Christmas Crafts

Reindeer Candy Topper

These reindeer candy toppers are fun to put together. They can be made for gift giving, stocking stuffers or as a craft project at your next holiday gathering - giving friends a fun candy take-away!

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Designer: Janet Van Lone Trieschman

Level: Moderate Handiness

Time: 30 minutes

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Supplies:

Directions:
Either download the free PDF of the reindeer pieces and cut them out, or using colored paper and a personal cutting machine, cut out your topper pieces. 

Fill the treat bag with colored candies and set aside. 

Tip: when inserting the colored candies into the treat bag, slip in a piece of paper. This paper helps guide the candy and makes the work easier.

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Do not fill the treat bag to the top, leave room to attached the topper.

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Apply Mini Dots to the green circle. 

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Attach to the red base. 

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Use Mini Dots to attach the antlers to the top of the green circle. 

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Place the tan face over the antlers with Mini Dots. 

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Adhere two eyes to the face with the small white circles and Mini Dots. 

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Attach the red nose at the end of the face with Mini Dots. 

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 Use the black marker to make pupils  in the center of the white pieces.

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Attach the finished design to the filled treat bag top using Mini Dots.

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 Close the topper and adhere shut. 

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Tips: 

  • If the pieces of paper seem small to work with, use a tweezers to aid in your handling of them.
  • Cut multiple pieces of each shape. Have parts ready for children to work with.
  • Replace paper eyes with google eyes for a dimensional effect.

~ Janet 

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