Reindeer Handprint Ornaments {Fun Crafts with Mom}

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It’s Christmastime! Have you decorated? I’m all over it here! We were at the tree farm cutting down our tree the weekend after Thanksgiving. I wanted to capture his little hand and thought these Reindeer Handprint Ornaments were a great way! I love this time of year and love having our home decorated with little crafts my children have made over the years. Reindeer Handprint Ornaments MS

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Preschool Reindeer Handprint Ornaments

First cover your child’s hand with brown paint with a sponge brush and press onto white construction paper. It might take you a few tries to get it right. Little ones can be difficult to get the process so leave time for practicing how to lay their hand flat.

Preschool Reindeer Handprint Ornaments

Once your hand prints have dried cut them out and glue them on top of red construction paper. Then cut the red construction so it just borders the white piece. Then flip the handprint over and write the child’s name & age. If the child is old enough to write have them do it.

Preschool Reindeer Handprint Ornaments

Then to help preserve our ornaments as long as possible I decided to run them through our laminator. My Fellowes Laminator is super simple to use. I just popped them into one of the pouches and followed the directions on how to heat them. Cut and trim to size.

Preschool Reindeer Handprint Ornaments

Then grab your red pom poms. We found these fun sparkly ones at Michael’s in a fun fireworks pouch over the summer. I loved the special touch they added. I used glue dots to attach them.

Preschool Reindeer Handprint Ornaments

Then I stuck two of my wiggle eyes just above the pom pom and the reindeer was born! Aren’t they adorable?

Preschool Reindeer Handprint Ornaments

Punch a hole where you want them to hang from and string some twine or ribbon through and tie a knot and hang it on your tree!

Preschool Reindeer Handprint Ornaments

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Jennifer, the mom behind the Mom Spotted blog, is located in Western Massachusetts. She has three boys, Johnny (15), Gavin (9), & Sawyer (3). She is married to her high school sweetheart. On Mom Spotted you'll find a fun selection of recipes, family fun, product reviews, and more! You can also find her on twitter @MomSpotted and Facebook.



Comments

  1. Heather S says:

    These are super cute! 🙂

  2. vickie couturier says:

    how cute my grandkdis would love making these for their parents

  3. Alison Gibb says:

    These are adorable! You will love these even more 20 years from now. I bet the kids loved making them!

  4. Katy says:

    These are just adorable! I love the laminator! I’ve been wanting one for a while and I agree- I can help preserve these memories for longer. I know what you mean about the little ones growing up too fast! Our two year old daughter is getting SO big! 🙂

  5. Cute- pinning so my grandsons can make them next year. 😀

  6. Anita Jude says:

    so cool love this ….going to do this year with the grand kids

  7. G K says:

    Very cute idea! You could even add popsicle stucks to the antlers.

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