Activity: Cotton Ball Snowmen
-blue construction paper (background)
-2 small googly eyes
-4 buttons (1 for nose & 3 for accessories)
-1 brown pipe cleaner (hands)
- 1 red pipe cleaner (mouth)
-black hat cut-out (we used construction paper)
- red scarf (we used foam)
-white crayon, paint or snowflake stickers
Prep - Before you begin making your snowman cut out 1 red scarf, and 1 black hat. Cut a small piece of red pipe cleaner for mouth. Cut brown pipe cleaner in half and then each piece in half again. I piece will be the arm and the other piece will be twisted and tied around the tip to create a branch/twig look for the hands. I find it easier to have these things ready when working with younger children so they just move right through the activity.
Step 1: Use glue to make 3 circles for the snowman's body on blue construction paper - I pre-made the snowman's body in pencil and the girls just went over it with their glue.
Step 2: cover the snowman's body completely with cotton balls
Step 3: glue hat on snowman's head
Step 4: add button for nose
Step 5: add 3 buttons on body
Step 6: glue pipe cleaner arms on either side of the middle circle
Step 7: add googly eyes, and mouth
Step 8: glue scarf onto snowman's neck
Step 8: (optional) draw falling snow with white crayon or paint or attach stickers
Behold your adorable Cottonball Snowman!