This Paper Snowman Bookmark Craft is a fun and simple activity for kids to do this winter season. Use the free printable template to create the different parts of the snowman, then stick together with glue!
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Paper Snowman Bookmark Craft
The full list of materials, tools, and instructions are found in the printable tutorial card at the end of this post. I highly recommend reading the blog post all the way through before starting this project to ensure that you have everything required and understand the steps and timings involved.
If your kids love building snowmen, then they are sure to love making one out of paper too!
This paper snowman actually becomes a bookmark – or you could use it as puppet.
You only need a few simple craft supplies which you may already have at home, plus the printable template.
You could make just one snowman, or a whole flurry of snowman bookmarks in lots of different colors.
And if you want to get making straight away but only have white paper, just color the different parts in!
Whatever you do with this craft, the most important thing is to have FUN!
This post is part of Create the Holidays (formerly Create Christmas) – a series of festive recipes, crafts, printables, and more on The Purple Pumpkin Blog!
Materials & Tools Used in This Craft
The full list of supplies, which may include basic crafting items that you already have can be found in the tutorial card at the end of this post. For your convenience, I’ve linked any specialized materials and tools needed for this craft to Amazon below.
- Construction Paper – in the following colors: white, black, brown, red, and green, but you can use any colors you like.
- Brown Cardstock – for the base of the bookmark, or you could use a Popsicle Stick.
- Marker Pens – to draw on the mouth and add some detail to the scarf.
- Snowman Template – the free printable template is in the download box just before the tutorial card.
More Paper Crafts
Once you’ve made this paper snowman you might want more paper crafts to try! Here are some for you to check out:
- Adorable Gingerbread Mickey Mouse Christmas Ornament Craft
- Free Printable Penguin Paper Craft
- Build A Santa Printable
I’ve shared lots of great craft ideas on The Purple Pumpkin Blog over the years, in fact, there are 100+ crafts to make and do at home that you can try.
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How Do I Make a Paper Snowman Bookmark?
Just check out the how-to card below with full materials, tools, instructions and demonstration photos. You can print the card out too (don’t worry, the pics don’t print to save your ink!).
- Construction Paper in the following colors: white, black, brown, red, green.
- Brown Cardstock or Popsicle Stick
- Marker Pens
- Snowman Template
- Print and cut the template and trace around the pieces onto colored papers and cut out.
- Glue the eyes and nose onto the head.
- Glue the hat to the top of the head and the scarf onto the neck.
- Glue the arms on either side of the snowman's body at the back.
- Glue two buttons below the scarf.
- Use marker pens to draw the snowman’s mouth and add some details on the scarf.
- Cut a thick strip or cardstock, or use a popsicle stick to finish off the base of the bookmark - stick to the back of the snowman.
- Leave to dry before using!
The Create the Holidays (formerly Create Christmas) series on The Purple Pumpkin Blog is filled with free printables, crafts, recipes, and more for Christmas and the Winter Holidays! You can check out Create the Holidays from 2020 | 2019 | 2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 and 2012 for tons of awesome Holiday ideas and inspiration!