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Cinnamon Stick Rudolph Ornament

Get ready for the holidays with the 25 Days of Christmas Activities! After reading the book Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, your kids will love making this Cinnamon Stick Rudolph Ornament! Book activities are always such a fun thing for you and your kids to do after sharing a story together.


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Cinnamon Stick Rudolph Ornament:

Creating crafts can be a fun way for kids to develop their fine motor skills, hand and eye coordination, muscle strength, and much more. Crafting is not only fun but also a great way for kids to work on their listening comprehension and following multi-step directions too.


Cinnamon Stick Rudolph Ornament


Why Are Fine Motor Skills Important?

From holding a pencil to turning the pages in a book, kids use their fine motor skills as they are learning to read and write.


The development of the small muscles in the hands and fingers in coordination with the eyes is important in not only children’s learning but also in their everyday life.


How To Make A Cinnamon Stick Rudolph Ornament:

What’s Needed:

  • 3 Cinnamon Sticks
  • 2 Jingle Bells
  • 1 Red Pom Pom
  • 2 Googly Eyes
  • 6 in. Thin Ribbon 
  • Craft Glue or Hot Glue Gun

(per ornament)



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How To Make A Cinnamon Stick Rudolph Ornament:

To begin making this Christmas ornament, place two cinnamon sticks together to form a “V” shape. To secure them, add a drop of glue to the point where the two ends meet and hold them in place. Next, add 1 cinnamon stick horizontally near the top of the “V” shape. Then, place drops of hot glue where the horizontal cinnamon stick meets the “V” sticks and secure it in place.


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On the “V” under the horizontal cinnamon stick, add drops of glue for the two eyes and press them in place.


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Next, add a drop of glue where the point of the “V” meets and add a red pom pom for the nose. Then, thread two jingle bells on a piece of ribbon and knot the ends.


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After the glue dries, turn the ornament over and add two drops of glue on each side of the “V” under the horizontal cinnamon stick. Next, press each end of the string in place. Then, let the glue to dry to completely before hanging the ornament or placing it on a gift.


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This Cinnamon Stick Rudolph Ornament is an easy-to-make Christmas craft for your kids to make after reading the book, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer.


Pin It For Later:

Do you want to save this Christmas craft for later? Pin this to your Christmas board on Pinterest and it’ll be here for when you’re ready!


Cinnamon Stick Rudolph Ornament


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