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Dec 7, 2022

11 Fun and Easy Snowman Crafts for Preschool

Mackenzie Lee

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Snowman-Crafts
Snowman-Crafts

Is it cold outside yet? If you're looking for some fun and easy snowman crafts to do with your preschoolers, look no further! This snowman art for preschool is simple and they'll love seeing their snowmen and women come to life. So grab a few materials and get crafty!

  1. Paper Plate Snowman Craft. You'll need White paper plates, googly eyes, large pink buttons, black magic marker, glue stick, black, orange, green, and white construction paper or cardstock, blue pipe cleaner, blue pom poms, and small red pom poms. Glue two googly eyes on the paper plate. They should be placed toward the middle of the plate, where the eyes should be on a face. Then, glue two pink buttons below the eyes and a bit to the side so they look like cheeks. Use the black magic marker to draw a squiggly line from one pink button to the other to form a smile. Cut a nose out of the orange card stock paper, glue in place. This winter snowman craft will make your kids smile.

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  2. Popsicle Stick Snowman Craft. This snowman art for preschool is easy and fun. Your students will need nine popsicle sticks, glue, black paint, white paint, paintbrushes, orange felt, and scissors. Line up seven popsicle sticks next to each other and glue another stick on top to hold the base together. Once dried, flip over and and glue a stick at an angle, this will be the bottom of the snowman hat. Paint the top portion black. Use black paint to create the snowman's eye and mouth. Use the orange felt to cut a carrot shaped nose and glue onto the snowman's face.

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  3. Snowman Handprint Craft. Gather white and black cardstock, scissors, a black marker and an orange marker. Trace your child's hand onto the white construction paper. Then, cut out the handprint. Draw five little snowman hats with the black paper and cut them out. Next, draw dots for eyes, mouth and buttons using a black marker, and a carrot nose with an orange marker. This snowman craft for preschool will make your little ones happy.

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  4. Cotton Ball Snowman Craft. All you need is winter colored cardstock, glue stick, little googly eyes, and a cotton balls. Start by drawing a snowman shape onto the paper. Once the snowman is drawn, begin gluing cotton balls to the paper. The goal is to cover the entire snowman with cotton balls. Once the snowman is completely covered, glue on eyes and any extra details desired.

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  5. Construction Paper Snowman Craft. This snowman is made entirely out of construction paper! You'll need two white rectangles, one black rectangle, two small circles (for the eyes), one orange triangle (for the nose), and four small rectangles (for the arms). Glue the white rectangles on top of each other, then glue the black rectangle on top for the hat. Glue the small eyes and nose in place. For the arms, cut two of the small rectangles in half and glue them on the sides of the snowman.

  6. Snowman Mason Jar Craft. This is a great snowman craft for preschoolers to make and give as gifts! You'll need a mason jar, white paint, black paint, orange paint or pipe cleaners, paintbrushes, mod podge, and googly eyes. Paint the entire mason jar white and let dry. Once dry, add a black top to the snowman's hat. Then, paint an orange carrot nose and glue in place. Finally, add two googly eyes.

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  7. Snowman Suncatcher. You'll need heavy white cardstock, construction paper, clear contact paper, white tissue paper, hole punch, a glue stick, and scissors. Cut out a snowman shaped template and a piece of contact paper slightly larger than the snowman template. Stick the front side of the snowman onto the contact paper. Cut around the snowman to remove the excess contact paper. Cut out the eye, nose, and button templates. Trace them onto colored construction paper and cut out each one. Punch small holes in a piece of construction paper to make circles for the mouth. Place the eyes, nose, mouth, and buttons on the snowman according to where they go. The sticky contact paper will hold them in place so you can move on to decorating your snowman. Then, cut small squares out of white tissue paper. Place them on the inside of the snowman, making sure to completely cover the contact paper.

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  8. Snowman Thumbprint Craft. This craft is so much fun and easy to make! You'll need colored paper, a white inkpad, and orange and black markers. Begin by placing your thumb in the white inkpad and then pressing it onto the paper. Repeat this process until the entire paper is covered with thumbprints. Once the paper is covered, use the orange marker to add a carrot nose and the black markers to add eyes, mouth, and arms. This winter snowman craft is sure to get your students in the holiday spirit.

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  9. Snowman Wood Slice Ornaments. You'll need wood slices (with holes at the top), blue and white acrylic paint, black and orange paint markers, and q-tips. Paint the wood slices blue. Then pull one or two students at a time to make the snowman. To create the snowman, paint your students' thumbs. They will make three thumbprints stacked on top of each other to create the three parts of the snowman. Be sure to apply fresh paint to their thumb before each thumbprint. Let dry. Then, have students use the black paint marker to draw a hat, eyes, mouth, buttons, and arms. They will use the orange paint marker to draw a carrot nose. Finally, Use a q-tip dipped in white acrylic paint to create snowflakes and tie a piece of ribbon or jute through the hole.

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  10. Toilet Paper Roll Snowman Craft. You'll need a toilet paper roll, white paint, black paint, orange paint or pipe-cleaner, paintbrushes, and googly eyes. Paint the entire toilet paper roll white and let dry. Once dry, add a black top to the snowman's hat. Then, paint an orange carrot nose and glue in place. Finally, add two googly eyes.

  11. Marshmallow Snowman Craft. You'll need large marshmallows, small marshmallows, an assortment of different shaped candies, black food coloring, pretzel sticks, and frosting as glue. Let your preschoolers get creative, stack three marshmallows on top of each other and bind them with icing. Add arms with pretzel sticks and use black food coloring for his eyes, nose, and mouth. For the finishing touch, add candies to decorate your snowman's hat and scarf!

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    With these snowman crafts for preschool, you will be sure to have a great and creative time. They are a great way to keep little ones occupied during the winter months. These crafts are also a great way to teach kids about colors, shapes, and facial features. Have your child show you their finished product and hang them up in a window to enjoy! Check out some of our other holiday themed blog posts here!

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