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9 DIY Snowman Making Ideas Everyone Will Love

Get outside this winter and spend some quality family time building a snowman. Even if you're somewhere warm for the holidays, there are plenty of ways to get in on the fun. Here are some ideas for building a snowman everyone will love.

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Snowmen with Tools

Get creative in the snow this winter with some hard-working DIY snowmen. These two appear to be ready to take on their weekend to-do list!

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Snowman Kit

This snowman-making kit has everything you need to build a snowman, except the snow. It comes with a top hat with holly, a scarf, and fixtures for the arms, eyes, nose and mouth.

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Beach Snowman with Santa Hat

If you’re spending the holidays at the beach, build a snowman in the sand! Just bring along a Santa hat, some cool shades and find a couple sticks for arms.

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Here’s a lovely couple. Build two snowpeople, using sticks for arms, and attach some gloves at the end. Bonus points for making it look like they’re holding hands.

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Classic Snowman

Give your child a carrot for the snowman’s nose and encourage him or her to collect other items from the yard to finish off their custom Frosty. Pine cones or rocks work great for eyes or buttons.

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Identical Snowquintuplets

Grab some matching hats and scarves and build a whole family! They don’t have to be big—try using just two balls of snow for the bodies.

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Felt Snowman Kit

If it’s too cold to head outside to build a snowman, build one indoors! This felt kit will keep young kids busy and adds some holiday cheer to your decor.

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Snowman with Hair

Snowmen don’t have to be bald! Grab some prairie grasses or dried plants and use them for your snowman’s hair. Dried leaves and some twigs also work. It gives new meaning to a hair transplant.

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Sand Snowman with Bucket Hat

Build a snowman with sand and incorporate some beach toys. This snowman has a bucket for a hat and some shells for buttons. Sand shovels will also work for arms.

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Rachel Brougham
Rachel Brougham lived through a major home renovation in 2019, knows the ups and downs of home improvement, and loves sharing tips with readers. A veteran journalist of both print and television, she’s won several awards for her writing and has covered everything from the environment and education to health care, politics and food. She’s written for several publications beyond newspapers including Bob Vila, Taste of Home and Minnesota Parent, and she currently writes a weekly syndicated newspaper column. Her memoir, Widowland, about the sudden loss of her husband, was published in 2022. She specializes in everything from home decor and design to lawn and garden, product reviews and pet care. When she’s not writing, you can usually find her tending to her garden (both vegetables and native plants), playing with her dog, watching sports with her family or getting some exercise. A native of Michigan, she currently lives in Minneapolis. An avid user of Instagram, you can follow her @RachBrougham.