Often asked: How To Make Deer Ears For Costume?


How do you make reindeer ears from felt?


  1. Print out the template. Cut out the felt template piece.
  2. Trace out four antlers onto the felt. Cut out the antlers.
  3. Hot glue two pipe cleaner halves onto one antler piece.
  4. Hot glue your two remaining felt pieces on top of your first two antler pieces.
  5. Curl your pipe cleaner ends around your headband.

How do you make antler headbands?


  1. Form the Antlers. First, twist pipe cleaners together to form the shape of two antlers.
  2. Fill in the Antlers. Depending on what you have on hand, you can use a brown paper bag or strips of newspaper to twist around the pipe cleaners.
  3. Paint the Antlers.
  4. Assemble the Ears.

How do kids make antlers?

  1. Face out the antlers so they’re the right way up.
  2. Stick the beige-coloured crepe paper on the antlers and the grey/brown on the ears.
  3. Wrap the long tab of an antler around the headband and staple onto itself at the back to secure.
  4. Place on child’s head and use face paint to draw on a red nose!

What is deer antlers?

Antlers are extensions of an animal’s skull found in members of the deer family. Antlers are a single structure composed of bone, cartilage, fibrous tissue, skin, nerves, and blood vessels. They are generally found only on males, with the exception of the reindeer/caribou.

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How do Antlers work?

Deer and their relatives grow antlers each spring and shed them every winter. When the antlers are fully grown, they harden to bone and the velvet is cut off from the deer’s blood supply and dies away. The velvet then sheds, and the deer try to remove it by rubbing it against trees and other structures.

Do reindeer grow antlers every year?

Both male and female reindeer grow antlers, while in most other deer species, only the males have antlers. Unlike horns, antlers fall off and grow back larger each year. Male reindeer begin to grow antlers in February and female reindeer in May.

How do you make a reindeer hat?

Step 1: Cut a sheet of brown construction paper into several 2 inch strips. Step 2: Tape (or glue) two of the construction paper strips together, to form the base of the reindeer hat. Use your child’s head as a guide for the size. Step 3: On another sheet of brown construction paper, trace your child’s hands.

How do you make reindeer antlers out of pipe cleaners?

Slide your pipe cleaner circle onto your bottle and point the pipe cleaner stems upwards to make the reindeer antlers. Cut off the top third of the pipe cleaner and twist it around the upright to make the antler sections and repeat with both antlers.

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