Snowmen in Hats

Materials

  • FOR EACH:
  • Dow STYROFOAM Brand Foam balls: 1”, 3”
  • Wiggle eyes, two
  • Wooden chopstick
  • Orange acrylic paint
  • Felt, scraps
  • Ribbon, 10” length
  • Embellishments: ribbon, felt, pom-poms, feathers
  • Pink powdered blush

Tools

  • Thick tacky glue
  • Scissors
  • Ruler
  • Sponge scrap
  • Paintbrush
  • Newspaper (to cover work surface)

Directions

STEP 1

  • For nose, cut tip from chopstick. On covered work surface, paint tip orange. Let dry. (Use remaining part of chopstick to hold plastic-foam ball when decorating.) Push nose into 3” ball (head).

STEP 2

  • Glue wiggle eyes on head. For cheeks, cut 1” ball in half. Glue cheeks on head. Use sponge scrap and pink powdered blush to blush cheeks.

STEP 3

  • Print and cut out patterns. Cut hats from felt. Roll Santa hat into cone; glue on top of head. See photo to create hats in style of choice. Decorate hats with embellishments as desired.

STEP 4

  • For scarf, measure and cut 1”x12” felt strip. Wrap and glue scarf below head.

STEP 5

  • Use scissors to snip small hole in hat. For hanger, measure and cut 10” ribbon length. Thread ribbon through hole in hat; tie ends together.
by Kathleen George for The Dow Chemical Co.

Patterns

http://dd4t7shsv7606.cloudfront.net/patterns/2921/c97d450d-3ac1-4484-ae39-9a17a0e7e1a3.pdf



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