Snowman season is almost here, and to ring it in, I’ve rounded up a bunch of unbelievably cute SNOWMAN CRAFTS, ACTIVITIES AND RECIPES for you and your kids to try this winter!
In this collection, you’ll find 25 easy and adorable snowman crafts, holiday treats, and fun snowman activities to keep the kids busy when the snow starts flying.
25 Snowman Crafts, Activities & Treats for All Ages
Dig out the button collection and make a set of snowman Christmas cards. – Scrappin’ with Dee Dee.
These “melting snowman” ornaments are really easy to make, and so darn cute! – Occasionally Crafty
Make an adorable button snowman with buttons, ribbon and twine. – funEZcrafts
One wine cork will get you two of these little cork snowman ornaments. HOW-TO HERE.
You can make these tiny pom pom snowmen in under 10 minutes. They’re perfect for decorating a miniature Christmas tree.
These snowman cheese strings would be perfect in a lunch box or as a class party treat. – No Biggie
Hot chocolate is always a treat after a play in the snow. Snowman hot chocolate is even better! – Meet the Dubiens (link no longer available)
Our snowman activity tray keeps the toddlers and preschoolers busy for ages. – Happy Hooligans
Craft stick snowmen look adorable on the Christmas tree. – Happy Hooligans
These toilet roll snowmen are too cute for words. It’s one of my favourite snowman crafts ever. – Happy Hooligans
This cork snowman ornament is fun and easy to make. I make these when I’m giving a bottle of wine for Christmas. I just hang it around the neck of the bottle, and voila… a homemade ornament to accompany the gift. – Happy Hooligans
Kids can fill clear plastic ornaments and decorate them to look like snowman bellies (top right in above collage) and snowman faces (bottom left in above collage).
This Mason Jar Lid Snowman makes a cute Christmas tree ornament and it’s also a fun way to top a mason jar gift.
Brighten up a winter night with these simple glowing snowmen. – Stuff by Ash
Light up the tree with a bunch of tea light snowman ornaments. – The original source for the photo can no longer be found, but Red Ted Art has a how-to here.
This button snowman Christmas card is easy to make with a few white buttons and a scrap of festive ribbon. They’re quick to make in a pinch when you don’t have time to run to the store and buy a card.
Upcycle a toilet roll into a snowman Christmas tree ornament. – Happy Hooligans
Make snowman faces with a styrofoam produce tray and a few crafty odds and ends. – Happy Hooligans
We used scraps of fleece and quilt batting to make these sweet, cardboard roll snowmen. – Happy Hooligans
Woohoo! A snowman fridge! How cool is that? – Hands On: As We Grow
Oreo Snowman Pops! Perfect for a kids’ Christmas party, or use them as gift-toppers. – The Idea Room
Nutter Butter snowman cookies would make a great holiday party treat. – My Pretty Purse
Who needs carrots and coal? Decorate a snowman with sticks and stones found around the yard. – Happy Hooligans
Little ones can observe the melting process with this snowman in a bag experiment. – Teach Preschool.
If you’re not up to building a full-size snowman, make some miniature potato head snowmen instead. – Happy Hooligans
Don’t throw out your scratched discs! Make these easy CD snowman ornaments for the Christmas tree! – Happy Hooligans
An Olaf sock-snowman would be terrific to tuck into the stocking of a “Frozen” fan. – One Creative Mommy
Grab a handful of craft sticks and make a snowman door-hanger. – Happy Home Fairy
Put your baby food jars to good use, and make some these cute, little snowman ornaments. – Crazy Little Projects
Kids will love this magic foaming dough snowman experiment. Check it out. You can make a foaming Olaf too! – Fun at Home with Kids
Package up some snowman play dough for party favours, stocking-stuffers or gifts for the classroom. – No Time for Flashcards
And don’t forget these plastic spoon snowmen by Crafts by Amanda! Wouldn’t they be cute on a table top or a mantel?
And one more bonus craft that doubles as a fall and winter display for your front porch! Check out this reversible scarecrow and snowman pallet from Crafts by Amanda!
And there you have it! Lots of snowman inspiration to keep the kids happy and busy this winter!
More Fun Winter Activities for Kids:
- Painting the Snow
- Diamond Dig Snow Bin
- Coloured Backyard Ice Sculptures
- Colouring Snow with Liquid Watercolours
- Melting Ice with Salt and Watercolours
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Jackie is a mom, wife, home daycare provider, and the creative spirit behind Happy Hooligans. She specializes in kids’ crafts and activities, easy recipes, and parenting. She began blogging in 2011, and today, Happy Hooligans inspires more than 2 million parents, caregivers and Early Years Professionals all over the globe.
Happy Home Fairy
Wow! So many great ideas! Thank you so much for adding the Fairy to this amazing round-up! 🙂
Amy Weeks Huntley
Thanks for sharing my snowman Oreo pops! Lots of fun ideas!
You’re so welcome, Amy! They’re adorable!
Thanks for including my Olaf snowman in this great roundup. Pinned!
You’re welcome, Heidi. He’s so sweet! Thanks for pinning. 🙂
So many fun ideas! Thanks for featuring my button snowman card.
Thanks again for including our melted snowman ornament! Pinned!
My pleasure, Laura!
Great round-up! Those button snowmen looks adorable. 🙂