This year we’re making it our mission to make sure all of our Christmas cards are handmade for that extra personal touch. These super cute handmade reindeer Christmas cards are perfect for my kids as they are so simple and easy to make but also look super cute too! I hope you and your little ones love them just as much as we do!
Here’s what we used
White and brown card
Gold and red glitter foam
How to make our Handmade reindeer Christmas cards
Start by taking your piece of card and folding it in half to make the card shape. Then optionally cut the card down into a square as we have.
Cut out and glue down a large circle near the bottom edge of the card to make the reindeer’s face.
Next it’s time to cut out two sparkly antlers before gluing one on either side of the reindeer’s heal. Cut out two ear shapes and glue one just below each antler.
Finish off the card by adding on two cute eyes and a big red circle as a nose! Aren’t these just the cutest?!
I absolutely love these little photo frame ornaments! We’ve ordered some prints to go in them but they haven’t arrived yet, Still they’re all ready to go and we just couldn’t wait to share them with you. My favorite part about these is how each one is so unique, my son decorated these three and they’re each beautiful! We will be keeping these ones for our tree because I can’t bear to part with them but once our photos arrive we will be making more to post out to grandparents and other loved ones! There are so many lovely designs that you can make and we would love to see what you and your little ones come up with. Did you know we now have a Facebook? You can share them with us there!
Make the base of your photo frame by cutting out two equally sized circles. Take one of the circles and cut out a circle from the centre to make the front ring of the frame.
Now it’s time for little one to decorate their photo frames using their favorite embellishments!
Cut your photo down to size and glue it to the front of the backing circle (you can draw around your circle to help you cut your photo to the right size!). Then cut out a small semi circle tab and pierce a hole in the top center. Glue the tab down at the top of of the bauble as you can see above.
Glue the two sides of your photo frame together and tie a loop in your string. Thread the loop through the hole at the top of your bauble and pull the loop through itself to knot it on securely. Your adorable photo frame is ready to display or gift!
This sweet and easy little CD penguin craft is so simple to make and a great way to recycle old cds or dvds. We’ve got ours hung up in the window so that it reflects the light and It looks so cute as it twirls around. My little boy really loves making any kind of animal crafts, he’s always been fascinated with creatures big and small. He loves his little penguin and wants to make a whole bunch of CD animals for his window and as we make them we will share them with you too!
Heres what we used
An old CD
How to make our CD penguin
Take your foam and cut out a circle shape for the head and two oval wings. Glue the shapes down in position on your CD and then leave to dry slightly.
Cut out two round eyes, a triangle beak and two little flippers. Stick the eyes and beak down on the head piece and the flippers on the bottom of the CD then leave to dry completely.
If you want to use your penguin as a hanging decoration (they look fab spinning around and reflecting the light!) Simply punch a hole at the top and tie a loop of string through.
Where we live were quite close to several farms so every day we have tractors and farm equipment rolling up the road past our house. My son thinks it’s great, he loves all things farm and lets be honest, tractors are pretty cool! We made this cute little funky foam tractor craft to go on his bedroom door as part of a door sign. All we did is glue it down on a strip of card and write his name on it and it looks fab. They’re really simple to make and provide a great opportunity to practise learning shapes too.
You will need
Choose the main colour you want to use for your tractor. From this colour, cut out the L shape to make the body of your tractor as shown above.
Cut out a strip of your primary colour that’s slightly wider than the top of your L piece and glue it down along the top. Then, cut out a white square and glue it down in place to make your window.
Cut out one large circle for the rear wheel and one slightly smaller circle for the front wheel. Stick them down.
Cut out two circles which are slightly smaller than the wheels you just made. Glue them down in the centre of the wheel to complete your tyres. Finish off your funky foam tractor by cutting out a little rectangle spout and attaching it to the back of your tractor.
Ted has decided that he wants to decorate his door with animals. So the last few days we’ve been busy crafting some funky foam creatures. This cute little pig is our favourite so far and has taken centre stage to make our diy foam pig door sign. Ill be sharing our other foam animals at somepoint soon so keep your eyes open for those if you’re looking to make a little collection!
You will need
First you will need to cut out the base shape of your pig’s body. Draw a circle and add two rectangles for the legs as shown in the picture above.
Cut out a smaller circle for the pigs head and glue it down on the body.
Give your pig two pointy pink ears and a oval snout.
Now to give your pig his cute little face! Glue on two googy eyes, two nostrils and a smiley mouth. Also draw or stick two little hooves at the bottom of his legs
To make your pig’s curly tail; twist your pink pipe cleaner around a pencil and then stick it in place at the back of your pig and he is finished!
Why not glue your pig to a strip of card or foam and make your very own door sign?