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20 Easy Reindeer Crafts For Preschoolers

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When you think of Christmas what do you imagine?  Maybe candy canes, Christmas trees, snowman, gingerbread men and of course, Santa Clause.  And you probably know the names or at least some of the names of Santa’s reindeer from the 1949 hit ‘Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer’.  Santa originally had 8 reindeer and it wasn’t until 1939 that Rudolph came into the scene to make 9.  

A great way to share the story of Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer is to read a book and make one these 20 Reindeer Crafts For Preschoolers and Toddlers. From a printable reindeer hat to a cute candy cane craft to a homemade reindeer ornament, there's something for everyone on your list!

Santa’s favorite, Rudolph joined after the original 8 reindeers.  He is known to be a shy reindeer and at first was very self-conscious about himself and his red nose which many used to tease him about.

It wasn’t until Santa recognized his shiny bulb of a nose as a gift in order to light the way on Christmas Eve, that he was then elevated to the status of Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer

20 Easy Reindeer Crafts For Preschoolers and Toddlers

A great way to share the story of Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer is to read a book and make one these 20 Reindeer Crafts For Preschoolers and Toddlers.  

From a printable reindeer hat to a cute candy cane craft to a homemade reindeer ornament, there’s something for everyone on this list 20 Reindeer Crafts For Preschool and Toddlers to make!

Ideally, you will need some glue, popsicle sticks, paint, pompoms and other craft supplies to make these reindeer crafts.  Add a little Christmas music and you’ve now set the mood for a wonderful day of Christmas crafting!  Have fun!

reindeer toilet paper roll craft

Silly Toilet Paper Roll Reindeer Craft – Kitchen Counter Chronicles

A fun w ay to upcycle those toilet paper rolls, this reindeer craft would make a great project to do at home with the kids.

Easy reindeer popsicle stick craft for preschool

Easy Reindeer Popsicle Stick Craft For Kids – Simple Everyday Mom

An adorable popsicle stick craft, this Easy Reindeer Popsicle Stick Craft For Kids is a fun winter project.

Printable Reindeer Candy Cane Craft

Reindeer Candy Cane Craft for Kids – Playdates to Parties

This adorable reindeer craft holds two candy canes, and is a perfect craft to make for holiday classroom treats!

Reindeer painted rocks

Reindeer Painted Rocks – Projects with Kids

Turn craft time into rock painting time with this adorable reindeer rock painting craft!

Popsicle Stick Reindeer Craft – Artsy Craftsy Mom

Another fun reindeer project with popsicle sticks, you will need just a few basic craft supplies to make this one!

Reindeer Card For Christmas

Reindeer Cards – Non-Toy Gifts

These adorable reindeer cards are a perfect craft for kids! What beautiful homemade cards from the kids these will make!

Reindeer Bookmark Craft for preschool

Reindeer Bookmarks – Cute & Easy Origami for Kids – Red Ted Art

These reindeer bookmarks are so adorable, yet simple to make! These would make great gifts for the classroom too!

Pine Cone Reindeer ornaments

Pine Cone Reindeer Ornaments – Fireflies + Mudpies

What a fun project to make with pinecones foraged from the woods! These adorable pinecone reindeer ornaments will look lovely hanging on your tree.

Rudolph the reindeer wood craft for preschool

Rudolph Wood Slice Ornament – Thrifty Jinxy

This adorable Rudolph ornament is an easy kid’s craft, made with slices of wood. These would make wonderful homemade gifts for family and friends from your child.

Reindeer pasta sculptures

Reindeer Pasta Sculptures – The Craft Train

Who said pasta is just for eating? Grab some pasta from your pantry to make this adorable reindeer craft!

Easy Reindeer Handprint Craft

Reindeer Handprint – The Best Ideas for Kids

A fun project that starts with the outline of your child’s hand, this handprint reindeer craft is a perfect project for winter afternoons.

Salt Dough Reindeer Craft

Salt Dough Reindeer Footprint Ornaments – Messy Little Monster

What a fun project, and keepsake of your child’s tiny foot! These salt dough reindeer ornaments make a precious keepsake holiday gift!

Reindeer Finger Puppet Craft

Cutest Ever Reindeer Finger Puppet Craft – Artsy Momma

Finger puppets are such fun! Let your child tell a story after making this fun reindeer craft!

Reindeer Paper Plate Craft

Reindeer Paper Plate Craft – Homeschool Preschool

An easy preschool craft, this paper plate reindeer craft is simply adorable!

Printable Reindeer Card

Printable Christmas Reindeer Card – Picklebums

A super simple craft, there is a free printable template for this adorable reindeer card!

Reindeer Walnut Ornament

Walnut Crafts – Reindeer Ornament – Red Ted Art

Another fun foraging project, this walnut reindeer ornament is so adorable!

Free Reindeer Printable Hat for Preschool

Free Printable Reindeer Hat – Primary Playground

Download this adorable printable for your child to color. They can wear it to a party, or for fun holiday photos!

Reindeer Candy Bar Wrappers

Reindeer Candy Bar Wrappers – The Educators Spin On It

These reindeer candy bar wrappers are such an easy project, and the candy gifts will be well received!

Reindeer Block Craft

Wood Block Reindeer Craft – Hands on Teaching Ideas

Let the kids get messy and paint some wooden blocks to make this adorable wood block reindeer.

Handprint Candy Cane Reindeer

Candy Cane Reindeer – JDaniel4’s Mom

This super cute reindeer craft uses the outline of your child’s hands for the reindeer’s rack.

Reindeer Crafts For Preschool

Cider Reindeer – Everyday Best

Edible crafting is the best crafting!  These cider reindeer are perfect for gifting, and enjoying as you make them!

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