How To Make Reindeer Food {plus Printable Poem and Bag Idea} | Kid Friendly Things To Do

reindeer food and poem

Magical Reindeer Food to guide Santa’s reindeer to your home.


  • 2 cups of oats
  • 1 cup of granulated sugar
  • red and green sugar crystals

Extra Materials for reindeer food:

  • printable poem
  • card stock
  • scissors
  • glue
  • hole punch
  • ribbon
  • snack bags


  • Mix food ingredients in a large bowl
  • Scoop about 1/2 cup of food into snack bags
  • print poem and glue it to card stock that is about the same size of the poem
  • use a hole punch to make a hole in the corner of your cardstock and in the corn of the bag top
  • tie with a ribbon


On Christmas Eve, before the kids go to bed, let them sprinkle the magic food on the lawn. The shiny crystals will help guide Santa’s reindeer to your home