It’s the perfect time of year to cozy up indoors. Light a fire, have a cup of hot chocolate and spend some time with the kids crafting.
We have just the craft to do with them this winter. No cold snow is needed to build this snowman. You’ll need a few basic craft supplies and a photo of your child’s face to make this adorable snowman photo craft!
It’s a fun and easy craft that will help kids hone their scissor skills, creativity, and their fine motor skills by putting the snowman together. Plus, they’ll love personalizing their snowman with their own face!
This is a great craft for the kiddos at home, in the classroom, or in daycare. It’s a cute way to make a winter decoration and keepsake for the parents!
Keep the kids engaged and entertained this winter with more snowman activities for kids. These are great projects for kids in preschool through early elementary who love to create.
Be sure to check them out and plan which crafts your kids will love to do while staying warm indoors!
Snowman Craft For Preschool Kids
- Colored cardstock or construction paper
- Photo of child
- 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.
Begin by gluing the photo to the snowman’s head area.
Place the carrot nose over the child’s nose and glue it in place.
Next, glue the scarf on the neck portion of the snowman.
Take the stick arms and glue them on the back of both sides of the snowman’s body.
Create the hat by gluing the hat band to the middle of the hat.
Finish by gluing the hat to the top of the snowman’s head.
We’re sure your kids loved making this fun photo craft. Be sure to check out our many more winter crafts to make together this year!
Winter Ideas For Kids
Winter is the perfect time to do indoor activities with the kids, so keep the fun going with some more winter-themed crafts and activities!
When the weather has you stuck inside, it’s a great way to keep the kids busy learning and entertained! Read on below for more projects to try with your kids this winter!
Winter Books For Kids
There are plenty of good reasons to curl up with a good book this winter.
For one thing, reading is a great way to bond with your kids. It’s also a great opportunity to teach them about new cultures and ideas. And, of course, reading is simply a lot of fun!
Below are some of our favorite winter-themed books…
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!
Winter Crafts For Kids
We especially love crafting during the winter when the kids are cooped up indoors and need to keep their hands and minds active.
Crafting not only helps them stay busy and entertained, but will also hone skills such as critical thinking, fine motor skills, and creativity.
Kids also gain confidence, critical thinking skills, and patience when they complete a project. Add some crafts to your kiddo’s day for some fun this winter.
Snow Globe Frozen Craft – If you have kiddos that have watched Frozen on repeat, then we have the perfect craft for them to do! Queen Elsa and Princess Anna are featured in these super cute paper snow globes. Download the free template to make one or both sisters.
Penguin Headband Craft – Waddle on over to get a look at this super cute headband craft! Kids will make their own penguins to wear with either the black and white version to color in or the colored paper craft version. Soon kiddos will be waddling around pretending to be these cute birds.
Paper Bag Snowman Craft – You don’t need a magic hat to bring a snowman to life with this craft. Grab a paper bag, some basic supplies, and this snowman template to make a fun and cute wintertime puppet. Your kids can use it for pretend play or a cute decoration.
Handprint Walrus Craft for Kids – Our walrus friend’s flippers are personalized with your little one’s handprints in this cute paper craft! Kids will love to see this arctic animal come to life using their own hands. Print the free template to have the kids crafting in no time!
Winter Activities For Kids
These penguin cutting activity printables will give kids a chance to practice using their scissors without getting bored! They’ll work on their dexterity and hand-eye coordination when they cut out the four different sheets featuring our cute and playful penguins.
Skip the arctic expedition and have the polar bears come to you with these polar bear do a dot printables! It’s a fun learning activity that will help kids work on their fine motor skills, letter recognition, and counting with these magnificent animals!
The kids will have a blast learning with these snowman worksheets. With this set, they’ll label a snowman, work on handwriting practice, and complete a letter maze. Preschoolers to kindergarteners will develop their fine motor skills, letter recognition, and scissors skills with our snowman friend.
Get the kids off their screens and have them use their minds and hands with these fun winter pattern block mats. Children will hone their problem-solving and planning skills when they use the pattern blocks with these mats featuring fun winter scenes. Playing with pattern blocks is a great way to work on fine motor skills, and learn shapes, colors, and more.
- Kids will look super cute in this sweet snowman shirt!
- These adorable penguin soaps are great for encouraging kids to wash their hands.
- This penguin playdough kit is great for sensory play!
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 Winter Ideas For Kids
- Colored cardstock or construction paper
- Photo of child
- Snowman template
- Download the snowman template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
- Begin by gluing the photo to the snowman's head area.
- Place the carrot nose over the child's nose and glue it in place.
- Next, glue the scarf on the neck portion of the snowman.
- Take the stick arms and glue them on the back of both sides of the snowman's body.
- Create the hat by gluing the hat band to the middle of the hat.
- Finish by gluing the hat to the top of the snowman's head.