It’s that time of the year when you and your kids wear your pajamas, make hot chocolate, cookies, and chicken, snuggle in the blankets, and watch your favorite Christmas movies. Talking about Christmas movies, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer has been an iconic movie. If after watching the movie, your kids have their favorite red-nosed reindeer on their mind, then try any of these Rudolph reindeer crafts for kids.
These crafts will act as great Christmas decor for your home and are also a great indoor activity to keep your little ones engaged during the holidays. Some of the crafts listed below might require a little supervision, while some are super easy and quick to create. Some of these will be good for display, while some of them can be gifted.
Keep your learning spirit alive with our curated list of Rudolph reindeer crafts ideas like 3d Rudolph reindeer handprint & footprint craft, clothespin craft, pinecones craft, puppets craft, paper cup craft, circular paper reindeer craft, sponge art, and reindeer out of cardboard tube.
Rudolph Reindeer Crafts Ideas For Kids
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Rudolph Reindeer Handprint Craft
From toddlers to preschoolers, all of them enjoy handprint crafts. This Handprint Rudolph Reindeer is suitable for kids from all age groups. For this activity, take a printout of the reindeer and cut it out on cardstock paper. Cut out an oval shape for the face and two small cutouts for the ears. Glue all of the cutouts together. In the meantime, on a dark brown piece of paper, trace your kiddo’s handprint. Cut out the handprint and stick it on the back of the head of the reindeer.
Rudolph’s Clothespin Craft
Bored with the same old plain clothespin? Make these super cute Rudolph clothespins. For this activity, take clothespins and paint them brown. Give your clothespins plenty of time to dry. Once it dries, draw the eyes and legs of the reindeer. For the nose, stick red pom poms. Using brown construction paper, make the antlers. Using yarn, make a scarf for your cute reindeer.
3D Reindeer Craft
Decorate your bookshelves, tables, fireplace mantel, or dresser with these adorable 3D reindeer. These reindeer will also be great play items. For this, download the reindeer template and cut out the pieces on brown paper. Stick the eyes, antlers, nose, and ears on. For the body, take a double accordion fold and fold the stripes. Between the legs, stick the body. stick the reindeer’s head.
Handprint Reindeer Craft
This popsicle reindeer will make a good Christmas tree ornament. Make these adorable popsicle reindeer with your kids this holiday season. It’s fun and easy to make. All you have to do is stick three popsicle sticks in a triangular shape. You can trace your kid’s hand and cut it out. Cut out a triangle on brown paper. Stick the triangle and antlers to the back of the popsicle. Stick on the googly eyes and a red pom-pom for the nose.
A Reindeer Made Of Pinecones
Use these little pinecone reindeer to decorate your gifts or Christmas tree. These are simple, and all the supplies required are already available to you. First, take a flat-bottomed pinecone. Stick on the googly eyes and a red pom-pom. Take a fussy stick and fold it into a V shape. For antlers, cut out four small fuzzy sticks. Place two on each side of the V-shaped fuzzy stick. Stick the antlers behind the eyes.
Circular Paper Reindeer Craft
Kids love making their favorite characters out of paper. Make this roly-poly Rudolph reindeer with your little ones and enjoy the holiday season. From brown construction paper, cut out 4 stripes. Mark the middle of the stripes by folding them in half. In the center of the stripe, put some glue and, at a 90-degree angle, stick another stripe. In the same way, stick one stripe on top of another. At the end of the stripe, add some glue and stick it together with another stripe, forming a circle. Stick on the antlers and googly eyes.
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Paper Cup Reindeer Craft
Santa Claus and elves might not be real, but reindeer are real. Real reindeer can fly, but these paper cup reindeer can’t. To make this craft, at the bottom of your cup, punch two holes. Take a red yarn and, through the holes, pull the yarn and tie it. Fold a strip of brown paper for the legs and stick them inside the cup. Cut some antlers and ears for the reindeer. Glue all of the cutouts together. Stick on the googly eyes and nose.
Trilateral Reindeer Craft
For this exercise, take three popsicles and stick them in a triangular shape. Once the glue dries, paint the sticks with brown paint. If you have taken a brown popsicle stick, then skip this step. Stick on the googly eyes and use a red pom-pom for the nose. At the back of the stick, tie a ribbon to hang your adorable reindeer. Simple and sweet.
Crunchy, Munchy Reindeer Craft
If your kid loves texture in crafts, they should try making the cocoa pebbles reindeer. This craft is perfect for display on your refrigerator. For this, print out the reindeer template and, using a foam pen, trace the design on the cardstock. Cut out the cardstock. On the cutout, spread some glue and stick cocoa pebbles. Stick on some googly eyes and a nose.
A Reindeer Out Of Yarn
For this activity, take two clothespins and paint them brown. Cut out a triangular shape from the cardboard. Using brown yarn, wrap the triangle until it is fully covered. Stick on red pom poms for the nose and googly eyes. For the antlers, attach the clothespin
Reindeer Paper Bag Craft
Looking for some unique paper bags to give Christmas gifts in? This reindeer paper bag craft is what you need. Fold a piece of brown paper from the left side. Overlap the folded left side of the paper by folding the right side. Print out the eyes and template and cut them out. Cut out the ears and antlers. Stick all the cut-outs on the paper. Fold the bottom. Punch two holes to put the ribbon through.
Keepsake Reindeer Craft
Handprint crafts are a great keepsake. To make this, take a piece of brown paper and fold it in half. Trace your kid’s hand on the paper and cut it out. For the face, cut out an oval shape for the face and stick it on the thump. For the antlers, cut out two pieces and stick them at the back of the reindeer’s head. Stick on the googly eyes and nose. On a red thread, add three jingle bells and tie them at the back.
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Swaying Reindeer Craft
For this activity, brown paint should be applied to the paper. Once dried, cut it in half. Form a cone by folding the plate and sticking it. Stick on the Google eyes and for the nose, red pom poms. Stick the antlers in. Your rocking reindeer are ready.
Reindeer Yogurt Cup Craft
If you have empty yogurt cups, instead of throwing them away, make these upcycled yogurt cup crafts. For this exercise, paint the cup brown. Till the time your cup dries, cut out six pipe cleaners into a pair of two different sizes. For the antlers, on top of the cup, punch two holes to insert the pipe cleaners.
Footprint Reindeer Craft
Send this footprint reindeer craft to your loved ones who live far away from you to make them feel connected. For this activity, paint some color on the feet of your kiddo and paste them on a piece of paper. Once the print dries, stick in the eyes and draw the antlers.
Quick Reindeer Treats
Christmas is all about spending time with family, making and eating sweets. This reindeer is quick and easy to make. Allow your kids to help you make these sweet reindeer treats, which are perfect for your holiday parties and for gifting your loved ones on this auspicious day.
Standing Reindeer Craft
For this activity, take a piece of brown paper and cut it in half. Take one of the halves, roll it to form a circle, and stick it. Cut out the antlers and stick them on. Stick the googly eyes. On the other half, cut out a U-shape and make the hinds by folding the ends. Stick the legs on another piece of paper. Insert the reindeer’s head into the hole.
Reindeer Gift Tags
When we talk about Christmas, the first thing that comes to our minds is gifts. Make your gift unique with these reindeer gift tags. To make these, cut out a circle on a piece of cardboard. On the edge of the circle, punch a hole. Through the hole, insert a ribbon and tie it. Attach the googly eyes, a red pom-pom, and the antlers.
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Reindeer Sponge Art
Painting with sponges will help you teach your kids more shapes and is very interesting to do. All you have to do is gather sponges of different shapes that you’ll need to make your reindeer. A triangle for the face, a square for the body. Pour some paint on a plate, dip your triangular sponge in it, and paste. Then the square sponge and the skinny rectangle. Your reindeer is ready.
Keepsake Reindeer Frame
We keep our memories treasured with us through photographs. This keepsake reindeer frame is a great way to treasure Christmas memories for years to come. For this, start by making the antlers. On brown paper, trace your kid’s handprint and cut it out. Brown paint should be applied to the wooden frame. Cut out two white circles for the eyes and one red circle for the nose. Stick all the cutouts together and put your picture inside.
Glittery Reindeer Craft
If you are someone who loves glitter and sparkles, Then you can make the glittery reindeer. Print out the reindeer template. Trace the template and cut out the pieces of the template. Stick the cutouts on a piece of paper. Cut out a red stripe and alternate the stripes. Cut out a red circle for the nose and stick on the alternate stripes. To make it look even more creative, you can tie bells to the antlers of the reindeer. Sprinkle some glitter.
Reindeer Out Of Cardboard Tube
Never throw away the cardboard tubes that are available in your house because out of these tubes you can make this effortless and sweet reindeer craft. Take a cardboard tube and paint it a brown color. Punch two holes on each side of the tube. For the antlers, use pipe cleaners. Insert them into the holes punched. Stick on the googly eyes and nose.
A Footiful Reindeer
The salt dough reindeer craft looks beautiful. A very great way to treasure your holidays and children’s moments. Due to the personal touch, these gifts become very close to your heart. This craft will be a thoughtful gift to your grandparents on Thanksgiving. They’ll definitely love it, and the kids will have a lot of fun doing this craft.
Reindeer Puppets Craft
Using these reindeer puppets, tell your kids the story of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer. A great way of entertaining your kids. These can even be used as bookmarks. To make these cute little puppets, take a popsicle and paint it a brown color. On a piece of brown paper, cut out a circle for the face and two small triangles for the ears. Stick it on the popsicle. Stick on the googly eyes and red pom poms for the nose. Make the antlers using a pipe cleaner.
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A Spatula Reindeer Craft
Make this simple reindeer out of household items. As in this craft, kids will use some household items, so a little supervision is required. Pour some brown color onto a plate, dip the spatula in it, and paste it. For the ears and antlers, use a plastic knife. For the nose, use a plastic spoon. All you have to do is dip and paste.
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