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Matchbox Gifts, Magic Reindeer Food & Poem

In this article we have activities and crafts: Matchbox Gifts, Magic Reindeer Food, and and Reindeer Poem.

Matchbox Gifts


Very cute way to give a small gift in one of these matchbox gift boxes.

1. For a standard size matchbox, cut 33/4-by-2 inch band of decorative paper. 
2. Glue Band around box: you can attach more paper to box ends. 
3. Embellish with string, or stickers, or thin strip of paper glue glued around box. 
4. To make a card to go inside, cut a 2-by21/2 inch piece of paper; trim edges with pinking shears, if desired and fold in half.

Magic Reindeer Food

Reindeer Food Samples

Get the children involved in feeding the reindeer as well as milk and cookies for Santa! The reindeer get hungry too!

Reindeer food is a simple combination:

  • 1/4 cup oatmeal
  • 1/4 rise krispie
  • 1/4 cup sprinkles red & green
  • and glitter for sparkle and shine

Reindeer Poem

magic reindeer poem

If you are travelling with your children this holiday season here are some tips.

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