Reindeer Paper Craft

Our reindeer craft paper is the perfect festive craft for the holiday season.

The reindeer wears a Santa hat and a beautiful holiday-themed saddle on his back in preparation for the holiday season.

Reindeer paper craft

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Rudolph reindeer crafts

Create the cutest reindeer you’ve ever laid eyes on with this simple yet fun and exciting craft that keeps the kids engaged in craft fun!

Rudolph's reindeer paper craft

How to make reindeer paper crafts

What you need:

  • printable template
  • patterned paper
  • colored paper (pink, brown, beige, red and white)
  • drag
  • pencil
  • glue
  • black marker
  • white fur ball

Step-by-step instructions

Print out the template and grab scissors to start cutting out different shapes of the reindeer and its parts.

Step 1


Place the cutout of the reindeer on the platform on top of your brown construction paper and trace along that line.

Step 2

Mane and tail

Place the fur pieces on the beige paper and trace them.

Step 2-1

horse saddle

Place the saddle piece on top of the decorative paper and trace it.

Step 3

Christmas hat

Draw the hat cutting line on the red paper.

Step 4

Draw the feathers of the hat on a white sheet of paper.

Step 5

Use glue to join the white parts representing hat feathers with the red parts.

Step 6

Glue the fur on top of the reindeer.

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Step 7

Add a decorative saddle above the reindeer’s back.

Step 8

Glue the Santa hat to the top of its head.

Step 9


Draw or draw a small leaf shape on the pink paper.

Step 10

Glue the leaf shape to the reindeer’s ear.

Step 11


Use a black marker to draw the reindeer’s nose, mouth, and eyes.

Step 12


Draw hooves down the bottom of the reindeer’s feet.

Step 13


Draw lines for the legs with a black marker.

Step 14

Continue using the black marker to draw the front leg.

Step 15

Optionally, you can add a white dot to the reindeer’s black eye for a more realistic look.

Step 16

Fold the edge of the brown rectangle to highlight.

Step 17

Now you’ll have an adorable reindeer to put on your coffee table or place anywhere else in your home for the holidays.

Step 18

Do you like how your reindeer looks?

DIY paper reindeer craft

We definitely do!

DIY reindeer paper craft

Happy holiday!

DIY Rudolph Reindeer Paper Craft

And have fun crafting!

Reindeer paper craft ideas

Get your reindeer paper craft template here

Reindeer paper craft

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