Printable Snowman Activities

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As the weather chills and the jumpers and woolly hats come out of hibernation, we’re turning our Arty Crafty hands to Winter themed crafts, and this can only mean one thing… Snowmen! Today I am excited to show you just a few of our recent Printable Snowman Activities.

Within the Arty Crafty Kids Club, we have a collection of Snowman Colouring pages, drawing prompts, crafts templates and activity pages to keep kids busy during the Winter months. 

Printable Snowman Activities: The Arty Crafty Kids Club 

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Our colouring pages are all hand drawn with oodles of love and attention. 

And within the Arty Crafty Kids Club you will find an array of colouring pages to suit all ages and interests!

Arty Crafty Kids can also turn some colouring pages into puppets. 

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At Arty Crafty Kids we love to draw and have a section within the members area dedicated to how-to-draw guides and drawing prompts. 

Here, we have two snowman prompts for Arty Crafty Kids to complete, which are great for developing drawing techniques and engaging imaginations. 

Within the membership area Arty Crafty Kids can learn how to draw anything from dinosaurs to unicorns, koalas and even a chameleon!

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To keep the Arty Crafty Kids club fresh and seasonally relevant, the club is updated each and every week with all sorts of exciting crafts and activities! 

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For more Winter themed crafts to try with the kiddies, take a look at these popular posts from our achieves: 

Bubble Wrap Winter Tree 

Cardboard Tube Snowflake 

Watercolour and Oil Pastel Snowflake

I hope your children enjoy exploring Printable Snowman Activities and craft templates within the Arty Crafty Kids club. If you have any questions regarding membership, please do not hesitate to ping an email across to helen@artycraftykids.com 

Happy Crafting! 

Helen 

Jingle Bells Rudolph Reindeer Craft

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A Jingle Bells Rudolph Reindeer craft with a difference. It bounces and jingle jangles, encouraging playful movement and interaction!

The focus of this craft is playful creativity.

Arty Crafty Kids need to use their problem solving skills to assemble the circular shapes into a reindeer, considering measurement and space during the creative process.

Fine motor skills are given a thorough workout! The large shapes are easy to navigate and handle, and accordion folding aides co-ordination and dexterity.

And did I mention, this Rudolph the Big Nosed Reindeer is also incredibly cute!

Jingle Bells Rudolph Reindeer Craft: Materials

Brown, Beige and Red Paper
Red & Blue Cardstock
Scissors / Paper Cutter
Red Ribbon
Jingle Bells
Glue Stick
Pencil
White Paint (optional)
Circular item for printing i.e. bubble wrap or lego (optional)

Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer Template!

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Jingle Bells Rudolph Reindeer Craft: Tutorial 

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Step 1: Download and print the Rudolph template.

Arty Crafty Kids can either colour in/paint the template or cut the elements and trace the shapes onto coloured paper.

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Step 2: If your Arty Crafty Kids choose to trace the shapes, cut out the elements and trace the shapes onto paper & cardstock:

  • Brown – 2 Large ovals and the outer ear
  • Beige – 2 Antlers and inner ear oval
  • Red (cardstock)  – The large circle

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Step 3: Ask your Arty Crafty Kids to arrange the shapes as shown above – do they notice the difference between the two brown ovals (one is slightly larger than the other)

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Step 4: Assemble the ear pieces and the glue them beyond the large brown oval.

Glue the shape in a vertical position onto blue cardstock.

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Step 5: Add the second oval, this time positioning it horizontally.

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Step 6: Position the antlers between the ears and glue the ends.

And glue the eyes just above the horizontal oval.

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Step 7: Let’s make a big bouncy red nose!

Using scissors or a paper cutter, cut out two even strips of red paper – ideally, the strips will be fairly wide and for length, I would recommend cutting the paper from the shortest side of an A4 piece of paper.

Take the two strips and position them in a 90° angle as shown above. Glue the connecting papers together.

Simply fold the bottom strip over the top and crease the fold along the edge. This will make the accordion fold tight!

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Step 8: Keep alternating the strip folds until you run out of paper and seal the ends with glue.

Take another two strips of paper and repeat the process to create a second paper accordion.

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Step 9: Glue one end of the accordion the centre of the horizontal oval.

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Step 10: Glue the big red circle to the other end.

This nose can now be stretched and bounced, as well as adding a 3D element to Rudolph.

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Step 11. Thread two jingle bells to a piece of ribbon and tie with a bow to the antler.

Repeat with the second antler.

Rudolph will now bounce and jingle with movement.

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Optional Extra – To extend this activity further, Arty Crafty Kids can experiment with printing techniques to create a snowy backdrop!

Using white paint and a circular item ( such as rubble wrap, pen lid or even finger tips), simply dip the object into the paint and print in a random (or patterned) formation.

Once dry, Arty Crafty Kids can proceed the previous steps of this ‘Jingle Bells Rudolph Reindeer Craft’ tutorial.

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Melting Snowman Paper Craft

Craft meets play with this adorable Melting Snowman Paper Craft!

This snowman will stretch, wobble and melt into a big white blob, bringing joy and fun to the creativite process.

With a useful free template, it couldn’t be easier to recreate the craft at home or within the classroom, and fits in beautifully with winter and Christmas craft themes.

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Melting Snowman Paper Craft: Materials 

Cardstock (white and blue)
Blue Paper
Pipe Cleaners (Brown and Orange)
Eco Glitter (optional)
Glue Stick
Scissors

Melting Snowman Template

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Melting Snowman Paper Craft: Tutorial 

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Step 1: Download and print the Wobbly Melted Snowman template onto white cardstock!

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Step 2: Cut out the snowman elements from the template.

Using scissors or a paper cutter, cut out four even strips of blue paper – ideally, the strips will be fairly wide and for length, I would recommend cutting the paper from the shortest side of an A4 piece of paper.

Take two strips and position them in a 90° angle as shown above. Glue the connecting papers together.

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Step 3: Simply fold the bottom strip over the top and crease the fold along the edge. This will make the accordion fold tight!

Arty Crafty Kids - Melting Snowman Paper Craft, with a handy printable template included. A fun and easy snowman craft that really melts! Make its head wobble and body shrink into the paper #kidscrafts #christmas #christmascrafts #winter #snowmanStep 4: Keep alternating the strip folds until you run out of paper and seal the ends with glue.

Take another two strips of paper and repeat the process to create a second paper accordion.

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Step 5: Let’s assemble the snowman!

Starting with the blue base, cut a sheet of A4 blue card in half and then glue the largest element of the snowman onto the base.

Take the first accordion fold and glue this to the centre of the white snow blob.

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Step 6: Glue the second medium sized white blob to the top of the accordion fold.

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Step 7: Again, glue the final peice of the snoman to the top of the accordian fold.

The whole snowman should stretch, bounce and wobble on the accordion paper.

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Step 8: Complete the snowman by adding buttons to the melted white blobs of snow.

Cut a brown pipe cleaner in half and fold to create two stick arms. Attach the arms to different levels of the snowman.

Use a smaller piece of orange pipe cleaner and fold to create a big carrot nose!

Optional – Add some blue or silver glitter to the edges of the melted blobs.

Allow the elements of the snowman to dry before having a play!


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Snowman Peg Ornament

If you’re looking for a simple Christmas decoration for kids to make themselves, then this Snowman Peg Ornament is the one for you.

With just a few basic steps to follow, kids can craft till their heart’s content; using their creativity to add personality and colour to their snowmen.

A simple adaption will make it easy for these dolls to be hung up on the Christmas Tree, adding that special charm that only comes with kid-made crafting.

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Snowman Peg Ornament: Materials

Wooden Pegs
Acrylic White, Black and Orange Paint
Ribbon
x1 Thick Paintbrush
x2 Fine Paintbrush
Highball Glass

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Snowman Peg Ornament: Tutorial 

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Step 1: Position the wooden pegs on to a glass as shown within the image.

Paint the peg white.

Depending on the consistency of your white acrylic paint, you may need to add two or three layers of paint.

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Step 2:  Using the end of your paintbrush OR a very fine brush, add a sequence of three well spaced black dots for buttons.

Add a further two black dots for eyes and then an upside down dot arch for a mouth.

Complete the face with a cute orange nose.

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Step 3: Once the snowman has thoroughly dried, tie a piece of ribbon around its neck and a trim to size.

Tie a piece of twine, string or even wire around the back of the ribbon scarf to then hang upon the Christmas Tree.

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The Snowman Peg Ornament is now complete!

These little cuties are so quick and easy to make, your Arty Crafty Kids will never stop at one.

Our rainbow loving girl insisted that we created one for each colour of the rainbow!

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Cardboard Penguin Craft

Recycling and reusing in the name of craft is a great way for kids to rethink ‘waste’, and cardboard is one of our favourite materials to repurpose.  It’s durable, textured and works well with collaged pieces. We’re particularly fond of transforming cardboard into animals and I just adore how this Cardboard Penguin Craft turned out.

Using thick cardboard from a packaging box, we removed layers to reveal the corrugated card. Combining the card with lace, paint and magazine text, added texture and depth to the finished piece; demonstrating how wonderfully open-ended this craft is!

The only limitation is imagination and our penguins can be adapted to suit children both big and small.

So let’s gather some cardboard and begin!

Cardboard Penguin Craft: Materials and Tutorial 

Cardboard
Paint
Scissors
PVA Glue
EXTRAS:
Buttons
Lace/Felt
Paper Coloured/Patterned
An Old Magazine or Newspaper
Glitter
Embellishments

 

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Step 1: Cut out some basic ‘penguin’ shapes, including:

  • Body
  • Wings
  • Feet (optional)
  • Tummies (optional)
  • Additional face areas (optional)

 

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Step 2: Paint the body parts!

As you can see from the images above, as well as painting many of the large areas black and white, we also added metallic blue and glitter.

We also removed a layer of paper to reveal the corrugated card, using different colours to emphasise the contours.

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Step 3: Add detail and get creative! 

This is the time for your Arty Crafty Kids to let their imaginations and creativity flow.

We used contrasting colours to emphasise the contours of the corrugated card, as well as paint splats to create the appearance of ‘snow’ on the penguins’ feathers.

I love how the black lace looks on the white and the layered buttons make the eyes literally ‘pop’ out.

To soften the black magazine print, we added a light layer of white paint.

Use white PVA glue to secure the cardboard penguin craft together and perhaps finish off with a little sparkle.

The Cardboard Penguin Craft is now complete! 

I hope your Arty Crafty Kids enjoy creating their penguins.

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Quilled Paper Tube Snowflake Craft

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Quilling is the wonderful art form of rolled strips of paper, glued together to create a decorative design. We applied this technique within a simple paper tube frame to create a stunning Quilled Paper Tube Snowflake Craft, that’s simple, fun and perfect for kids who fancy trying something a little different and learning a new skill.

It’s well known that every snowflake is different and like a real snowflake, each and every one made using our design can be unique, with an infinite number of pattern and design possibilities that will naturally flow from your Arty Crafty Kids creative take on the activity.

It’s also a great way for kids to explore symmetry while creating a beautiful piece of Wintery Art.

Sound good? Let’s get started!

Quilled Paper Tube Snowflake Craft: Materials and Tutorial 

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Paper Tubes
Construction Paper
Glitter Card or Plain Card Stock
Pencil
Paintbrush
PVA Glue
Plate

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Written Tutorial 

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Step 1: Flatten the paper tube and cut into several even strips.

Don’t worry if some are wider than others – this will add depth to the finished piece!

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Step 2: Open up the paper tube strips to create ‘petal shapes’.

Step 3: Design the Snowflake!

This is completely open-ended and I would encourage the Arty Crafty Kids to experiment with the tubes and their positioning until they’re happy with the shape of their snowflakes.

To create additional shapes (as seen in the centre of the snowflake), try folding the paper tubes in half.

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Step 4: To secure the paper tubes to the cardstock, simply dip the tubes into PVA glue and place them on the cardstock, pressing down firmly.

As you can see from the image above, excess glue will spread across the cardstock. While it may look messy, it will help with the next steps!

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Step 5: It’s time to Quil!

Cut the construction paper into strips. We used an A4 piece of paper and cut it Width ways using a paper trimmer.

For best results, use various colours and like the paper tubes, don’t worry about making the width of the individual strips too even. The uneven appearance will add texture.

To roll the paper, simply wrap it around a pencil or paintbrush and then slide it off.

Dip the rolled paper into the glue and place it inside the paper tube.

It’s likely that the roll may unravel a little – this is fine and all part of the process!

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Step 6: A roll within a roll…

For wider rolls, wrap the paper around a pencil.

To create tighter rolls, use a narrow object, like the end of a paintbrush. This will be handy for filling empty, smaller spaces and in some instances, you may need to reduce the length of the paper and create smaller rolls.

This craft is all about the Arty Crafty Kids taking their time and experimenting with the process.

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Fill all the paper tubes with quilled paper, varying the colours and combinations.

Once the Quilled Paper Tube Snowflake Craft is complete, leave it dry!

Quilled Paper Tube Snowflake Craft 

The inspiration for this craft comes from the amazing variety of quilled projects over on Red Ted Art. If your Arty Crafty Kids love this process, then I would definitely recommend that you pop over and take a look!

In the meantime, for more Winter Art Fun take a look at these popular posts:

14 Winter Art Projects for Kids 

Abstract Winter Trees Art

Oil Pastel Resist Snowflake

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Abstract Winter Art for Kids

Children are naturals when it comes to Mixed Media art and tend not to care for paintbrushes or shy away from garish colour combinations. They’re natural explorers and with mixed media concepts, anything goes! This simple Abstract Winter Art Project for Kids is perfectly suited to little artists who love to get their hands messy.

Using multiple painting techniques combined with glitter and black glue, kids will create a beautiful winter-themed piece of art that captures their unique experimental process.

Abstract Winter Art for Kids: Materials and Tutorial

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White Card Stock
Children’s Acrylic Paint
Scrap Card
Glitter
Bubble Wrap
Black Glue (PVA Glue + Black Acrylic Paint)
Decorative Edge Scissors
Any additional materials available in the craft cupboard – get creative!

To make the Black Glue, you will need a small squeezy bottle with a fine tip.

Combine 1 part Black Acrylic Paint with 3 parts PVA glue and give it a good shake! Don’t worry if the mixture appears a little grey at first, it will darken to a black colour.

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Step 1: Squirt the acrylic paint directly onto a piece of white cardstock.

Cut up some scrap card and then scrape the card across the paint to spread it across the page.

Capture different paint colours as you scrape the card across the white cardstock to merge the colours and create gorgeous blends.

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Step 2: Continue the Step 1 process (adding more colours if necessary) until the Arty Crafty Kids are satisfied with their new wintery canvas.

Add some shimmer and shine with streaks of glitter.

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Step 3: (An optional extra) To add texture and depth to the landscape, use bubble wrap to create prints.

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Step 4: For best results, paint the individual bubbles on the bubble wrap and then press down firmly. Carefully peel the bubble wrap away from the painting to reveal the print.

Repeat as desired, using multiple colours and bubble wrap shapes,

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Step 5: Using another piece of White Cardstock, cut out multiple ‘tree’ shapes with the ‘decorative edge scissors’.Arty Crafty Kids | Art | Winter Crafts for Kids | Abstract Winter Art for Kids - A fun painting idea using multiple mediums to create a textured Winter scene #wintercraftsforkids #wintercrafts #wintertree #artforkids

Step 6: Glue the trees onto the painting.

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Step 7: Complete the trees with black glue, creating fun trunk shapes.

If possible, apply the black glue in one free flow motion and have a piece of tissue to hand to wipe away any excess glue.

This Abstract Winter Art project can be easily adapted to suit any age and ability. For instance, the black glue could be substituted for paint or cut up black card. For one of our winter landscapes, we created trees out of white lace rather than cardstock and added snowflake embellishments. Perhaps the trees could be a gorgeous evergreen colour rather than white?

However your Arty Crafty Kids choose to complete their Abstract Winter Art projects, I hope they LOVE the process…

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Bubble Wrap Winter Tree

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A Beautiful Collection of Winter Art Ideas for Kids

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12 Stunning Arty Crafty Snowflakes

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I absolutely adore this collection of stunning arty crafty snowflakes. Such amazing colours and shapes, as well as a whole variety of techniques to choose from!

Have your  kids ever explored quilling?

Watercolour resist?

or bleeding tissue paper doodle art?

They can all be found here, along with so much more!

Shall we take a look?

 

12 Stunning Arty Crafty Snowflakes

Arty Crafty Kids | Art | 12 Stunning Arty Crafty Snowflakes | A stunning collection of 12 Arty Crafty Snowflakes to try this Winter. Presenting a variety of techniques, from an easy winter craft to something more challenging for older kids!

Oil pastel and Watercolour Resist Snowflake | Arty Crafty Kids

Big Painted Snowflake Art | Hello Wonderful

Coffee Filter Snowflakes | Happy Hooligans

Exploring Symmetry with Snowflakes  | I heart Crafty Things

Arty Crafty Kids | Art | 12 Stunning Arty Crafty Snowflakes | A stunning collection of 12 Arty Crafty Snowflakes to try this Winter. Presenting a variety of techniques, from an easy winter craft to something more challenging for older kids!

Snowflake Wall Hanging | The Crafted Sparrow

Pop- up Snowflakes | Krokotak

Quilled Snowflake Patterns | Red Ted Art

Melted Crayon and Homemade Clay Snowflakes | Arty Crafty Kids

Arty Crafty Kids | Art | 12 Stunning Arty Crafty Snowflakes | A stunning collection of 12 Arty Crafty Snowflakes to try this Winter. Presenting a variety of techniques, from an easy winter craft to something more challenging for older kids!

Snowflake Window Clings | One Little Project

Playing with Snowflakes | Alisa Burke

Button Snowflake Craft  Snowflake Craft |Kids Craft Room

Bleeding Tissue Paper Snowflake Art | The Pinterested Parent

Now that you have seen all 12 Stunning Arty Crafty Snowflakes, do you have a favourite?

With every round-up, I take great care to show you art and craft ideas that will inspire creativity, introduce new techniques and ideas, and present something a little different to try with the kids.

Many of the ideas are super easy – perfect if you have younger children!

However, if like you me you have an older child who likes a challenge, then I try to offer ideas to appeal to those needs too!

I hope you agree and if you’re looking for more creative Winter fun, then you will LOVE our 16 Winter Crafts Ideas for Kids and 14 Winter Art Ideas for Kids!

Happy Crafting!

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14 Wonderful Winter Art Projects for Kids

16 Winter Art Projects for Kids - A selection of gorgous snowy Winter art projects for kids using various process art tehniques to keep the kids busy this Winter.

The changing seasons are a wonderful source of arty crafty inspiration and to ease us into Winter, I have put together this gorgeous collection of 14 Winter Art Projects for Kids.

As always, I love simplicity and variety.

And as you progress through this post, you will find an eclectic range of techniques including: Splat painting, painting in the snow, bleeding tissue paper art, resist methods, winter collage, painting with bubble wrap and much much more.

There will be something to suit every fancy and all age groups, with the emphasis placed on the process rather than the end result.

I have a few favourites of my own, what will be yours….

Shall we take a look?

14 Winter Art Projects for Kids 

16 Winter Art Projects for Kids - A selection of gorgous snowy Winter art projects for kids using various process art tehniques to keep the kids busy this Winter.

Bleeding Tissue Paper Winter Scene |Art Projects for Kids

Snowy Woods Art | The Crafty Crow

Bubble Wrap Winter Tree | Arty Crafty Kids

Melted Snowman Painting | Kids Craft Room

Painting on Tinfoil | Messy Little Monster

16 Winter Art Projects for Kids - A selection of gorgous snowy Winter art projects for kids using various process art tehniques to keep the kids busy this Winter.

Stary Night Sky | Buggy and Buddy

Snowflake Resist Art | Fun at Home with Kids

Winter Handprint Tree | Arty Crafty Kids

Snowy Day Tissue Paper Art | Fireflies and Mudpies

16 Winter Art Projects for Kids - A selection of gorgous snowy Winter art projects for kids using various process art tehniques to keep the kids busy this Winter.

Mixed Media Christmas Village | The Pinterested Parent

Alpine Trees | Painted Paper Art

Watercolour and Oil Pastel Resist Snowflake | Arty Crafty Kids

Christmas Tree Scene | I heart Crafty Things

Colourful Abstract Trees | Mary Making

Art is a wonderful way to observe and explore seasonal change, and I hope you have an idea or two to try with the kiddos!

And if you have enjoyed Winter Art Projects for Kids and would like even more inspiration, you should take a look at our collection of 16 Winter Crafts for Kids, where you will find a variety of snowman, animal and snowy wintery crafts.

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16 Easy Winter Crafts for Kids

Be prepared for some serious cuteness within this collection of easy Winter crafts for kids.

With a selection of winter animals and snowmen to choose from, along with a some gorgeous snowy art projects you will have plenty of inspiration to keep the kids busy this winter!

As always, I like to keep things simple and offer choice.

As you work through the post, you will notice that some ideas really are super duper easy – ideal if you’re looking for quick toddler/preschool appropriate ideas.

A couple are a little more challenging, which is handy if you have multiple kids (like me) with varying abilities, attention spans and interests!

There is something for everyone!

I hope you love each and every idea as much as I do, and discover some wonderful new blogs along the way.

So without further adieu, shall we take a look?


16 Easy Winter Crafts for Kids 

16 Winter Kids Crafts for Kids. Choose from a selection of Winter animals, to snowy Winter trees and gorgeous snowflake art projects for kids to make this season.

Egg Carton Penguins | One Little Project

Cardboard Winter Scene with Printables | Mr Printables

Bubble Wrap Winter Tree | Arty Crafty Kids

Polar Bear | Crafty Morning

Mixed Medium Winter Paintings | The Stay at Home Educator

16 Winter Kids Crafts for Kids. Choose from a selection of Winter animals, to snowy Winter trees and gorgeous snowflake art projects for kids to make this season.

Snowy Trees | Krokotak

Egg Carton  Snowman | I Heart Arts n Crafts

Handprint Winter Tree | Arty Crafty Kids

Pebble Penguins Story Stones | Adventures of Adam

Handprint Snowmen | Learning and Exploring  through Play

Crayon & Clay Snowflakes | Arty Crafty Kids

16 Winter Kids Crafts for Kids. Choose from a selection of Winter animals, to snowy Winter trees and gorgeous snowflake art projects for kids to make this season.

 

Origami Penguin Bookmark | Red Ted Art

Toilet Tube Snowmen | Arty Crafty Kids

Artic Fox | I Heart Crafty Things

Snowy Pinecone Owl | Easy Peasy and Fun

Bleeding Tissue Paper | The Pinterested Parent

Like what you see? 

Since publishing 16 Easy Winter Crafts for Kids, i’ve stumbled across a few more awesome crafts that i’m sure you will love!

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DIY Winter Fairies | Rythyms of Play

Tinfoil Icicles | Kids Craft Room

Origami Winter Animal Envelopes | Red Ted Art

Winter Creative Play Woodland Trees | Arty Crafty Kids

Sock Penguin | Easy Peasy and Fun

I hope you’ve loved the variety and will enjoy exploring the various art processes and techniques within this gorgeous wintery collection.

And if that wasn’t enough and would like even MORE inspiration, make sure you check out Winter Art Projects for Kids!

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