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walnut reindeer ornament

Call up Grandma, schedule an afternoon craft date, and let her reminisce of this old-fashioned retro craft! Make a batch to hang on the tree!

Materials

  • Walnut half
  • Red pom-pom, 1/4”
  • Wiggle eyes, 7mm, two
  • Craft foam, scraps: brown, black
  • Holiday ribbon
  • Gold cording, 6” length

TOOLS

  • Red chalk and cotton swab
  • Beacon Adhesives Kid’s Choice! Glue

Basic Supplies

  • scissors, pencil, white copy paper

Directions

  1. 1
    Access pattern by selecting the info button near the main image, then select the pattern icon. Download and print patterns onto white copy paper. Trace and cut out patterns from craft foam.
  2. 2
    Make knot in cording; adhere cording and antlers to top front of head.
  3. 3
    Adhere walnut half to foam head. Adhere eyes and nose to face.
  4. 4
    Make bow and adhere to chin.
  5. 5
    Use cotton swab to rub red chalk on cheeks.

Experiment with found nuts like acorns for other cute holiday characters.
Experiment with found nuts like acorns for other cute holiday characters.
Now, post some photos to show everyone how your project turned out!