in tissue paper every year and make sure they are padded with all my other ornaments.

How long do these ornaments last?

Cinnamon ornaments will last forever as long as you wrap them properly! Be careful not to drop them as they may break.

Does cinnamon spoil jewelry?

Cinnamon jewelery does not rot, mold or get spoiled. They will stay with you for years!

Making cinnamon ornaments every Christmas will become a family tradition that you’ll cherish for years to come. These ornaments are so easy to make that kids can do the entire activity!

These ornaments also make sweet gift toppers tied with a bow and you can even hang them on twine to make a garland.

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Cinnamon Ornament Gingerbread Man

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cinnamon ornaments

Making cinnamon ornaments every Christmas will become a family tradition that you’ll cherish for years to come. These ornaments are so easy to make that kids can do the entire activity!

age category: craft

Project Type: Christmas

supply

  • 1.5 cup of ground cinnamon
  • 1 cup Flattery
  • Baker’s Twine
  • scrap cloth

craft tools

  • Rolling pin

  • cookie cutters

  • rubber spatula

Instruction

  • Preheat the oven to 200 degrees and line a baking sheet with parchment.

  • Combine cinnamon and applesauce, stir and fold in with a rubber spatula.

  • Knead the mixture with your hands until it forms a ball.

  • Place the dough between two pieces of wax paper and flatten with a rolling pin.

  • Use your favorite cookie cutters to cut out different shapes.

  • Use a straw to make a hole for the hanger, being careful not to make the hole too close to the top of the ornament.

  • Place the shapes on a parchment-lined baking sheet.

  • If you wish, you can use whole cloves to add eyes, buttons, etc.

  • Bake at 200 degrees for 2 1/2 hours. Let cool on a wire cooling rack.

  • Add a hanger using baker’s twine. For the scarf, tie a piece of scrap fabric around the neck of the gingerbread characters and snowman.

Expert Tips and FAQs

  • You can use white paint pen to decorate your baked and cooled ornaments.
  • These cinnamon ornaments can also be painted with acrylic craft paint.
  • Make gift toppers by tying them with a bow or hang them on twine to make a garland.

This post originally appeared here on December 7, 2020.

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