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3 creative Snowman Christmas crafts for the whole family


Snowman Christmas Crafts: A Frosty Family Adventure! ☃️❄️


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Painting with my son

As winter wraps its chilly arms around us, what better way to revel in the season than by huddling up with your little snow angels for some snowman crafting magic? Imagine a cozy scene: fuzzy socks, giggles that warm your heart, and a tabletop strewn with materials waiting to be transformed into frosty friends. It's time to dive into a winter wonderland of imagination, laughter, and, stay cozy warm while doing it!


For me, crafting with my kids during the holiday season isn't just about creating cute snowmen; it's about weaving a tapestry of memories. The scene is etched in my mind: little hands eagerly reaching for glue sticks, eyes lighting up as cottony snowflakes drift down, and the pure melody of laughter that fills our home. These crafting sessions have become more than a yearly tradition; they're the threads that stitch together the story of our family's holiday joy. I have notice my kids developing incredible skills at home and school, all because of these creative activities we explore together.


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My Cherished crafting memories

Amidst the holiday rush, crafting becomes our sanctuary—a refuge from screens, schedules, and the frantic pace of the season. These moments aren't just about the final product; they're about the journey, the shared experiences, and the magic that happens when we bring our imaginations to life. Through crafting, my kids aren't just learning art; they're learning the art of patience, teamwork, and the joy of creating something from nothing.


So, as snowflakes dance outside our window, I invite you to grab your craft supplies, don your coziest sweaters, and embark on your winter crafting adventure. Let this season be about more than just festivities; let it be about the warmth that comes from crafting memories together. Happy crafting, and may your winter be adorned with the magic of shared creativity and the warmest snowman you have ever built! ☃️✨



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3 Christmas crafts for kids (SNOWMAN)


Snowman Christmas Craft 1: Birds eye View snowman 🎩

Materials Needed:

  • White paper cardstock of watercolor paper preferred

  • Acrylic paint

  • Paintbrush

  • Empty cup (2) one big one small

  • Cup of Water

  • Palette or small paper plate

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Step-by-step guide (Birds eye view snowman)

  1. Pour a small circle of blue paint in the center of your palette or paper plate

  • Use the rim of your big cup and dip it into the paint

  • When the entire rim has paint on it us it as a stamp and push it down into the center of your paper

  • Dip your paintbrush in water and pull the water away from the paint cirlce

  • Repeat this process with the small cup in the center of the big circle

  • Paint fun details to your snowman like a carrot nose, scarf and hat

  • Feel free to accessorize further with real buttons, construction paper and whatever your creative heart desires!


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Bird's eye view snowman

Snowman Christmas Craft 2: Snowglobe Snowman Magic 🌐❄️

Materials Needed:

  • 8x10 canvas

  • acrylic paint

  • Paint brushes

  • Water cup

  • Palette

  • Paper towels


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Step-by-step guide (Snow globe part 1)

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Step-by-step guide (Snow globe part 2)
  1. How-To:

  • Cut out a circle from cardstock. I like to use a paper plate to give me a good cirlce shape

  • place the circle cut out on top of your canvas and paint all around it

  • While the paint dries add you snowman details INSIDE of the circle like mountains or ice for your snowman to sit on





  • While that dries add branches to the background of the painting. OUTSIDE of the cirlce

  • While that dries add your snowman to the INSIDE of your circle

  • While that dries use a flatbrush to add pine needles onto your branches. Did the paint in half green/half white paint and drop onto your branches

  • Repeat this process for all of your branches, adding several pine needles





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Step-by-step guide (Snow globe part 3)
  • Wait for you painting to dry before grabbing a old toothbrush. Using the outside of your cutout from earlier cover your canvas so only the cirlce is showing. With white paint splatter the open canvas with "Snow" from the toothbrush.










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Snow globe snowman painting

Snowman Christmas Craft 3: Bubbly Bubble Wrap Snowman ⚪🔵



  1. Materials Needed:

  • Bubble wrap

  • White paint

  • Blue or black construction paper

  • Colored construction paper

  • Black marker

  • Glue


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  1. How-To:

  • Cut out a 3 circles for a snowman shape from the bubble wrap.

  • Dip the bubble wrap in white paint and stamp it onto a piece of paper.

  • Cut out accessories such as a hat, scarf, and buttons from colored construction paper OR paint them one

  • Use a black marker to add eyes, a mouth, and any other details.

  • Revel in the tactile joy of your bubbly snowman creation!

  • *ALT option: glue the bubble wrap on the paper as the snowman base and paint it white


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Bubbly bubble wrap snowman

Craft Time Tips:

  • Warm up with Hot Cocoa: Keep the creative juices flowing by sipping on some hot cocoa. Extra marshmallows, please!

  • Snowman Karaoke: Turn your crafting space into a winter stage with some lively snowman-themed tunes. Who knew snowmen were such good singers?

  • Mismatched Socks Galore: Dive into your sock drawer and give those mismatched socks a new life as quirky snowman accessories.


Let the laughter echo through your home as you embark on this frosty crafting adventure with your little ones. Happy crafting and may your winter be filled with snowman joy! ☃️✨

 

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