Winter transforms the world into a snowy wonderland where kids love to build a snowman! But when snow days come to an end, and the sun begins to melt the snow away, make your way inside to continue the winter fun with a fun craft!
Our melted snowman craft is a creative way for kids to make a paper craft featuring a whimsical winter scene!
Bring a piece of winter indoors and give your kids’ little hands an opportunity to develop fine motor skills as they carefully cut and paste each piece of their snowman in place.
Turn the winter days into a flurry of creativity with even more snowman activities for kids. They’re great for days you’re snowed in or just looking for some fun indoors where it’s warm and cozy.
Melting Snowman Craft Idea
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To get started with this frosty craft, gather just a handful of supplies, and we’ve got you covered with a free, downloadable snowman template that makes this craft even easier.
- Colored cardstock or construction paper
- White acrylic paint marker or Bold & Bright markers (optional)
- Melted snowman template
Download the snowman template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
Begin by gluing the water onto the bottom of the colored paper.
Glue the snowman’s body to the top of the water.
Next, glue the orange nose to the middle of the snowman’s head, just above the mouth.
Place the buttons at the center of the body, just below the mouth.
Take the hat and glue it to the top of the snowman’s head.
Optionally: Finish up by drawing snowflakes on the background paper.
Don’t you just love this cute melted snowman craft? We think your kids will love creating it! For even more fun crafts like this one, check out other winter crafts for kids!
Winter Theme Ideas for Kindergarten
Continue the fun this winter by planning some crafts and educational activities designed to keep your kindergarteners entertained and snug indoors.
As the chilly weather sets in, it’s the perfect time to get them thinking creatively and engage their inquisitive minds with some winter themed ideas.
We have imaginative crafts and engaging activities that blend learning with play, so keep reading to discover the magic that winter has in store for your little ones. Get ready to create lasting memories while staying warm and cozy at home or at school!
Christmas Children’s Books
Here are some of the best winter animal books.
Polar Bear Island is a fun book for winter! Polar Bear Island is just that – only for polar bears! That is until Kirby the penguin comes to visit. She turns the place around and adds tons of interesting excitement, but will the polar bears let her stay? You have to check it out and see for yourself!
Tacky The Penguin– This is a great book for children to learn about acceptance and valuing others for exactly who they are.
Owl Babies– A sweet book that teaches kids that Mom always comes back! It’s especially great for children who may have separation anxiety.
Children’s Winter Crafts
Snowman Name Craft – Kids will love making this simple craft that’s also a fun way to practice spelling their names and honing their fine motor skills. These personalized snowmen are bound to be a hit whether it’s a project at home or at school.
Tacky the Penguin Craft – Curl up with a good book this winter for the tale of Tacky the Penguin. After reading about how he saves the day, your kids will love to bring Tacky to life with this fun craft that celebrates embracing what makes you unique!
Walrus Tissue Paper Craft – This craft is perfect for winter days! Kids can have fun and sharpen their fine motor skills while creating their walrus masterpiece. This easy activity takes just a few supplies and our free template to get started.
Snowglobe Olaf Craft – Craft a flurry of fun with this cute paper craft! Kids can bring the beloved snowman to life in his own snowglobe they create. It’s a winter wonderland waiting to happen, so turn on the movie and get crafting!
Winter Activities for Preschoolers
Don’t let the winter blues get you down! Do something fun and hands-on with our winter pattern block mats! As the chilly weather keeps kids indoors, these printable mats offer a perfect solution to banish boredom.
Designed for easy, no prep fun, these activities enhance fine motor skills, shape recognition, and color recognition. Grab the tangrams and these winter scene block mats to keep the screens at bay over the winter season!
Unlock a world of color and creativity with our polar bear color by numbers! These worksheets are a brain boosting activity for kids of all ages. As they match numbers with colors, they’ll practice hand-eye coordination and color recognition.
Grab your crayons, colored pencils, or markers and use these coloring sheets that are both entertaining and educational. Kids will love revealing the polar bears as they color in each number.
Elevate your kids’ scissor skills with our free printable penguin cutting activity! They’re perfect for helping kids master using their scissors, hand-eye coordination, and hand strength with four unique activities.
The adorable penguins will keep kids engaged as they complete each activity, and they’re ideal for those chilly months when indoor activities are a must!
When you need a fun and easy activity this winter, print out these snowman do a dot printables! They’re specifically designed for young learners focusing on numbers 1-10.
Kids will work on counting, handwriting, number recognition, and honing essential fine motor skills when they complete these activities. Each activity sheet stars a charming snowman, so grab the dot markers to get to the fun this winter!
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- Colored cardstock or construction paper
- White acrylic paint markers or bold & bright markers (optional)
- Melted snowman template
- Download the snowman template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
- Begin by gluing the water onto the bottom of the colored paper.
- Glue the snowman’s body to the top of the water.
- Next, glue the orange nose to the middle of the snowman’s head, just above the mouth.
- Place the buttons at the center of the body, just below the mouth.
- Take the hat and glue it to the top of the snowman’s head.
- Optionally: Finish up by drawing snowflakes on the background paper.