Snowflake Art Projects for Kids

Snowflake Art Projects for Kids

It’s cold, wet, white and oh-so-fun!

Every snowflake is a unique masterpiece, and great inspiration for tons of fun art projects! Here are some of our favorites from the World Wide Web…

 

Bleeding Tissue Paper Snowflakes from thepinterestedparent.com.

http://thepinterestedparent.com/2016/10/bleeding-tissue-snowflake-art/

Watercolor and Oil Pastel Resist Snowflakes from artycraftykids.com

artycraftykids.com/art/watercolour-and-oil-pastel-resist-snowflake/

Snowflake Quilt from b-inspiredmama.com

b-inspiredmama.com/paper-snowflakes-quilt/

Radial Paper Relief Snowflakes from artwithmrsnguyen.com

http://www.artwithmrsnguyen.com/2014/05/radial-paper-relief-sculptures-4th5th.html

Star Wars Snowflakes from mattersofgrey.com

http://mattersofgrey.com/diy-star-wars-snowflakes/

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Melted Snowman Ornament

Melted Snowman Ornament

Are harsh temps keeping you and your child idle this holiday season? 

 
Warm things up this holiday, by creating a melted masterpiece using a variety of art supplies you may even already have! This is the perfect all-in-one craft project and holiday gift for grandparents!

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ART KIDBIT: BioColor Paint

BioColor Paint is a student favorite at our studios! It’s a washable, eco-friendly, water-based paint that can be used to paint on paper, as well as, plastic, wood, foil, cardboard and clay. In addition, BioColor can be used to make silly putty (Click here to learn how to make silly putty with BioColor), puff paint and so much more! BioColor is free of common allergens like latex, dairy, egg, gluten, peanuts, tree nuts and soy!

Art Supplies:

  • Small plastic disposable plate
  • Dixie cup
  • Craft glue (about a half of a Dixie cup full)
  • White BioColor Paint (If you don’t have BioColor Paint, no problem! Your snowman can be made without it. He just won’t be as opaque.)
  • Ribbon or string
  • Craft stick
  • Small black beads (snowman’s eyes and mouth)
  • Orange straw bead (snowman’s nose)

Directions:

  • Give your child a Dixie cup filled a little less than half of the way with craft glue. Add about 2 tablespoons of white BioColor Paint. Then have your child mix the two together with a craft stick. (NOTE: BioColor Paint is not required for this project. Your snowman will be more transparent if made without the paint.) 
  • Then, take your ribbon or string and form a loop on the plastic plate. You may need to use a small dab of glue to hold the string in place.
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  • Now comes the fun part! Pour the paint/glue mixture onto the plate so that it forms a puddle. Be sure it covers the end of the ornament’s string! Use your craft stick to spread and shape the glue.
    • Set the beads into the glue-puddle so that they form two eyes and a smile. Then use your orange straw bead for the snowman’s nose.
    • Once completed, let your gluey masterpiece dry. Ta-da! Your melted snowman ornament is complete!

     

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    Holiday Snow Globe Art Project

    Holiday Snow Globe Art Project

     

    One of the most treasured holiday decorations is the snow globe, and what way to make it even more memorable than by creating your very own?

    This easy-to-make snow globe is a fun and creative way to get your kids involved in the holiday decorating, and will be a memorable keepsake for years to come. 

     

    Materials Needed

     

    • Plastic or Glass Jar with Lid
    • Plastic Figurine
    • Florist Clay
    • Greenery and/or Flowers (2-4 Sprigs)
    • 2-4 Different Colors of Glitter
    • Hot Glue Gun and Glue Stick
    • Yellow, Blue, White, and Red Model Magic®. (NOTE: The yellow and blue can be mixed to create green.)
    • School Glue

    ART KIDBIT:

    The History of Snow Globes

    We don’t know exactly when the first snow globe, or snow dome, was made, but they appear to date back to the early 1800s in France.

    They used to be made from heavy lead glass placed over a ceramic figure, filled with water and sealed. The snow was bone chips or pieces of porcelain, sand or even sawdust. 

     Directions

    • Select a figurine for inside the globe. Then, using half of the florist clay, attach the figure to the inside of the jar lid. Make sure the florist clay wraps around the feet or bottom of the figurine. (NOTE: Make sure not to cover the threads of the lid or the jar will not seal properly.)
    • With the second half of the florist clay, add some greenery to the inside of the lid around your figurine. Preview what it will look like by putting the jar over the top. Make sure the greenery does not touch the edges of the jar.
    • Carefully fill the jar with cold water to about ¼” below the top rim. If it’s too full it will spill over, but if it is not full enough your will have an air pocket inside of the globe.
    • Sprinkle some glitter (approx. 1 small palm full) into the jar.
    • Screw the lid onto the jar and crank tight.
    • To ensure that the water doesn’t leak out, use your hot glue gun to seal the lid to the jar. A small bead of glue around the seal will do the trick.
    • Now it’s time to decorate the outside of your snow globe! Get out the Model Magic and create a coil (or snake). Wrap the coil around the rim of the jar’s lid and attach it with a line of school glue. Remember, yellow and green Model Magic can be combined to create green.
    • With more Model Magic, create patterns and extra details to go on top of the coil. These can be placed directly on top of the coil, there is no need for school glue.
    • Ta-Da! Your snow globe is complete! Shake it by gently tipping it up and down. (NOTE: The figurines may come unstuck if it is shaken too hard.)

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    Snow Makes a Great Canvas!

    Snow Makes a Great Canvas!

    What does an artsy mom do to keep her kids busy on snowy winter days?

    You guessed it! Send them outside to play and create. Here are some of our favorite snow painting art projects from the world wide web! 

    Squirt Bottle Snow Paint from The Sits Girls.

    http://www.thesitsgirls.com/diy/diy-snow-paint/

    Magic Snow Paint from Growing a Jeweled Rose.

    http://www.growingajeweledrose.com/2013/12/magic-snow-paint.html

    Kool-Aid Snow Paint from Growing a Jeweled Rose

    http://www.growingajeweledrose.com/2013/02/kool-aid-snow-paint.html

    Snow Paints from Simple Play Ideas.

    http://www.simpleplayideas.com/painting-snow

    Snow Painting with Markers from How Wee Learn.

    http://www.howweelearn.com/snow-painting-markers-water/

    Snow Painting with Markers from How Wee Learn.

    http://www.howweelearn.com/snow-painting-markers-water/

    Snow Action Painting from Living the Teaching Life.

    http://livingtheteachinglife.blogspot.com/2013/02/snow-painting.html

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