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Christmas Reindeer Card With FREE Template

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Christmas is a great excuse to make something handmade and personalized with the kids! This Christmas reindeer card will take any gift to the next level!

We love creating reindeer crafts for kids, but this is one of our favorites for gift giving.

Grandma and Grandpa will especially love receiving this cute little reindeer made by their angel grandchild.

And, it’s super simple to make!

We’re giving you the free printable template so you don’t have to do any of the hard work. Just download it, print, and get crafting.

It’s ideal for making with preschool, kindergarten, and elementary aged children. Watch our quick video below to see this craft in action.

How To Make A Reindeer Card

closeup of reindeer Christmas card

Supplies

Directions

Download the reindeer card template, print, and cut out all of the pieces except for the reindeer head (the card base).

hands holding reindeer Christmas card template

Take the reindeer head page and fold along the dashed lines. Cut out the reindeer head, but do not cut along the top, flat part of the head. This is the fold line of the card.

hands cutting out reindeer Christmas card

Place the eyes about 1.5″ from the bottom of the head and glue in the middle.

hand gluing eyes to reindeer Christmas card

Next, place the mouth area on top of the card, overlapping the eyes a little. Glue in place.

hand gluing mouth to reindeer Christmas card

Take the reindeer’s black or red nose and glue it just above the mouth line.

hand gluing nose to reindeer Christmas card

Glue the antlers to the top of the card, in the middle of the head.

hand gluing antlers to reindeer Christmas card

Complete the reindeer’s ears by gluing the inner ear to the outer ear. Once the ears are finished, glue them to the back and side of the card.

*Make sure you leave enough space for the antlers to fit between the ears. If you don’t, the card won’t open properly.*

hand gluing inner ear to outer ear of reindeer Christmas card
hand gluing ear to reindeer Christmas card

Open up and write a message.

hand writing message inside reindeer Christmas card

Now your child has a cute, handmade card to give to someone special!

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two reindeer Christmas cards

At Home Christmas Camp Ideas

Lately, we’ve been receiving lots of emails from readers who want to make this Christmas even more special than other years. We get that and want to help you have a festive holiday, loaded with fun and goodness!

To do that, we’re sharing some of our favorite crafts, activities, and printables to keep your child learning, having fun, and stay engaged.

Christmas Craft Ideas

It’s no secret we love crafts, but maybe you don’t know why…Of course, they’re fun and a great way to build special memories with your child. That’s really the first reason we make them, but there are even more reasons why!

Crafting with kids can also help them gain confidence in their abilities, help them learn how to master those tricky scissors, and teach they how to follow directions.

Just remember your child isn’t only having fun – they’re learning too!

hand holding reindeer Christmas card

If you need more Christmas craft ideas, check out some of our most popular below:

Christmas Printables For Kids

We love how printables are a fast and easy way to entertain the kids and keep them learning.

These Christmas do a dot printables are perfect for preschool and kindergarten children. Not only will kids get to use dot markers (which they all love!), they’ll also be working on things like letter recognition, fine motor skills, patterns, and counting.

Another fun option are these Christmas I Spy printables. They’re great for taking on the go to church, the doctor’s office, or anywhere your kiddo has to wait. Just print, laminate, and bring a dry erase marker with you!

reindeer Christmas card

If you’re a teacher or you’re planning a Christmas party with lots of kids these Christmas bingo printables are awesome! There are 30 unique bingo cards and they’re so cute and festive too!

This Christmas matching game is fun for older toddlers and preschoolers alike.

Finally, if your child love to color, they’ll have a blast using these Christmas color by number printables.

Christmas Activities

Need some hands-on activities for Christmas time? No worries, we’ve got that covered too!

These Christmas pattern block mats are not only engaging for little minds, but they’re also helpful to teach your child shapes, patterns, and work on fine motor skills.

If your child loves sensory play, be sure to try out this easy Christmas sensory bin or this edible candy cane slime!

Share With Us

Did you make this craft with your kids or students? We’d love to feature them on our social media!

For a chance to have your child’s craft featured, simply snap a picture of the completed project and post it to our Facebook page, email it to us directly by clicking here, or use #simpleeverydaymom on your social media!

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Christmas Reindeer Card Craft

Prep Time: 7 minutes
Active Time: 8 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Make any gift even more special when you attach this Christmas reindeer card to it!

Materials

  • Colored card stock or construction paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Reindeer card template

Instructions

  1. Download the reindeer card template, print, and cut out all of the pieces except for the reindeer head (the card base).
  2. Take the reindeer head page and fold along the dashed lines. Cut out the reindeer head, but do not cut along the top, flat part of the head. This is the fold line of the card.
  3. Place the eyes about 1.5" from the bottom of the head and glue in the middle.
  4. Next, place the mouth area on top of the card, overlapping the eyes a little. Glue in place.
  5. Take the reindeer's black or red nose and glue it just above the mouth line.
  6. Glue the antlers to the top of the card, in the middle of the head.
  7. Complete the reindeer's ears by gluing the inner ear to the outer ear. Once the ears are finished, glue them to the back and side of the card. *Make sure you leave enough space for the antlers to fit between the ears. If you don't, the card won't open properly.*
  8. Open up and write a message.

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