3 Winter Kids Crafts!

These craft projects are fun, simple, and turn out beautifully! They are also a fantastic way to keep young children occupied when the winter weather can make it hard to play outside.

Frosted Pinecones


  • Pinecones
  • White Acrylic Paint
  • White PVA Glue
  • Large Grain Silver Glitter
  • Silver Thread


  1. In a large bowl, mix together the white acrylic paint and the PVA glue to a 60/40 ratio.
  2. Roll pinecones around the paint and glue mixture
  3. Roll pinecones lightly in the silver glitter
  4. Once dried, tap off loose glitter and then tie with a thread to hang and admire!

Polar Bear Masks


  • Paper Plate
  • White Tissue Paper
  • School Glue
  • White Cardstock Paper
  • Empty Plastic Fruit Cup
  • White Acrylic Paint
  • Black Marker
  • Large Black Pom Pom
  • Glue Gun
  • Craft Knife
  • Scissors


  1. Have an adult cut 2 eye holes into the paper plate using a craft knife.
  2. Cut out a circle on white cardstock paper, and then cut the circle in half to create ears.
  3. Paint the clear plastic fruit cups with white acrylic paint and let it dry.
  4. Use school glue to stick crumpled white tissue paper to the paper plate.
  5. Glue ears onto the back of the plate.
  6. Use a glue gun to glue the painted fruit cup onto the polar bears face, creating the snout. Glue a black pom pom on top!
  7. Punch holes into the sides of the paper plate and tie a knot on each end with a piece of string or yarn.

Mason Jar Snow Globe


  • Mason Jar with gasket lid
  • Clear Elmer’s glue
  • Plastic fruit cup
  • Scissors
  • Glue sticks
  • Bottlebrush Christmas Tree
  • Glitter


  1. Glue the mason jar lid and insert together.
  2. Cup fruit cup about an inch above the base, then flip it over and glue it to the inside of the lid.
  3. Hot glue the tree and other miniature decorations to the plastic base.
  4. Pour Elmer’s clear glue into the jar. The more glue, the slower the glitter will settle inside your snow globe.
  5. Add glitter!
  6. Fill the rest of the jar with hot water, then screw the tree lid onto the jar and seal.
  7. Flip it over and gently shake to combine water, glue and glitter.
  8. Enjoy your adorable mason jar snow globe!

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