Mouse Christmas Ornament

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Mouse Christmas Ornament
Total Time 1 hour Ages school-age

This mouse Christmas ornament is an easy way to make your own Christmas tree decorations. A bit of cardboard and some imagination make this a favorite Christmas ornament craft, especially for cat owners. 

What you'll need

  • Gray craft foam
  • Pen
  • Heart stencil, die cut, or cookie cutter
  • Scrap of yarn in any color
  • 2 Tiny wiggle eyes
  • Scissors
  • Hole punch
  • Green or red 1/4" wide Ribbon
  • Green or red "Painters" paint markers
Helpful Tip:

This can also be made out of construction paper or gray cardboard.

How to make it

  1. Lay the middle of the heart stencil on the edge of the craft foam. This creates a mouse shape. Trace around the stencil.

  2. Cut out "mouse".

  3. Hole punch two holes on the top of the mouse and one on the rounded end of the mouse. 

  4. Cut a piece of ribbon to hang the mouse.

  5. Tie the ribbon at each end.

  6. Write your cat's name on the mouse. You may want to write the YEAR on the back.

  7. Tie the yarn for the tail.

  8. Glue a wiggle eye on each side of the head.

  9. Hang on your Christmas tree and enjoy!

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