How to make Magic Reindeer Dust (option for non christmas celebrating kids too)

Today – A recipe for magic reindeer dust along with a reindeer dust poem to read while you sprinkle.

How to make Magic Reindeer Dust - A simple recipe to light Rudolph's way to your house along with a reindeer dust poem to read while you're sprinkling.How to make Reindeer dust:

  • 2 cups oats
  • 1/2 cup red decorator sugar  ( or just add food colouring to a bit of sugar
  • 1/2 cup green decorator sugar (or just add food colouring to a bit of sugar)
  • Small bags
  • Red and green curling ribbon

Glitter can be added if you don’t have much local wildlife and if you are really green you may want to use little baby jars to store the dust in. Totallu up to you. The idea is it lights the way for the reindeer and gives them a little anck on Christmas Eve. children love to spinkle this outside on Christmas Eve. Be sure ot attach the following poem and have a little read out loud before the sprinkling.

Reindeer Poem to go with:

Sprinkle on the ground at night
The moon will make it sparkle bright
As Santa’s reindeer fly and roam
This will guide them to your home.

or if you don’t celebrate Christmas but want to be festive how about this  Winter Rabbit Poem to go with:

Sprinkle on the ground at night
The moon will make it sparkle bright
Winter Rabbits hop and roam,
This will guide them to your home.

If you really want to get into this you may want to make a sachet for all visiting kids too (you may not though!)

Don’t forget to check out our other Thrifty Christmas posts for more fun ideas for all the family this Christmas.

 

 

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4 Comments

  1. Whimsical Wife
    December 2, 2010 / 12:44 pm

    Awww we make reindeer dust too 🙂

  2. Beckickles
    December 3, 2010 / 11:24 pm

    I’m definitely doing this with Kidder this year. Anything to add to the magic. Fab idea xx

  3. December 8, 2010 / 5:15 pm

    We make reindeer dust as well, such a great thing to do xx

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