With wintertime here, what better time to stay indoors and craft? We have the perfect indoor activity that kids will love.
Trade the snow for some tissue paper to have the kids build this snowman tissue paper craft! It’s an easy craft to pull together that will entertain the kids when all you want to do is stay cozy indoors!
Tissue paper crafts are fun and easy projects to work on fine motor skills. To make this cute snowman, all you need is some different colored tissue paper and a few other simple supplies.
In no time, your little ones will have a cute, happy snowman hoping to snag a prime spot on the fridge. Grab your supplies, and get to creating this fun winter craft with the kiddos!
Want to build another snowman? We have lots of snowman activities for kids to do so they can learn and have fun all while staying warm inside!
So whether you’ve had your fill of snow or are wishing for snow, check out our list and plan some snowman activities to keep the kids entertained and learning this winter!
Easy Snowman Tissue Paper Craft
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- Colored cardstock or construction paper
- Tissue 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 and print it on colored paper.
Spread glue over a small section of the snowman printable, then glue the tissue paper on each section.
Next, glue the nose to the middle part of the snowman’s face.
Take the eyes and glue one on each side of the carrot nose.
Place the mouth below the nose and glue it in place, then glue the tongue to the bottom of the mouth.
Isn’t this snowman tissue paper craft so cute? We’re sure your kids had a blast making this snowman, and they didn’t get cold and wet! Be sure to check out all of our fun winter crafts for kids!
Winter Ideas For Kids
Now that winter has settled in, it’s the perfect time to do indoor activities with the kids. We have a variety of crafts and activities that will keep your kids engaged and having fun. Keep reading below for more ideas your kids will love to do this winter!
Winter Books For Kids
As any parent knows, reading to your kids is a great way to promote their literacy skills. But did you know that reading aloud to them can also help them in other ways?
Reading aloud helps to build bonding between parent and child. So the next time you’re looking for a way to connect with your little ones, try cuddling up with a good book! You’ll be doing them (and yourself) a world of good.
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
Crafting is a great activity any time of year, but we especially love it during the winter when the kids are cooped up indoors and need to keep their hands and minds active.
Crafting not only keeps them busy and entertained, but will also hone skills such as critical thinking, fine motor skills, and creativity.
Crafting is a great way for kids to express themselves and adapt the project to be how they envision it. When they’re able to do this, it fosters their creativity and builds their self-confidence.
Walrus Arctic Animal Craft – We’re going on an expedition to see our arctic friend peeking out of the water! This fun paper craft comes with a free template so all you have to do is print, and the kids can get to cutting out the pieces and gluing them in place to reveal a walrus right at home!
Handprint Snowy Owl Craft – Whooo loves handprint crafts?! We do. This snowy owl will be ready for flight when your little ones lend a hand to create wings for them! The kids will love to learn about these amazing winter animals when they complete this craft!
Puffy Paint Snowman – Build a snowman by combining two projects in one! First, the kids will make puffy paint and then use it to paint their own snowman. The snowman has a really cool 3d look since the paint is puffy! The kids will dress their snowman by adding some classic snowman apparel!
Paper Plate Penguin Craft – The kids will be waddling like penguins after learning about these adorable winter animals! This is a simple and cute craft because it uses an everyday item – the paper plate. Grab the template so the kids can dive right in!
Winter Activities For Kids
If your kids love hands-on activities, then you’ll want to make sure to print out these cute winter pattern block mats. Placing pattern blocks on these mats helps kids identify shapes and colors and develop their fine motor skills. They’ll love all the cute winter scenes in this set of mats!
If you’re looking for an entertaining way for your kids to learn, then be sure to grab this set of winter do a dot printables. They’ll help children with number and letter recognition, math and reading skills, and fine motor skills. Dot markers plus these printables make for a fun time learning!
Our arctic friend wants your little cubs to practice using their scissors with these polar bear cutting activity pages. The more they use their scissors, they’ll gain hand-eye coordination, hand strength, and dexterity. See what adorable antics our polar bear friend gets up to in this free printable!
Swoop in with these snowy owl worksheets to help kids practice handwriting, letter recognition, and labeling a snowy owl. Your little owls will be wiser and have fun with these free printables!
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More Winter Ideas For Kids
- Colored cardstock or construction paper
- Tissue paper
- Snowman template
- Download the snowman template and print it on colored paper.
- Spread glue over a small section of the snowman printable, then glue the tissue paper on each section.
- Next, glue the nose to the middle part of the snowman's face.
- Take the eyes and glue one on each side of the carrot nose.
- Place the mouth below the nose and glue it in place, then glue the tongue to the bottom of the mouth.