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Sparkly Snowman | Christmas Character Craft Ideas

Sparkly Snowman

Brighten your holiday table with this glittery wintertime houseguest.


  • Egg carton
  • Uncooked rice
  • Masking tape
  • White paint
  • Clear glitter
  • Glue
  • Pushpin
  • Brown pipe cleaners
  • Felt
  • Pom-pom
  • Cardboard
  • White cotton
  • Orange felt
  • Mini black pom-poms


  1. Make 2 basic egg carton body shapes as described for the Petite Penguin (omit the rice in one of them). Paint them white and sprinkle on clear glitter. When they have dried, glue the empty body part atop the rice-filled one.
  2. Use a pushpin to create a small armhole on each side of the bottom segment, then push through two 31⁄2-inch lengths of brown pipe cleaner for arms, bending the ends for hands.
  3. Glue a 1- by 41⁄2-inch piece of felt around the top of the head for a hat. Glue closed the top, then glue on a pom-pom.
  4. Glue the snowman to a white snowdrift (cotton glued to a 3-inch cardboard circle).
  5. Glue on an orange felt nose, mini black pom-poms for a mouth, eyes, and buttons, and a 1- by 7-inch strip of felt for a scarf.