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Day 21- Make a Festive Reindeer Spoon | The Creation Station

When it comes to our children I will always insist that they make their Christmas cards to give to our extended family – until they reach their teens anyway and then it’s up to them :)

Receiving any sort of present is just wonderful, but the ones I love the most are the homemade ones.  I know just how busy people are and to receive something that they have taken time out of their hectic lives to make just for me makes me love and appreciate it so much more.

Get those ‘tooties’ out and make your Christmas cards!!

What You’ll Need

 

  • Card – whatever colour you like
  • Paint – we used brown Crayola washable
  • Sponge & Dish
  • Wiggly eyes x 2
  • Red collage item – sequin, pom pom, gemstone etc – using a red felt tip would also work just as well
  • PVA glue or glue stick
  • Black or brown marker pen

 

We used our ‘tried and tested’ method of how to prepare paint for handprints or footprints.  You can of course simply use a paintbrush to get the paint onto a child’s hand or foot, but by using a sponge you just seem to get a more even coverage, create less mess and even use less paint – plus who doesn’t like squidging their feet into a painty sponge :)

 

We had pre-folded our card into an A5 size and placed them on the counter ready to be printed on – make sure you have a wet cloth handy to wipe painty baby feet afterwards otherwise you may end up covered in it!

Ta Dah!

2 perfect footprints ready for decorating……..

Hey Ruldoph!

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We would love to see your Christmas cards, so please send photos of them to art@thecreationstation.co.uk or share with us on twitter with #creationstation.

 

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