3D Printable Christmas Characters: Easy Christmas Craft

3D Printable Christmas Characters: Easy Christmas Craft for Kids

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3D Printable Christmas Characters – Here’s a super easy Christmas craft to try with the kids this festive season.

Children have a choice of making a 3D Santa Claus, Rudolph or a cheeky little Elf. The printable templates are available to download in both full colour and black & white, making this a great choice for at home or within the classroom.

3D Printable Christmas Characters: Easy Christmas Craft for Kids - Choose from Santa Claus, a reindeer or elf to download and print. These festive characters can form part of a Christmas play scene or adapted to make Christmas Ornaments for the Christmas Tree.

The 3D Printable Christmas Characters can made as part of a Christmas play scene to facilitate imaginative play…

Or perhaps add a hanging loop to transform Santa, Rudolph and Elfie into a Christmas tree ornament.

To adapt this idea further, replace the templates face with your child’s photograph!

With so many possibilities, your children are guaranteed to have fun with this easy Christmas craft.

What you need for – 3D Printable Christmas Characters: Easy Christmas Craft

White cardstock or good quality paper
Colouring pens or crayons
Cotton wool (optional)
Scissors
Glue stick

Download the 3D Printable Christmas Characters:

We have three playful 3D Christmas Character designs available for download, all in full colour and black & white for children to decorate and colour themselves.

3D Printable Christmas Characters: Easy Christmas Crafts for Kids. A fun Christmas craft for kids to colour and make.

Santa Claus, Elf and Rudolph Reindeer Printable Characters

The Christmas Characters are available to members of the Arty Crafty Kids members area and can be downloaded via the following link: https://www.artycraftykids.com/product/3d-christmas-characters/

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How to Assemble to the 3D Printable Christmas Characters

3D Printable Christmas Characters: Easy Christmas Crafts for Kids. A fun Christmas craft for kids to colour and make.

Colour in the Christmas Character Templates

Step 1: Get started by colouring in the templates.

Children can use their favourite medium for colouring. Our design has been part coloured with felt tipped pens and painted.

3D Printable Christmas Characters: Easy Christmas Crafts for Kids. A fun Christmas craft for kids to colour and make.

Add Cotton Wool

Step 2: This is an optional step for the Santa Claus and Elf Templates – Add cotton wool to the bottom of the cone.

3D Printable Christmas Characters: Easy Christmas Crafts for Kids. A fun Christmas craft for kids to colour and make.

Step 3: Add a cotton wool bobble to Santa’s hat and to the rim of the hat. Children may also fill his beard with cotton wool.

3D Printable Christmas Characters: Easy Christmas Crafts for Kids. A fun Christmas craft for kids to colour and make.

Make a Cone Shape

Step 4: Add a generous amount of the glue to the flap of the Christmas characters body.

Fold the two ends round to create a cone.

Secure the ends with glue.

3D Printable Christmas Characters: Easy Christmas Crafts for Kids. A fun Christmas craft for kids to colour and make.

Attach a Christmas Character Head

Step 5: Attach the head to the top of the cone.

3D Printable Christmas Characters: Easy Christmas Crafts for Kids. A fun Christmas craft for kids to colour and make.

Complete the 3D Printable Christmas Characters

Step 6: Complete the Christmas character by securing the arms of the back of the cone.

These Printable 3D Christmas Characters can be personalised by replacing the heads with your child’s photograph. Simple remove the face elements from the template and glue the hats, beards or antlers to the photograph.

This would be a super cute adaptation to this easy Christmas craft.

More Printable Christmas Crafts for Kids

Bobble Nose Santa Craft

This adorable Printable Paper Santa Craft adds to a growing collection of 3D Christmas crafts for kids, which so far includes a paper Rudolph and Melting Snowman craft. 

https://www.artycraftykids.com/craft/printable-paper-santa-craft/

Bobble Head Reindeer Craft

Kids will have best time making this fun and interactive Bobble Head Reindeer Craft.

The reindeer’s head playfully moves in wobbles and bounces that will delight children both big and small, making it a great craft to try with the kids this Christmas or Winter.

https://www.artycraftykids.com/craft/bobble-head-reindeer-craft/

Winter Animal Christmas Cards for Kids to Make

These Winter Animal Printable Christmas Cards are so easy to make and are a little different to your usual Christmas Card too!

The charming polar bear, penguin and reindeer designs are great fun for children to colour and assemble all by themselves.

https://www.artycraftykids.com/christmas/cute-winter-animal-printable-christmas-cards/

Happy Crafting!

3D Printable Christmas Characters: Easy Christmas Craft for Kids - Choose from Santa Claus, a reindeer or elf to download and print. These festive characters can form part of a Christmas play scene or adapted to make Christmas Ornaments for the Christmas Tree.

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