Festive Flower Pot Friends

Create these fun Christmas characters – meet rudolph and the gingerbread man!

You will need:

  • 2 Flower Pots (each)
  • Poster Paint
  • Brown Felt
  • Pipecleaners
  • Glue Gun
  • Kid Friendly Varnish
  • Google Eyes
  • Red Pom Pom
  • Ribbon


1. For Reindeer, paint the flower pots brown. For Gingerbread man, paint
over with Kid Friendly Varnish to give a glossy finish. Leave to dry,
then glue flower pot bases together using glue gun.

2. Cut felt ears for reindeer and make some antlers from pipecleaners. Add a pom pom for nose, some google eyes and ribbon.

3. Make arms for gingerbread man from 2 loops of pipecleaner. Paint on
features for the face and add some buttons or some swirls for icing.

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