INSIDE: Here is a super adorable snow plow craft using shapes for kids! Create an amazing snow plow using different shapes of various sizes and colours. This makes the perfect winter craft for kids of all ages. Not only does this craft use shapes to build a snow plow, it is also 3-dimensional with a front snow plow that sticks out! Plus the added texture of cotton balls for snow, makes this craft a great for home or the classroom!
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Snow Plow Shape Craft for Kids
Grab all your supplies. Cut out a large square, one long rectangle and one shorter rectangle from the green construction paper.
Cut out a small rectangle from the yellow construction paper. Next, cut a slightly smaller rectangle from the aluminum foil.
Cut out two large circles from the black construction paper and two slightly smaller circles from the white construction paper. Finally cut two very small circles from the yellow construction paper.
Glue the large square down.
Glue the longest rectangle down slightly above and beside it, as pictured.
Glue the smallest green rectangle beside and below the large rectangle, as pictured below.
Next, glue down the black circles to the large green square, as pictured below.
Attached the yellow rectangle to the longest rectangle, as a window.
Glue down the small yellow circles and the aluminum foil rectangle to the smaller green rectangle, as pictured.
Next, cut a toilet paper roll in half lengthwise, to create a half of a cylinder. Glue this to the smaller green rectangle as pictured below.
Time to Add the Snow
Take some cotton balls and unravel them. Glue some of the cotton fluffy to the half cylinder toilet paper roll.
Then glue some more on the road underneath the snow plow.
Grab your washable white paint and a q-tip.
Make q-tip prints all around the snow plow for the falling snow.
Glue down the white circles to the tires.
Questions to Ask Before or After this Craft
- Ask what a snow plow is used for?
- Have you ever seen a snow plow?
- How big are they?
- What are snow plows used for?
- Would you like to ride in a snow plow?
Age Suitability for Snow Plow Shape Craft for Kids
This activity is great for kids 3 years and up. My kids are 3.5, 3.5, and 7.5 year old.
Supplies for Snow Plow Shape Craft for Kids
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- Green, black, yellow and whtie construction paper
- Aluminum Foil
- Cotton balls
- White washable paint
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