Magical Reindeer Food (Free Printable!)

Everyone leaves treats for Santa, but what about his reindeer?!

By Jessica Sweeney, Publisher Macaroni KID Athens December 10, 2023

Everyone leaves treats for Santa, but what about his reindeer?! 🦌 Make this magical reindeer food at home in minutes, and create memories that will last a lifetime.

This recipe has only 2 ingredients (which are probably already in your pantry) and comes with a FREE printable! You can access the links below.
Print out as many as you'd like to surprise your little ones, a neighbor, or friends. This makes a perfect gift and Christmas Eve stocking stuffer! 🎁🎄

I'm looking forward to doing this with my 2 year old this year. I hope it adds a little bit of extra magic to your holiday season, too!

How To Make Your Reindeer Food

1 cup of oatmeal
Red or green sanding sugar
Edible glitter (optional)

Helpful tips
Use red OR green sanding sugar - but don't mix them together, or else they will turn brown!

Use edible glitter to protect wildlife as your mixture will be spread outdoors.

Materials Needed
Small Ziplock Bag
Hole puncher
Free Printable Tag (scroll down to get yours!)

1. In a bowl, mix together your oatmeal, sanding sugar, and glitter (if used). Use as much or as little as you like!
2. Pour your mixture into your small Ziplock bag and seal tightly.
3. Print out your Free Printable Tag(s).
4. Punch a hole in the corner of your Ziplock bag, above the seal line, and in the corner of your tag.
5. Attach your tag to your bag with ribbon.
6. Enjoy with your family or give as a gift!

For an extra festive touch, use large Christmas sprinkles in fun shapes. Show us the ones you used by posting a photo and tagging Macaroni KID Athens!

Download and Print

Looking to make just one batch of Magical Reindeer Food? Download and print your individual tag HERE.

Or are you making a few for friends? Download and print a sheet of multiple tags HERE.

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