Since making ornaments has become a passion of mine, I decided to include Kurt in the fun. So we made these ornaments last week for Family Home Evening. We just took some cheap holiday mints, and melted them. Instructions on how to do this are here.
We didn't have a ton of sprinkles to decorate with, so I just busted out the black paint and some dollar store pipe cleaners for the snowmen.
These trees are my favorites.
Kurt thought the wreaths were boring, so we only made a couple of those
He made me this heart. Because he is romantic like that.
The only thing I would add is the green mints took longer to melt than the red ones. We ended up with green ones that weren't melted enough (and needed hot glue), and red ones that were puddly. So I recommend doing all your green ornaments on one cookie sheet, and then your red ones later.
If you want these to last more than one year, you might want to spray your ornaments with a clear coat of paint, or some kind of varnish. I tried Mod Podging one- that did not go well. Or just leave them as they are, and make new ones next year- which is our plan. I think this will be a fun family tradition :)