Reindeer and ornaments are two staples of the holidays so why not combine the two for a fun Reindeer Puzzle Piece Ornament! This is a great craft to do with the kids and they make great handmade gifts! Also if you are in charge of any group craft projects, this one is a winner!
I certainly have a soft spot for Rudolph here on my blog. You might remember my Cork Reindeer Ornament or my Rudolph Wreath and then these Reindeer Gift Card Holders and finally a super cute Fingerprint Reindeer Ornament.
I also have a love for crafting with puzzle pieces! This Puzzle Piece Friendship necklace is so much fun as well as this wreath and candy cane puzzle piece ornaments and this super fun snowflake ornament! I also made this fun Valentine with puzzle pieces!
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Supplies for Reindeer Puzzle Piece Ornament:
- Puzzle Pieces
- Brown Paint & Paint Brush
- Hot Glue & Glue Sticks
- Googly Eyes
- Red Pom-pom
- Green Ribbon or twine
I find the best puzzles at my dollar store! The head is a piece from a 100 pc puzzle and the antlers are pieces from a 500 piece puzzle!
This is also a great project for those puzzles with those pieces that ran off into the night never to return again! ;-) We have that problem around here!
How to Make Reindeer Puzzle Piece Ornaments:
Time needed: 30 minutes.
Use puzzle pieces to create adorable reindeer puzzle piece ornaments perfect for gift giving, kids crafts for class parties and on your tree!
- Paint The Puzzle Pieces
Choose three puzzle pieces that are more long and skinny vs short and stout! Paint them brown with acrylic paint and let dry.
- Glue the Pieces Together
When the paint is dry, carefully use hot glue to tack the antlers onto the facepiece.
- Add Googly Eyes
Use the glue gun to add small googly eyes to the facepiece.
- Add Pompom Nose
Add a small red pom-pom to the facepiece as Rudolph’s nose.
- Add Ribbon for Hanging
Finally, tack a ribbon loop onto the back of the reindeer face in order to hang on your tree!
Where to Use Reindeer Ornaments:
These make cute gifts for kids to give grandparents, teachers, group leaders, etc. If you need some other cute handmade gifts try:
- A string of Lights Fingerprint Photo Frame
- Beer Bread Neighbor Gift basket
- Manicure in a Jar
- Coloring Page Picture Frame
- DIY Picture Frame Luminary
- Custom Dot Wine Tumblers
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