INSIDE: This adorable stained glass snowman craft is the perfect indoor craft activity for a cold snowy day! Decorate the snowman’s belly with winter colours and create cute window decoration to brighten up those winter days! This unique sun catcher craft is perfect for toddlers and preschoolers and use common household materials!
Books to combine with this Easy Snowman Craft for Kids
How to Make Stained Glass Snowman Craft
- Tear off a sheet of wax paper.
- Add a few drops of blue or white paint or a combination of both. Use a Pom Pom or circle sponge stamper or cork to mix the colours by stamping. Add silver or blue glitter.
- Grab another sheet of wax paper and carefully lay it over the painted wax paper to seal it. Cut out the extra wax paper.
- Fold a paper plate slightly and cut out the middle circle. This will be your snowman head.
- Cut out a nose from orange construction paper; scarf from red construction paper; hat from black construction paper. Glue these to the paper plate circle.
- Glue down black buttons for the mouth.
- Grab your wax paper painting and tape it to the back of your paper plate with the circle cut out the middle. The wax paper painting will become the snowman tummy.
- Glue down two buttons the tummy of the snowman
- Display in a window!
This activity is good for kids 3 years and up. My kids are 3.5, 3.5, and 7 year old.
Supplies for Easy Stained Glass Snowman Craft for Kids
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- Paper Plate
- Black, brown, orange and red construction paper
- Googley Eye
- Small black Buttons
- Other colourful buttons
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