DIY: Easy Reindeer Dixie Cup Craft

DIY: Easy Reindeer Dixie Cup CraftPoor Rudolf wasn’t allowed to play in any reindeer games, but Santa needed that reindeer to guide is sleigh. These reindeer Dixie cup crafts come not only as a fun way to enjoy the holidays but a lesson for all little boys and girls. Teach your kids that just because someone is different doesn’t mean they aren’t special.

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unique, but similar reindeer for the holidays.

What You Need

Paper Dixie cups
Googly eyes
Red Pom-Pom balls
Brown pipe cleaners
Brown spray paint
Hot glue/hot glue gun
Green and white twine
Small jingle bells


  1. Spray paint your paper cups brown with your spray paint in a well ventilated area or outside and let dry
  2. Hot glue two googly eyes onto the front of each cup
  3. Then hot glue a red Pom-Pom ball under the eyes
  4. Fold your brown pipe cleaners in half, twist, and fold the pipe cleaners back and forth to look like antlers
  5. Now glue one set on the back of each cup
  6. Loop a jingle bell onto a 24″ piece of twine, wrap it around the bottom of your reindeer, and tie into a knot to hold it in place

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  • These are so cute. I bet they even sell brown cups at a party store so it would be easier for me.

  • Haha these are so cute! I can see this being a hit with the kids.

  • These are so cute and creative. Great holiday craft for kids too.

  • Jes

    This is a perfect idea for the kids craft at my work party tomorrow. We have the usual – gingerbread man decorating, letters to Santa and face painting. This is so simple and quick, the kids will love it! Thank you for sharing 🙂

  • A very good holiday lesson to teach our kids during the making of Rudolf the red nose reindeer Dixie cup crafts that can easily be made by kids too.

  • These are too cute! I need to make them with my daughter.

  • I have been looking for crafts to do with my kids over the winter break. These are so cute! We will be making these soon!

  • This looks like such a fun craft! 🙂 I will have to try this with my kids. I have been looking for more fun holiday crafts to do with the kids.

  • These are adorable! I love how pretty and easy to make they look like

  • Rosey

    Such a cute idea. This would be fun to do with the kids!

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  • Elizabeth O

    I’m impressed by people who can create amazing things from every day items. These are fabulous!

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