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Beach Bum Snowman

Beach Bum Snowman

Total Time Needed: 1 Hour

This silly snowman is the coolest cat on the block.


  • Snow
  • Beach towel
  • Plastic sheet
  • Carrot stick (for nose)
  • Sticks (for arms)
  • Water bottle
  • Bottle cap (for belly button)
  • Sunglasses
  • Any other props you want, like umbrella, boogieboard, etc.


Whether the forecast calls for rain of shine, snowmen are vulnerable to the elements. An umbrella helps keep his cool smile from melting away. You could use other props as well: a boogieboard, perhaps, or even a snow castle.

Give your snowman a blissed-out smile with a bright red slice of apple. Slip on a pair of cheap sunglasses for eyes and use a carrot stick for a nose. His belly button is any appropriately sized bottle cap.

Just because he's made of snow doesn't mean he likes to lie in it! Provide him with a towel to lounge on, using a small brush to clear away any leftover patches of snow.

Tip: To keep the towel from freezing to the ground, lay a sheet of plastic beneath it.

Although we could have gotten fancy with snow-sculpted arms, our guy, a bit of a traditionalist, insisted on the tried-and-true forked-stick approach.

Always within grasp, our snowman's sunblock is the strongest he can get -- he knows the importance of protecting himself from the sun's powerful rays. On the opposite side, he keeps a bottle of water in case he overheats. (When he spritzes himself, it comes out as snow!)