If you have a creative child around, there are many great craft supplies to keep them busy, and keep you worry-free. Keep the right supplies on hand, and crafting with your kid can be fun and help you build memories that can last well into their lives.
Winter officially begins on Sunday, but not all of us will get to experience snow. Whether you’re stuck inside from too much of it, or you don’t get to see it as often as you like, there are plenty of kids crafts inspired by this wonderful winter weather pattern. From ornaments to sensory play, here are some great snowy crafts for your kids.
This is a great Christmas craft for children of any age. Not only is this ornament easy to create, but the end result is adorable.
Sparkle Snow Recipe – Growing a Jeweled Rose
This sparkly dough recipe feels even cooler than real snow, and you don’t have to worry about cold fingers! Mold it into a snowman, or just have a ton of fun squishing it between your fingers.
Popsicle Stick Snowflakes – The Freckled Homeschooler
Create the look of falling snow out your window no matter what the weather’s really like! This is a great way to entertain kids of all ages. They’ll love to see their snowflakes hanging in the windows.
Crystal Snowflakes – Blissfully Domestic
Not only do you get an end result from this gorgeous craft, but you also get to teach the kids how snowflakes form along the way. These pretty crystals make great ornaments or gift tags, and kids will love telling others how they were created.
Snowman in a Baggie – Mollie’s Mom
This squishy snowman makes for great mess-free sensory play. You can make a game of it with older kids, too. Just have them assemble the face inside the squishy bag.
Snow Window – No Time for Flash Cards
Kids can have endless winter fun with an easy snow window. They can create tons of scenes to decorate for the winter without having to layer up to survive the cold.
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