We have a wonderful festive treat for you! If you are looking for the sweetest handmade card, this paper reindeer craft with printable template is the cutest.
These “pop open” cards are our favorite, the heart shaped flower craft we did a while a go, was a hit so more fun designs were in order. As Christmas time is the best time to hand out cards (or crafts with a message) a reindeer design just had to be done.
You can color this fellow to be a regular jolly deer, or by coloring the nose red (and adding some glitter even) turn it into Rudolph the red nosed reindeer. Either way this one is sure to impress.
I designed a simple template, that can either be used as a stencil and have the kids design their own reindeer face, or they can color it in and use it as is. I also hope they will be inspired to design their own festive (or other characters).
Let’s do some Christmas crafting!
How to Make this Paper Reindeer Craft With Printable Template
What you need:
- our printable template (you can grab it at the very end of this tutorial)
- coloring supplies (crayons, markers…)
- regular print paper
- craft stick
- mini clothespin or paper clips
- clear tape (if you will be using paper clips)
Optional: glitter or glitter glue
Watch the Video Tutorial
Or Follow These Step by Step Instructions
Print out our template (you can grab it at the end of this tutorial).
There were two diagonal folds – and one horizontal. Focus on the horizontal fold – you need to tuck it in.
Apply glue on one end of craft stick.
Time to decorate your reindeer. Glue the bow under the head, on the craft stick.
Glue antlers and ears inside the paper craft.
Glue it on a mini clothespin (regular glue) or on a paper clip (with clear tape).
Get the Paper Reindeer Craft With Printable Template