01 of 07
DIY: Tissue Paper Snowman Craft for Kids
Let's make a fun snowman craft today! It's an easy tissue paper craft that kids can do with minimal help and the result is super cute. A perfect winter themed craft for kids! Winter is on it's way and you can't explore winter with kids without doing some fun snowmen crafts.
Grab some tissue paper, paper plates, and a few other simple supplies that are probably already in your craft cabinet and you are ready to go.Continue to 2 of 7 below.
02 of 07
Supplies for Tissue Paper Snowman Craft
Materials needed for this snowman craft:
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- White Tissue Paper
- Two Paper Plates
- Black Construction Paper
- Orange Construction Paper
- Googly Eyes
03 of 07
Step One for Tissue Paper Snowman Craft
Begin this snowman craft by cutting two circles from paper plates. Cut the center out of one, this will be your snowman's head. Next cut a slightly larger circle out of the second paper plate. Want a bigger body? Don't cut out the middle of the second paper plate, just the center of the first one to be the head.
It's a great scissor skills activity for preschoolers but younger children may need help with this part.Continue to 4 of 7 below.
04 of 07
Step Two for Tissue Paper Snowman Craft
Here comes the fun part! Using glue! Kids love to use glue and this craft is a perfect craft for those that want to get busy gluing. First you will need to glue the head onto your body. Next set out strips or squares of tissue paper and have the kids rip and crumple them up into small snowball like pieces. Glue pieces onto the paper plate snowman until the whole thing is covered. This will give your snowman a snowy looking textured body.
It's a lot of fine motor work for kids! Younger kids may benefit from using a paint brush with the glue. They can squeeze a bunch of it in one spot and spread it out over the paper plate with a brush. It makes it easier for kids that struggle to squeeze glue bottles. Or try a glue stick!Continue to 5 of 7 below.
05 of 07
Step Three for Tissue Paper Snowman Craft
While your snowman is drying cut out a hat, buttons, and circles for your snowman's coal mouth from black construction paper. Cut a carrot nose from orange construction paper and get two googly eyes.Continue to 6 of 7 below.
06 of 07
Step Four for Tissue Paper Snowman Craft
Glue on your snowman's eyes, mouth, nose, and hat. Don't forget the buttons! You can also use pom poms to create buttons on your snowman.
Let the glue dry and you are ready to show off your winter snowman craft!Continue to 7 of 7 below.
07 of 07
Finished Tissue Paper Snowman Craft
It's Frosty! Classic winter crafts like this help kids develop skills needed for writing by strengthening fine motor skills. Plus they look so cute displayed throughout your house or classroom. Make some with your kids today!