12
Dec

handprint reindeer antlers

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The kids are in love with the reindeer hats we made a couple weekends ago. They have been wearing them non-stop. And I don’t really blame them either, because they’re adorable! They were super simple to make and I just love that my sweet kiddos hand/arm prints are the antlers. Such a great keepsake.

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Here’s how you make them:

What you’ll need:

brown construction paper
white/black/off-white cardstock
brown paint
red pom poms
2 popsicle sticks
glue
scissors
paper punches – 1 inch and 2 inch

Directions:

1. Measure the brown construction paper around your kiddos head, cut and glue it together. I had to glue 2 pieces together to get it to fit my kids head. Allow to dry.

2. Paint your kiddos arms and hands with brown paint and stamp them both on your off-white cardstock. You’ll want to use a thicker paper, like cardstock, so your antlers don’t flop over. Allow to dry. Once dry, cut the antlers out with your scissors.

3. Using your white cardstock and 2 inch paper punch, punch out some eyes. Using your black cardstock and 1 inch paper punch, punch out some eyeballs. Glue these on your reindeer.

4. Glue a red pompom on your reindeer for the nose.

5. Glue your antlers on. I used popsicle sticks on the back to help hold the antlers up so they wouldn’t fall over. The popsicle sticks have worked great! Allow to dry.

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Have fun with your awesome new reindeer antlers!!

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