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Candy Cane Reindeer

Preschool Christmas Craft

candy cane reindeer

Candy cane reindeer are a classic preschool Christmas craft for children.

They can be hung on the tree as a decoration and then eaten up later! Here are the simple project instructions that show how quickly these can be put together.

Try tying them on your Christmas packages as an extra adornment or giving them out with hot chocolate!

Materials Needed:   

  • candy cane
  • glue
  • brown pipe cleaner
  • 2 googly eyes
  • 1 small red or black pom pom


1. Begin by dotting on some glue where the eyes and nose will go, then attach these facial features and allow to dry.

candy cane reindeer
candy cane reindeer

2. Twist the pipe cleaner around the top of the candy cane once or twice to secure. Then bend them in an antler shape and trim them to size, if necessary.

candy cane reindeer

3. Wow, that was easy! The reindeer is ready for gift giving. Enjoy!

candy cane reindeer

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