Reindeer Gift Bag
An Activity for School-Age Children:
An easy-to-make holiday gift bag that kids are sure to have fun with!
Before You Begin:
You will need craft paper bags with handles, brown felt, red felt or a red pom-pom, brown pipe cleaners, wiggly eyes, scissors, craft glue and a decorative bow. You will also need an assortment of craft items for decorating the bags, such as glitter, sequins, metallic markers, etc.
Perfect for treats or presents, this easy-to-make holiday gift bag is sure to delight! To practice fine motor skills and following instructions to create a cute holiday gift bag.
You may show the children your finished bag as an example, but encourage them to create their own unique shapes in the process. You may fill the gift bags with fun holiday treats, trinkets or ornaments.
Let's Get Started
First, cut out two oval shapes from the brown felt pieces to make the reindeer head. Then, cut out reindeer ears and mouth. Shapes can vary; use your imagination! You can show the children your finished bag as an example, but encourage them to create their own unique shapes.
Overlap the two oval shapes (as shown in photo) to create the reindeer's head. Glue in place.
Glue on ears, wiggly eyes, and mouth.
Bend pipe cleaners to create antlers. Glue antlers on top of reindeer head.
Glue the entire reindeer head onto a paper bag.
Glue on a decorative bow, a red felt or pom-pom nose and any final collage items to personalize your bags.