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Puffy Paint Snowglobe Craft For Kids [Free Template]

Lately, we’ve been on a winter craft extravaganza!

Since Christmas is nearing an end, we want to replace all of our Christmas kids’ crafts with winter crafts!

So far we’ve made a footprint penguin craft, played with a polar bear memory game, made a walrus arctic animal craft, and last week, made a cool window cling snowman craft.

Today, we’re sharing how to make a puffy paint snowglobe craft using cardstock and homemade puffy paint!

Read on below to see just how easy it is to make with your kids or students. Also, be sure to check out all of our fun winter crafts for kids.

Snowglobe Craft For Kids

puffy paint snowglobe craft for kids

This puffy paint craft is so much fun for kids to make and use, plus it’s so simple to whip up!

Supplies:

  • Colored cardstock or construction paper
  • Elmer’s Glue
  • Shaving cream
  • Paintbrush
  • Scissors
  • Fork
  • Snowglobe template (enter your email in the form at the end of this post to have the link sent to you)
puffy paint snowglobe craft suplies

Directions:

Make the homemade puffy paint by mixing equal parts shaving cream and Elmer’s glue in a bowl.  An 1/8 cup of each was more than enough to cover 2 snowglobes. You’ll know it’s the perfect consistency when it looks like marshmallow fluff.

Print out the template for home or school depending on how many copies you need. Cut out all the pieces.

Use a small hole punch (I used a .5″ one) to make ornaments from colored cardstock to use on the tree.

Glue the large blue circle behind the brown base to make the snowglobe.

Position the green triangles to make the pine tree and add the ornaments and star to the top.

Use your paintbrush to brush on puffy paint snow onto the bottom of the snowglobe.

Dab the puffy paint all over the snowglobe to make snow flurries.

Let dry completely.

closeup of snowglobe craft for kids

My kids enjoyed making these puffy paint snowglobes, but what they liked, even more, was feeling the puffy paint after it dried!

It’s so fun to poke and prod at since it dries squishy and foamy.

winter craft for kids: paper snowglobe

If you’re looking for a fun winter craft to do with your kids or students, don’t forget to enter your email in the form at the bottom of the page to get the free template.

Winter Unit For Kids

Keep going with the winter-themed fun! Create an entire winter unit study for kids loaded with fun activities, crafts, and more. Below are some of our favorite ideas.

First up on our list are books. We love all the benefits of reading aloud. It can help your child in so many ways including helping to improve their vocabulary, increase focus, and increase reading comprehension.

Below are some popular winter books for kids:

The Biggest Snowman Ever – When the mayor of Mouseville announces the town snowman contest, Clayton and Desmond claim that they will each make the biggest snowman ever.

The Snowy Day – This story shows a child’s wonder at a new world and the hope of capturing and keeping that wonder forever.

Sneezy The Snowman– Sneezy is COLD! And he’s trying to warm up without success. But, the kids know exactly how to help him!

snowglobe craft for kids

We also love to do lots of crafts! Kids will love crafting because it’s fun, creative, and a great way to relieve stress. They’ll also learn how to use scissors properly while improving fine motor skills; following instructions, and increasing confidence!

Try adding in some of our favorite winter crafts:

Photo Eskimo Craft – Take your little one on a winter adventure with this easy photo craft. You can turn them into an eskimo in no time! This is perfect for getting kids in the winter spirit while staying inside during cold days.

Snowglobe Olaf Craft – This paper snowglobe Olaf craft is so easy and fun to make; it’s great for winter. All you need are a few simple supplies. It’s perfect for Disney fans!

Snowman Paper Plate Craft – This easy snowman craft is perfect for kids! This fun winter activity will keep them entertained and having fun. No painting required, just some paper and markers. Have a blast creating these cute decorations with the whole family this winter.

Penguin Headband Craft – Kids will love making this adorable headband. They are easy to make, and you can either print them out or make them from paper. What kid doesn’t want a cute little penguin on their head? This is the perfect craft for winter!

These snowy owl worksheets are a perfect winter activity to keep your kids learning and engaged. These activities include a letter s maze, a handwriting page, and a label the snowy owl page.

Kids love dot to dots and these polar bear dot to dot printables are a fun winter activity. This classic activity helps kids develop fine motor skills and helps practice counting!

Want to help your kids with their scissor skills over winter break? These free printable penguin cutting activity printables are perfect for practicing those skills. Just download, cut them out and have fun!

More Winter Activities

More Winter Ideas For Kids

Puffy Paint Snow Globe Craft

Puffy Paint Snow Globe Craft

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Active Time: 10 minutes
Additional Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Make this cute and easy puffy paint snow globe craft with the kids this winter!

Materials

  • Snowglobe template (form at the end of the post)
  • Colored cardstock (in light blue, green, brown and multicolor)
  • Elmer's Glue
  • Shaving cream
  • Paintbrush

Tools

  • Scissors

Instructions

    1. Make the homemade puffy paint by mixing equal parts shaving cream and Elmer's glue in a bowl.  An 1/8 cup of each was more than enough to cover 2 snowglobes. You'll know it's the perfect consistency when it looks like marshmallow fluff.
    2. Print the template and cut out the pieces.
    3. Use a small hole punch to make ornaments to use on the tree.
    4. Glue the large blue circle behind the brown base to make the snowglobe.
    5. Place the green triangles one on top of each other to make the tree. Add the star to the top. Glue in place.
    6. Use the paintbrush to brush on the puffy paint snow along the bottom of the snowglobe.
    7. Dab the puffy paint all over the snow globe to make snow flurries.
    8. Let dry completely.

Did you make this craft?

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Free Snowglobe Template

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Carrie

Wednesday 3rd of February 2021

Thanks!

Sam T

Wednesday 3rd of February 2021

You're welcome, Carrie!

Allison

Thursday 21st of January 2021

Perfect winter craft idea !

Sam T

Friday 22nd of January 2021

Aw, thanks!

Jackie

Monday 18th of January 2021

Could I please have the template

Sam T

Wednesday 20th of January 2021

Of course! All you need to do is enter your email in the form at the end of this post and the link will be sent to you ?

Gisy

Monday 14th of December 2020

Snow globe template

Sam T

Monday 14th of December 2020

All you need to do is enter your email in the form at the end of the post and the link will be emailed to you ?

Rebecca

Saturday 12th of December 2020

Please can I have the template for the snowglobe craft?

Sam T

Saturday 12th of December 2020

Of course! Just enter your email in the form at the end of the post and the link will be emailed to you ?

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