• Cardboard
  • Fuzzy fur
  • Cinnamon sticks
  • Gold string hanger
  • Flesh colored felt
  • Small black beads
  • Small bows
  • Bell


  1. Cut two circles of cardboard for the body (a drinking glass may be used as a pattern).
  2. Cut a smaller circle of cardboard for the face (silver dollar size). Cover both body circles with fuzzy fur.
  3. Glue four cinnamon sticks and a gold string hanger inside one circle. Hot glue the other one to it so that the legs are sandwiched in between.
  4. Cover the head piece of cardboard with flesh colored felt.
  5. Glue a tuft of fuzzy fur to the top of the face.
  6. Cut two small round ears and glue them to the head on each side of the tuft.
  7. Glue two small black bead eyes to the face as shown in the picture.
  8. Glue a small bow to the top of the head.
  9. Glue another small bow and a bell under the chin. Your Cinnamon Stick Mouse is now complete! This is a fun and creative way to bring a touch of whimsy to your holiday decorations.

“Ewe are a Friend!
I’m glad to have
a friend like ewe,
cause good friends
like ewe are few!”

© 2002 by Shirley Thomas@