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Wintery Crafts

Winter Kid Crafts

Looking to keep your little ones busy this season with some fun and creative winter kid crafts?

 

Look no further! Our blog post is packed with the best winter kid crafts that are not only easy to make, but also an absolute blast!

 

From adorable snowman figures and charming ornaments to delicate paper snowflakes, these craft ideas will keep your children entertained while they learn about the season and let their imaginations run wild.

 

So gather your crafting supplies, let the inspiration flow, and dive into the wonderful world of crafting with your kids!

 

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Winter Kid Crafts Pinterest Pin that has a blue background and homemade paper snowflakes all over

 

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Snowman Shapes

Supplies Needed:

Paper, scissors, glue

How-to Guide:

Cut out white circles for the body of the snowman, brown rectangles for the stick arms, orange triangles for the carrot nose, black squares for the hat and small black circles for the face. Use a glue stick to assemble your snowman!

 

Snow Paint

Supplies Needed:

Spray bottle, water, food coloring

How-to Guide:

Fill a squeeze bottle or spray bottle with cold water. Add several drops of food coloring. Use the bottles to paint the snow!

 

Ice Painting

Supplies Needed:

Muffin tin, water, food coloring, craft stick, freezer

How-to Guide:

Fill a muffin tin or ice cube tray with water. Drop some food coloring into each spot. Put a craft stick into each spot and then freeze. Once frozen, have your child use the ice to paint on a piece of paper! 

 

Q-tip Snowflakes

Supplies Needed:

Q-tips, tape/rubber bands, white paint, paper

How-to Guide:

Gather several Q-tips and bind them together vertically using tape or a rubber band. Let your child dip the cotton swabs into some white paint and then use them to dot on a piece of paper, making it look like snow!

 

Dot Marker Snowflakes

Supplies Needed:

Dot markers, paper, scissors

How-to Guide:

Let your child use dot markers to decorate a piece of paper. After they have finished, fold the paper and carefully cut out your snowflake! 

 

Snow Storm in a Jar

Supplies Needed:

Clear glass, water, white paint, baby oil, glitter, food coloring, Alka-Seltzer tablet

How-to Guide:

Fill a small jar or clear glass ¼ of the way with some water. Mix about a teaspoon of white paint into the water to resemble milk. Fill the rest of the jar with baby oil and let it all settle. You can add glitter and food coloring to the mixture if desired. Break up an Alka-Seltzer tablet into a few pieces and drop them into the jar one at a time. Enjoy your snowstorm! 

 

Making Snow

Supplies Needed:

Baking soda, water, glitter, freezer

How-to Guide:

Mix together 2 cups of baking soda, a ½ cup of water, and some glitter. Put the bowl in the freezer briefly so the “snow” feels cold. Enjoy playing with your snow!

 

Snowball Name

Supplies Needed:

Paper, marker, white circle labels/hole reinforcements

How-to Guide:

Write your child’s name on a piece of paper, filling the page. You can let your child use white circle labels or hole reinforcements to trace out their name!

 

Snowball Painting

Supplies Needed:

Clothespins, cotton balls, white paint, paper

How-to Guide:

Use a clothespin to pinch a cotton ball. Have your child hold the clothespin and dip the cotton ball into some white paint. Dot the paint across some paper to look like snow!

 

Snowman Build

Supplies Needed:

Miniature marshmallows, toothpicks

How-to Guide:

Have large and miniature marshmallows and toothpicks available for your child. Let them poke and slide the marshmallows onto a toothpick to make their own snowman! 

 

Snow Globes

Supplies Needed:

Clear plastic ornaments, fake snow, glitter, small toys, hot glue

How-to Guide:

You can make your snow globe use hard plastic clear ornaments. Fill your container of choice with fake snow, glitter, small toys, beads, etc. Seal the lid with hot glue. 

 

Playdough Snow

Supplies Needed:

Flour, salt, oil, cream of tartar, hot water, food coloring

How-to Guide:

Have your child help you measure out 3 cups of flour, 1 cup + 2 tablespoons of salt, 3-4 tablespoons of oil, 2 tablespoons of cream of tartar, 3 cups of hot water, and your favorite food coloring. Mix together to make your own homemade playdough! Now you can roll the playdough into balls to make a snowman, make a playdough igloo, or make a hand playdough angel! 

 

Resources for more fun!

Sew your own winter animals

Winter Kid Crafts felt winter animals to sew

 

Make a winter picture frames

Winter Kid Crafts winter craft foam picture frame

 

Assemble a snowman

Winter Kid Crafts toy snowman

 

Craft some jumbo snowflakes

 craft foam snowflakes

 

Winter crafts are a fun and creative way to keep your family entertained during the coldest months of the year.

 

Crafting together can help bring everyone closer while providing hours of enjoyment.

 

Best of all, the memories created in the process will last a lifetime.

 

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