Kick off the holiday season with a fun Christmas reindeer ornament! This cool reindeer craft is easy to make with just a few simple materials. Get the kids making their own Rudolph decorations to hang on the tree. Christmas time is a fun opportunity for craft projects and homemade Christmas ornaments with kids.
MAKE A CHRISTMAS REINDEER ORNAMENT
Get ready to add this simple reindeer craft to your Christmas activities this season. While you’re at it, make sure to check out our other fun science ornaments.
Our simple Christmas activities are designed with you, the parent or teacher, in mind! Easy to set up, quick to do, most activities will take only 15 to 30 minutes to complete and are heaps of fun! Plus, our supplies lists usually contain only free or cheap materials you can source from home!
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YOU WILL NEED:
- Popsicle Sticks
- Mini Popsicle Sticks
- String or Yarn
- Pom Poms
- Decorate String or Ribbon
- Googly Eyes
HOW TO MAKE REINDEER ORNAMENT
STEP 1: For each ornament…
Paint 3 large Popsicle sticks with dark brown paint and allow them to dry completely.
Paint 4 mini Popsicle sticks with light brown paint and allow them to dry.
Note: You may want to complete this part of the activity head of time.
STEP 2: Glue the dark brown Popsicle sticks into a triangle.
Then glue the 2 mini Popsicle sticks together to form antlers. You will need 2 antlers per ornament.
STEP 3: Wrap the triangle Popsicle sticks in brown string or yarn. Pull it tight as you go. Secure the end with glue.
TIP: For younger children you may want to tie the beginning of the yarn onto one side of the triangle.
STEP 4: Glue 2 googly eyes onto the reindeer and a red pom pom for its nose at the bottom.
Now glue the antlers onto the back of the top Popsicle stick.
STEP 5: Loop a decorate string or ribbon and glue onto the back of the ornament (shown above).
Now you have one cute reindeer ornament ready to hang on the tree!
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MAKE CHRISTMAS REINDEER ORNAMENTS THIS HOLIDAY SEASON
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