Arts and Crafts

Super Easy Snowmen | Time to Create with Lady Lucas

Written by Ashley Lucas

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Happy December! Moms, here’s an arts & crafts project children of any age can enjoy! Display these snowmen around the house this month, or use them as adorable gift tags. Either way, they’ll be a hit and add something extra cute to your holiday decor.

Materials you will need:

  • White paper {thick construction paper or card stock works best}

  • Round lids or glasses in different sizes

  • Pencil

  • Eraser

  • Markers and/or colored pencils

  • Scissors

  • Optional – string, hole puncher or tape for gift tags

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Step 1 Select two different sizes of round lids or drinking glasses and trace around them lightly to form a snowman. Intersect the circles as shown in the photograph above and below.

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Step 2 After creating various snowmen shapes on your sheet of paper, cut each one out with scissors. If you’d like, erase the pencil marks. (I always use a kneaded eraser from the art supply store because it works great to remove all marks!)

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Step 3 Using markers or colored pencils, decorate the side of the snowman that has no pencil marks. If you plan on using your snowman as a gift tag, add the words ‘To’ ‘From’ or ‘Love’. I enjoy taping these directly onto a package, but you could also punch a hole at the top and string some yarn through.

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Step 4 Instead of gift tags, you can easily:

  • prop your snowmen up around the house as a decoration
  • make them into holiday ornaments and hang them on the Christmas tree
  • use double sided tape and add them to the windows or your refrigerator
  • give them away as bookmarks!


I’ve been quite inspired by snowmen this month during my #25DaysofSnowmen blog exhibit. Each day of December I’ll be posting a new illustration featuring snowy characters, so feel free to stop by to get some inspiration for your own snowmen this month. {Kids will love stopping by too… I promise!}

Ashley Lucas {aka Lady Lucas} is an illustrator, craft designer and arts instructor. She has written and illustrated various children’s books, and has just released her third picture book, ‘The Angry Artist’. Don’t forget to stop by Ashley’s blog on JCFamilies. Visit every month to see a new crafting idea for your child and please Like, Share or Comment on this craft if you enjoy it!

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