Candy Cane Reindeer Craft

Candy Cane Reindeer -

This Christmas Candy Cane Reindeer is simple to make it looks really cute!


  • Children can make to give to their friends
  • Attach a Christmas Card
  • A group of them make for an adorable decoration


  • 5 candy canes
  • 1 brown pipe cleaner (chenille)
  • Brown felt
  • Red felt
  • Ribbon
  • Sticky tape


How to make a candy cane reindeer -

1. Place two candy canes next to each other and angle the bottoms out.  Sticky tape. Repeat with another two candy canes.

2.  Tape the candy canes  together to create the body (as shown).

3. Place the final candy cane on the top of the body (as shown) and secure with tape.

4. Cut a large piece of brown felt and a smaller piece of red felt and glue together.  Tie saddle on reindeer.

5. Cut a pipe cleaner in half.  Wrap around the head of the reindeer and twist the tops until antlers are achieved.

How to make a Reindeer out of Candy Canes

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Kelly loves life at both ends of the spectrum: wearing high heel shoes one day and hiking boots the next; sipping tea out of a pretty cup and slurping hot coffee from a camping mug; challenging herself physically and stopping for quiet unhurried moments to feel the wind on her face. Kelly and her husband Matthew seek to live a fun and adventurous life with their four children and pet bird.

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  1. Trish says

    Hi Kelly what a clever idea…if u look on my page u will see someone posted some other cute Christmas ideas …the mouse one with the candy cane is sweet…some cute cupcakes so easily and sweetly decorated too…your kids might like the pics anyway…

  2. says

    It would make a nice name tag holder for the festive table too. Or how about a challenge to see what other animals kids can create from candy? (Hmm, a hippopotamus would need a lot…)

  3. says

    “I think a lot of it will fly with the board. There’s a much higher level of awareness than there was three or four years ago. It’s a good start.”- Candy Olson

  4. kathy says

    I tried to do the reindeer but they fell apart- and the legs were not the same length, any ideas which brand of candy canes you used?

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