A DIY HABA Block Santa sits with ceramic trees and Christmas tree lights.

DIY HABA Wooden Block Santa

The holiday season is here, so it's the best time to bring out the blocks and start crafting! This super sweet DIY HABA Wooden Block Santa is the perfect afternoon craft and decor by the tree. Place this Santa on your tree or tabletop Christmas display.

A wooden block Santa sits on a green background.

Gather Your Supplies:

These are the supplies we gathered and used for this project

  • HABA Wooden Block
  • Paint
  • Paint Brush
  • Hot Glue or Wood Glue
  • Felt Sheet in Red
  • Poly-fil for hat fluff



Create your HABA Block Santa:

A Santa Block santa is in front of trees.

Step 1: Cut out your hat shape from a piece of red felt and glue the side together to create a cone.

Scissors are cutting red felt.

Step 2: After glueing the cone shape, use poly-fil or an unwound cotton ball to add fluff to the bottom of Santa's hat. We used hot glue to secure. 

Fluff is being glued to Santa's hat.

Step 3: Begin painting your peg shaped HABA Wooden Block with red paint. Let dry before continuing.

A Block is being painted in red.

Step 4: Paint the top and front of Santa's coat with white paint. Let dry before continuing. 

A HABA block is being painted to look like Santa's coat.

Step 5: Once dry, paint your black buttons on the front of Santa's coat. Let dry.

A HABA Block has been painted to look like Santa's coat.

Step 6: Using poly-fil or an unwound cotton ball, form and glue on Santa's beard and his hat.

Santa's beard is being glued to a HABA block.

Step 7: Don't forget to paint Santa's eyes so that he can see to deliver your Christmas presents!

A HABA block has been painted to look like Santa.

Step 8: Once dry, place your Santa around your holiday decor for an extra festive touch!

A painted HABA block that looks like Santa is being held in front of a Christmas tree.

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