When the weather outside is frightful, there’s nothing more delightful than cozying up with some treats, cheery holiday tunes, and a slate of fun activities like this snowman card craft. Even if you don’t get any snow where you live, you can still join in on the fun!
If you’re a teacher, you can create an entire unit centered around it with just a few supplies. And if you’re a parent, you can let the kiddos whip up this craft all on their own while you get the house ready for holiday visitors.
This simple snowman card craft allows children to get creative and embrace the holiday spirit without getting melted snow all over the living room.
Plus, it doubles as the perfect gift for parents, friends, and loved ones, which makes it a total win in our book!
Make it today and check out all of our fun snowman activities for kids for more ideas!
Easy Snowman Card Craft
- Colored cardstock or construction paper
- Snowman template (enter your email in the form at the end of this post to have the link sent to you)
Download the snowman template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
Fold the snowman card base in half along the dashed line, then cut it out. Begin by gluing the carrot nose to the middle of the snowman, just above the mouth.
Place the eyes, one on each side, above the mouth, and glue them in place.
Take the hat and glue it to the top of the snowman’s head.
Finish up making the snowman by gluing the scarf onto the snowman’s neck.
Open up the card and write a special message inside!
Don’t you just love this cute snowman card?! For even more fun crafts like this one, check out our other winter crafts for kids!
Winter Unit For Kids
This unit includes dozens of winter ideas for kids that will keep your little guys busy while they wait for Santa’s sleigh.
Plus, you probably already have most of the supplies you need to make these crafts. From Eskimos to polar bears, you’re sure to find a winter craft your little ones will enjoy.
Winter Books For Kids
There are plenty of reasons to read to your kids over winter break.
First, it’s a great way to bond with them and create some cherished memories. Second, reading helps to stimulate their imaginations and expand their horizons. Third, it’s a great opportunity to teach them about different cultures and worlds that they may be unfamiliar with. Finally, reading is just plain fun!
So whether you’re looking for ways to keep your kids entertained or you’re hoping to help them learn something new, make sure to include some quality reading time in your winter break plans.
Below are some of our favorite winter-themed books to read to your kids!
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.
Winter Crafts For Kids
Add in some fun winter crafts with these simple ideas!
Polar Bear Handprint Craft: With this project, your kids will use their hands for more than just cutting and pasting paper. Place their hand on a sheet of paper, trace their handprint to draw the polar bear, and voila!
Eskimo Craft for Kids: Help the little ones create a personalized craft with their own school pictures. They’ll go bonkers when they see their face morph into an Eskimo! Just follow the instructions and gather all the materials together. Print the free craft template and follow the instructions. Let the kiddos decorate it with cotton balls and that’s it!
Paper Plate Winter Hat Craft: Add a dash of whimsy to a boring afternoon with this paper plate winter hat. It’s a great activity for preschool and kindergarten children and it’s really easy to set up. Print out the paper plate winter hat printable and gather a few materials, like paint, scissors, a glue stick, and a paper plate. Let your little crafter decorate it however they please and you’re all set.
Puffy Paint Snowglobe Craft: Who doesn’t love playing around with paint? All you need to make this adorable puffy paint snow globe is some cardstock paper, DIY puffy paint, and a little imagination. Your kids or students can express their creativity (and channel all that winter energy!) while they work on their concentration and patience.
Winter Activities For Kids
Winter Pattern Block Mats: Kids will learn about shapes and colors with our set of printable winter pattern block mats. They’re an excellent resource to introduce toddlers, preschoolers, pre-k, and kindergarten children to basic math concepts.
Winter Do A Dot Printables: In addition to being super fun, these winter dot-a-dot printables are perfect for your kids to practice their grip and other fine motor skills. Use these educational do-a-dot printables to help kids learn about math concepts, numbers, letters, shapes, and more. Who knew learning could be so fun?
Snowman Worksheets: Just because the kids are stuck inside doesn’t mean they can’t have fun! This selection of snowman activities will keep the little ones busy while they practice their handwriting skills, letter recognition, and more!
Reindeer Coloring Pages: If you’re looking for an educational activity that’s low prep and gets them into the holiday spirit, then you’ve found it! These coloring pages are a great way to keep your kiddos entertained during a snowstorm. Just download the free printables, grab some crayons and markers, and let their creativity run wild.
- These soft and fluffy snowman snowballs are great for indoor play!
- Kids will look so cute wearing this penguin winter hat!
- This polar bear soap is great for getting kids to wash up.
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More Winter Ideas For Kids
- Download the snowman template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
- Fold the snowman card base in half along the dashed line, then cut it out. Begin by gluing the carrot nose to the middle of the snowman, just above the mouth.
- Place the eyes, one on each side, above the mouth, and glue them in place.
- Take the hat and glue it to the top of the snowman's head.
- Finish up making the snowman by gluing the scarf onto the snowman's neck.
- Open up the card and write a special message inside!