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Simple Christmas Crafts That Are Perfect for Kids

4. 3-D snowman

Image: SheKnows

This Christmas craft can be a little sticky, but don’t all children love playing with cotton balls and glue? Sit back and watch kiddos’ eyes light up at the chance to get messy — and then light up again at the sight of the finished craft project.


  • White card stock paper
  • Black card stock paper
  • Orange card stock paper
  • Cotton balls or white pom-pom craft balls
  • Craft glue
  • Water
  • Shallow bowl
  • Craft stick or hard paintbrush


  1. Cut 3 circles from the white paper — small, medium and large.
  2. Cut 1 square, 1 long, thin rectangle and 5 tiny circles from the black paper.
  3. Cut 1 triangle from the orange paper.
  4. Fill the shallow bowl with a mixture of craft glue and water (3 parts glue to 1 part water).
  5. Glue the 3 white circles together to create the snowman’s body.
  6. Glue the long, thin black rectangle and black square together to make the top hat.
  7. Glue the top hat to the top of the snowman’s head.
  8. Dip the craft stick into the glue and coat the white circles with the glue mixture.
  9. Place the cotton balls or pom-poms all over the snowman’s body.
  10. Glue the tiny black circles on the snowman’s face as eyes.
  11. Glue the orange triangle on the snowman’s face as a nose.
  12. Glue the remaining tiny black circles on the snowman’s body.

Next up: Foam Christmas ornaments

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