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55 Easy Snowman Crafts for Preschoolers and Toddlers (2024)

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The holiday season has arrived, and with it comes the perfect time to plan cute snowman crafts for preschoolers and toddlers! We’ve created a list of 50 easy snowman crafts featuring all kinds of adorable snowmen. 

I have the best snowman craft ideas for you. 

From a melted snowman craft to charming handprint snowmen ornaments, this blog post has everything you’ll need to craft throughout the winter season. 

Kids of all ages will love turning ordinary household items like pipe cleaners, paper plates, cotton balls, and construction paper into festive little snowmen. Use these crafts to add some snowmen to your kid-made holiday decor or to have something creative to do after the Christmas season is done but there’s still plenty of winter weather left.

If you don’t live in an area that gets real snow, it’s a fun way to get some of that snowman magic too. Get started on one of these cute and easy preschool winter crafts today!

snowman crafts for preschoolers

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Snowman Craft Ideas and Printable Activities

If you’re looking for snowman-themed activities and crafts, you’re in luck! There are countless snowmen printables available at The Primary Parade. From coloring pages to cut and paste winter crafts, these resources are perfect for a variety of skill levels and interests.

Cut and Paste Paper Snowmen Crafts

If you’re looking for an engaging and mess-free activity, these cut and paste paper snowmen crafts are a perfect fit. Plus, they’re fantastic for enhancing scissor skills!

printable snowman crafts

Materials You’ll Need:

  • My snowman craft template
  • White paper
  • Colored paper for accessories (top hat, scarves, mittens)
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Markers or crayons

Shape Snowman Craft

Incorporating shapes into your Winter crafts is not only educational but also a fantastic way to reinforce basic geometry concepts. 

Winter shape craft of a snowman

Try this shape snowman craft with your preschooler to help them identify and work with various shapes while creating an adorable frosty friend. Provide your little one with pre-cut shapes like circles for the snowman’s body, rectangles for the arms, diamonds for the scarf, a triangle for the nose, and a square for the hat. 

Then, let their creativity shine as they arrange and glue these shapes to form a unique and colorful snowman. It’s a creative way to learn about shapes while crafting a one-of-a-kind winter masterpiece!

How to Build a Snowman Sequencing Activity with Craft

Get ready for some frosty fun with my How to Build a Snowman craft and sequencing activity! This educational exercise introduces young learners to the concept of sequencing while allowing them to get creative with their own snowman creation. Begin by providing a sequence of pictures or cards that illustrate the steps to build a snowman, such as rolling snowballs, stacking them, and adding accessories.

build a snowman craft

After mastering the concept of sequencing, children can put their skills to use in crafting their very own snowman. Using materials like my cut and paste template, construction paper, scissors, and glue, they can follow the steps they’ve learned to assemble their snowman masterpiece. 

Not only does this activity enhance their ability to organize events in chronological order, but it also provides a delightful and artistic way to celebrate the joys of winter. It’s a fantastic blend of learning and creativity for young minds!

Hot Chocolate Science Experiment with Snowman Marshmallows

Looking to add a dash of science to your snowman-themed activities? Try this engaging hot chocolate experiment with adorable snowman marshmallows! 

It’s not only a fun way to explore temperature but also a tasty treat to enjoy.

christmas snowman science experiment with hot chocolate for winter

Materials You’ll Need:

Instructions:

  1. Prepare three cups of hot chocolate: one cold (room temperature), one warm (about 100°F or 37°C), and one hot (steaming, but not scalding).
  2. Before diving into the experiment, have your preschooler make predictions about what will happen to the snowman marshmallow in each cup. Will it melt, stay the same, or change in some other way?
  3. Start with the cold hot chocolate. Drop a snowman marshmallow into the cup and observe what happens. Record your findings in your notebook.
  4. Repeat the process with the warm and hot cocoa, making sure to note any differences in how the marshmallow reacts to the varying temperatures.
  5. Encourage your little scientist to describe the changes they observe. Does the marshmallow melt faster in hot cocoa than in warm or cold cocoa? Does it change shape or float differently?
  6. Discuss the results together and help your preschooler draw conclusions about how temperature affects marshmallows.
  7. After the experiment, enjoy a cup of hot cocoa with your marshmallow snowmen as a delicious reward for your scientific discoveries!

This hot chocolate science experiment is not only educational but also a delightful way to warm up on your next snow day. Your preschooler will love sipping hot cocoa and observing the marshmallow transformations as they learn about temperature and its effects on matter. It’s a win-win for both learning and enjoying some cozy winter treats!

Snowman Sensory Bin Ideas

Looking for a fun sensory bin idea for kids to try this Winter? Toss this snowman button activity into a sensory bin full of fake snow and let’s get learning.

This multisensory experience combines the thrill of a scavenger hunt with the educational benefits of number recognition. To play, students will search through the sensory bin for snowman button cards, each featuring a different number of buttons. As they locate these cards, they must match them with the corresponding numbered snowman. 

snowman crafts for preschool

This interactive and tactile activity not only enhances their number recognition skills but also promotes sensory exploration and fine motor development. It’s a fantastic way to make learning fun and engaging while immersing children in the enchanting world of snowmen.

Paper Plate Christmas Countdown Snowman Craft

Get ready to count down the days until Christmas with a festive and interactive paper plate snowman craft! 

Christmas countdown snowman crafts for preschoolers

Begin by providing each student with a white paper plate. Encourage them to write the numbers 1 through 25 around the edge of the plate to represent the days leading up to Christmas. Then, have them cut out a carrot-shaped nose from orange paper and pin it on the paper plate with a brad. 

Each day, starting from December 1st, they can move the nose on the snowman’s face to keep track of how many days there are until Christmas. 

This hands-on craft not only helps kids develop number recognition and fine motor skills but also builds anticipation and excitement as they watch the countdown get closer and closer to the big day. It’s a delightful way to make the holiday season even more magical for little ones as they eagerly await Christmas day!

Color by Code Winter Snowman Worksheets

Keep young learners engaged and learning during the winter months with Color by Code Winter Snowman Worksheets. These engaging printables offer a fun twist on traditional coloring pages by incorporating letters, numbers, and beginning sounds. 

snowman coloring pages

Children can decode the color instructions, identifying specific letters or numbers and coloring the corresponding parts of the snowman accordingly. Not only do these Christmas coloring worksheets reinforce important literacy and numeracy skills, but they also provide a creative and enjoyable way for kids to celebrate the magic of winter through coloring and learning. It’s a wintry win-win for both education and entertainment!

snowman coloring sheets for preschoolers

Easy Snowmen Craft for Preschoolers

What better way to embrace the chilly season than by making adorable snowman crafts for preschoolers? Bundle up and let’s dive into these frosty fun activities and winter art projects!

Printable Snowman Pattern Activities

These hands-on snowman pattern craft activities invite children to explore and create patterns using different colored pom poms for snowmen mouths. Whether it’s an A-B-A-B pattern or something more complex, these activities not only enhance pattern recognition but also develop crucial cognitive and fine motor skills.

snowman pattern craft

Snowman Calm Down Kit

This super cute snowman craft is easy to make with the cut and paste calm down kit template. It’s a great visual for teaching older children how to regulate their emotions during hectic situations.

snowman calm down kit for kids

Snowmen Name Crafts for Preschoolers

Combine the fun of crafting with learning by creating snowmen with your preschooler’s names. This snowman name craft activity not only teaches them the letters in their name but also allows them to get creative with decorating.

snowman name craft for preschoolers

Cotton Ball Snowman Crafts

We’re kicking off our next snowy adventure with one of the fluffiest and most beloved snowman crafts around – Olaf cotton ball snowmen! 

olaf craft for kids
Photo Credit: @disneyforeverfamily

Cotton ball snowmen are a wonderful tactile activity for preschoolers. Start by providing white construction paper and cotton balls. Let your little ones use glue to create a snowy texture on the paper, then add buttons, googly eyes, and an orange paper carrot nose. Finish it off with a paper hat and scarf to make your snowman craft complete. These crafts are not only adorable but also great for developing fine motor skills in little ones.

Paper Plate Snowmen

Got some spare paper plates lying around? Why not turn them into delightful paper plate snowmen! This craft is super easy and offers a great canvas for your preschooler’s creativity. It’s also the perfect opportunity to talk about emotions with your students.

paper plate snowmen craft for preschoolers
Photo Credit: @cotalife

Materials You’ll Need:

  • Paper plates
  • White paint or markers
  • Colored paper for accessories
  • Glue
  • Scissors

Paper plate snowmen are easy and versatile. Have your child paint or color the paper plates to resemble snowman faces. While the plates dry, cut out accessories like hats and scarves from colored paper. Once dry, glue on the accessories to create cute snowmen. Your little one can use markers or crayons to add features like a smile and buttons.

Puffy Paint Snowman Craft

Let’s add some texture and dimension to your snowman crafting with a puffy paint snowman! This activity allows preschoolers to explore sensory art while creating a whimsical winter scene.

Materials You’ll Need:

  • White school glue
  • Shaving cream
  • White paper
  • Black construction paper
  • Colored paper for accessories (hats, scarves)
  • Googly eyes
  • Orange paper for noses
  • Buttons
  • Glitter (optional, for a snowy sparkle)

Instructions:

  1. Start by mixing equal parts white school glue and shaving cream in a bowl. This will create your puffy paint. Encourage your preschooler to assist with the mixing; they’ll love the fluffy texture!
  2. Once you have your puffy paint, provide a sheet of white paper. Guide your little artist in squeezing and spreading the puffy paint onto the paper to create the snowman’s body. They can use their fingers or a paintbrush for this step.
  3. While the paint is still wet, add googly eyes, buttons, and an orange paper carrot nose to bring the snowman to life. You can also sprinkle some glitter on the wet paint for a sparkling snow effect.
  4. Allow the paint to dry. As it dries, it will puff up, creating a unique tactile experience.
  5. While the snowman dries, cut out accessories like hats and scarves from colored paper.
  6. Once everything is dry, glue on the paper accessories to complete the snowman’s look.

The result is a puffy, three-dimensional snowman that your preschooler can touch and feel, adding a wonderful sensory element to their creative winter project. Enjoy this textured masterpiece as a festive decoration or a sensory art keepsake!

Snowman Directed Drawing Craft

Engage your little artists in a guided drawing adventure with a snowman-directed drawing craft! This activity encourages creativity while providing step-by-step instructions to help preschoolers create a charming snowman masterpiece.

build a snowman craft
Photo Credit: @3rdkindergarten

Set up a comfortable crafting space with paper, pencils, markers, and crayons.

Begin by demonstrating how to draw the basic snowman shape, then guide them through adding details like eyes, a carrot nose, a scarf, and buttons. Encourage kids to use their own imagination to personalize their snowman’s features and accessories.

This directed drawing craft not only enhances fine motor skills but also fosters self-expression as each child’s snowman takes on its own unique personality. It’s a fantastic way to combine art and imagination while celebrating the winter season!

Easy Handprint Snowmen Ornaments

Let’s add a sentimental touch to your Christmas tree this year with a DIY handprint snowman ornament. These cute keepsakes make for fantastic gifts or decorations, and they’re easy to make!

handprint snowmen ornament
Photo Credit: @sprinklejoyeveryday

This snowman craft ornament would look adorable on a canvas or painted on a clear, round ornament. Just turn each finger into a small snowman to bring this festive winter craft to life. Isn’t this the cutest DIY keepsake ornament of a snowman?

Smooshed Paint Snowman Craft

Let’s dive into the world of art and symmetry with a smooshed paint snowman craft! This creative activity not only allows preschoolers to explore symmetry but also results in a unique and visually appealing snowman. 

Begin by folding a piece of paper in half and opening it again. On one half of the paper, help your child draw half of a snowman face. Now, the fun part begins – add paint blobs along the snowman’s outline. Fold the paper in half again, gently press, and then unfold it to reveal a perfectly symmetrical snowman, with the paint creating a mirror image. 

smooshed paint snowman craft
Photo Credit: @kidscraftbarn

Once the paint dries, finish the snowman craft by adding details like eyes, a nose, hat, and a mouth. 

The result is a beautifully symmetric snowman that showcases your preschooler’s artistic skills and understanding of symmetry. It’s a craft that combines creativity and learning for a fun and colorful winter project!

Preschool Snowmen Name Craft

Name crafts are one of my favorite ways to learn with preschoolers. It’s an easy way to tie in fine motor skills and name recognition all in one.

Here’s another way to complete a snowman name craft with your students this Winter. Simply let your students cut out circles to make snowmen bodies and write each letter of their name on each circle.

preschool snowman name crafts
Photo Credit: @mommy84blog

Decorate each snowman with facial features and accessories, and then glue them together for a fun snowman craft. Stickers or extra embellishments can add a personalized touch and added Winter fun. It’s a simple way to make each name snowman craft unique as you work on name recognition during colder months. 

You could even add fingerprint snowflakes around the snowman craft for an adorable winter scene decor idea.

Mason Jar Snowman Craft

Warm up your winter evenings with a charming mason jar and tea light candle snowman craft. This cozy and creative snowman project combines the beauty of candlelight with the whimsy of snowmen. 

mason jar snowman crafts
Photo Credit: @thebenderbunch

Start by decorating mason jars with googly eyes, a felt carrot nose, and a felt scarf, transforming them into adorable snowman faces. Inside each jar, place a battery powered tea light candle to create a soft, flickering glow reminiscent of a winter evening. 

Whether used as festive decor or to add a touch of magic to a cozy night in, these mason jar snowmen are a delightful and functional craft that brings warmth and cheer to the season.

Preschool Snowman Crafts with Snacks

Marshmallow Snowman Craft

If you’re looking for a sweet twist on snowman crafting, you have to try this marshmallow snowman winter scene from ABCDeeLearning. This festive activity not only results in adorable snowmen but also looks so cute hung up on the walls!

snowman winter crafts

Materials You’ll Need:

  • Mini marshmallows
  • Markers
  • Construction Paper
  • Buttons
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Paint

Instructions:

  1. Begin by drawing a snowman using a pencil.
  2. Place mini marshmallows around the outline to create the snowman’s body and glue them down.
  3. Add a face and accessories to your snowman.
  4. Finger paint snowflakes around the snowman to bring the winter scene to life.

Snowman Snack Craft in a Bag

Need a cute snowman craft that’s sure to be a hit? Try creating snowmen snack bags with this snowman craft template. Just toss pretzels, marshmallows, chocolate chips, and candy corn into a ziplock bag. Then, attach the printable tag and seal it up for a cute party favor idea during your end of year Winter party.

snowman craft printable
Photo Credit: @mrsrichardsonsclass

Donut Snowman Treat

If you’re looking for a sweet twist on snowman crafting, why not try making donut snowmen like Fun Crafts Kids did? This festive activity not only results in adorable snowmen but also doubles as a delicious treat!

Christmas breakfast idea

Materials:

  • Candy Corn
  • Powdered Donuts
  • Tooth Picks
  • Frosting
  • Chocolate Chips or Edible Markers
  • M&Ms

Snowman Popcorn Craft Gift Idea

Here’s a tasty gift idea that is sure to spread some holiday cheer! Create a snowman popcorn craft gift for your next Christmas movie marathon or holiday movie night! Start by wrapping a bag of popcorn in white paper, securing it with tape to resemble the snowman’s body. Next, add a paper hat and attach a string scarf with a festive label or personalized message. 

snowman gift idea
Photo Credit: @laurakellydesigns

Create a friendly snowman face using googly eyes, a construction paper carrot nose, and a smiling mouth. Add buttons down the front of the popcorn bag for a classic snowman look. To complete this sweet treat, tie a candy cane to the snowman for a festive touch. Your homemade snowman popcorn gift is sure to bring smiles and warmth to anyone lucky enough to receive it during the holiday season!

Rice and Noodle Snowmen Art

Create snowmen out of various foods and textures like ABCDeeLearning did. Simply glue rice on cardboard and add facial features using googly eyes and a hat with ear muffs out of other craft material. It’s an adorable way to craft with food throughout December.

snowman snack ideas for kids

Cute Snowman Crafts for Toddlers and Preschoolers

If you’re looking for more cute snowman crafts, stay tuned! With minimal materials and step-by-step instructions, these easy snowman crafts for toddlers make for wonderful bonding moments and memorable keepsakes, allowing your child to explore the magic of winter in a playful and educational way.

Keep reading to discover the best and easiest snowman crafts for toddlers to try.

Egg Carton Snowman Craft

Recycle and craft at the same time with egg carton snowmen! This eco-friendly activity is not only fun but also teaches younger kids about repurposing materials.

snowman egg carton craft for kids
Photo Credit: @bright_little_brains

To create a recycled snowman craft first cut individual cups from the carton to create snowman bodies. Paint the cups white and let them dry. Once dry, decorate with googly eyes, buttons, and other embellishments. Craft colorful paper accessories like hats and scarves, and attach pipe cleaners for arms. Don’t forget to display your egg carton snowmen for a creative winter scene.

Materials You’ll Need:

  • Empty egg cartons
  • White paint
  • Colored paper or felt for accessories
  • Googly eyes
  • Buttons
  • Pom poms
  • Glue
  • Pipe cleaners

Face in Hole Snowman Masks

Face in hole snowmen masks are a fantastic way to encourage storytelling and creativity in preschoolers. You’ll love these great snowman ideas because they can be created with materials you most likely have lying around your house and school.

Materials You’ll Need:

  • White paper plates
  • Craft sticks 
  • Scissors
  • Glue stick
  • Colored paper for accessories

Instructions:

  1. Cut out the center of a paper plate, big enough to fit your face. 
  2. Let your preschooler decorate the paper plates as snowmen by adding a hat to the top.
  3. Attach a craft stick on the bottom for toddlers to hold.

Melted Snowmen Crafts

Have you ever wondered what happens when snowmen start to melt? Let your preschoolers’ imaginations run wild with these whimsical melted snowmen crafts!

Start by spreading white paint on blue construction paper. As it’s drying, cut out shapes for the melted snowman’s scarf, hats, and facial features from construction paper. Then glue the accessories on the white blob to resemble a melted snowman. This is such a cute one to hang up on a Christmas bulletin board during Winter.

Popsicle Stick Snowmen Crafts 

Popsicle sticks are versatile craft materials, and they make adorable snowmen too! This project is perfect for little hands to practice their stacking and gluing skills on a snowy day.

popsicle stick snowman craft for preschoolers
Photo Credit: @aprendendoparaensinar

Instructions:

  1. Paint the sticks white and let them dry. 
  2. Glue several sticks together to form a snowman face
  3. Decorate with googly eyes, a colored paper nose, and a mouth using markers or felt. 
  4. Paint the tip of the craft sticks black and glue a black popsicle stick horizontally towards the top to create a hat. 
  5. You could even turn this easy popsicle stick snowman craft into a DIY Christmas ornament idea by adding a ribbon to hang on your Christmas tree.

Snowman Picture Frame Craft

Get ready to add a touch of winter charm to your holiday photos with a snowman popsicle stick picture frame craft! 

This snowman project idea combines creativity with functionality. Start by gluing together popsicle sticks to create the shape of a square snowman. Paint the sticks white and let them dry. 

snowman picture frame craft for preschoolers

Once dry, your child can add colorful paper accessories like a hat, scarf, and buttons. Leave a space for a photo, and you’ll have a festive frame ready to showcase your favorite winter memories. 

This craft not only encourages artistic expression but also provides a perfect way to display your cherished moments throughout the holiday season.

Oil Pastel Snowman Craft for Preschoolers

Unleash your child’s creativity with an oil pastel snowman craft that adds a burst of color to the winter season. 

This Winter activity involves sketching a snowman outline on paper with vibrant oil pastels. When they’re done, allow your young artists to experiment with blending colors and creating a stunning snowy scene. 

simple preschool snowman craft
Photo Credit: @kidscraftbarn

Whether they choose to make a traditional snowman or add a unique twist to their creation, this craft not only hones fine motor skills but also provides a canvas for self-expression, making it a great way to embrace the beauty of winter through art.

Easy Snowman Craft Template for Preschool

For a mess-free crafting experience, try this cut and paste paper snowman. 

Begin by cutting out various accessories like hats, scarves, and mittens from colored paper. Provide your preschooler with a white paper snowman body template and let them use glue to attach the accessories. 

Encourage them to add a face and other decorations using a template or markers. Once they’re done, be sure to add each student’s name and add it to a Winter bulletin board for the cutest holiday decorations!

Fork Painted Snowman Craft

If you’re looking for an adorable snowman craft for preschoolers or toddlers, this creative fork painted snowman from Simply Crafty Kids is as simple as they come! This hands-on activity offers a unique and textured approach to crafting snowmen. 

cute snowman crafts

To begin, dip a fork into white paint and use it to create the snowman’s fluffy body on paper. The fork’s prongs give the snowman an interesting, textured appearance. Then, let your imagination run wild as you add colorful details like scarves, hats, and eyes using paint, markers, or other craft materials. 

This can also be done with toilet paper rolls. Simply cut the edge of a toilet paper roll into half an inch slits all the way around and bend them backwards. Then dip the toilet paper tube into the paint and build a snowman craft that way!

Salt Dough Snowman Ornament

Create timeless memories with a salt dough snowman ornament craft. This delightful winter activity allows you to blend the joy of crafting with the tradition of holiday decorating.

To make the salt dough, combine salt, flour, and water, and knead it into a doughy consistency. Then, shape the dough into adorable snowman figures, complete with buttons, eyes, and a carrot-shaped nose. I love using kids handprints and footprints for this part. 

Once your snowmen are formed, bake them until they’re hard and ready to be painted. Use colorful paints to bring your snowmen to life, and don’t forget to add a ribbon or string for hanging on the tree.

snowman crafts for preschoolers
Photo Credit: @favnenfuld

Salt dough snowman ornaments make for wonderful keepsakes, gifts, or festive decorations, adding a personal touch to your holiday celebrations.

Salt Shaker Snowman Craft

Add a dash of winter wonder to your crafting with a salt shaker snowman craft from Hammons Nest! This clever and charming activity repurposes empty salt or spice shakers into adorable snowman figurines.

Start by cleaning and drying the shakers thoroughly. Then, let your creativity shine as you paint the shaker white to create the snowman’s body. Once the paint dries, decorate your snowman by adding features like eyes, a carrot nose, and a colorful scarf using paint, markers, or craft materials. 

snowman salt shaker crafts

You can even fill the salt shaker snowman with glitter for a magical snowfall effect when you shake it. This craft not only encourages recycling and creativity but also is a super cute winter-themed decoration for your home or holiday table.

Snowman Footprint Craft

Capture a precious moment in time with a snowman footprint craft that transforms your child’s footprints into adorable snowman shapes.

snowman footprint craft
Photo Credit: @playinhospital

Start by applying white washable paint to your child’s feet and carefully press them onto a piece of paper, leaving a distinct footprint. Once the prints dry, turn them into snowmen by adding eyes, a nose, a smiling mouth, and buttons using markers or craft materials.

Top it off with a construction paper hat and scarf for a delightful winter touch. This craft not only creates a charming keepsake but also makes for a fun and memorable activity that your child will cherish for years to come, celebrating both their growth and the joys of winter.

Literacy Snowman Crafts for Preschoolers and Toddlers

Engage your child’s literacy skills while crafting snowmen. Incorporate alphabet recognition by having them decorate snowmen with letters, and encourage storytelling by having them create snowmen characters for their favorite winter tales. 

These literacy-focused snowman crafts add an educational twist to the winter fun.

Printable Sight Word Snowmen Crafts

Reinforce high frequency words using printable sight word snowmen crafts. These engaging activities provide young learners with an interactive way to practice and reinforce essential sight words. Each snowman template includes sight words that students can color, cut out, and assemble into their very own sight word snowmen. 

sight word snowmen craft

Not only do these crafts make learning sight words fun and hands-on, but they also result in charming winter-themed decorations. It’s an excellent way to blend reading readiness with seasonal creativity, encouraging older kids to embrace the joys of both literacy and the winter season.

Initial Sound Build a Snowman Game

Reinforce phonics with the initial sound snowman activity. This build a snowman winter activity for kids encourages young learners to sharpen their phonemic awareness by matching initial sounds to the corresponding images on each snowman’s body. 

build a snowman game

Letter “S” Snowman Craft

Teach the alphabet this holiday season by creating snowmen out of the letter “S.” This creative activity not only reinforces letter recognition but also encourages fine motor skills.

Start by drawing or printing a large letter “S” on a piece of paper. Then, have your child decorate it with white cotton balls to form the snowman’s body. Add googly eyes, a paper carrot nose, and a construction paper hat to complete the snowman look. 

It’s a clever way to make learning the alphabet a fun and imaginative experience, turning the letter “S” into a frosty friend that represents the spirit of winter.

Beginning Sound Snowman Activity

Elevate your child’s literacy skills with this engaging beginning sound snowman activity. This printable snowman craft challenges students to match snowmen to the correct beginning sound letter written on popsicle stick arms. 

snowmen crafts for preschoolers
Photo Credit: @aspoonfuloflearning

As they assemble the snowmen, children will not only enhance their letter recognition but also develop their phonemic awareness. This hands-on and educational winter-themed activity is perfect for reinforcing foundational literacy skills in a fun and interactive way.

Snowman Craftivity for Preschool Kids

Boost your child’s literacy skills while kindling their imagination with an “If I Were a Snowman” writing craftivity. In this activity, students get to personalize their snowman by gluing a photo of their own face onto a snowman body. 

fun snowman craft for preschool
Photo Credit: @madeforfirstgrade

Next, they can let their creativity soar as they write about their hypothetical life as a snowman. Encourage them to describe the adventures they’d have, the places they’d go, and the friends they’d make in the frosty world of snowmen. 

This imaginative exercise not only promotes writing skills but also fosters storytelling and self-expression, making it a fantastic winter-themed literacy activity for young learners.

Snowman At Night Craft

Step into the whimsical world of the beloved children’s book, “Snowmen at Night,” with this creative craft activity. After crafting their own snowman, students can let their imaginations run wild as they write about the adventures and antics their snowman might have when the sun goes down, adding an adorable touch of storytelling to their artistic creation. 

snowman at night craft
Photo Credit: @kc.kindergarten

This craft not only fosters creativity but also encourages writing skills, making it a perfect combination of art and literacy.

Sneezy the Snowman Craft

Bring the endearing story of “Sneezy the Snowman” to life with a creative craft and writing activity. 

After crafting their own snowmen inspired by the book, students can let their imaginations run wild as they write about the mishaps their snowman should avoid to stay frozen and happy. 

From avoiding volcanoes and the sun to steering clear of campfires, this activity not only allows students to explore their storytelling skills but also reinforces their understanding of cause and effect. 

It’s a delightful combination of art and literacy that makes learning both engaging and imaginative.

Snowman Math Activities for Kids

These engaging snowman math activities add a frosty twist to learning. From counting snowman buttons to solving snowman-themed math problems, these hands-on activities make math fun and festive for young learners.

Snowman Buttons Gross Motor Activity

Place these adorable snowman button cards around the classroom and send your little learners off on a snowman hunt. As they find each card, they’ll identify the correct number of buttons on each snowman and color the correct amount on their worksheet.

preschool snowman activity for gross motor

Real Life Shape Snowman Activity

Transform the concept of shapes into a hands-on learning adventure with a real-life shape snowman activity

snowman activities for preschoolers

In this hands-on printable, students are presented with various real world shapes and have to match them to the correct shape snowman body. This is a great way to reinforce shape recognition, spatial awareness, and critical thinking skills as children analyze and pair shapes to create their own adorable snowman figures. 

Snowman Link Printables

Link the fun of winter with learning through these easy snowman link printables! These engaging resources provide students with an interactive way to practice counting and number recognition.

Snowman link printable

Each printable features a set of numbered snowmen. Students must identify the number on each snowman and attach the correct number of Link-n-Learns, creating a visual representation of quantity.

Counting Snowman Buttons

Engage young learners in a fun and educational counting activity with the counting snowman buttons game. As students examine the cards on the snowman’s hat, they will place the corresponding number of pom poms on the snowman.

This is a great opportunity to not only develop their counting skills but also enhance their understanding of numbers in a playful and interactive way. 

This hands-on math activity is perfect for reinforcing counting and number recognition skills while adding a delightful winter theme to the learning experience.

Feed the Snowman Game

Turn math into playtime with the entertaining “Feed the Snowman” game! As students examine the snowball cards and place the correct number of colored pom poms into the snowman’s mouth, they’ll strengthen their counting skills and boost their number recognition. 

fun snowman activities for kids
Photo Credit: @ateacherandhercat

This interactive activity adds a fun and festive twist to learning, making it an engaging way for children to explore math concepts.

Winter Comparing Numbers Craft with Snowmen

Get ready for an engaging math activity that’s as cute as it is educational. In this creative craft, students will select two two-digit numbers and represent them on each snowman’s body using base ten blocks. Once their snowmen are created, the real fun begins. 

Students can then compare the two numbers and engage in thoughtful discussions about which number is greater than or less than the other. 

This hands-on craft not only reinforces number recognition but also encourages critical thinking and mathematical reasoning, all while crafting adorable snowmen that make learning math a fun and memorable experience.

Shape Snowmen

Engage your preschooler’s creativity and teach them about 2D shapes with this fun shape snowman craft by @missmrskindergarten. Use her easy shape snowmen templates to arrange and construct an adorable snowman. 

shape snowman craft

Not only will this activity help reinforce shape recognition, but it will also result in a unique and colorful snowman masterpiece that your child can be proud of. Encourage them to share the names of the shapes they used as they assemble their geometric snow friend. 

The Best Snowman Books for Kids

No preschool snowman craft is complete without a good story to accompany it! Here are five fun snowman books that preschool kids are sure to enjoy:

  1. The Snowman by Raymond Briggs: This classic picture book tells the heartwarming tale of a young boy’s magical adventure with a snowman that comes to life. With captivating illustrations and minimal text, it’s perfect for preschoolers to explore the wonder of snowmen.
  2. Snowmen at Night by Caralyn Buehner: Ever wonder what snowmen do when everyone is asleep? This imaginative book explores the secret lives of snowmen and is filled with charming illustrations and playful rhymes that will capture the imagination of young readers.
  3. Sneezy the Snowman by Maureen Wright: Sneezy is a snowman who just can’t seem to stay cold! Follow along as Sneezy tries all sorts of hilarious methods to keep himself from melting. It’s a funny and lighthearted read that preschoolers will adore.
  4. Snow Friends by M. Christina Butler: This sweet story is about Little Hedgehog and his friends who want to build a snowman. They work together, face challenges, and learn the importance of teamwork and friendship. It’s a heartwarming tale with beautiful illustrations.
  5. The Itsy Bitsy Snowman by Jeffrey Burton: A winter twist on the classic nursery rhyme, “The Itsy Bitsy Spider.” This charming board book introduces little ones to the adventures of an itsy bitsy snowman as he climbs, slides, and plays in the winter wonderland.

These snowman books are perfect for snuggling up with your preschooler on a cold winter day. You can even make a cozy reading nook with fluffy blankets and hot cocoa to enhance the winter experience. They’ll not only enjoy the captivating stories but also be inspired to embark on their own snowman craft ideas!

Summing Up the Best Snowman Crafts for Preschoolers

In conclusion, these snowman crafts for preschoolers are sure to warm your hearts during the chilly winter months. Whether you choose to make cotton ball snowmen, handprint ornaments, or any of the other creative options, the time spent together will create cherished memories for years to come.

So, grab your craft supplies, put on some festive tunes, and let the snowman-making fun begin! Happy crafting, everyone!

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