The Grinch Growing Heart Ornament – 5 Minute Christmas Craft

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Make your own The Grinch Growing Heart Ornament for your Christmas Tree in only 5 minutes! Yes, you just need 5 minutes and you can DIY a cute ornament inspired by the amazing Grinch and his ever growing heart. This is an easy Christmas craft idea you can do with your kids during the holiday break and add a special homemade touch to your family tree. It’s also mess-free so it’s perfect for even little toddlers and preschoolers to do!

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DIY The Grinch Ornament Craft

The live action Dr. Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas is my favorite holiday movie. I watch it multiple times during the Christmas season and fall in love with it over and over again. It’s such a great story with how he realizes the true meaning of Christmas and his heart grows!

I knew I had to make something inspired by the movie to hang on our tree and came up with this super simple craft. If you have 5 minutes and a few materials, you can make one too!

Materials Needed

Here’s what you need to make your own The Grinch Growing Heart Ornament:

How to Make The Grinch Growing Heart Ornament

When I say this will take 5 minutes, I’m not exaggerating! This is the easiest craft anyone can do. It’s even perfect for toddlers and preschoolers because it’s mess-free. You don’t need any scissors, glue or anything extra.

  1. Start with a clear plastic ornament ball and carefully remove the top silver piece.
  2. Fill the ball with green poms in any size you like.
  3. Choose a few heart stickers in different sizes and arrange from biggest to smallest. I did 3 stickers for mine but you can do more if you want.
  4. Place the biggest foam heart on the ball first and then continue adding hearts in from bigger to smaller.
  5. Add the top silver piece back on the ball and hang on your Christmas tree!

Isn’t this the cutest ornament?! I am obsessed with how great this looks on the tree and how easy it is to make.

Use this idea if you’re hosting a Christmas playdate or party with a lot of kids. They will love making their own ornaments and it’s very low prep for you. Which also makes this an excellent classroom activity. Teachers, give this a try if you’re doing a Grinch themed day at school or if you’re reading the book in class. Then, you can use the ornaments to decorate your class or send them home with your students.

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I hope you give this easy craft a try! If you recreate it, share it on social media and tag me so I can see it! Find me on InstagramFacebook and Twitter.

Looking for more Grinch Christmas fun for kids? Check out these posts:

Easy Grinch Punch Recipe with Only 3 Ingredients

The Grinch Treat Box with Free Printables



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