Snowman (Packing Peanuts)

  • Construction paper
  • Black hole punch outs
  • Markers/Crayons/Pencil Colors/Pencil
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Twine/Yarn/Ribbon


Approximately 1 hour


Instruct students to:

  1. Fold construction paper in half to form a 9 by 6 rectangle.
  2. Cut into 2 rectangles.
  3. Give 1 to a classmate.
  4. Roll of the construction paper to form a cylinder 6 tall.
  5. Glue the packing peanuts and bits completely around the cylinder to cover the body.
  6. Tie length into a bow and glue about a 1/3 of the way down the cylinder.
  7. Use black paper punch circles to form the eyes, mouth and buttons above and below the ribbon.
  8. Cut a small round circle out of black construction paper to form the base of the hat.
  9. Color a packing peanut black.
  10. Flatten the base of the peanut.
  11. Glue to the center of the black circle.
  12. Glue to the top of the cylinder.
  13. Add a carrot nose made from orange construction paper.

Last Updated: 08/20/2013