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Check out all of these fun reindeer projects. You can make reindeer out of candy canes, pine cones, toilet paper rolls, and much more. These reindeer will make fun ornaments, gift toppers, decorations, or gifts. They aren't just for Christmas, you can enjoy making these crafts all year long. If you make any of these, make sure you send in a photo to be included in this collection. You can also get your crafts published.

Candy Cane Reindeer

Candy Cane Reindeer Craft Project
Learn how you can craft a cute reindeer using a candy cane, chenille stem, wiggle eyes, and a few other basic craft supplies. This project was shared by a visitor named Reginald.

Christmas Tree Light Reindeer

Christmas Tree Light Reindeer Craft Project
These instructions will teach you how to recycle a burnt out Christmas tree light into an adorable reindeer you can hang on your Christmas tree, use as a gift topper, or use any way you like.

Craft Stick Reindeer

Craft Stick Reindeer Craft Project
All you need to make this cute little reindeer is a popsicle-style craft stick, a chenille stem, two wiggle eyes, a tiny pom-pom, and some ribbon. Make a collection of them and hang them all over your tree.

Light Bulb Reindeer

Light Bulb Reindeer Craft Project
This project sheet will explain how you can use paper mache techniques and some basic craft supplies to craft a cute reindeer you can use as a decoration or a Christmas tree ornament.

Puzzle Piece Reindeer

Puzzle Piece Reindeer Craft Project
Follow these instructions and you can make a small reindeer using two jigsaw puzzle pieces, a chenille stem, small pom-pom, and a few other craft supplies. This reindeer can be used as an ornament or you can make it into a pin or a magnet.

Pine Cone Reindeer

Pine Cone Reindeer Craft Project
Follow these directions, shared by a visitor named Laurel, and learn how she created an amazing reindeer using two pine cones, chenille stems, wiggle eyes, and a pom-pom. She also explains how she made Santa and his sleigh.

Reindeer Beaded Safety Pin

Reindeer Beaded Safety Pin
Check out this free pattern for making beaded safety pins that look like a cute, red-nosed reindeer.

Reindeer Candy Holder

Reindeer Candy Holder Craft Project
This cute candy holder is easy to make using a small jar, some felt, and some other basics craft supplies. Fill it with treats and give it to someone as a special holiday gift.

Reindeer Poop

Reindeer Poop Craft Project
While this might sound like a gross project, it actually makes a fun Christmas gift. Fill a sandwich bag with "reindeer poop" and then print out the free bag topper that includes a silly poem.
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