How to Make Santa with Fluffy Beard Christmas Ornament
This kids craft with Santa and his fluffy beard will be your favorite decoration on the Christmas tree! This cheerful ornament is fun for preschoolers to make with everyday craft supplies.
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"The beard on his chin was as white as the snow."
What do you love most about Santa? His rosy cheeks? His twinkling eyes?
This activity puts the spotlight on his fabulous fluffy white beard.
Kids will love making this Santa - the colors and textures are an invitation they can't resist.
Everyone will want a close up look at your Santa with a fluffy beard. Remind visitors not to tug on the whiskers!
Santa's beard kids craft
Supplies for a Santa craft
Jumbo chenille stem (affiliate links provided for all products)
- Purchase at a craft store or here's where you can buy thick chenille stems online.
- Cut a circle 4 in.(10 cm) in diameter with a flat edge as shown in photo.
- Make a hole on each side with a hole punch.
- If you don't have a red pompom, color any small pompom with red paint
- Cut out a triangle for the hat.
White glue or glue gun
Instructions for a Santa craft
Cut the chenille stem to 12 in. (30 cm) in length. Push the two ends of the chenille stem through the holes in the foam circle.
Hook the ends together at the back to form a hanger.
"His cheeks were like roses, his nose like a cherry."
Step 3. Face
Gently pull cotton balls apart into wispy lengths to make the mustache.
Dip a cotton swab in red paint and dab onto the face to make cheeks and a mouth.
Step 4. Hat
Glue fluffy cotton trim to the base of the felt triangle hat.
Glue a white pompom or small piece of cotton to the top of the hat.
Glue the hat to Santa's head.
This cheerful Santa is sure to be the main attraction on your Christmas tree this year.
But remember not to pull Santa's whiskers!
This craft is shared at 30 Days of Homemade Kid Ornaments
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