Clothespin Reindeer Craft

With the holiday season sneaking up on us, it's time for a fun reindeer craft! You're going to love these cute clothespin reindeer. They could be made into fun little tree ornaments with the addition of some string or ribbon. Kids of all ages will love to help make these cute reindeer. Follow the step-by-step directions below to make your own clothespin reindeer craft.

clothespin reindeer craft

clothespin reindeer

These clothespin reindeer are so much fun to make. Have fun giving them their own personalities and accessories. This clothespin reindeer craft is a fun Christmas craft for children of all ages and they can be repurposed in so many ways. You can turn your reindeer craft into a magnet for the fridge, an ornament, or whatever else you can think of!

If you have a child who really enjoys reindeer why not pair this reindeer craft with your favourite reindeer book or movie, too. 

Scroll down below to get started on your very own clothespin reindeer craft!

reindeer craft

Clothespin Reindeer Craft

Reindeer Craft Supplies

  • clothespin
  • small pompom - red
  • pipe cleaner - brown or gold
  • Christmas ribbon
  • small googly eyes
  • glue (use a glue gun for best results)
  • thin black marker

How to Make a Clothespin Reindeer

reindeer craft for kids

STEP ONE: Gather your supplies

Before you get started on your reindeer craft, make sure to gather up all your supplies. It makes things so much easier when everything is ready to go!

clothespin reindeer craft supplies

STEP TWO: Make reindeer antlers

Start by cutting your pipe cleaner in half and twisting it into a v-shape. Then, wrap each end of the pipe cleaner around a pencil to create curls. Glue it into place on the mouth of the clothespin, as shown below.

pipe cleaner antlers for clothespin reindeer

pipe cleaner antlers for clothespin reindeer

STEP THREE: Make the reindeer face and body

Next, use the black marker to draw a line down the middle of the clothespin starting at the hinge to create the legs of your reindeer. Colour in the bottom to act as the hooves.

how to make a clothespin reindeer

Glue the red pom pom nose and googly eyes under the antlers as shown below.

how to make a clothespin reindeer craft

STEP FOUR: Add the reindeer scarf

To finish up your clothespin reindeer, cut a piece of Christmas ribbon and glue it around the hinge of the clothespin. Use a glue gun for best results. Your cute reindeer clothespin craft is now complete!

Optional: add a thin piece of string to hang your reindeer craft on a tree as an ornament or glue on a magnet to use for hanging artwork on the fridge.

easy reindeer craft

We hope you enjoy making these cute reindeer out of clothespins! This is such a fun Christmas craft for kids to get into the spirit of the season. Kids of all ages will enjoy making this clothespin reindeer craft. They will look so good used as ornaments on a tree too.

Clothespin reindeer craft. Christmas craft for kids.

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