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Candy Cane Snowmen Craft

Candy Cane Snowmen Craft

Total Time 1 hour Ages school-age

Aren't these little candy cane snowmen darling? It's so easy to make with just a few supplies, making it a great classroom project!

by Amanda Formaro

What you'll need

  • Wrapped candy cane
  • Felt
  • Scissors
  • Felt glue or hot glue gun
  • Black marker
  • 6" ribbon or yarn

Helpful Tip:

1. You can add a brim to the hat by rolling the felt up. 2. Hang your candy cane snowman on the Christmas tree! 3. Felt is inexpensive, so add to your stock a few sheets at a time each time you hit the discount department store.

How to make it

Candy Cane Snowmen step 1

1. Cut a piece of felt about 2" wide and 5" long. Using the long stem of the wrapped candy cane as a guide, glue a sleeve of felt around the candy cane. You want to create a felt tube that the candy cane with slide through.

Candy Cane Snowmen step 2

2. Slide the felt tube up the length of the candy cane and onto the curve, leaving most of the straight part exposed.

Candy Cane Snowmen step 3

3. Feel the felt and find where the curve in the candy cane ends. Tie a piece of ribbon or yarn around the felt just after the end of the candy cane's curve.

Candy Cane Snowmen step 4

4. Fringe the end of the felt below the ribbon by making long slits with your scissors. Trim the excess for the hat's pom-pom.

5. Cut a small triangle from orange felt and glue to the straight part of the candy cane about ½" below the felt of the hat.

Candy Cane Snowmen step 6

6. Use a black marker to draw on two eyes and a mouth.

7. Cut a piece of felt about ¾" x 5". Tie around the candy cane as a scarf, and fringe the ends.