Add a DIY touch to Christmas decorations with this MaryJanes and Galoshes Tutorial. Not only will these decorations keep the kids busy while your prepare a holiday feast, but their map aspect makes them a tad educational.

Designed in a layered fashion that resembles a pine cone, this MaryJanes and Galoshes Tutorial offers a unique alternative to glass and plastic ornaments. This also brings to mind another important characteristic of these ornaments; their aversion to breaking and shattering.

Supplied with an old map, ribbons scraps, hot glue and Styrofoam balls, this atlas-inspired ornament will add an educational element to the tree. With DIY crafts becoming more and more popular and an amazing way to save money during the holiday season, there is absolutely no downside to attempting this spectacular seasonal craft.