These crafts are oldies but goodies! They are simple for kids to make, inexpensive and quick—perfect for classroom favors.

Here is the template we used for the mouse

Felt Mouse Template

and if you don’t like mice try reindeer

You might also be interested in how to make Paper Candy Canes

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  1. I made a few of the mice to put atop of the grandkids gifts this year. They will love them. Thanks for the idea.

  2. Can you tell me how you got the ears to be so cute? did I miss somethng? mine are just laying there flat and not so cute.

  3. Oh, nostalgia… I remember making the reindeers in elementary & my grandmother always had the little mice on her tree. Fantastic!

  4. I remember making the reindeer candy canes all the time when I was little. I think I may have to make them this year with my kids. Thanks so much for sharing!

  5. Thank you so much! I lam doing the mouse craft with my Brownie scouts. I had looked for a template this weekend and couldn’t find one, this will make my meeting go so much smoother!

  6. Ha, I remember making the reindeer ones for gifts one year when I was a kid…so funny, I’ll have to remember that one this year for my son’s kindergarten class. Thanks!

  7. What a great idea! I think we are going to try one of these (or both) this year for daycare.


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