Preschool Snowmen Arts and Crafts



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Melted Snowman
What You Need:
  • Contact Paper
  • Ivory Snow
  • Paper
What You Do:
  • Have your children cut out a nose, eyes, buttons, etc from construction paper. Then put these along with ivory snow into contact paper. Fold over and weal and you have a melted snowman.
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In art projects you can use many different items as snow (egg shells, flour, sugar, laundry soap, white sand, mashed potatoes, cotton, shaving crème, cool-whip, etc.)
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For quick and easy snow flakes paint over dollies
Marshmallow snowman
What You Need:
  • Marshmallows
  • Paper
What You Do:
  • Give your children a piece of paper with a snowman outlined on it. Have them lick marshmallows and then press them onto the paper to make a snowman, the marshmallows actually stick very well
Idea:
For realistic looking snowflakes paint precut snowflakes with a thick mixture of Epsom Salt and Water
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For a snowflake print cut a bell pepper in half and dip it in white paint
Paper Plate Snowmen
What You Need:
  • Paper Plates
  • Pom-pom's or butons
  • Orange craft foam or rolled up orange paper
  • Cotton
  • Glue
What You Do:
  • Give each of your children three paper plates. Have them make a snowman smile and eyes with black Pom-pom's. Then have use the orange craft foam to make a carrot nose. Next fill in the spaces between the facial features with white cotton. Finally, glue the other plates to the bottom and add pom-pom buttons and small stick arms.
    For a smaller snowman use Cupcake liners, or small plates.
Snowman
What You Need:
  • Paint
  • Balloons
  • Paper
What You Do:
  • Give your children three balloons (one big, one medium, and one small) Have them roll the balloons in white paint and then place them on a piece of paper (to make a snowman). Then give them black paint in order to add the features of the snowman.
Idea:
For a great snowflake print use a strawberry basket turned inside out.
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Star prints make great snowflakes.
Contact Paper Snowman
What You Need:
  • Contact Paper
  • Cotton or marshmallows
  • Pom-poms or chocolate chips
What You Do:
  • Give your children contact paper cut out as a snowman. Let them put cotton and other pom-poms and anything else they want to in order to make a unique special snowman.
Idea:
To add snowflakes to your classroom try coating mini pretzels with white paint and then gluing four together in a circle
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Provide your children with different sizes of round corks in order to make snowmen.
Tag Board Snowman
What You Need:
  • Tag Board
  • Paper
  • Paint
  • Rollers
What You Do:
  • Precut a snowman template out of tagboard. Then have your children roller paint on a piece of paper over the tagboard. This makes really neat designs.
Idea:
Dip small, medium, and large balloons into white paint and have your children use them to make snowmen on paper.
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Let your children paint with marshmallows, they can dip them in paint and use them as a stamp for snowmen
Paper Bag Snowman
What You Need:
  • Paper Bag (Two per child)
  • Pipe Cleaners (Red, Orange, Brown)
  • Newspaper
  • Felt
What You Do:
  • Have your children stuff one of the bags with newspaper. Next, have them put the second bag (opened) on top of the other in order to prevent the newspaper from spilling out. Tie off the top third of the bags in order to make it form a snowman's head (use red pipe cleaner to form scarf also). Add felt for facial features and clothing. Use the orange pipe cleaner for the carrot nose, and the brown pipe cleaner as stick arms.
Shredded Paper Snowman
What You Need:
  • Construction Paper/Cardboard
  • Shredded Paper
  • Glue
  • Pom-poms or Buttons
  • Pipe Cleaners
What You Do:
  • Have your children cut out a snowman from the construction paper. Then give them shredded paper and have them glue it on the cutout. Next have them make a top hat from black construction paper. Finally let them add the facial features with Pom-pom (or button) mouth, pipe cleaner arms, and a Candy Corn Nose.
Bubble Wrap Snowmen
Submitted By Theresa DeLau
What You Need:
  • Bubble Wrap
  • White Paint
  • Construction Paper
What You Do:
  • Cut circle shapes from small bubble, bubble wrap. Press onto white paint, then press onto paper (two or three high),to make a snowman that appears to made from snowballs.
Fluffy Snowmen
What You Need:
  • Glue
  • Shaving Cream
  • Paint
What You Do:
  • Mix glue and shaving cream together. Then have the kids paint 3 circles using the mixture. Let dry and mixture will look fluffy and textured.
    You can also add food coloring for colors to make ice cream cones
Four Melted Snowman
What You Need:
  • Glue
  • Wax Paper
  • Twigs
  • Pipe Cleaner (orange)
  • Googly Eyes
  • Yarn
  • Glitter
What You Do:
  1. Give child wax paper with a puddle of glue (glue is the actual snowman)
  2. Let your children place twigs (arms), orange pipe cleaner (nose), googlye eyes, & yarn (tied for hanging) in the glue
  3. Sprinkle rainbow white glitter on the glue
  4. Let snowmen sit for 2-3 days
  5. Once Dried melted snowman should pull right off of the wax paper
Bubble Wrap Snowmen
Submitted By Kate S.-Director Tiny Town USA LaVista, NE
What You Need:
  • Paint
  • Paper
  • Various Other Materials of your choosing
What You Do:
  • In our center for reindeer we have the children paint their hands brown and turn it upside down. The thumbs are the head (add antlers and a red glitter nose) and the fingers are the legs. Finally, give your children other art supplies and let them make their own reindeer. This is so cute!!!!
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