Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Smashed Potato Snowpeople

Note: No potatoes were hurt (or used) in the making of this craft.
But the children did have a lot of fun using potato mashers to make these snowpeople. 

I found this book "Snowman's Big Job" that inspired this project.
It shows pictures of snowmen doing various jobs, even a fire fighter, which I found funny.
Wouldn't he melt if he tried to put out a fire?
 I found various kinds of potato mashers
 and this springy whisk
for the children to make snowflakes on a snowman shape.
Then provided extra materials to create their snowman's character.
 A ballerina?
This child is adding the final detail, hair.
Day two of rain, no snow in sight:(