Recycled Snowman "Potato Head" Craft for Kids from Christmas Ornaments

Build a Snowman Toy Craft

Make a Potato Head style Snowman toy from recycled Christmas Decorations and Ornaments. This is Snow Much Fun for kids to craft their own homemade toys. Enjoy!

Recycled Snowman "Potato Head" Craft for Kids from Christmas Ornaments

Recycled Snowman Craft Toy to make with kids.

Make a Snowman Potato Head Toy

You will need: 

White or Satin Ball Christmas Ornaments that are unravelling
(white Styrofoam balls work too)
Sticky Back Velcro
Craft scraps: Felt, Foam, Buttons, Fabric, Googly Eyes
Marker Lids
Cardboard Toilet Tube Roll for Stands

Cut velcro into small pieces, attach to back of items.
Place velcro on balls where arms, eyes, hair should go.
Make a Potato head style toy from recycled Christmas Decorations and Ornaments.
Make your own Potato Head Snowman and Accessories.

We placed the small parts in a baggie and the rest in a plastic container. Now Mayhem has her very own Mr. Snowman which she prefers to dress-up as Mrs. Snowman.

Mayhem simply adored this project. We can always add new parts! Note the Kitty ears headband and blonde wig.

Years ago, I learned to save old marker lids to use as game pieces. These make perfect arms in interchangeable colors. The possibilities are endless. More Snowman Activities for Preschoolers.

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Homemade Christmas Ornaments

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  1. This turned out soooo cute :)

  2. Isn't it fun. It was more her idea than mine. She's so crafty. I hear Martha Stewart calling for her resume.

  3. What a wonderful and very in season idea! I love it! And it turned out so very cute, too!

  4. Wow this is so creative!! Love it!! Not sure if I could pull it off though!! :-)

  5. Came by on the Weekend Warrior Blog Hop :-)
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  6. Greetings from a fellow weekend warrior! Nice to meet you!

  7. Welcome Rumpydog, ~April~, and Mommy with Selective Memory! Thanks for stopping by. This is so easy. Just cut up the sticky back velcro. You can do it!

  8. This is adorable! What a great way to use misfit bits from the craft bin to make a fun snowman toy. Very clever.

  9. Aaah that is so cute and looks like lots of fun to play with. Great idea!

    Thank you for sharing on Kids Get Crafty!



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