DIY Reindeer Treat Bags

by Alli

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It’s my favorite time of the year!  I’ve got all my holiday decorations up. Early in the morning before the sun comes up, I like to grab a cup of coffee and enjoy the silence and the twinkling of the lights on the Christmas tree. Then the fun begins: I gather all my crafting supplies because I’m making DIY Reindeer Treat Bags. 

DIY Reindeer Treat Bags

Party Time

I’m in the midst of planning an annual Christmas party for 60 women!  I’ve got the menu finalized, a list of fun games to play (with great prizes) and my tablescape is coming together exactly how I envisioned it in my mind.  Oh, and I’ve got the music CDs ready for Christmas Karaoke.  It’s gonna be a blast and it all happens Friday!

Whenever I’m hosting a party, I make sure everyone has a treat bag to take home to remind them of the party and to thank them for coming.  Sometimes it’s difficult to come up with 60 treat bag ideas that fit within the budget.

Since my party will be all fun and games, I decided to make DIY Reindeer Treat Bags and fill them with goodies from Dollar General. To ensure I have everyone’s favorite gum, I purchased Extra® Spearmint, Peppermint, Polar Ice and Doublemint®.

DIY Reindeer Treat Bags

Are you ready to make some DIY Reindeer Treat Bags?  Trust me, anyone can make these, even if you don’t have a crafting bone in your body.  Here’s what you’ll need:

  • Small brown paper bags
  • Wiggly Eyes (Or you can cut out eyes from cardstock)
  • Red Glitter Dots (Or cut small circles from red glitter scrapbook paper)
  • 3 Chenille Stems per treat bag

Using a hot glue gun, glue eyes and nose onto a brown paper bag.

DIY Reindeer Treat Bags

Fill with Extra® gum and other goodies.

DIY Reindeer Treat Bags

Fold the top of the bag down over the chenille stems and staple. Twist the ends of the chenille stems to resemble antlers.  It only takes a few minutes to make a herd of reindeer.

How to Make DIY Reindeer Treat Bags

That’s it.  Aren’t they adorable? These little bags would be great for classroom treats, a gift for the neighbors or a secret Santa gift.

How to Make DIY Reindeer Treat Bags

DIY Reindeer Treat Bags

 

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44 comments

Jaime Nicole November 30, 2015 - 5:28 am

My kids would LOVE to make these! I love that these are simple and oh so cute – I think we will be trying these!

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Robin Rue (@massholemommy) November 30, 2015 - 5:57 am

Those are too cute. I would love to make these to send in to school with my little guy for the kids in his class.

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Zan November 30, 2015 - 8:20 am

Oh Alli, these are so cute and so easy to make. I love love love how they turned out! I still say, you always have the best easy crafts…just saying. . . .And by the way, that early morning setting with the lights and coffee, sounds magical!

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OurFamilyWorld November 30, 2015 - 10:18 am

These bags are adorable! I love that they are easy to make. Bookmarked this for later.

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Kristen from The Road to Domestication November 30, 2015 - 10:35 am

So simple and so cute! I’ve got some kiddos in mind who would love these 🙂

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Bev November 30, 2015 - 10:41 am

Those are so cute & fun & easy to make a wonderful gift. I’d rather put in homemade items like our peanut butter balls, cookies, etc. – just put them in plastic first so they don’t stain the bags.

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Alli November 30, 2015 - 5:59 pm

I can think of so many gifts to put in these little bags. 🙂

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Stacie @ Divine Lifestyle November 30, 2015 - 11:56 am

Those bags are so adorable. This is the perfect way to give people little Christmas treats.

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Jeanette November 30, 2015 - 3:05 pm

What a fun idea to do! I this would be something fun to give to my son’s class.

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Cristi Comes November 30, 2015 - 3:07 pm

These reindeer treats are adorable! It’s nice how easy they are especially when you have 60 to make! Have a fun party. #client

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Ashley November 30, 2015 - 3:30 pm

Those reindeer are too cute!! I do love anything with a googly eye. I love the gum idea too. My daughter’s class can earn gum chewing days with good behavior. This would be such a fun class gift idea for them.

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Mary November 30, 2015 - 5:26 pm

These are so gosh darn cute!! What kind of party are you hosting? I know it will be a success. You always have the best ideas. Have a fun time.

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Alli November 30, 2015 - 5:43 pm

It’s for the ladies at our church. It’s always a blast!

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Megan Elford November 30, 2015 - 6:41 pm

I love the googly eyes, they’re so fun! I love the idea of adding gum to treat bags, it would come in very handy for all those Christmas parties and events coming up.

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Liz Mays November 30, 2015 - 8:04 pm

Oh how fun are these! Their cute little faces are just too much. I’d love to make some!

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alexandria November 30, 2015 - 8:43 pm

Super cute. I was just thinking that I’ll have to make a school treat soon… this is a great option. 🙂

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Angie November 30, 2015 - 10:54 pm

Those are just too dang cute, and those googly eyes make me giggle.

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April Mims December 1, 2015 - 6:24 am

This is such a cute idea that I could totally make myself! They would be cute treat bags for office coworkers that don’t require a lot of effort or money.

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michele d December 1, 2015 - 7:27 am

Oh my goodness! How stinkin cute are these reindeer bags. My daughter would love these.. Going to make them with her soon.

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Rosey December 1, 2015 - 9:57 am

My son’s school teacher made thse for the kids last year. I thought it was a fun idea. Your bags are cute!

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lisa December 1, 2015 - 11:54 am

Reindeer treat bags would be so cute to make for my kids’ classmates! I bet my girls would love to make them too.

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Cherri Megasko December 1, 2015 - 12:05 pm

I’ve been looking for cute, simple crafts to do with my grandsons when everyone is here for the holidays. These are awesome! (And I always put a pack of #Extra gum in everyone’s stocking!)

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ricci December 1, 2015 - 12:19 pm

Oh my!! These are some adorable treat bags for sure!! Perfect for Christmas!!

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Ann Bacciaglia December 1, 2015 - 1:11 pm

These treat bags are so cute. I will have to make some up this weekend with the kids.

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Lynndee December 1, 2015 - 1:16 pm

Those are just the cutest treat bags that I’ve seen. Thanks for the idea. My nieces would be delighted to see those for sure.

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Melissa December 1, 2015 - 2:26 pm

These are so cute! What a great idea for the kids at school during the holiday parties.

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Kathy December 1, 2015 - 3:17 pm

Those are so adorable! I know my daughters would have a lot of fun making these. They would be so fun to give to the kids at school as well.

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Sicorra@NotNowMomsBusy December 1, 2015 - 4:04 pm

I really love those! They are incredibly cute. And I love that you get up early to enjoy the Christmas lights and have some quiet time. That is very special to me as well.

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Travel Quest December 1, 2015 - 4:23 pm

This is cuteness over load I need to have this for our Christmas giveaways for my nieces and nephews. Also this is so hard to trash because of the way it was made.

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Chubskulit Rose December 1, 2015 - 6:54 pm

That’s very creative and cost efficient! I would love to do that!

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Jesica H December 1, 2015 - 9:16 pm

Those are super cute and have so many uses! Thanks for the great idea for the kids in my family!

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Bonnie @wemake7 December 2, 2015 - 9:30 am

What a really cute idea! I love how you made them into reindeer. They are perfect.

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Shanéy Maharaj December 2, 2015 - 3:08 pm

Definitely doing this with the kids. My daughter loves Christmas and this would be perfect for the “night before Christmas box”.

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CourtneyLynne December 2, 2015 - 3:09 pm

Omg cutest bags ever!!! I might just have to make these with my duagter!!!

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Claudia Krusch December 2, 2015 - 9:02 pm

Such a cute idea! Love the materials, how easy and how nice it turned out!

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HilLesha December 2, 2015 - 10:10 pm

Those reindeer treat bags are simply adorable! I know that my son would have fun making something like that.

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becka December 3, 2015 - 10:17 am

These are tooo cute and look so easy to make. I bet they would be great for the kids to make and to hand out at church

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Erin December 3, 2015 - 10:29 am

Oh goodness, these are adorable! I think these may have to make an appearance at our cookie exchange for the kids!

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Maureen December 3, 2015 - 8:04 pm

This is super cute and looks really easy to make too. Will be very useful for Christmas parties/events 🙂

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Yona Williams December 3, 2015 - 8:54 pm

There’s something about reindeer that just screen the Christmas season to me. I love these treat bags. The glitter nose is so cute.

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Kate December 5, 2015 - 7:00 pm

Wow! These are super cute and look really easy! Cant wait to try them with my nieces!

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Deshawn Keiner December 6, 2015 - 1:13 pm

This is a simple yet awesome DIY project. This would be a hit at my kids school. Thank you for sharing

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Tonya C December 11, 2015 - 11:58 am

Those are so stinking’ cute! I think I may use this idea for my daughter’s Christmas gifts for her class this year.

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