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  • Sahuarita, AZ

Astronaut Snowman Kids Craft

4 Materials
$10
2 Hours
Easy

A snowman? In space? Well, not quite but this snowman is really cute! I think NASA would approve of him. For this snowman I used mostly Dollar Tree items so it is really inexpensive and fun for the kids to make too! This sort of just made itself because I had no idea what I was making but as it came together, it was perfect. Crafting should always take us to our own worlds of creativity. Or space perhaps!

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This astronaut has made his winter debut. What will his mission be? To be cute, of course!

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This is the ornament that started this creation. I saw an astronaut's helmet. See it? You can find this ornament at Michael's.

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I filled this ornament with mini marshmallows. I need to make a face and also a way to keep the marshmallows in.

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I remembered I had this ornament too. It came from Hobby Lobby. It is big enough to fit in the other ornament. I made a face with buttons and ribbon for the nose.

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I also took a sandwich baggie and put over the face. So it would look like a real helmet. As real as an astronaut snowman can get!

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Now, for the snowman body. I used 2 glass bowls from The Dollar Tree. I filled them with fake snow from the Dollar Tree as well. I put felt on the bottom to keep the snow in. Then, glued them on one another.

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I wanted his arms to be kind of fluffy like an astronauts suit. So, I took the mini marshmallows and made arms. How cute are they!

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He needed an air pack. I took 2 toilet paper rolls and painted them. Just glue together and glue on the back of the snowman.

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Every astronaut, even snowmen ones, need an American flag on his suit. I took mini legos from the Dollar Tree and made one. I glued it on felt. Cut out and glued on snowman.

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An astronaut also needs a NASA patch on his suit. I made one with a small wooden piece. I added ribbon for more decor on his suit as well.

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I also wanted to make his helmet have a back. I took automotive cloth from The Dollar Tree cut it and glued to the back of the helmet.

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Might be hard to see but let me share more photos with you.

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His American flag just makes me happy!

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He stands proud and tall! He is ready for his mission. One small step for man, one GIANT leap for snowman-kind!

Suggested materials:

  • Fake snow  (Dollar store)
  • Glass bowls  (dollar store)
  • Plastic ornament  (Michaels)
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