A Snowball Fight

February 12th, 2013 posted by Amanda Formaro

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Create this cute winter pal with your mismatched children’s gloves. Much like our Snow Folks , all you will need is gloves, wooden balls, and lots of imagination.

You will need

child’s glove

cotton batting 11/4″ diameter

wooden ball

mismatched infant or child’s sock

gold cord

small white pom poms

scrap material for scarf silk

florals (holiday sprigs, berries, flowers, pine, etc.)

tiny black plastic eyes or black acrylic paint

rosey lipstick

black marker

If you make this project

we’d love to see it! Just send your photos and comments to the editor and it may get published on our Facebook fan page !

What you do

First, tuck the thumb inside the glove. Fill the glove with cotton batting, be sure to fill remaining four fingers without over stuffing. Cut a scrap piece of material for scarf and gently tie around the glove where the ribbing of the cuff meets the plain material of the glove (end of the cuff). (When tying scarf, point the scarf material toward the thumb area to cover the area where it was tucked inside. Fold down cuff to cover scarf and form a turtle neck. Hot glue on wooden ball to top of turned down cuff.

Glue on tiny plastic eyes or paint on with black acrylic paint. Use black marker for mouth. Gently dot on lipstick for cheeks by applying first to your finger and then dotting onto face. Glue a stem of holiday florals or greenery behind body onthe side where thumb is tucked in. Thiswill help to hide the tucked inthumb.

To make the hat, simply fit the cuff of the sock onto head and roll up the edge of the cuff to form the hat brim. Then trim the end of the sock off and fringe with scissors. Add a small amount of cotton batting inside hat and tie off with gold cord. Using the first and fourth finger of the glove, pull them to the front of the body and glue together with hot glue, hold in place until secure. Add a pile of white pom poms for snowballs, one at a time, gluing each one in place. Don’t miss our Adorable Snow Folks fashioned from children’s mittens!

What’s related

Glass Ornament Snowmen | Light Bulb Santa | Mini Hanging Longjohns | A More Christmas Crafts

Recommended craft book:

175 Easy-To-Do Christmas Crafts

Amanda Formaro is the crafty, entrepreneurial mother of four children. She loves to bake, cook and make crafts. She is the craft expert for FamilyCorner.com and Kaboose.com. You can see her crafty creations on Crafts by Amanda and her delicious recipes on Amanda’s Cookin’ . She is also the owner of Fun Family Crafts .

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