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To make a candy cane reindeer, glue pipe-cleaner antlers to the curved edge of the candy. Add googly eyes and a pom pom nose to complete the reindeer. More »

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Candy canes originate from sugar-stick candy that people hung on Christmas trees in the 17th century. The original candy was straight and white, without any colored stripes. More »

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The "Legend of the Candy Cane" poem comes from the book by the same name from Lori Walburg. It features a girl named Lucy who learns the poem and shares it with others, bringing her town together to learn the meaning of ... More »

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Some free Christmas decorations that are easy to make from recycled or found materials are candy cane vases, golden pine cones and stocking ornaments. These craft decorations are appropriate for children and adults. More »

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To make a clothespin reindeer, gather two clothespins, a glue gun, glue sticks, embroidery floss or yarn, brown chenille pipe cleaners, paint, paintbrushes, small googly eyes, small red and white pompoms and small gold b... More »

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To make a cork reindeer, glue wine corks together to form a body, legs and a head, then attach eyes, antlers and other features using craft materials. A red felt ball is sometimes glued to the reindeer's nose to identify... More »

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Some interesting Christmas facts for kids include the original meaning of Christmas (that is, the celebration and story of the birth of Jesus Christ in Bethlehem) and the names of Santa's original eight reindeer: Dasher,... More »

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