Engage kids in this fun activity in the holidays to get them into the Christmas mood. Made from paper plates the snowman projects are simple and do not need a lot of drawing and craft skills. This way you can keep the children happy even if there’s no snow or you do not want them to go outside in the snow to build a proper snowman.
Check out the paper plate snowman craft instructions towards the end of the linked article.
Foil cupcake liners glued to the center of the bigger paper plates make these snowmen look super cute.
The nose of this snowman was made with a paper cone, the scarf by folding a piece of fabric and buttons were used for the mouth and eyes. Quite innovative, what say?
Googly eyes look adorable as the eyes of the snowman. The pipe cleaner arms make it look lively. Though the hat and scarf are made from construction paper, you can substitute it with felt paper.
The post linked in the above heading lists a host of winter activities for kids. Check out the paper plate snowman step by step among them.
You can either put cotton balls to cover the entire body of the snowman or exclude putting them on the face to make the facial features prominent. A free template has been provided for getting the perfect shape of the hat, muffler, eyes, mouth and nose.
In this snowman mobile project, you can swap the poster board circles with circles cut out from paper plates and follow the rest of the instructions as is.
The post comes with complete instructions and patterns for making paper plate snowman along with Santa and Rudolph. A perfect package for Christmas!
Gloves cut out of red felt and glued to the ends of the pipe cleaner arms add a unique touch to this snowman. The green strip on the black construction paper hat is also noteworthy.
Template for Paper Plate Snowman Pattern
Here comes a pattern that you can print and use as the template for the face of your paper plate snowman. You can make a cool advent calendar by writing numbers along the circumference of the face to mark the countdown to Christmas.
Let your child learn lacing a colored yarn around the holes pierced near the rims of the paper plates in this decorative project.
To string the paper plate faces of snowmen together, use a hole punch to make a couple of holes at the top of each plate. Then you just need to thread a yarn through them and hang it in the desired location in the room. You may need to fix hooks on opposite walls for hanging this.
The glittery belly of this snowman has been made to resemble a snow globe by cutting a big hole in an inverted paper plate over another one. The hole is covered with transparent contact paper adorned with sequins.
In this tutorial, a number of funny snowman heads have been stringed together to make a garland for the wall.
Cut the eye and mouth holes in smooth or irregular circular shapes to make a whimsical snowman mask.
Children will learn a lot about cutting, gluing, lacing and face sketching by means of this pleasurable craft experience. Once they are done with one, you will find them wanting to make more. Well, it is all about the Christmas spirit, you see.
Published on August 16th 2016 by Peyton Derrida