4 Interesting Winter Craft Ideas For Your Toddler


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Are you looking to engage your toddler in a creative activity during the winter season? In the article below, are some interesting winter activities for toddlers to enjoy. These ideas for toddler winter crafts are easy and simple.

4 Interesting Ideas On How To Make Winter Crafts For Toddlers:

You both can now huddle up around your table during the cold afternoons to come up with wonderful craft creations. Here, we share a few amazing winter craft ideas for toddlers:

1. Snowy Picture Using Salt:

You can come up with a marvelous creation with the perfect combination of paints and salts.

What You Need: 

For this experimental painting, here is what you need:

  • Salt
  • Paint
  • Paper


Ask your toddler to paint a winter morning scene.

  • Wait until the paint dries slightly.
  • Once it is semi dry, sprinkle salt all over the drawing.
  • Dust off the additional salt with a paint brush.
  • You may find some of the paint falling apart thanks to the additional salt. The rest of the salt will stick to the drawing to create a snowy effect.

You have just finished drawing a perfect winter morning!

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2. Snowman With Cotton Wool:

Is your toddler hell-bent on creating an impressive snowman? Well, here is how you can direct him to go about it.

What You Need:

For this super winter craft, you need the following:

  • Cotton wool pads.
  • Ribbons, buttons, craft matchsticks and pompoms etc for decoration.
  • Glue.


  • Paste two cotton pads with glue, one on top of the other. This will be used to make the head and body of your snowman.
  • Look into your crafts box for ribbons to make the snowman’s woolen scarf, buttons for the eyes and craft matchsticks for the nose.

Your toddler can now admiring his perfect winter craft!

[ Read: Winter Colouring Pages For Toddlers ]

3. Collage:

Get your child to make an interesting collage? Follow these simple steps:

What You Need:

A ski collage can be a great winter craft for your toddler. Here is what you need:

  • Cotton wool.
  • Paper.
  • Foam, felt scraps and fabric.
  • Popsicle sticks.
  • Glue.


Cover a part of the paper with glue and stick the cotton wool to make ice.

  • Glue the popsicle stick skis.
  • To make the look of a skier, cut out felt scraps and fabric.

Your child’s ski craft is ready!

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4. Fancy Doorbells:

Toddlers can have a wonderful time making some pretty doorbells.

What You Need:

Here are some easily available supplies that you need for this craft:

  • Cardboard.
  • Acrylic paint.
  • Glitters.
  • Glue.
  • Yarn.
  • Jingle bells.
  • Scissors.


Cut out cone-shaped pieces from a cardboard.

  • Paint each of the cone-shaped cut outs with acrylic paint.
  • Once the paint has dried, apply glue to the edges. Sprinkle glitter on the portions you have applied glue.
  • You can make a hole in the bell and hang jingle bells from there.

You can now hang these lovely bells in the doorknobs or on your refrigerator.

The craft ideas mentioned above are not just a fun activity for your toddler to indulge in, but also a way for him to unleash his imagination. Plus, these winter arts and crafts for toddlers are easy-to-make. They do not require too many supplies, adding to your household budget.

After your child makes one of the above mentioned easy winter crafts for toddlers, do share with us which one did he like the most. Also, if you have other similar ideas, write to us in the comment box below.

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