spindle snowmen! spindles are $3 at lowes. :)
Easy tutorial on making Christmas wreaths.
Crate and pine centerpiece. Use jars!
Place parchment or waxed paper on a baking sheet. Place cookie cutters on tray. Pour inexpensive plastic beads into cookie cutter. Preheat oven to 200 degrees-- Depending on beads, melting will be complete in 20-60 minutes (you will need to watch!). Place part of a bamboo skewer in the beads to create a hole for hanger/string/twine/ribbon for hanging.
Melt beads in a 200 degree oven to make ornaments. great gift kids can make!