Reindeer Paper Craft

Our Reindeer Paper Craft is the perfect festive craft for the holiday season.

The reindeer has a Santa hat, and a beautiful holiday-themed saddle rests on his back to prepare him for the holidays.

Reindeer Paper Craft

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Rudolph the Reindeer Craft

Create the cutest reindeer you’ve ever laid eyes on with this simple yet fun and entertaining craft that keeps the kids interested in having some crafty fun!

Rudolph the Reindeer Paper Craft

How to Make the Reindeer Paper Craft


What you need:

  • printable template
  • patterned paper
  • color papers (pink, brown, beige, red, and white)
  • scissors
  • pencil
  • glue
  • black marker
  • white pompom

Step by Step Tutorial

Print out the template and grab your scissors to begin cutting out the different shapes of the reindeer and its parts.

Step 1

The Reindeer

Place the cutout of the reindeer on the platform on top of your brown construction paper and trace it.

Step 2

The Mane and the Tail

Place the fur pieces on the beige paper and trace them.

Step 2-1

The Saddle

Place the saddle piece on top of decorative paper and trace it.

Step 3

The Christmas Hat

Trace the hat cutout on the red paper.

Step 4

Trace the fur of the hat on a white sheet of paper.

Step 5

Use a glue stick to assemble the white pieces representing the hat’s fur to the red portion.

Step 6

Glue the fur on top of the reindeer.

Step 7

Add the decorative saddle on top of the reindeer’s back.

Step 8

Paste the Santa hat to the top of it’s head.

Step 9

The Ear

Trace or draw the small leaf-shape on the pink sheet of paper.

Step 10

Paste the leaf shape to the ear of the reindeer.

Step 11

The Face

Use your black marker to draw a nose, mouth, and eye on the reindeer.

Step 12

The Hooves

Draw hooves to the bottom of the reindeer’s feet.

Step 13

The Legs

Draw lines for the legs with the black marker.

Step 14

Continue using the black marker to draw the front legs.

Step 15

Optionally, you can add a white dot to the black eye of the reindeer to make it look more realistic.

Step 16

Fold the edge of the brown rectangular to make it stand out.

Step 17

Now you’ll have an adorable reindeer to set on your coffee table or place anywhere else inside the home for the holidays.

Step 18

Do you like how your reindeer turned out?

DIY Paper Reindeer Craft

We sure do!

DIY Reindeer Paper Craft

Happy holidays!

DIY Rudolph the Reindeer Paper Craft

And have fun crafting!

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Reindeer Paper Craft

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