How to create an origami Christmas Reindeer

Mythology describes the reindeer and during the Middle Ages (when Pagans converted to Christianity), their ancient customs became a part of Christmas celebrations and their reindeer came to symbolize creativity, and knowledge, also representing safe journey and endurance through travels.

Who are the 8 reindeer of Santa?

The first six were:

  • Dasher
  • Dancer
  • Prancer
  • Vixen
  • Comet
  • Cupid

the final two "Blixem” and "Dunder"

Are reindeer real?

 Yes, reindeer are real. They are also known as caribou (Rangifer tarandus). They are large members of the deer family, and they live in herds of up to a few hundred as well.

What is reindeer a symbol of?

 Reindeer symbolize resourcefulness, wisdom, knowledge,  cleverness, creativity, cleverness, and inventiveness. They are respected for their nobility and for representing a continuation of the tribe.

Which animal is a symbol of Christmas?

 There is no animal more representative than the trusty reindeer of Christmas. “The Night Before Christmas” of Santa's sleigh and his reindeer comes, the root of the image.

Why did Santa choose reindeer?

Santa has to cross many international boundaries, reindeer are disease-free, and that means Santa can cross international boundaries without constraints. Reindeer have many advantages over other livestock.

Who is Santa's oldest reindeer?

Respected by all the other reindeer, Dasher is the eldest of Santa's reindeer and is the leader of the reindeer pack.

Why is it called reindeer?

The word “reindeer” comes  from the Old Norse word “herein,” which means “horned animal.”

Are reindeer friendly?

Farm-raised reindeer are friendly, curious and likable animals. They are easy to feed, fence, and can be trained to pull things (like a sleigh, perhaps?).

Can kids touch the reindeer?

Instead of sitting imperiously on a shelf, kids can touch the reindeer all they want and the reindeer functions more like traditional stuffed animal kids can take to bed with them.

3D Origami Reindeer video:

Click here to watch the full video

Material required to make 3D Origami   Reindeer video:

All that is needed is a brown origami paper size 10*10cm

Steps to follow to make a 3D Origami Reindeer video:    

  • Take brown paper and fold it into a triangle shape
  • Now make the small folding of a triangle at one edge towards the other
  • Make the shape of a kite on the whole paper, but there would be a small separation between both parts
  • And make the face shape of reindeer
  • Take small square brown paper for making the lower part of the body
  • Do several foldings as shown in the video
  •  Both parts are now put together by a gum

Generally speaking, wild reindeer do not cause a threat to humans.   One thing to note, however, is autumn (end of September and lasts until October ) is mating season and reindeer could more aggressive than at other times of the year.  If you see a herd of reindeer, it is recommended to walk away from a reindeer herd.

Other than that, if permitted, you can feed the reindeer carrots are preferred because they are bursting with vitamins and minerals, providing reindeer with a nutrient boost before take-off, and vegetables are known to prevent cataract development, making it easier for Rudolph to lead the way while flying through the night sky.

Annabel Buser