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Acorn Snowman

Get the kids to gather all the acorns that Mother Nature provided for this delightful Snowman Craft. This little fellow is perfect for hanging on the tree, or as a gift topper. Gather up your extra acorns and make a few today! Give away as gifts to teachers, neighbors, even the mail carrier!

Supplies

3 acorns for each snowman
1 acorn top for each snowman
Acrylic paint in white and red
Purchased miniature bow or ribbon
8" thin ribbon
Snow texture paint
Black marker or paint
Orange acrylic paint
Toothpick
Sandpaper
Hot glue

Instructions

Gently rough up the outside of each acorn with a piece of sandpaper. Paint acorns white, 2 or 3 coats may be needed to cover. Paint the acorn top with red paint, repeat and let dry.

Glue each acorn together with hot glue. Hot glue acorn top on as a hat.

Use black marker, or a toothpick dipped in black paint, to dot on eyes, mouth and buttons. Use the other end of the toothpick to paint on nose with orange paint.

This project is reprinted courtesy of Amanda Formaro of CraftsByAmanda.com.

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Amanda Formaro is the crafty, entrepreneurial mother of four children. She loves to bake, cook and make crafts. She is the craft expert for FamilyCorner.com and Kaboose.com. You can see her crafty creations on http://craftsbyamanda.com" Amanda's Crafts by Amanda and her delicious recipes on http://www.amandascookin.com/ Amanda's Cookin'.

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