Art Toolkit – Paint Stick Snowmen

What You Need:

  • Wooden Paint Stir Stick (painted white)

  • 6 Pieces of Yarn

  • 3”x3” Square of Felt for Hat

  • Scissors

  • 8”x1” Strip of Fabric or Felt

  • Black marker

  • 3 Buttons or Pony Beads

  • Hot Glue Gun

  • 1/2 of a Toothpick (painted orange)

  • White Craft Glue


  • Wrap 3”x3” fabric around the top of the stick and hot glue together in the back.

  • Tie yarn around the top of the hat and trim ends. Fringe the top of the hat with scissors, if you like.

  • Wrap 8”x1” strip of material around the neck and tie in a knot. Fringe the ends with scissors.

  • Use white craft glue to attach 3 buttons or beads below the scarf and glue the orange toothpick on for the nose. Use black marker, or a toothpick dipped in black paint, to create the mouth and eyes.

  • Let everything dry.

This simple, winter-themed craft project is made from easy-to-find materials. The activity encourages following directions, as well as increasing fine motor skills.

All activities should be supervised by an adult.