If you’ve been couped up in the house, these simple snowman crafts for kids will help you entertain them without breaking the bank. At least for me… I really don’t want to spend any more money on STUFF after Christmas. So if you’re like me, these craft tutorials are going to be perfect. The vast majority of them use basic craft supplies that you probably have around the house. With everything from a cute snowman suncatcher to a paper plate holiday countdown, I’m sure you’ll find something here that your kids will love and you won’t have to spend any MORE money on!
While we’re on the topic of not spending any more money… here are a few of the free printables I’ve been making lately. So even if you don’t use them for your snowman crafts, they’ll definitely come in handy with a bunch of other projects you might be making over this holiday break. Check them out and let me know what you think!
Here are the crafts I found:
How to Make Pinecone Snowman Ornaments
Source: One Little Project
If you want to make some homemade ornaments for your Christmas tree this year, then check out these little snowmen! They’re made out of a pinecone, styrofoam ball, and a few other craft supplies you might have around the house. Just a little bit of painting / gluing… and your snowman ornaments will be ready to go, cute as ever on your tree!
Suncatcher Snowman Craft
Source: Primary Theme Park
Here in Michigan, the winter sun is so hard to find! That’s why this cute snowman suncatcher will be such a great project! It’s mostly made of paper and requires some cutting and gluing… but, it’s simple enough for young kids too. They’ll love looking at it once it’s all done and trying to catch the little sun that comes out! Plus, what’s better than an easy craft that makes a cute holiday decoration for the house!?
Related Craft Post: Winter Craft Ideas For Kids
Painted Snowman Rocks For Kids
Source: Frugal Fun 4 Boys
I’ve never met kids who don’t love painting rocks! It’s so easy, and mine love to display them along our driveway and in our entryway! Following this tutorial, they’ll have plenty of options for little rock snowmen that each look different and customized. If you’re looking for an indoor project and you don’t mind if it gets a bit messy, this one’s for you! SNOW-YEAH!
Cotton Ball Snowman Craft For Kids
Source: A Little Pinch Of Perfect
This was one of my favorite projects to do as a kid in school, and I’m so happy it’s still relevant! It can’t get easier than a snowman made out of some fluffy cotton balls! Easy to make and fun, this project will be your kid’s favorite this year! Grab the construction paper, glue, the cotton balls… and you’ll a fun craft for the kids to make in no time!
Melted Snowman Ornaments
Source: One Little Project
If your kids aren’t living under a PAINTED ROCK… they’ve probably seen Frozen and fallen in love with the cute, funny, and friendly snowman, Olaf! This Olaf ornament project is so easy, and they are bound to love creating their favorite character this year! You might have to stop by Hobby Lobby to pick up the supplies needed for this one (foam sheets, styrofoam balls, felt, etc.) but… the end result is just too cute!
Related Craft Post: Christmas Craft Tutorials For Kids
Craft Stick Snowman Craft
Source: The Resourceful Mama
Pipe cleaners and popsicle sticks crafts are SO easy, and they’re the perfect project for a cold snowy day spent inside. These snowmen are so adorable and with just a few supplies you can create your very own! Don’t you just love their spiral hats and the googly eyes? Easy and adorable!
Toilet Paper Snowmen Craft
Source: It’s Always Autumn
Are you looking for an easy winter craft your little kids can make? Even your toddler can help make this craft! All you need is a couple of toilet paper rolls, fabric, 2 buttons (per snowman), and an old fleece jacket. Keep things simple and make this cute little snowman!
Paper Bag Snowman Craft Puppet
Source: I Heart Crafty Things
This DIY project shows you how to make a fun snowman out of a simple paper bag! Fun and easy… it comes to life as a puppet, and it’s the perfect craft for young kids! You probably have all the supplies you need at home… but you might have to pick up or order some googly eyes to finish off the project. Love this one!
Simple Paper Snowman Craft
Source: Easy Peasy and Fun
Short on time? Busy wrapping presents and decorating but still want a fun project to do with your kids? All you need to create this snowman is paper, glue, and some buttons. It doesn’t get much easier than this and the end product is super cute too!
Snowman Thumbprint Art
Source: A Dab of Glue Will Do
Making a snowman is every kid’s favorite winter activity. But, if it’s too cold to spend time outside or there’s still no snow where you are, here’s an easy indoor craft they can make! Using white paper and blue paint, let your kids have fun dipping their thumbs in the paint and leaving their little prints on the paper. This project will become a fun memory, and it’s the perfect thing to hang on the fridge this holiday season!
DIY Wood Block Snowman
Source: Single Girls DIY
Are you looking for an interesting and time-consuming winter craft for older kids? If you have a Cricut Maker and a wood post, here’s a project your kids will love making! Just follow the instructions in this tutorial and enjoy creating this amazingly lifelike snowman! It also shows you how to make “let it snow” painted wood blocks. These would be perfect to put up on the mantle!
Paper Chain Snowman Christmas Countdown
Source: Chalk Academy
An advent calendar is a must-have item in every home for the Christmas season, right!? I don’t know about you, but I feel like they’re kinda expensive? Don’t make your kids miss out on counting down the days to Christmas and create your own! This craft is also perfect for younger kids who are learning the numbers or the calendar. Even BETTER, there’s a free printable template for the chain in English, Korean, and Chinese!
Simple Snowman Clothespin Craft
Source: About a Mom
Looking for a simple and space-saving winter craft this season? You’ll definitely want to take a look at this DIY project! It shows you how to make a snowman on a clothespin using acrylic craft paint, red-green-white twine, and puffy paint in various colors. Whether you want to use these as little ornaments or even to hang up your homemade holiday garland… these would be perfect! Simple and minimal!
DIY Snowman Ornament For Kids
Source: The Inspiration Edit
Simple, yet sweet! If you’re looking for a DIY project that’s simple to make with clear instructions, this tutorial will show you how to make an adorable snowman. All you need are some wood slices, paint, and construction paper! (and glitter paper if you really want to make them stand out) Put it on your tree, place it in your window, or even give it to a loved one this year!
Related DIY Post: Wood Sign Ideas For Inspo
Snowman Christmas Countdown from a Paper Plate
Source: Gluesticks Blog
Are you looking for a super-simple and cheap countdown to Christmas calendar? This snowman paper plate craft is a great place to start! It’s extremely simple to make, doesn’t require any special supplies that you don’t already have at home. Plus, it’s ideal for small kids. All you need is a paper plate, orange paper, and a sharpie… or you could even let the kids paint them!
Paper Strip Snowman Craft for Kids
Source: Buggy and Buddy
Another cute and simple snowman craft simple enough for the littlest of kids to complete! If you have a stack of construction paper lying around… this one will be perfect for you! The post includes a free printable so you can easily cut out all the paper strips you need to make it. Grab the glue and go make this paper snowman!
Felt Melting Snowman Craft
Source: Our Kid Things
Eventually, it will happen. Your kids will get sad and ask why a snowman is gone after one or two warmer sunny days! This felt melting snowman is easy to make and incorporates some felt, pipe cleaner, buttons, ribbon, and sticks from outside. Let you kids decorate it in their own way!
Pom Pom Printed Snowman Craft
Source: Crafts on Sea
Do your kids love painting? Using pom poms and white paint, they’ll be able to create this adorably cute pom-pom snowman craft. Apart from being a fun project, this craft is perfect for helping to develop their motor skills! This is another great project that uses all the basic cfaft supplies you probably already have at home. Love it!
Paper Snowman Craft
Source: The Best Ideas For Kids
When the weather gets cold and your kids can’t enjoy playing outside… this craft will come in handy! Not only this craft is super cute but also cheap. I don’t know about you but I think this is one of the cutest here. Grab the construction paper, glue, cotton ball, and googly eyes… then help your kids make their out snowman face! Once they’re done, you hang them up on the fridge!
If you need some fresh printables or a game for the kids… since you have all the crafts ideas you need lol, check out these free PDFs below! They’re super easy to download. All you have to do is check out the post and find which variation you need for your project. Each one has a link to the direct download… so, no need to give your email. Let me know if these are helpful and if you’d like to see any other printables!
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