DLTK's Holiday Crafts for Kids
Maurice the Moose Wreath
Here is another Christmas
ornament with a (French) Canadian twist! Maurice the Moose was with
me for most of my junior high and high school life, teaching me French
(though I admit that I've now forgotten most of my lessons). I did
remember how to say Merry Christmas... Joyeux Noel, for those who didn't
- a printer,
- a piece of paper... .
- some crayons, paint, markers
or pencil crayons.
- ribbon, string or wool.
- something hard as a base, like
cardboard, a margarine container lid or a frozen juice can lid.
- Christmas wrapping paper.
- Christmas stickers.
- Print out the template of choice.
- Colour (where appropriate) and
cut out the template pieces.
- Cut a circle about the right
size for the wreath (doesn't have to be exact) from cardboard or a margarine
container lid. Or just use a frozen juice can lid.
- Either paint the circle a Christmas
colour or cover with gift wrap or coloured paper.
- Glue the wreath onto the circle.
- Glue the moose into the center
of the wreath and the hat onto the moose.
- Glue the Christmas message onto
the top or bottom of the wreath.
- Decorate further (as desired)
with Christmas stickers.
- Attach a string, ribbon or wool
as a hanger so you can hang on the Christmas tree (either by poking a hole
in the base and threading the string through or by attaching well with
- Close template window when done printing to return to this screen.
- Set page margins to zero if
you have trouble fitting the template on one page (FILE, PAGE SETUP or FILE,
PRINTER SETUP in
Printable version of these instructions