Elf, Snowman & Penguin Ornaments

By  Mary Ayres 

size: 5"

  • Elf, Snowman & Penguin Ornaments


  • Recycled cardboard toilet paper tubes, three
  • Cardstock or construction paper: lt. pink, black, red, bright green, purple, yellow, white
  • Wiggle eyes, six
  • Feather boa: green, white, red
  • Metallic chenille stems, 9” lengths: green, white, red
  • Pom-poms: orange, pink


  • Circle punch, 3/4”
  • Hole punch, 1/8”
  • API Crafter’s Pick The Ultimate! Glue
  • Scissors
  • Ruler

Pattern - Elf, Snowman & Penguin Ornaments

  • 1. Measure and cut 4-1/4"x6" paper rectangles from pink (elf), white (snowman), and black (penguin). Glue rectangles around recycled paper tubes. Let dry.
  • 2. For hats, measure and cut 1-1/2"x6" paper rectangles from green (elf), red (snowman), and purple (penguin). Glue hats around top of paper tubes.
  • 3. Print and cut out patterns. Glue penguin face on penguin and elf ears on elf.
  • 4. For cheeks, punch six 3/4" circles from pink paper. Glue cheeks on faces. Use black marker to draw smiles on faces. Glue wiggle eyes on faces.
  • 5. For noses, glue pink pom-pom on elf and orange pom-pom on snowman. For penguin's beak, cut 1/2" yellow paper triangle. Glue beak on face.
  • 6. Wrap feather boa around top of each character; glue ends.
  • 7. To hang, use hole punch to punch holes on sides of hats. Insert chenille stem ends through holes on hats; twist ends on inside.