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resist art snowman craft for kids

Resist Art Snowman

Use our free template to make a simple winter art picture.
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Keyword: Christmas, snowman, Winter
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Activity Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Author: Kate Williams

Equipment

  • Black, red and orange pen
  • White and blue paint
  • Reusable plate
  • Scissors
  • Washi tape
  • Glue

Materials

  • 1 Free snowman template
  • Kitchen foil
  • 1 piece paper white

Instructions

  • Print out your snowman template (following the link in the post above)
  • Colour in the snowman's hat.
    free snowman template with hat
  • Cut out the snowman and his hat separately.
    cut out parts of snowman template
  • Take a piece of washi tape and roll it to form a circle. Make a couple more of these and use them to stick your snowman's body onto your white piece of paper.
    how to stick down templates for resist art
  • Pour some coloured paint onto your reusable plate.
  • Scrunch up some kitchen foil and dip it into the paint. Use this to then dab around your paper to colour in the background.
  • Once you've finished painting remove the snowman template.
    winter resist art
  • Glue on the snowman's hat.
  • Colour in your snowman's eyes, nose, mouth and scarf using coloured pens.
    winter art for kids

Notes

I have an old plate that I use again and again for kids crafts, this is kept separate to my normal plates and is used so that paints can be accessed more easily.
I've used blue paper to print out my template so that it's easier to show what I'm doing in the photos and video for this craft but by all means use white paper for this instead.
I use washi tape for crafts like this because the sticking power on it is much less than traditional tapes so it's less likely to tear your paper. If I want to be certain that the tape won't tear anything when it's removed then I'll normally stick it to my trousers or something first as this helps remove a bit of the stickiness!
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