In Canada here, we’re still in the middle of winter, and what a great way to have fun with it than with these snowman toddler activities. We’ve had a light winter here compared to last winter, which was just atrocious. It’s the cold weather that keeps us coming back to these fun snowman activities. When we look at our windows and see snow, we just get the feeling that we should use that as creativity as well.
I really enjoy the fact that we don’t have to spend hours outside shoveling snow. My son asked for a snowblower, hubby replied that he already had two and they were our boys’ names. He has quite the humor, right?
I hope you enjoy these simple snowman activities. They’re always a huge hit with the kids! Simple for early learners and great for creativity and fine motor skills, too.
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Snowman Toddler Activities
My daughter doesn’t have as much as a tolerance for the cold weather, she’s a princess for real. She’ll come outside but if it’s too cold or she gets snow in her mittens, then she’s not a happy camper and she needs to head back inside.
You’ll love this list of snowman activities for kids.
We had a lot of fun building this Felt Olaf Snowman from her favorite movie – Frozen of course. There’s an awesome printable pack from Totschooling that is Frozen themed that I printed out for my daughter as well.
This Simple Snowman Sensory bin is a lot of fun and so easy to set up for your little one. The great part about this sensory bin is that you can add in as many things as you want. Christmas cookie cutters are great as are anything that is fun to feel.
We use white rice for the snow and then we always add in some ornaments that are safe for the kids to play with so they don’t break.
You can create your own Button Snowman Craft using buttons and googly eyes to dress up your snowmen. Anything that you have in your craft bucket or room is going to be great. This is where the creativity and imagination of the kids really come to life.
Create a Magic Foaming Snowman from baking soda and create a cool science experiment in the meantime. This is a super fun winter STEM activity that they’re really going to love.
Build a Snowman Activity Tray – use cotton pads to create your own snowman and see how unique they can make them, too.
A simple Marshmallow Snowman Craft from Hands on as We Grow. Marshmallows are so much fun to create a snowman with!
Letter Snowman Craft – use stamps to add letters to your snowman.
Use a textured pattern to color your snowman and have a super fun with this crazy mess – Marbled Snowmen
Build-A-Snowman Light Table Play – you can create your own snowman on a light table.
Snowman Texture Art by using cotton balls to create a super fun textured snowman.
Salt Dough Snowman – use salt dough to create your own snowman and add your own decorations.
Recommended Snowman books
Bring snowmen to life in these memorable snowman books. Stay warm while you discover these friendly snowmen. Anytime you can snuggle up with a good book, do so! There are so many things that can be learned from having the kids read books!
Sneezy the SnowmanSnowman’s StoryThe SnowmanThe Magic of Friendship SnowSnowmen at PlayThe Story of Snow: The Science of Winter’s Wonder (Weather Books for Kids, Winter Children’s Books, Science Kids Books)