Thank you to Hefty for sponsoring today’s post and inspiring me to try these fun, festive crafts! #HeftyHolidays #ad
Winter in the South typically means chilly and wet. Some days it seems as if the sun will never appear again. Thanks to Hefty Holiday Crafts we have a plan for fun when the dreary winter days come. Come let me show you how the children and I worked together to Build a Snowman Family.
Our family has been long time users of Hefty brand products. With three children we depend on Hefty trash bags and disposable tableware to help make our lives easier.
On a recent trip to Walmart I picked up a big pack of disposable plates for our Friday homemade pizza night. Not only did they make cleanup a breeze but were the inspiration to make Hefty Snowman Kids Project. We love an easy kid craft!
Before getting started with the snowman craft gather all the supplies needed.
Easy Snowman Craft Supplies
- 2 Hefty Disposable Plates
- Craft paper
- Hole Punch
Use the hole punch to punch two holes at the bottom and one hole at the top of the first plate. Punch two holes at the top of the second plate.
Secure plates with yarn by lacing the yarn through the holes to join the plates together. Create a loop at the top to hang.
Once the snowman body is together it’s time to begin to build the snowman family. Most of the snowman shapes were precut but I wanted the children to be able to participate as much as possible so I left the eyes for them to cut.
I love seeing Tootsie’s concentration as she carefully cuts out around the shapes.
Next we used glue to hold everything in place. Love that sassy red bow!
Tootsie insisted on drawing the mouth on herself. Yes, she is still in her pj’s. Winter came early and it was a cold and rainy day so we stayed snuggled in our pajamas while we made our snowman craft.
After the snowman family was hung on our kitchen window they had the idea of snipping our snowflakes to add around them. The snowflakes are simply coffee filters that were folded and cut with safety scissors.
Little Boy, our seven year old, was so inspired by the fun holiday craft that he grabbed colorful markers to make more snowmen.
Check out the Hefty site! There are more easy holidays crafts for families: homemade ornaments and holiday treat bag toppers!
Plus tips for making the holidays more manageable: tricks for freezing holiday cookie dough and smart ornament storage!
Hope you have been inspired to get creative and have fun with your little ones! #HeftyHoliday
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Lindsay Eidahl says
These are too cute!!!!
The children really loves making them and decorating the kitchen window!
Looks like so much fun!
We had the BEST time building our snowman family!
Merry Christmas, Rachel!
Adorable! We made Santas with paper plates earlier this week. Snowmen up next!
Aww, man! We should have made some Santa plates too!
Happy New Year, sweet friend!
Those snowmen are adorable as are your little ones. I’ve supervised many hefty plate projects over the years. Don’t know if they were as cute as this snow family.
Merry Christmas to you and yours.
Thanks so much, Alli! Hope you had a wonderful holiday with your family!
Oh so cute! I see lots of little Olafs being made in the near future… 🙂
Yep, I’m thinking by the end of the winter all my windows will be filled with snow people! 🙂
Baylie @ The Pampered Vegan says
These are so adorable!!!! And those little babies of yours, too sweet!! Also, I LOVE the layout and theme of your blog!!! <3
Thanks so much for the compliment on my blog layout. It’s a design from Pretty Darn Cute Designs. Love them!
This is such a great craft to do with the little ones especially with the Frozen/Olaf craze.
Oh kidding! Olaf and anything Frozen is hot-hot-hot! Thanks so much for the comment love!
What a cute and easy idea! Thanks for sharing!!
Thanks so much for the comment love! Hope you’ve been inspired!
Colorful Canary says
Thanks so much!
So adorable! I loved making paper snowflakes when I was young. Those snowmen are a great addition!
My oldest son really loved making the snowflakes so hang on the window. We used coffee filters to make the craft easy!
Michelle James says
Wow! They look like they had a blast with this activity. Super cute and perfect for after Christmas but will last all winter. That is the best kind.
Yep. I plan on leaving their snowmen up through the winter to add some fun to our kitchen window!
Leigh Powell Hines says
Those are really cute. Great, cute idea for paper plates.
Thanks so much, Leigh!
Kate @ The Beautiful Useful Project says
This is such a cute craft! With the littles being so into Olaf this year, this would surely be a hit! And, I’m always looking for reasons to buy more paper plates. I hate washing dishes!
With three children, I hate washing dishes too! Olaf is the best! 😉
Such a cute idea for the kids! Absolutely love this idea and what a great way to get holiday decorations out of it too!
I know! Our kitchen windows look so festive with their snowmen.
Hope your holiday was fabulous!
Great idea! Love it!
So happy you have been inspired!
Mommy's Kitchen says
This is way to cute and easy !!
Thanks so much! The children had a blast making their snowmen!
How cute and so much fun for little ones to create! Pinning and sharing 🙂
Jodie @ Growing Book by Book says
Such a fun craft. I love that it can be adapted for so many age levels!
I totally agree about this snowman craft being for children of all ages! Even my 10 year old had fun building one!
Erin Kennedy says
These are so dang addable! I can’t get over them! What a great idea! Love your crafts!
Aww, thanks so much Erin! My children had the best time building snowmen for paper plates!
This looks like an adorable, cute, and easy craft to make. I never would have thought about that on my own. My niece would love this!
Mardesia @ Keeping Your Cents says
That is so adorable! Thanks for sharing.
Super cute! Pinned and tweeted. We appreciate you taking the time to stop by our party. We love partying with you! I hope to see you on Monday at 7 pm. Happy Saturday! Lou Lou Girls