Snowman fun

By Ilona Hanne

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If you have youngsters at home these school holidays then why not have them build a snowman?

We made this cute little snowman, imaginatively called Olaf, with stuff we had lying around, making it a fun, low-cost activity.

You will need:

- White plastic spoon.

- Scrap of orange craft foam, felt or card (we used a sticky note!).

- Scrap of black or other coloured craft foam, felt, card or paper.

- Felt material or ribbon for a scarf if you want.

- Black beads, stickers and a marker pen in black.

- PVA glue

Instructions:

- Cut a nose shape out of the orange material or card.

- Cut a hat shape out of the black / other coloured material.

- Using small amounts of glue, attach in place on your white spoon.

- If you are using beads or stickers for the eyes, carefully glue them in place.

- Otherwise draw both the eyes and mouth on with the marker pen.

- Add a scarf if you wish.

- Give your snowman a name!

- Or is it a snowgirl? Why not build a whole family of snowpeople?

Send pictures of your completed snowperson to editor@stratfordpress.co.nz with your name and age, and we will share them on Facebook. We will then get the public to vote for their favourite snowperson and will have a prize for the winner.

- Stratford Press

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