Finding it’s place in Christmas Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer started back in 1939 as a small leaflet distributed by a department store and penned by Robert L. May from those beginnings this little red-nosed reindeer has had many books, movies and even a very popular song created around him. As one of the classic books featured on our Storybook Advent these recipes, crafts and activities are perfect for children to enjoy.
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
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Rudolph Crafts for Kids
These crafts for kids to make are perfect for creating after you have read the story together.
Get out the paper plates, paint and glue so that you can create a Paper Plate Rudolph isn’t the nose so cute. Ohhhh, and an interesting Reindeer fact if Sant’s Reindeer’s had antlers in winter it’s highly likely that they were all females as male reindeer lose their antlers.
Raid the laundry room and create these REALLY EASY Rudolph clothespin characters – we used them with our set of present clip count cards too you can sign up for our Present Clip Cards on the post and start helping your toddlers and preschoolers recognise numbers and count out.
This Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer Pine Cone Craft is perfect for making and decorating the Christmas tree with.
Part craft, part play this DIY Rudolph vs Reindeer Tic Tac Toe game is so much fun and ideal to play together with your children once you have created it of course.
Activities based on Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
Keep active this Christmas with these suggestions for Gross Motor Rudolph Activities based on the popular story.
Support you toddler and young preschool with our Rudolph and Reindeer Toddler Activity Pack – we have lots of different suggestions for how you can use this with your children.
Reindeer Snacks and Recipes for Kids
Get your kids into the kitchen and making these recipes and snacks with the kids.
These easy reindeer crackers are no cook and would be the perfect snack to share together with the kids after reading Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer.
One of the first ever recipes we shared here on Rainy Day Mum – these easy Reindeer Cupcakes are great to make with toddlers and are a perfect activity to keep them entertained.
Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer Resources for Kids
Feeling a little creative then why not make your own finger puppets with this sewing pattern to create your own felt Reindeer, Santa and Elf.
Based on Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer Movie and the newer version of the storybook these play figures would be ideal for some Story Retelling with the kids.
I love this light up Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer cuddly toy. It’s so soft and as it comes with music would be ideal for play or using as a decoration around the house.
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Cerys is a marine biologist, environmental educator, teacher, mum, and home educator from the UK. She loves getting creative, whether it is with simple and easy crafts and ideas, activities to make learning fun, or delicious recipes that you and your kids can cook together you'll find them all shared here on Rainy Day Mum.