By Mandy Beyeler on January 14, 2016

Fingerpaint Snowglobes


I have a thing for snowglobes. We've modified this snowglobe craft (from Crafty Morning) to bring in one of my kiddos' favorites - fingerpainting! I think all kids love finger painting, and a snowman and snow is an easy shape for them to experiment with.

Supplies Needed:

--round object for tracing (tape roll)

--white paint

--blue paper, scraps of orange and black paper, colorful strip of cardstock

--black and brown paint pens or markers

--scissors, pens, buttons (optional), glue and glitter glue (optional)

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First up, trace around something round. Kids are great at tracing! Once they have traced the circle, they can cut on that line to cut out a circle.

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Next is the funnest part - finger painting. Dip a finger in the white paint and create a snowscene.

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Add details - we cut out a nose, and hat, and glued on buttons.

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In our house, no craft is complete without a little glitter glue ;)

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--Use the markers to draw on arms and eyes.

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Originally we planned on using a paper bathroom cup as the base, wrapped in cute paper...

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But it turns out that the strip of cardstock will stand up on it's own, no paper cup needed. Glue the strip into a circle. Then if you slightly flatten the circle, you can see 2 sides - cut 1/2 long slits into each of those sides.

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From the top looking down, you can see how the "globe" paper slides down those slits into the base.

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That's it! Display and enjoy - your kiddos can make a whole collection!

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  • Mandy Beyeler

    Mandy Beyeler

    craft and DIY blogger who loves to blog and enjoys all things crafty, sewing, and DIY - she feels that if she can do something, you can too, and provides tutorials to help you along the way.  She loves being a mom to four awesome kiddos and blogs from the... Read more