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Snowman Paper Cup Craft For Kids [Free Template]

During the winter season, it’s the perfect time to cuddle up indoors and have fun crafting with your little ones. Get the kids engaged and using their hands to ignite their creativity in a flurry of fun!

Kids can stretch their creativity and turn a common item into this snowman paper cup craft! With just a few easy steps, your kids can craft an adorable snowman that will be the perfect addition to your winter decor.

This engaging activity also encourages the development of fine motor skills and scissor skills. Your little ones will have a sense of accomplishment in their work, so blend learning with fun with this snowman craft!

Turn your winter days into a wonderland of snow with even more snowman activities for kids.

Paper Cup Snowman Craft

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To bring this snowman to life, all you need are a few common supplies, an inexpensive paper cup, and our free template. This winter craft is an excellent way to repurpose everyday items into magical creations!

Supplies

Directions

Download the snowman template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.

snowman paper cup craft template

Begin by gluing the carrot nose to the middle of the snowman’s face.

hand gluing the nose of snowman craft

Glue the hat to the top of the snowman’s head.

hand gluing the hat to the snowmans head

Next, glue the snowman’s head to the top of the cup, so about half of the head is hanging off the top. We use a glue dot for this because there’s no dry time.

hand gluing the head to the cup

Use a black marker to draw on the coal buttons below the head.

marking the buttons to the middle part of the cup

Fold a small portion of the stick arms backward, spread glue on that part, and glue them on both sides of the snowman’s body.

hand gluing the arms on the snowman craft
hand gluing the arms of snowman craft

Isn’t this such a cute idea? Be sure to check out our other winter craft for kids while you’re here!

holding the snowman paper cup craft

More Winter Ideas For Kids

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.

Preschool Winter Party Ideas

Gear up for a winter celebration that will fill your preschoolers with delight! Get them engaged in winter crafts and activities that capture the spirit of the season with our collection of ideas that are tailor made for your little ones.

From whimsical crafts to playful activities, we’ve got the perfect recipe for a winter party that will have your little ones filled with excitement. Read on to discover some winter wonders we think your kiddos will love.

dual image of snowman paper cup craft

Winter Animal Children’s Books

Here are some of the best winter animal books.

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Easy Winter Crafts

Paper Plate Penguin Craft – Get cozy crafting this winter with this adorable paper plate craft. Grab a paper plate, paint, scissors, and glue to let your kids’ imaginations soar as they bring this cold-loving bird to life!

Paper Plate Snowman – Embrace winter with this cute snowman craft! Whether you’re looking for some indoor family fun or a teacher planning engaging activities, this simple and budget friendly craft is a winner. We make it even easier with our free template, so check it out!

collage of easy winter crafts

Polar Bear Handprint Craft – Kids can go on an arctic adventure with this personalized handprint craft!

This fun and easy winter activity is perfect for preschoolers to elementary children either at home or in the classroom. Kids will be so excited to see their handprint transformed into a polar bear!

Walrus Paper Plate Craft – This fun winter project promises creativity and a splash of learning about this arctic animal! Kids will want to join the painting fun and we made it super easy to follow along with our step-by-step guide and template.

Fun Winter Activities For Preschoolers

Embrace the chilly season with our winter do a dot printables that are perfect for indoor adventures! This set is packed with 28 engaging pages that are a joy for older toddlers through kindergarteners.

Reinforce colors, math, and reading skills with dot marker coloring pages, letter, number, counting, object, and pattern activities. Kids will have a blast this winter season with these printables, so grab the dot markers and let the fun learning begin!

Unleash the magic of the “unicorn of the sea” with our narwhal worksheets! Designed for fun and education, these sheets offer letter recognition, reading comprehension, and handwriting practice.

Your little explorers will go on an undersea journey, discovering the wonders of narwhals while sharpening essential skills. Download and print these engaging worksheets for an under the sea learning experience like no other!

collage of fun winter activities for preschoolers

Bring joy to winter days with our cheerful penguin dot to dots! These connect the dot activities foster crucial skills like hand-eye coordination. As your kids follow the dots, they enhance concentration and fine motor skills.

After connecting, coloring in their masterpiece not only sparks creativity but also reinforces color recognition. Keep those little hands busy, hearts happy, and minds engaged with this educational and entertaining winter activity!

Immerse your preschooler in the story of a winter favorite with this interactive The Snowy Day printable book! As they cut, staple, and color each page, your little ones will assemble their printable book.

This activity fosters a love of reading while reinforcing essential skills and encouraging language and math exploration. Watch their creativity flourish as they personalize each page with colors, stickers, and stamps, and make learning an enchanting adventure!

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Share With Us

Did you make this craft with your kids or students? We’d love to feature them on our social media!

For a chance to have your child’s craft featured, simply snap a picture of the completed project and post it to our Facebook page, email it to us directly by clicking here, or use #simpleeverydaymom on your social media!

More Kids’ Activities

holding the snowman paper cup craft

Snowman Paper Cup Craft For Kids

Prep Time: 8 minutes
Active Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 18 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Kids can stretch their creativity and turn a common item into this snowman paper cup craft! With just a few easy steps, your kids can craft an adorable snowman that will be the perfect addition to your winter decor.

Materials

  • Paper cups
  • Colored cardstock or construction paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Marker
  • Snowman Template

Instructions

  1. Download the snowman template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
  2. Begin by gluing the carrot nose to the middle of the snowman’s face.hand gluing the nose of snowman craft
  3. Glue the hat to the top of the snowman’s head.
  4. Next, glue the snowman’s head to the top of the cup, so about half of the head is hanging off the top. We use a glue dot for this because there is no dry time. hand gluing the head to the cup
  5. Use a black marker to draw on the coal buttons below the head.
  6. Fold a small portion of the stick arms backward, spread glue on that part, and glue them on both sides of the snowman’s body.hand gluing the arms on the snowman craft

Did you make this craft?

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Paper Cup Snowman Printable Template

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Zoriana

Saturday 13th of January 2024

So cool

Sam

Saturday 13th of January 2024

Thanks!!!

Kathy

Monday 8th of January 2024

They are so cute

Sam

Monday 8th of January 2024

THanks 💗

Rana

Friday 5th of January 2024

I can’t find the template??

Sam

Friday 5th of January 2024

Since you’re a subscriber, you just need to click the “Click Here To Get Your Freebie” image at the end of the post and then enter your email in the form. After that, it’ll automatically redirect you to the download page ◡̈

Amy

Friday 5th of January 2024

Looking forward to crafting with my kids.

Sam

Friday 5th of January 2024

Yay!

Beth

Tuesday 2nd of January 2024

FABULOUS project to complete with the kiddos all winter long, Sam! We will be featuring you starting Wednesday at the Creatively Crafty Linky Party! Pinned and shared! Creatively, Beth

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