13 Pieces of Kid-Friendly Christmas Decor That Are Surprisingly Stylish

I’m a big fan of putting out the pretty, shiny fancy decor for the holidays, but it gets tricky when you have littles underfoot. While my four-year-old can now be more careful, my two-year-old is a bit more rambunctious. So I’ve had to find creative ways to decorate with my children in mind. Perhaps you have this problem as well? Never fear, I’ve gathered up some of my favorite Christmas decor for kids.

  • Kid-Friendly Christmas Decor 1 of 14

    I've curated a great selection of items that won't hurt your child, your walls, or your eyes. 


    Click through to see them all. 

  • Flameless Candles 2 of 14

    I love the glow of candles for the holidays, but certainly don't want an exuberant toddler setting the house on fire. These come with a remote control, and we all know how much toddlers love those. 

    Get them from Restoration Hardware, from $19 

  • Golden Age Stockings 3 of 14

    Let's face it, kids' stockings can be hideous. These aren't. 

    Get them from Land of Nod, $23 (on sale)

  • Frilled Felt Ornament 4 of 14

    Felt ornaments — they're everywhere right now. And they're genius for little hands. This one's even cute for big hands, too. 

    Get them from Land of Nod, $4 each 

  • Purl Soho Felted Ornaments 5 of 14

    Felt again. This time from an actual grown-up store, though. Safe for the kiddos; pretty for you. 

    Get them from West Elm, $4 (on sale) 

  • Arctic Ornament 6 of 14

    I know, they look a little breakable, right? But they're aluminum. Maybe don't hang them up too high in case they fall on Johnny's noggin when he shakes the tree, but they won't break if he pulls them off. 

    Get them from Land of Nod, $7 

  • All the Colors of the Rainbow 7 of 14

    What's a Christmas tree without a lot of colored balls? These, however, are not your vintage glass; they are paper mache. Smart. 

    Get them from Land of Nod, $35 for a set of 12

  • Christmas Around the World Ornaments 8 of 14

    Canada, China, Australia, and all the way around the world. Also, it's an ornament that doubles as a toy — multi-functional. 

    Get yours at Pottery Barn Kids, $10 (on sale) 

  • Felt Ball Wreath 9 of 14

    In case you put up your decor in a hurry whilst Suzy was napping (no judgement), these wreaths won't hurt anything (or anyone) should they fall down. 

    Get them at West Elm, from $31 

  • Felt Vegetable Ornaments 10 of 14

    Decorate your tree and then stock the play kitchen you give your kids Christmas morning. 

    Get them from West Elm, $4

  • Santa 11 of 14

    Pick up one of the large Santas and you might even be able to skip the line at the mall. 

    Get them from Pottery Barn Kids, $99 

  • Flashy Forest Tree Decal 12 of 14

    You don't trust your child not to climb the tree you say? (Hey, we've all been there.) Here you go. Tree decal. Done. 

    Get them from Land of Nod, $25 (on major sale) 

  • Full Bloom Garland 13 of 14

    Kid-friendly while still keeping with your gold and silver tree theme. 

    Get them from Land of Nod, $32

  • Melting Snowman 14 of 14

    It's nice to have one or two decor items that you can encourage them to play with. This putty snowman, that melts each time you sculpt him, is tons of fun. 

    Get them from Pottery Barn Kids, $16

• Nicole Balch writes daily about living a stylish life and transforming the so-so on her blog, Making it Lovely. Catch up with all of Nicole’s other Family Style posts right here on Babble.

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