Crafts for Kids Snowman Winter

Winter Suncatcher Snowman Craft for Preschoolers

If you are looking for fun, creative snowman craft ideas, you will love this adorable snowman suncatcher craft. This winter craft for preschoolers is sure to be a hit with toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, and up! All you need are a few simple materials to make this cute paper plate snowman project!

If you are looking for fun, creative snowman craft ideas, you will love this adorable snowman suncatcher craft. This winter craft for preschoolers is sure to be a hit with toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, and up! All you need are a few simple materials to make this cute paper plate snowman project!

Snowman Craft for Preschoolers

We love using common household supplies to make new and creative winter craft ideas! So when we were looking for fun snowman craft ideas, we decided to make a paper plate snowman craft! This snowman craft for preschoolers, toddlers, kindergartners, grade 1, grade 2, and grade 3 students is not only fun-to-make, but provides a lovely winter decoration on your windows. I just love the snowman suncatcher craft part which makes our windows cheery all winter long! Whether you are a parent, teacher, or homeschooler – you will love this fun craft project!

tissue paper - we used white and blue construction paper - various colors to make hats, ear muffs, arms, etc. black sharpie contact paper scissors glue paper plates (optional)

Paper Plate Snowman

All you need to whip up with super cute winter craft for preschoolers are a few simple materials you probably already have on hand:

  • tissue paper – we used white and blue
  • construction paper – various colors to make hats, ear muffs, arms, etc.
  • black sharpie
  • contact paper
  • scissors
  • glue
  • paper plates (optional)

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Snowman Craft Ideas

Start by cutting up the white and blue (or any color you like) tissue paper into squares.

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Paper Plate snowman craft

Open contact paper so sticky side is up. Press tissue paper all over. Cover with additional contact sheet with sticky side down towards tissue paper. You will need 2 sheets to make a snowman.

HINT: We made one white and the other a mixture of blue and white.

Snowman Craft Ideas

Snowman Craft

Use a bowl or freehand to trace a large circle with a sharpie marker. Now cut out your circle.

Winter Craft Ideas

Winter Craft for Preschoolers

Repeat with another sheet of contact paper to make a smaller circle. Now you have a two ball snowman.

construction paper snowman

Construction paper snowman

Now you can either cut out the center of a paper plate or use a piece of whtie paper to make the white border.

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Winter Craft Ideas

Then use your sharpie (carefully, remember sharpies are permanent markers) to add eyes, mouth, and buttons.

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Snowman Suncatcher Craft

Now cut out any accessories you’d like to use to make your snowman such as earmuffs, mittens, scarves, top hats, twig arms, triangular noses, etc.

Winter Craft for kids

Snowman Craft for Kids

Begin attaching the nose and accessories to decorate your snowman project.

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January craft for kids

We added the brown construction paper twig arms to complete our cute snowman craft projects.

Snowman Craft

Here is your super cute snowman suncatcher craft!

Cute and creative snowman craft ideas to make adorable snowman suncatcher craft. Perfect winter craft for preschoolers and up in January!!

Isn’t he so cute? I just love the many options to personalize your project!

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!

circle-sticker-snowman-craft easy-snow-globe-craft-for-kids easy-snow-ice-cream Whether you are looking for snowman card ideas to send out as Christmas cards or in January as a winter craft for kids - these handmade greeting cards are super cute and fun to make! Use our free snowman printables to make these DIY snowman cards quick and easy to make. This snowman craft for kids is sure to be a hit with preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, and up!

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Snowman Printables

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

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Winter Printables

About the author

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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