Mix and Match Paper Reindeer Craft (with printable template)

How cute is this mix and match paper reindeer craft! If you are looking for fun and easy Christmas crafts for kids you are going to love this easy reindeer craft complete with printable reindeer template! There is even a photo craft option so your child can become rudolf! Just scroll on down for full directions for this paper reindeer craft and for the reindeer template.

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This reindeer craft is part of our series of mix and match Christmas crafts for kids. In this series we also have a paper Santa craft, a paper elf craft and a paper snowman craft.

Reindeer crafts are perfect for Christmas, especially for any animal loving little ones! This reindeer craft would be so much fun to make on a playdate or as a Christmas craft to give to a parent or grandparent.

I love the photo reindeer option, it would make such a cute handmade card that could also double up as an adorable keepsake. The best thing about this paper craft it that you can use the mix and match template to build up your reindeer craft anyway you like! There is no right or wrong way to do this reindeer craft.

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Scroll down to get your printable reindeer template to make this adorable paper reindeer craft

Mix and Match Paper Reindeer Craft (with printable template)

Paper reindeer craft supplies:

  • Template
  • Coloured paper: red, brown, tan, black
  • Scissors
  • Glue stick
  • Google eyes (optional)
  • Photo (optional)
  • Black marker

printable reindeer template

Mix and Match Reindeer Craft Instructions

STEP 1: Prepare printable reindeer template

To start, print out the reindeer template that can be found at the bottom of the page. Choose the pieces you’d like to use, there’s many options for the head, body, antlers, nose, etc. Cut out your choices.

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You can either trace the pieces on the coordinating coloured paper or you can simply colour the pieces.

printable reindeer template craft

If you are making a reindeer photo craft you will need to cut out a photograph of your child's face.

STEP 2: Assemble reindeer craft

Use craft glue to assemble your mix and match reindeer craft. There are so many fun options to try!

Assemble the face by popping on some google eyes and gluing the antlers, ears and nose. You can also use a photo for the face! There are options for a hat or earmuffs to keep your reindeer warm!

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Stick the head to the body and then stick the arms and legs to the body. Accessorise by glueing on the scarf and mittens.

reindeer craft with printable reindeer template

STEP 3: Complete reindeer craft

Complete your reindeer craft by glueing all your chosen pieces together. You can have so much fun mix and matching the different features. Here are a couple of ways you can assemble your reindeer.

reindeer template

Photo crafts are always popular with family as they make great keepsakes. Isn't this photo rudolf adorable!

photo reindeer crafts

Why not stick your reindeer craft to the front of a folded piece of card to turn this adorable Christmas craft into a handmade Christmas card!? I'm sure family and friends would love to receive one!

printable reindeer craft template


To download this reindeer craft template for free click on the link below and use the discount code: reindeer. For personal use only. Not for redistribution. All images are copyrighted.

reindeer template

Mix and match paper reindeer craft for kids. Printable reindeer template included.

We hope you have had fun making this mix and match paper reindeer craft and that you have found the printable reindeer template helpful. Christmas crafts for kids are always fun and reindeer crafts are the cutest!

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