Family Matters: Snowmen Outdoors & In

[ 2 ] January 14, 2011 |

Collage SnowmanAfter the week of weather we’ve had, how could the theme for Family Matters be other than snow, snow, snow?

Kido Tip 1. Make a snowman inside.

Collage your own snow people indoors. This simple project can be adapted to kids of all ages. Materials needed: Glue stick, scissors, scraps of paper, wrapping paper, old magazines, buttons, sequins, sticks and other found small found objects. Cut or rip paper to form snow base. Adorn with found objects. Once snow people are done create your own story with your snow characters. (Detailed instructions here on Kidoinfo.)

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Anisa Raoof

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Anisa Raoof is the publisher of She combines being a mom with her experience as an artist, designer, psych researcher and former co-director of the Providence Craft Show to create the go-to spot for families in Rhode Island and beyond. She loves using social media to connect parents with family-related businesses and services and promoting ways for parents to engage offline with their kids. Anisa believes in the power of working together and loves to find ways to collaborate with others. An online enthusiast, still likes to unplug often by reading books and magazines, drawing, learning to knit, making pop-up books with her two sons and listening to records with her husband.

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  1. Love the connection between art, reading, and nature here! All of these allow kids to explore, learn, and have fun – and what more do they need than that? Great job…

  2. Elyse Major elyse says:

    these are so much fun to make, even for big kids like me!

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