Are you looking for Christmas eve ideas to do with your kids? Well, you’re in for a treat. Grab my free reindeer food printable and learn how to make reindeer food this Christmas.
Keep reading to grab the free reindeer food tag, get the recipe, and learn the step by step method on how to make reindeer food this Winter.
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Free reindeer food printable
Reindeer are magical creatures and they definitely need their strength if they are going to pull Santa’s sleigh from house to house around the world.
This reindeer food recipe will ensure that Santa’s reindeer will be well fed when they stop at your house with St Nick. Just sprinkle a little in your yard for them to nibble on to add a little extra magic to Christmas Eve night with your kids.
reindeer food label Supplies
If you’re wondering what is reindeer food made of, you’ve come to the right place. Here’s a list of supplies you will need to make Santa’s helpers special snack this Christmas Eve:
Supplies for making Reindeer Food
- My free reindeer food template (link below)
- Quick oats
- Sugar or sprinkles and
- Ziplock bags
- Googly eyes (I love these self adhesive ones)
- Brown pipe cleaner
- Red Pom Pom
Now you may be asking yourself, can I put glitter in reindeer food? I know it’s tempting to make the reindeer food sparkle, but I do not suggest using real glitter or sequins.
Since this holiday mixture will be left outside, the glitter could cause stomach problems if live animals eat it. If you’d like the look of glitter, here’s a safe and edible option from Amazon.
How to make Reindeer Food
For even more fun, turn the bags into cute reindeer with googly eyes, a brown pipe cleaner, and a red pom-pom.
Need to know how to make reindeer food? Follow the simple directions below:
Step One: Print
Click the link below to print the reindeer food tag printable.
There are two options to choose from. A rectangle template, perfect for attaching to a ziplock bag and a tag template if you choose to turn this into a reindeer craft.
Step Two: Cut
Cut the top off a Ziplock bag. Then add in one cup of oatmeal and some sugar or festive sprinkles.
Step Three: assemble the Antlers and Face
Next, take the pipe cleaner and wrap it around the top to seal the bag.
Then, scrunch the ends of the pipe cleaner to create the antlers. Attach a bow if you’d wish.
After that, glue on a red pom pom for Rudolph’s nose and a pair of eyes.
Step Four: Attach the Reindeer food tag
Attach the reindeer food label with a ribbon or thread it through the pipe cleaner antler from step 3. That’s it! Aren’t these the cutest reindeer food tag printables?
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Christmas activities for preschoolers
If you loved my Christmas craft ideas, I know you will really enjoy my hands on Christmas printables, perfect for preschool and kindergarten students. I have tons of Christmas resources to use this December as you teach all about snow, reindeer, The Polar Express, and Santa.
Check out my favorites below:
I hope you liked my reindeer food ideas and will be able to use my free reindeer food template this Christmas.