An easy activity to complete with the kids and use as gifts or save to spread on Christmas Eve.


You Will Need:

  • Oats
  • Glitter
  • Other ingredients – don’t spend money purchasing items, just use what is in your pantry. Ideas include sprinkles, cinnamon, sugar, birdseed, shredded coconut, cereal flakes, sugar crystals, nutmeg
  • Clear cello bags (or ziplock bags)
  • Ribbon
  • Bag Toppers – Free Printable
  • Star Bag Tag – Free Printable

Useful Items:

  • Bowl
  • Spoon
  • Stapler or Sticky Tape


  1. Mix the ingredients together.
  2. Place in bag and decorate using ribbon and bag toppers.

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Alternative Option:

Discount stores sell small glass jars (we found 6 for $2). These are perfect if you are putting together a Christmas Eve box for your kids. You can label with our Circle Tag – Free Printable

Special thanks to our friends at The Peninsula Parent and Mumma Ducks for their help producing and photographing our Christmas crafts. Make sure you follow The Peninsula Parent to stay up-to-date with What’s on for Families on the Mornington Peninsula, while Mumma Ducks is a wonderful new mobile coffee and cake caravan, perfect for your next event.


Magical Reindeer Food by The Big Freeze