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Snowman Jar

This snowman jar is a cute winter craft to make with your kids. They will love filling the jar with cotton balls and it provides a great tactile part of the craft as well. Add on some simple craft foam features, or be creative and add something unique that your child imagines themselves. This snowman craft is a fantastic preschool craft to make on a cold winter afternoon and your kids will love it.


Empty (clean) peanut butter jar
Cotton balls
Black and orange craft foam
Child’s sock
Piece of felt
Glue (or glue dots – one of our new favorite products)
2 googly eyes


Fill the peanut butter jar with cotton balls. Try to squish them into the jar tightly. Put the lid on the jar.

Glue on two googly eyes.

Cut a small orange triangle out of craft foam and glue it under the eyes as a nose.

Cut some small circles out of black craft foam and glue them into a smile on your snowman.

Cut a piece of felt that is able to wrap around the jar. Glue it into place towards the bottom of the jar.

Roll the bottom of the sock up and fit it over the lid of the jar as a hat.

This craft is repreinted courtesy of AllKidsNetwork.com.

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Christmas Crafts, Recycled Containers and Lids, Snowman Crafts

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