Whether you use Snowmen as Winter theme or Christmas theme there are so many fun activities, crafts and recipes that you can do with kids based on this popular toddler and preschool theme. See our favourites below from here at Rainy Day Mum and also some other fabulous ideas.
Snowmen Crafts for Kids
Part Craft, part learning activity this design challenge is perfect for older preschoolers to do and you can amaze the younger preschoolers and toddlers with this fun flying snowman which they have decorated and then get to fly.
Mom’s Heart read Christmas for Snowmen and brought the book alive with a craft.
Sing some of these Winter Rhymes and Songs with your Toddlers and Preschoolers inlcuded I’m a Little Snowman and two different versions of Five Little Snowmen.
Check out these Fun Snowmen Story Stones over on Ruffles and Rainboots they would be perfect for creating and then using for storytelling. Why not combine with our favourite Snowman Book The Snowman by Raymond Briggs.
Glittering Muffins and Mommas Fun World shared the cutest handprint snowman ornaments last week – this is something that we have on our to-do list this year and I can’t wait to try it year after year to see how the kid’s snowman grow.
Make your own Skittles for this craft and learning activity for toddlers and preschoolers to work on counting and number facts to 10 with this DIY Snowmen Bowling Set and Activity suggestions.
Although made as a Snowmen Advent Calendar – the instructions for this could be used to create a number line or alphabet which would be perfect to hang from Christmas all through the winter in a playroom or classroom.
Create snowmen prints with this DIY Snowmen and Tree Stamped Pictures – perfect to use for Thank You cards or Christmas Cards that kids can make themselves.
Snowmen Recipes to Cook with Kids
Bake these very easy 3-Ingredient Snowball Cookies that kids will love to make and then why not sit down and read with the classic children’s storybook The Snowman by Raymond Briggs.
Make some delicious and VERY easy Snowmen Oreo Bites with the kids – only 3 ingredients and perfect as a treat or snack.
These Krispie Snowmen Cakes are very easy to make and not complicated – they need no cooking just some melting of chocolate to hold them together so are a perfect quick and easy recipe to cook with toddlers and older kids.
Snowmen Activities for Toddlers and Preschoolers
Work on Letters and Numbers with this FREE Printable Snowmen counting and letter activity ideal for toddlers and preschoolers.
This colour matching snowman from Natural Beach Living is fun and a great way to work on colour recognition with your toddlers and preschoolers.
Hey Momma Chocolate milk turned a decoration into a learning activity with some Name Recognition Snowman Fun
DIY sensory Bags are a lot of fun and this one is really easy to make and then you can create your own Melted Snowman within the Sensory Bag.
This is part craft and part learning activity but as you use shapes to create the craft part and then it’s primarily used for learning to count I’ve added it as a snowman activity – give this DIY Snowmen Clip Counting Cards a go and create your own Maths Resource for Kids.
and last but by no means least is these 2 fun songs from Boy mama teacher Mama with some snowmen finger play.
Snowmen Books for Toddlers and Preschoolers
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Snowmen Extras for Toddlers and Preschoolers
Love baking with your kids especially cookies – then why not get a Build your own Snowmen Cookie Cutter Set perfect for some winter and Christmas cookies – make each piece separately and then let your kids and their friends create their own cookies.
This is the perfect gift set if you are guaranteed snow – it’s a dress your own snowmen set – complete with wooden buttons, a wooden carrot nose, scarf and hat you can reuse it year after year to decorate the snowman in the garden.
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Cerys is a marine biologist, environmental educator, teacher, mum, and home educator from the UK. She loves getting creative, whether it is with simple and easy crafts and ideas, activities to make learning fun, or delicious recipes that you and your kids can cook together you'll find them all shared here on Rainy Day Mum.