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Footprint Snowman Craft

Footprint Snowman Craft

Of all the crafts that I make with my kiddos, I cherish handprint and footprint crafts the most because the style allows me to lock a small piece of my daughter and son in time. Last January I helped my children make footprint snowmen in celebration of winter.


  • Blue, black, brown, and white construction paper
  • White paint
  • Cotton ball
  • Scrap cardboard
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Black and orange markers


  1. Pour some white paint onto the cardboard.
  2. Use a cotton ball to spread a thin layer of white paint on your child’s foot.
  3. Press the footprint onto the blue construction paper.
  4. Wash the paint off your child’s foot.
  5. Cut out the footprint from the blue paper leaving a small border.
  6. Cut the black construction paper into the shape of a hat.
  7. Cut the brown construction paper into the shape of two stick arms.
  8. Glue the black hat on the heel of the footprint.
  9. Glue the brown stick arms on the sides of the footprint.
  10. Use the black marker to draw eyes, a mouth, and buttons on the footprint.
  11. Use the orange maker to draw a carrot nose on the footprint.
  12. Glue the footprint snowman on the white paper.

Blue Construction Paper, White Paint, and Cotton Ball White Footprints on Blue Paper

Footprint with Blue Borders Brown Stick Arms and Black Hats

Snowman with Brown Stick Arms and a Black Hat Drawing on the Snowman Face

Footprint Snowman Craft

For more fun winter ideas, try my Upcycled Sock Snowman Craft, Puffy Snow Paint Craft, Puff Container Snowman Craft, Puff Container Snowman Craft, Cotton Swab Painted Snowman Craft, and Paper Chain Snowman Craft.

Image Credits

Footprint Snowman Craft © 2015 Heather Johnson
Blue Construction Paper, White Paint, and Cotton Ball © 2015 Heather Johnson
White Footprints on Blue Paper © 2015 Heather Johnson
Footprint with Blue Borders © 2015 Heather Johnson
Brown Stick Arms and Black Hats © 2015 Heather Johnson
Snowman with Brown Stick Arms and a Black Hat © 2015 Heather Johnson
Drawing on the Snowman Face © 2015 Heather Johnson
Footprint Snowman Craft © 2015 Heather Johnson


  1. Amanda Joosten

    January 3, 2016 at 11:24 am

    this is so nice of you to share with us thank you

  2. Rosie

    March 4, 2016 at 11:54 am

    aww this is the cutest use of footprints I’ve ever seen!

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