This amazing collection of over 65 winter arts and crafts will inspire you and your kids to create some beautiful winter projects filled with all of the icy colors of the season.
There are gorgeous winter art projects, fun snowman crafts, adorable winter animals, snowflake crafts and more! Winter activities kids of all ages will enjoy creating.
You might also be interested in checking out our collections of 30 of the best autumn crafts for kids!
Take a look below for some winter craft inspiration!
Make a Colorful Winter Hat Craft with Scratch Art
This winter hat craft might just be my favorite winter craft that we have done so far! I love the colorful designs that show through the black paint with the scratch art and the pompoms on the top add in some extra fun.
Make This Photo Eskimo Craft For Kids This Winter Season
One of our new favorite activities at our house is any craft that uses photos of the kids. They love seeing themselves transform into different characters and having a cool memento to hold onto.
Snow & Ice - Kids Arts & Crafts Activities
This is a unique ice work of art. My children were quite enthralled with the idea of creating art involving ice.
Snowy Town: Easy Watercolour Painting Project
Learn how to paint a snowy town with watercolours in a simple and fun way that appeals to children. This technique introduces masking tape as a useful tool in watercolour painting.
The Most Colorful and Fun Winter Mitten Craft for Kids
Winter is the perfect season for mitten crafts! Kids of all ages will enjoy using our printable mitten pattern, washable paint, and basic craft supplies to create a fun and colorful mitten craft at home or school.
DIY Winter Desk Tidies - Red Ted Art's Blog
Let’s make some adorable DIY Winter Desk Tidies. These are great Winter Pencil Holders to get all your stationary in order for the new year.
Sparkly Handprint Mittens Craft - Easy Winter Craft For Kids!
I love the way these handprint mittens turned out! Not only is it a fun craft, it also makes a cute decoration. And they are easy to make too!
This Marshmallow Craft Helps Teach Children Their Names
Make a name marshmallow craft with your preschoolers this winter (or any time, really). I’m not the only teacher who sometimes ends up with stale items sometimes, right?
How to Create a Beautiful Light-up Winter Village with Cardboard Tubes
What do you get with too many cardboard tubes, an Exacto knife, and flameless tea lights? A Light-Up Cardboard Village!
Snowflake Watercolor Winter Art
I love how wintery and icy these watercolor winter art paintings turned out! We used simple and fun watercolor techniques that kids of all ages can do and get amazing results.
Salt Painting Process Watercolor Art
Salt painting is a fun process art activity to do with kids. It’s easy to set up and the results can be so beautiful! It’s also really fun to watch the watercolors run along the salt as you paint!
Winter Art: Tape-Resist Snowflake Painting
If you’ve been stuck indoors for the last few weeks due to frigid temperatures or sicknesses that run prevalent this time of year, you’ll love this easy winter art craft for the kids.
Pipe Cleaner Snowflake Craft For Kids
Looking for a simple craft to make with kids this winter season? Here is a quick and easy winter craft that kids can make.
Easy Winter Watercolor Snowflakes
Build fine motor skills while making these tissue paper snowflakes. Squeeze sparkling watercolors from pipettes for beautiful results!
Spin Art Snowflake Craft (Colorful Winter Fun Activity)
The winter months can feel and look a little bit dreary, so why not add some color with a fun snowflake craft?! Break out your Spin Art Machine and create colorful tie-dye painted snowflakes.
Winter Melted Crayon Snowflake Mobile
So, to celebrate my love of slowing things down in the winter my daughter and I created this lovely wintry blue snowflake mobile. Standing still and watching snowflakes fall from the sky is our favourite beautifully slow winter activity.
Paper Plate Snowflake Yarn Art
I’m a little bit obsessed with how cool our latest winter craft turned out. I came across some fun snowflake paper plates at my local Target and was struck with the idea of how to turn them into this gorgeous paper plate snowflake yarn art.
Preschool Science Experiment - Snowflake Coffee Filter
We had a blast with this super easy coffee filter science experiment – the perfect preschool science experiment for toddlers, preschoolers or kindergartners! Making snow flakes with this very simple science experiment for kids was perfect for winter and Christmas time!
Winter Snow Globe Craft with Chalk Pastels
This winter snow globe craft is bright and colorful and so fun to make! Chalk pastels on black paper help make these snow globes extra vivid.
A Winter Themed Puffy Paint Snowglobe Craft For Kids
Get the kids out of the cold and inside making this awesome winter themed puffy paint snowglobe craft.
Easy SNOW GLOBE Craft for Kids
Kids will have a blast designing and then watching their very own DIY Snowman Snow Globe come to life. This is such a fun, easy, and amazing winter craft for kids.
Melted Snowman in a Jar
If you are looking for an easy DIY melted snowman craft for kids, you will love this idea! This melted snowman in a jar craft is fun for kids to make at school, home, or at community programs, such as library storytime.
Fluffy Snowman Slime
Slime is one of our favorite science activities and we like to make it seasonal or holiday-themed when we can! This fluffy snowman slime is a perfect Winter science activity with kids!
Fun and Simple Snowman Project Perfect for Classroom Holiday Parties
Need a simple yet fun snowman project, that is winter-themed to make with a group of children? This is perfect for teachers, homeschoolers and room parents who need winter-themed ideas for classroom parties.
Snowman Thumbprint Art
It’s officially winter! When I think of winter, I think of snowmen. Making a snowman is one of our favorite things to do every winter, so we thought we would make a craft version!
How to Make a Snowman Craft with Preschoolers
Ready to make a snowman craft with preschoolers? We worked on fine motor skills while working with pom poms and other small pieces. The result was a village of snowmen to go with our winter theme!
Snowman Pom Pom Painting Craft
This preschool snowman craft is perfect to make during the cold winter months. It's a low-prep snowman arts and crafts idea and is great for little hands!
Kids WiIll Love Making This Sparkly Snowman Decoration
This sparkly snowman decoration is so cute. My girls make them to give to their teachers at the end of term but we also use them in Christmas wreaths the Christmas foliage over the fireplace and as stand alone decorations.
Pom Pom Painted Snowman Craft
We have been painting with pom poms for years! It such an easy way for kids to make their own paint brushes and experiment with making different marks on paper.
Resist Art Snowmen
E’s love for snowmen is still going strong. We’ve done many fun snowman crafts and activities, and the other day, E once again asked to paint with a snowman theme.
Paper Towel Snowman Suncatcher - Simple Fun for Kids
I know that it’s almost Easter but it’s technically still winter, and I guess some areas even still have snow. So, plenty of time for sneaking in one final snowman activity for this winter: A super quick and simple Paper Towel Snowman Suncatcher!
Melted Snowman Shape Craft Collage
Both of my kids loved making this melted snowman shape craft! It’s a great way to teach young kids about shapes. Kids also get lots of fine motor practice when they make this collage too!
Paint Stick Snowmen
These Paint Stick Snowmen are a great way to use up little scraps, bits & bobs you have around the house. Don’t worry if you don’t have these exact supplies; just use what you have.
The easiest and cutest snowman craft for kids! (All you need is paper and glue!)
To make this cute paper snowman craft for kids, you’ll just need some paper and glue! It’s such an easy craft for winter and the free printable template makes it a perfect last minute craft with minimal prep.
Winter Tree Painting with Cotton Balls
This winter tree painting with cotton balls is a fun and easy winter craft that kids of all ages can enjoy. I love the fluffy snow texture that the cotton balls create on the branches and the contrast of the black branch and white snow against the blue sky.
Newspaper Winter Landscape Art Project | I Heart Crafty Things
I’m not a big fan of living in a snowy climate (Brrr!!) but I love, love looking up at our mountains and seeing the beautiful evergreen trees set against the snowy landscape every winter.
Winter Tree Silhouette Art
Working with black glue and watercolor paints is a process-oriented way for children to practice working with watercolors while they learn about color mixing and the science of resist mediums.
Snowy Alpine Tree Watercolor Resist Art
Alpine tree watercolor resist art is an art project for kids and adults of all ages. My daughter and I had fun painting winter landscapes together on a chilly afternoon.
Kids Crafts: 4 Seasons
Hello! Remember our Four Seasons of 2011? Well… I wanted to start another set of Four Seasons with both children for 2012. I think it is a wonderful way to explore the seasonal changes.
Winter Tree Painting Ideas for Kids
As the weather turns colder we’re always after ideas that we can do inside in the warm and these winter tree painting ideas for kids are a great place to start.
Winter Tree Art for Kids
Brrrrrrr! There’s even a chill of winter in the air here in Florida! This time of the year is short lived for us, but it doesn’t stop us from diving into a fun winter theme filled with lots of learning.
Silhouette Winter Tree Art Project for Kids!
This silhouette winter tree art project uses some really cool art materials and techniques. Kids will love the process of creating this winter tree artwork using tissue paper, starch, and more!
Winter Scrape Painting with Narwhal Printable
This winter scrape painting activity is so fun and a super easy process art activity that kids will have fun creating. Using a narwhal shape and icy winter colors put a new twist on one of our favorite process art activities.
Awesome Pop-up Polar Bear Craft Idea
Are you gearing up to learn about some arctic animals this winter season? If so, you will love this awesome polar bear craft!
Walrus Arctic Animal Craft For Kids
This winter, learn more about arctic animals and make this adorable walrus arctic craft for kids.
With these frigid temperatures we are experiencing we want to keep you and the kids busy this Winter! We have so many fun and easy indoor winter crafts.
Waddling Penguin Winter Craft for Kids
This adorable waddling penguin craft for kids is both fun to make AND fun to play with. Gently shake your cotton ball covered paper bowl and watch your cute penguins waddle and wobble back and forth.
Polar Bear Bookmark Corner - Red Ted Art's Blog
It has been a while since we shared a Corner Bookmark Design with you.. but we still love them as much as ever.
Snowy Owl Winter Craft for Kids
During our winter theme activities we always like to learn more about animals that live in cold weather climates. We also like to tie in art whenever we can.
Arctic Fox Camouflage Craft
We’ve been learning a lot about Arctic animals lately, and we decided to take a look at the Arctic fox. To show off what we learned, we came up with this fun Arctic Fox Camouflage craft.
Kids Will Love This DIY Penguin Puppet Craft!
Winter wouldn’t be complete without a fun penguin craft! Not only are they a perfect animal to learn about in the winter months, but they are oh so adorable!
Fun Paper Plate Hedgehog Craft – Preschool Hibernation Theme
Hedgehogs seem to be all over the Internet these days. Since our creative preschool learning theme this week is Hibernation, Little Sister and I took to the Internet to find out more about these adorable little creatures.
Beginner Needle Felting Project - Winter Robin
One of the things that I remember fondly from my childhood is the Nature Table that my parents set up for us. Throughout the year we would add parts and take away items like adding a branch from a Christmas Tree in early winter or a nest we found in Spring.
This winter sensory activity happened one day when we had a school closure one day. It started inside then moved outside for some beautiful colored icy snow sculptures. The kids had so much fun painting snow, it really kept them engaged for a long time. This Colored Salt Snow Art is the perfect addition to our winter art for kids. It is a process art project that kids of all ages will enjoy! Grab some snow and let’s start creating! Nature and art collide in this beautiful “snowy day” tissue paper art project. Simple enough for kids of all ages, this colorful process art project uses bleeding tissue paper and snow to create vibrant one-of-a-kind paintings. Do you need extra motivation to get outside when the temperature drops below freezing? Perhaps this craft will be just the thing to get you and your kids outside. Enjoy this easy Winter craft that combines science, nature & art -- perfect for kids of all ages! I'll be the first to admit that once Winter sets in, looking for ways to incorporate nature into our day becomes more of a challenge. A couple months ago we collected some pine cones and big acorns with the intent of making some fall fairies. Well fall passed by, and in came winter and there the pine cones and acorns set.
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This winter sensory activity happened one day when we had a school closure one day. It started inside then moved outside for some beautiful colored icy snow sculptures. The kids had so much fun painting snow, it really kept them engaged for a long time.
This Colored Salt Snow Art is the perfect addition to our winter art for kids. It is a process art project that kids of all ages will enjoy! Grab some snow and let’s start creating!
Nature and art collide in this beautiful “snowy day” tissue paper art project. Simple enough for kids of all ages, this colorful process art project uses bleeding tissue paper and snow to create vibrant one-of-a-kind paintings.
Do you need extra motivation to get outside when the temperature drops below freezing? Perhaps this craft will be just the thing to get you and your kids outside.
Enjoy this easy Winter craft that combines science, nature & art -- perfect for kids of all ages!
I'll be the first to admit that once Winter sets in, looking for ways to incorporate nature into our day becomes more of a challenge.
A couple months ago we collected some pine cones and big acorns with the intent of making some fall fairies. Well fall passed by, and in came winter and there the pine cones and acorns set.
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