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15 Cute Snowman Craft and Food Ideas

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With the snow we’ve already received, winter seems to have come early! I’m always on the lookout for fun craft ideas to do on those days that it is just too cold to go outside. I’ve found a group of winners in these Adorable Snowman Crafts and Food Ideas! Boys (and girls) will love making the DIY Snowman Can, DIY Snowman Clothespins, Cute Paper Plate Snowman, Snowman Block Ornament, Snowman Garland, and a DIY Tea Light Snowman Ornament.

I’ve included our winter birthday party snowman-themed dessert table that would be adorable with these great foods: Thumbprint Snowman Cookies, Snowman Snowflake Cookies, Snowman Gingerbread Cookies, Holiday Donut Fun, and Sweet Snowman Cupcakes.  There are even edible crafts: Sledding Marshmallow Snowman, Easy Snowman Favors, and Mustachioed Marshmallow Snowmen. Let it snow!

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DIY Snowman Can Kids Party Craft Idea

1. DIY Snowman Can :: Live Laugh Rowe :: You’ll want to save all of your empty tin cans when you see how cute this DIY Snowman can is! A little white, orange and black paint is all you need to add to the can for some winter cuteness.
DIY Snowman Clothespins Party Craft Idea for Kids
2. DIY Snowman Clothespins :: Crafted by Melody for Ben Franklin Crafts :: With a few simple supplies you can easily transform ordinary clothespins into adorable snowmen. Attach them to treat bags, gifts and more.

Kids Thumbprint Snowman Cookies Party food idea

3. Thumbprint Snowman Cookies :: Katrina’s Kitchen, Guest Post by Munchkin Munchies, Recipe inspired by Better Homes and Garden, February 2005 :: You’ll be leaving your mark, literally, on these thumbprint snowman cookies! A little royal icing is used to create the cute snowmen faces.

Sledding Marshmallow Snowman Kids Party Craft Food Idea

4. Sledding Marshmallow Snowman :: Wilton :: What’s cuter than a marshmallow snowman? A sledding marshmallow snowman! The easy-to-make candy cane sled is the perfect ride for Frosty’s cousin.

Kids Snowman Snowflake Cookies Party Food Idea

5. Snowman Snowflake Cookies :: Created by Diane :: No snow in the forecast? That’s OK! Make your own, by baking these cookies using a snowflake- shaped cookie cutter and creating a sweet royal icing snowman face.

Snowman Gingerbread Cookies Party food idea for kids

6. Snowman Gingerbread Cookies :: Created by Diane :: Bake a batch of these gingerbread cookies, iced to look like snowmen. It’s fun to “build” a snowman without even bundling up for the cold!

Kids Easy Snowman Favors Craft Idea for kids

7. Easy Snowman Favors :: Spaceships and Laser Beams, Inspired by Martha Stewart Living :: If you can wrap a present, you can make these easy snowman favors. Wrap a candy bar in white paper, add a snowman face and coal buttons with markers and top ’em off with a ribbon scarf.
Cute Paper Plate Snowman Craft for Kids party idea
8. Cute Paper Plate Snowman Craft for Kids :: Crafty Morning :: Children will love crafting their favorite frosty friend using paper plates, colored paper and googly eyes.
Holiday Donut Fun Kids Party Food Ideas for Chrismtas
9. Holiday Donut Fun :: Love from the Oven :: Whether you make these snowman donuts from scratch or pick up  ready-made white frosted donuts, adding the chocolate chips and orange chocolate candies will bring a smile to your face, too!
Kids Craft Snowman Block Ornament Party Ideas
10. Snowman Block Ornament :: Twin Dragonfly Designs :: Want to build the cutest snowman on the block? This snowman block ornament may just be it! Upcycle an alphabet block using acrylic paint.
Mustachioed Marshmallow Snowmen Kids Party Craft food ideas
11. Mustachioed Marshmallow Snowmen :: The Decorated Cookie :: You’ll get a kick out of these mustachioed snowmen made from marshmallows, candy disks, gumdrops, pretzels, fruit rolls, and edible food markers.
Snowman Garland Craft Ideas
12. Snowman Garland :: Purely from the Heart :: This snowman garland is easy enough for a two-year-old to help with, and only requires white paper plates and cardstock (+ scissors and glue).
Kids Party Craft DIY Tea Light Snowman Ornament
13. DIY Tea Light Snowman Ornament :: Paging Fun Mums :: You can probably pick up the supplies you’ll need to create a Tea Light Snowman ornament from your local dollar store. This cutie will light up your tree!

Sweet Snowman Cupcakes Kids Party Snowman Party Craft Ideas

14. Sweet Snowman Cupcakes :: Bakerella :: Creating sweet snowman cupcakes is easy with a powdered donut hole used as the head. Chocolate jimmies and orange sunflower seeds give this snowman a darling look.
Kids Snowman Dessert Table Party Ideas
15. Snowman Dessert Table :: Spaceships and Laser Beams :: Get ideas for an entire snowman dessert table, including the cutest yarn snowballs, winter cupcakes, and darling snowman printables.

Kids will love keeping busy with these great craft and party ideas perfect for Christmas, gathered by the crew at Spaceships and Laser Beams.

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Stephanie Keeping

Stephanie is in love with a boy named Sam. He has taught her that it’s okay to jump first and look later, to wear a dirty shirt to the park and to decide that today is a good day to take a nap in your rubber boots. She hangs out here blogging at Spaceships and Laser Beams and at our printable party shop on Etsy.