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Clothespin Snowman Craft {Free Clip Cards Included!}

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 Add Some Holiday Magic with this Clothespin Snowman Craft idea.  Use Them For Fine Motor Practice Or Clip Card Activities. Simple and Jolly Good Fun for kids to make!

Clothespin Snowman Craft

There’s so many Snowman activities for kids to make, but this clothespin snowman craft idea is ‘snow’ adorable!

Whenever we find a thematic craft for kids activity we always look for some ‘sneaky’ educational aspect as well, just to make it extra worthwhile! So when we saw these snowmen pegs we knew they’d be perfect for our Snowman clip cards!

 

Clothespin Snowman Craft

Our kids love using clip cards to help them practice and consolidate their understandings.  Because they are hands-on they don’t always realise they are learning!

Clip card activities are also great for building fine motor strength and are excellent activities for independent or partner work learning stations.

As Christmas is right around the corner get started with this fun clothespin snowman craft. They are so simple to make you can even get the kids to make them!

There’s even a set of FREE printable Number games . Our Snowman themed clip cards for teaching number recognition work perfectly with this craft! (Scroll to the end of the post to get the FREEBIE!)

 

Clothespin Snowmen Craft & Clip Cards

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Clothespin Snowman Craft Supplies

With just a few cheap supplies, leftover craft scraps and some creativity you or your kids can make this clothespin snowman craft in no time at all!

Clothespin Snowman Craft Equipment

 


Clothespin Snowman Craft in the Classroom

These clothespin snowmen are ‘snow cute’ and are a very simple to make.  Our Kindergarten kids were involved in the craft making including painting the pegs white. We finished the making sequence by adding a pipe cleaner scarf, and a pompom carrot nose.

The kids then used them in clothespin activities, including our FREE snowman clip cards (link is at end of post). These activities are great for:

  • building fine motor muscle strength
  • coordination
  • strengthening the pinching action between the thumb and finger
  • Making learning FUN!

 

 

Clothespin Snowman Craft Instructions

First we painted each wooden clothespin white with acrylic paint. You could also sprinkle with glitter to add some extra sparkle. Depending on the quality of your paint you made need to do a couple of coats. Leave the clothespins to dry.

 

Paint pegs white


Next we wrapped a chenille stick around the peg for a scarf. You can also use ribbon or wool, whatever craft scraps you have.

Add a scarf


For the nose we used mini orange pom poms. Glue onto the wooden clothespin with clear glue. Leave to dry.

glue on a pom pom nose

 

 

 

Finally we used a sharpie to draw on the eyes, and mouth. We also drew on some buttons. You can stick sequins on if you like!

Draw on eyes, mouth and buttons

 

These clothespin snowmen are so cute and are fun to use with our FREE  Teaching Number Recognition Snowman Clip cards.

Use them on Snowman Clip Cards

 


 

 

Free Clip Cards To Use With Your Clothespin Snowman

Click the image below to get your FREE snowman clip card printable number games

Free Snowman Clip Cards

 

 

Click the image to try our other snowman printable FREEBIES and painted rock snowman

Colour Matching Snowman Printable

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