Monday, 2 January 2017

Snowman Crafts

Do you want to build a snowman? Snowman crafts are perfect for the cold Winter weather that seems to have arrived as we begin the new year. Here are my nine favourite Snowman art and craft ideas for kids (check out these snowman ideas too! I love the DIY snowman mug). I found them using the #kidscrafts101 hashtag on Instagram. Are you on Instagram? I am starting to love it over there, you can find us at @messylittlemonster.

Snowman art and craft ideas for kids. Winter themed topic activities.
More Winter art, craft and activity ideas



Over the Christmas period  I was delighted to be asked to guest judge the #kidscrafts101 challenge hosted by Red Ted Art and Incredibusy on instagram.  If you would like to join the challenge just use the #kidscrafts101 hashtag to have a chance at being featured. It's a great place to find new art and craft ideas to try! 

I was tasked with choosing just nine crafts from all the amazing crafts tagged, not an easy task! With the weather suddenly turning really cold and wintery as we have headed into the new year, I have decided to make a collection of snowman themed ideas. 

Here are my favorurites. Click on the instagram account names to follow them on instagram for lots more ideas.  I have also added links for full instructions for the activities where available.  (from top left)



willowdaygram- Print, cut & fold Prism Snowmen with printable template on the willowday blog. Instructions and template here

weewarhols- Haybale graffitti. How much fun does this look! (more creative ideas here)

hellowonderful_co- I love these easy no-sew snowman softies. Wrap yarn around polyfill stuffing and glue two balls. Add some cute felt feature. They even added a finger knitted scarf to keep "Snowy" warm! Full DIY here

paperbirdsldn- Wonderful puffy paint snowmen looking up in the sky. I love the backgrounds made by printing with bubble wrap and puffy paint is the best! More great ideas here

(Check out our puffy paint melted snowmen too! (Full instructions included)

happytotshelf- Leftover pumpkins make cute snowmen! He even has a cute acorn nose!

cintaandco- Trace around a plastic cup to make these circles and then colour them in to make this snowman. Cinita and co used their favourite chalk-o-rama crayon to draw this cute little guy.

iheartcraftythings- Here's a fun craft to go along with Snowmen at Night by Caralyn Buehner. I love the simple but effective idea of making snowmen from sponge painting and q-tip painted snow. Full instructions here

learningthroughplay8- I love this Saltdough Keepsake!!!! So much fun!! Want to make one too? Check it out here

iddlepeeps- A brilliant little Christmas snowman craft to burn off excess energy... so simple, easy & hours of fun! Recycled picnic cups, two socks rolled into a ball and some orange and black pens!




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