Snowman Bookmark Craft for Kids

by Alli

A few days ago, my son-in-law surprised my daughter with a trip to Biltmore to see the Christmas decor. He had already arranged for the grandkids to stay with me for a few days. Of course, the grandkids are welcome to stay with me 24/7! The younger grandkids like to do crafts so this was the perfect time to make a snowman bookmark craft or three.Snowman Bookmark Craft for Kids

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It’s Day 4 and we are sharing Kids Christmas Craft Ideas

My younger grandchildren enjoy craft projects so I keep a basket of materials on hand and I’m always on the lookout for craft ideas. Since it’s finally getting a little nippy here in South Carolina and Christmas will be here before we know it, a snowman bookmark is a perfect way to pass a chilly afternoon.

Here is what you’ll need to make a snowman bookmark.

Snowman Bookmark

  • craft sticks
  • white acrylic paint
  • yarn
  • small googly eyes
  • glue (we use Elmers)
  • orange paint pen
  • black marker
  • buttons
  • washi tape (for scarf)

The grandkids painted their craft sticks white the night before so they would be ready for our craft project the next day. The first thing we did was smear glue on the top portion of the craft stick. Then they wrapped yarn around the glue to make a beanie.

Using yarn to make beanies for their snowman bookmark craft

They glued on a little pompom to the top of the beanie. Since this is their craft, I let them choose the color combos.

Making a Snowman Bookmark Craft

Once the beanie is made, glue on googly eyes and use an orange paint pen to add the nose. Add dots with a black marker for the mouth.

How to Make a Snowman Bookmark Craft

Next, the buttons were added. I found that adding a big glop of glue to a paper plate and using extra craft sticks to dab glue on the buttons works best. Sometimes kids get carried away with the glue. That’s when I swipe in and wipe off the access.

Add buttons to make a Snowman Bookmark Craft

We used washi tape to make scarves. Let the snowmen dry and you’re done!

Snowman Bookmark Craft to Make with the Kids

A Snowman Bookmark Craft is a fun activity for the kids. As soon as they were dry, we grabbed one of their favorite Christmas books to read together.

Snowman Bookmark Craft for Kids

Spending time with the grandkids is one of my favorite things to do. When they get older, they’ll remember all the fun times we had working on different crafts. Last year, we made peppermint ornaments for the tree. This is a fun one, too.

These Peppermint Christmas Ornaments are fun to make with the kids.

Scroll down for many more Kids Christmas Craft Ideas!


robin rue November 26, 2018 - 7:29 am

What a fun craft idea for the kids. I am babysitting my nieces next weekend and I think I am going to make some with them.

candy November 26, 2018 - 7:34 am

We enjoy sitting down and making simple yet fun crafts like this on a saturday afternoon with the grandkids. Always have so much fun.

Karen November 26, 2018 - 8:39 am

I love everything about this! It promotes creativity, the holiday spirit, and a love of reading. It’s perfect!

Terri Steffes November 26, 2018 - 9:43 am

I’m sending this to my nieces as between them they have 5 kids under 6. They will love this craft.

Marie InteriorFrugalista November 26, 2018 - 10:29 am

I couldn’t agree more, Alli about time spent with the grandkids being so special. Some of my favorite memories from childhood are the ones spent with my grandparents. Your reindeer bookmarks are adorable! Pinned 🙂

Jenny November 26, 2018 - 11:36 am

These are so cute & fun. My kids would love to make these. They love anything with buttons & snowman.

Sarah Bailey November 26, 2018 - 1:03 pm

Oh these are so cute, what a lovely idea of something to make for kids as well! They would make lovely little presents as well.

Jenn @ EngineerMommy November 26, 2018 - 1:42 pm

Your snowman is soooo adorable. I really love the way it came out. I know my girls would love to work on this this weekend.

Farrah Less November 26, 2018 - 2:40 pm

This is so cute kids would enjoy making this bookmarks. . We can use recycle stuff and at the same be creative .

Amber Myers November 26, 2018 - 3:30 pm

What a cute and easy idea. I’ll have to make these with my daughter. She always loves when she can craft.

Alyssa H November 26, 2018 - 6:35 pm

These are adorable! My kids would love to make these. Saving this for our next rainy day! 🙂

Glamamom November 26, 2018 - 8:12 pm

What a sweet idea for little ones. Crafting and reading, two awesome activities! I want one for myself!

Melanie November 26, 2018 - 9:23 pm

This is such a cute craft. I think that my kids would like to do this craft.

Marysa November 26, 2018 - 9:47 pm

Aww, these are adorable! It has gotten so cold here, it’s nice to have some crafts to keep the kids busy when it is so dreary outside.

Rachel November 26, 2018 - 10:50 pm

These are so cute! We always need bookmarks and I love this idea!

Tabitha Blue November 26, 2018 - 11:00 pm

My kids love to read… this is the perfect craft for them. And especially for this season 🙂

Tasheena November 27, 2018 - 3:16 am

Love this DIY! This would be the perfect craft for me to do with my kiddos.

Chubskulit Rose November 27, 2018 - 7:15 am

I love those snowmen and snowflakes ideas. There’s definitely a lot of crafts you can do with kids.

Swathi November 28, 2018 - 9:28 am

This really cute art. My kids love bookmarks this snowman bookmark is really cool. I am going to make it with them.

Super Mom - No Cape! November 28, 2018 - 3:00 pm

Those snowmen are just so fun. And I love the idea of making them as bookmarks to encourage reading!

Bethel November 29, 2018 - 8:19 am

those are cute snowmen!! i love the fact that kids could be creative and loves to read at the same time 🙂

Erlene December 2, 2018 - 7:57 am

This is a great craft! Love the bookmark idea and I can see this being used as an ornament too.

T'onna | Sew Crafty Crochet December 23, 2018 - 10:10 pm

So cute and fun! My daughter definitely needs a bookmark like this. We’re going to have to make a couple during winter break.


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