Nothing says winter like a freshly built snowman! Our favorite snowman activities below are sure to please the enthusiastic winter fan. Whether you have snow yet or won’t have snow at all, these snowman activities are the perfect way to explore Winter STEM indoors this season.
SNOWMAN ACTIVITIES FOR PRESCHOOLERS
It is almost officially winter here but we don’t have any snow yet. We are expecting snow to arrive any day. All my son can talk about is building a snowman! So I thought I would gather up 10 awesome snowman activities to try out while we wait for the first snow fall.
TOP 10 SNOWMAN ACTIVITIES
Check out all the links to below to see how you can enjoy a little snowman science no matter what the temperature is outdoors. Simple supplies, simple prep, but tons of awesome fun and learning.
Click the highlighted links to see how to set up each snowman activity.
1. MELTING SNOWMAN
An indoor Melting Snowman Experiment is a great way to bring the outdoors indoors for a fun Winter STEM activity.
2. FIZZING SNOWMAN
Explore chemical reactions and a fun winter theme with a Fizzing Snowman activity that kids love!
3. SNOWMAN SLIME
Melting Snowman Slime is a cool tactile sensory play and science lesson all rolled into one! Check out our super easy and quick snowman slime recipe and make your own melting snowman.
4. SNOWMAN IN A BAG
Make your own snowman in a bag for homemade sensory play. This easy squishy craft is sure to be a favorite winter activity for kids.
5. CRYSTAL SNOWMAN
Have you ever made crystals? You can make this amazing Crystal Snowman from Science Kiddo at home with simple supplies.
6. SNOWMAN BOTTLES
Enjoy winter activities no matter what your climate looks like. Whether you have beach weather or snowman weather, a Snowman Sensory Bottle is a versatile winter activity for kids to make with you!
7. SNOWMAN THEME OOBLECK
Check out a simple Non-newtonian science activity while enjoying Frosty The Melted Snowman sensory activity from Still Playing School.
8. ANOTHER MELTING SNOWMAN
Melting ice is one of our most favorite simple science activities. This Ice Melting Snowman Activity from Munchkins and Moms is completely different than the snowman melt above!
9. MAGIC FOAMING SNOWMAN
A Magic Foaming Snowman from Fun At Home With Kids is too cool! Your preschoolers will want to do this one over and over again!
10. LAUNCHING SNOWMEN
Launching Snowmen from Buddy and Buggy is a perfect way to combine a physics experiment, a snowman theme, and a fun gross motor activity. Especially great for those who live in warm climates. Maybe you can try it with something soft inside!
I hope you find a new Winter STEM idea to add to your lesson or activity time this season!
MORE FUN WINTER ACTIVITIES
- Snowflake Activities
- Snow Slime Recipes
- LEGO Winter Ideas
- How To Make Fake Snow
- Indoor Exercises For Kids
What is your favorite snowman activity?
Click on the link or on the image for more winter science experiments.