The fun doesn’t have to end when winter arrives. There are plenty of fun-to-make winter crafts that will keep your little one creative while stuck indoors all winter long. Kid Made Modern’s toddler-friendly projects are colorful and simple, engaging younger children in exercises that improve their hand-eye coordination and analytical thinking. From snowmen to snowflakes, enjoy wonderful winter crafts that your toddler will love creating.
WINTER BLUES NECKLACE
This adorable winter necklace craft allows your little one to wear the weather! Using Kid Made Modern’s My First Jewelry Craft Kit, this craft utilizes easy-to-grasp parts to help with your littles mobility.
Begin by sorting the beads — have your little one find and pick out all of the blue beads in the kit. Next, take a blue nylon cord and tie a knot at the bottom of the cord. Then, string your blue beads! Finish off by securing the clasp to the top of the cord. Clasp together and your little one can wear their winter blues away with their own bejeweled creation!
WINTER SHAPES DECORATION
Kid Made Modern’s Winter Craft Kit is blizzard-themed fun in a box! The kit includes many simple and fun winter crafts. Using the kit, you can embellish festive felt snowflake shapes to make a wintry decoration!
The shapes in the Winter Craft Kit include snowflakes, ice skates, stars, and even snowmen! To make a hanging winter shapes decoration take these steps:
Step 1: Begin by decorating your shapes. Use the glue to attach glitter, pom poms, gems, or fuzzy sticks to the felt.
Step 2: Take a hollow paper tube and loop a sizable amount of cording through the tube, so that there is an equal amount of cording hanging down from either side.
Step 3: Using a small hole-punch or a pair of scissors, poke a small hole through the top of the decoration. Loop one end of the cording through the hole in the felt and tie to secure. Repeat several times on each side, until you have a mobile of hanging winter decorations! Hang or place the tubing horizontally so that the chain of decorations flows downwards.
POM POM SNOWMAN
Crafting with Kid Made Modern’s Holiday Craft Kit is the perfect way to celebrate the greatest time of year. Using the tools in the kit, you can make an adorable pom pom snowman to keep you company in the cold.
To make your very own sparkly snow buddy, follow the steps below:
Step 1: Stack three pom poms on top of each other and secure them together with a dot of glue or a piece of tape.
Step 2: Use the glitter sticker sheets to cut out a triangle nose shape. Attach two google eyes and the nose to the top pom pom.
Step 3: Lastly, use a fuzzy stick to give your snowman arms and a scarf. Wrap one fuzzy stick around the base of the second pom pom and bend either side upwards to create snowman arms. Wrap a short piece of a fuzzy stick around the base of the first pom pom to create a scarf that will keep your snowman warm all winter long.
POPSICLE STICK SNOWFLAKES
Popsicle stick snowflakes are a sweet and simple winter treat. Using Kid Made Modern’s My First Arts And Crafts Library, your little one will have all the tools they need to make a snowflake as unique as they are.
Here’s how to create the snowflake shape:
Step 1: Lay three Jumbo Craft Sticks across each other and secure in the center with tacky glue. Once the glue on the sticks has dried, it’s time to begin decorating!
Step 2: Use the blue fuzzy sticks and sticker-backed gems to adorn your snowflake.
Here’s a sparkly suggestion: to cover your whole snowflake in sparkles, brush a thin layer of tacky glue over the popsicle stick and gently dip in loose glitter.
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PAPER SNOWFLAKE PRINTABLE
What craft says winter time like a classic paper snowflake? Use Kid Made Modern’s step-by-step snowflake visual aid to help create your perfect snowflake.
Step 1: Starting with a square piece of paper, fold diagonally twice until you have a triangle. Fold the triangle into thirds, beginning with the right side.
Step 2: Cut a straight line across the bottom of the triangle to remove the bottom points.
Step 3: Take your folded triangle and cut small shapes into it. If you’re looking to make a specific snowflake shape, our guide provides a few specific ideas. Otherwise, you can leave the shape up to chance, just like a real snowflake!
Here comes the fun part: when you unfold your paper, a magical and unique paper snowflake will be revealed!
If you’d like to add some extra sparkle to your snow, use glitter to line the exterior of your snowflake. Kid Made Modern’s Winter Craft Kit features three shades of glitter and tacky glue to help your snowflake shimmer.
Click here for the full instructions to our Paper Snowflake Printable.
These cute and easy crafts will help your toddler to ring in the winter season in style! Not only are these crafts adorable, they are also useful. Kid Made Modern’s tools are easy to grasp, and help your young one to develop fine-motor skills. The whole family can have winter fun all season long with these wonderful crafts.