Ram Horn Crafts

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Ram Horn Crafts
You don't have to use real ram horns to appreciate their beauty. (Photos.com/AbleStock.com/Getty Images)

Whether you are celebrating a religious holiday such as Rosh Hashana, cheering for a team with a ram mascot or simply drawn to the natural beauty of real ram horns, you can use the beauty of the curled ram horn as the basis of a craft project. Projects might include the use of real ram horns, the construction of decorative and celebratory ram horns or even ram horn inspired snacks.

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Real Ram's Horn Crafts

If you are interested in real ram's horn crafts, you can purchase ram horns from online retailers. Real ram horns are used to create knife handles, lamp bases and sconces. You can also purchase kits from online retailers that include the required parts for a craft. For example, to make a ram's horn walking cane, you can purchase the horn already prepared to attach to a walking stick, along with collars, tips and jigs for customising your cane.

Construction Paper Shofar

You can make a faux ram horn shofar from construction paper. A shofar is a Jewish horn used for ceremonial purposes and usually made of a ram horn. First, break the whistle part of a party blower apart from the decorative part of the blower. Draw a shofar shape on a piece of construction paper and then place another sheet of construction paper under the first. Cut through both sheets of paper as you cut out the shofar design, so that you have two identical paper shofars. Punch holes along the side edges of the two shofar pieces, then lace the shofar pieces together with yarn. Tape the party whistle into the narrow open end of the shofar. Insert half a empty toilet paper roll into the wide opening of the shofar to keep the horn opened instead of flat.

Papier Mache Horn

Papier mache ram horns can be used as decorative shofars or blown at any Ram team event. Cut out two construction paper ram horn shapes. Tape up the sides of the horns, leaving the narrow bottom and wide top open. Stuff the inside of the horn with plastic bags to give it a three dimensional shape. Papier mache several layers around the horn. When dry, remove the plastic bags and insert a whistle blower in the narrow end. Tape or hot glue the whistle in place. Paint the horn, if desired.

Ram's Horn Cupcakes

If your school's mascot is the ram, these cupcakes are the perfect desert to show your school spirit and would be an ideal donation to a school bake sale. Bake cupcakes out of any cake mix and then ice them white. Use a small pink round candy to make a nose and use raisins for eyes. Break pretzels so that they resemble ram horns and place them on the top sides of the cupcakes.

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