Snow more ugly decorations

You will need:

  • A 6cm polystyrene ball

  • A 4cm polystyrene ball

  • A baby sock

  • Circle stickers

  • Pipe cleaner (chenille stems)

  • Scrap of orange craft foam or card

  • Card for base

  • Glue (we used a hot glue gun to make the body)


  • Cut out a circle of card. Glue the larger ball onto the card and the smaller ball on top.

  • A hot glue gun is best for this so best if an adult prepares this ahead of time.

  • Make the hat by cutting through the sock at the heel. Tie the cut end with a small piece of yarn and slip the ankle cuff over the head.

  • Cut diagonally across the remainder of the sock from the cut edge to the toe, then open it out so you have a strip of fabric. Tie this around the snowman as a scarf.

  • Add stickers as eyes, mouth and buttons and stick on a scrap of foam as a carrot nose.

  • To make the arms, cut the pipe cleaner into 3 pieces. Cut one of the pieces in half again.

  • Twist one of the smaller pieces around a longer piece to make the hand. Push the arm into the snowman (adult help may be required). Repeat with the other arm.

Display your snowman proudly!

Made using simple craft cupboard materials, this delightful Santa Christmas craft is sure to delight kids of all ages!

You will need:

  • Polystyrene ball

  • Paper cup

  • Pink paint

  • Red paint

  • Red and white felt

  • Small red pompom

  • White pompom

  • Wiggle eyes

  • Red, black and pink craft foam

  • Pink pen

  • Glue


  • Paint the ball pink and the cup red and leave to dry.Glue the ball to the bottom of the cup.

  • Cut two arms from red foam and two hands from pink. Glue one hand to the end of each arm and the other ends of the arms to the body.

  • Cut a strip of black foam and glue it around the middle of the cup as a belt.

  • Make a hat by rolling some fed felt into a cone. Glue the edge of the cone and glue the hat to the top of the ball. Cut a band of white felt and glue it around the edge of the hat. Add a pompom at the end of the hat.

  • Cut a beard from white felt and glue to the front of the face. Add a red pompom nose.

  • Finally, add two eyes and draw on a mouth.


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