Flying Reindeer Ornament

Materials

  • Wooden shapes: oval, 3-1/4”; teardrop, 2-1/2”
  • Craft sticks: mini, four; skill
  • Felt scraps: tan, green
  • Red pom-pom, 1/2”
  • Gold bells, 1/4”, three
  • Wiggle eyes, 10mm, two
  • Gold cording, 10” length

Tools

  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint: Lamp Black, Sable Brown
  • Red chalk
  • Beacon Adhesives Kid’s Choice! Glue

Basic Supplies

scissors, paintbrush, cotton swab, newspaper (to cover work surface)

Directions

STEP 1

  • Print out patterns. Cut patterns from felt.

STEP 2

  • On covered work surface, paint skill stick (antlers) Lamp Black and wooden shapes and mini sticks (legs) Sable Brown. Paint end of each leg Lamp Black (for hooves).

STEP 3

  • Adhere eyes and pom-pom (nose) on teardrop (face). Rub chalk on cheeks using cotton swab. Fold ears and adhere on back of head. Cut skill stick in half; adhere antlers between ears on back of head.

STEP 4

  • Adhere green collar to right side of head and adhere head on oval (body) overlapping collar edge. Adhere legs and tail to body.

STEP 5

  • Adhere small bells on collar. Loop cording and adhere on back of reindeer to hang.

Tip

  • 1. Create an entire crew of reindeer to represent Santa’s flying helpers. Personalize with name or the year on one of the reindeer’s legs, too.
by Linda Valentino

Patterns

http://dd4t7shsv7606.cloudfront.net/patterns/3691/560bd58f-ff8f-4d82-bbbc-23b3d9657103.pdf



Flying Reindeer Ornament
Flying Reindeer Ornament