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FUN Snowman Launcher – Winter STEM Activities for Preschoolers

This outrageously FUN snowman activity is a combination craft, activity, and winter stem activities too! This snowman launcher is simple to make and loads of fun as a snowman activity for toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade and up! Follow our step-by-step how to make a snowball launcher for an adorable snowman craft and winter activities for preschoolers in January!

This outrageously FUN snowman activity is a combination craft, activity, and winter stem activities too! This snowman launcher is simple to make and loads of fun as a snowman activity for toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade and up! Follow our step-by-step how to make a snowball launcher for an adorable snowman craft and winter activities for preschoolers in January!

Snowman Activities for Preschoolers

Get ready to be the coolest mom on the block when you make this fun winter activity! First you will make the adorable snowman craft that will actually launch ‘snowballs’. See who can get their snowman launcher to send your pompom or marshmallow snowballs the farthest in this outrageously fun snowman STEM activity for winter! Whether you are a parent, teacher, or homeschooler – you will love this winter activity for toddlers, preschoolers, kindergartners, grade 1, grade 2, and grade 3 students.

Snowman Science

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White paper cut Balloon Markers Cotton balls, Marshmallows, or white pompoms Ruler

Winter Activities for Preschoolers

All you need to make your own marshmallow shooter are a few simple materials you probably already have at home:

  • White paper cup
  • Balloon (s)
  • Markers
  • Cotton balls, Marshmallows, or white pompoms
  • Ruler

How to Make a Snowball Launcher

Snowman Launcher

Start by carefully using scissors to cut out the bottom of your white paper cup.

winter activities for preschoolers

How to Make a Snowball Launcher

Now blow up a balloon (any color) and tie off. Now cut the balloon in half. Pull the knotted end half over the newly created hole in the bottom of the cup.

Snowman Craft

Snowman Activity

Then finish creating your cute snowman craft by using markers to add black eyes, orange nose, and a scarf out of the rest of the balloon piece if you like.

Snowman activities for kindergarten

Snowman Craft

Create just one or a group of cute snowman cup crafts! Now it’s time to grab some marshmallows, snowballs, or pom poms to move to the activity part of this winter STEAM activity.

Ask your students to make a prediction – will the marshmallow or cotton ball launch further?

Snowman Launcher

Winter STEM Activities

Hold the snowman cup upsdie down so the hat is in your hand. Insert your material to launch.

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Snowman activities for kindergarten

Pull back on the hat and release to launch your marshmallow.

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Winter Activity

Record your findings on your worksheet. REmember to repeat your experiment several times as all good scientists do. Any experiment should be reproducible and yield similar findings.

Which material launched further the marshmallow or cotton ball?

Snow Volcano Kids will love this fun snowman activity that allows them to sneak in a little science to a cold, winter day! Snowman eruptions are so easy, and this is such a cute project for toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, and first grade students.  In these winter science experiments children will watch the effect of baking soda and vinegar in a silly and outrageously FUN snow experiments. Kids will have fun with this melting snowman where they will melt the snowman using a fun winter science experiment. This snowman activity is perfect for toddler, preschool, pre-k, and kindergarten to sneak in a fun winter STEM activity where they will build a snowman and then melt it with snow science experiments observing simple chemistry for kids.

Winter science activities for preschoolers

Looking for more fun winter science projects for kids? We’ve got lots of fun ideas for you to try!

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Snowman Activities for Kids

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Snowman Printables

Looking for snowman worksheets and educational snowman activity ideas? You will love these resources!

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January Activities

Outrageously FUN snowman activity that is part craft, activity, and winter stem too! Grab free worksheet to use with snowman launcher !

Snowman Worksheets

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Beth Gorden

Beth Gorden is the creative multi-tasking creator of 123 Homeschool 4 Me. As a busy homeschooling mother of six, she strives to create hands-on learning activities and worksheets that kids will love to make learning FUN! She has created over 1 million pages of printables to help teach kids ABCs, science, English grammar, history, math, and so much more! Beth is also the creator of 2 additional sites with even more educational activities and FREE printables - www.kindergartenworksheetsandgames.com and www.preschoolplayandlearn.com

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