Wow! Christmas seems to be making an earlier appearance each year…or am I just getting older? The Trees are up in the store windows and the Christmas DVDs are on the shop shelves. One of my favourite Christmas movies is Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer from 1964. Today we’re making the snow monster from the movie.
Snow monster supplies
- a box that opens on the top, our Maxwell House mocha box worked perfectly.
- blue construction paper
- cotton balls or cotton rolls
- wiggly eyes
How to build a snow monster
I don’t drink coffee, but when I saw this box on the shelf I knew it had a fun craft hiding in it, so I sacrificed myself for the sake of the children’s craft fun! Be honest, what strange things have you purchased ‘just for the kids’?
The children covered their boxes with blue construction paper and then glued on the cotton rolls, pulling them apart a little to make them more fluffy. They left some space for the face and belly of the snow monster.
The wiggly eyes were glued on, and they used a marker to make a nose.
These little creatures have turned out very well, and when you open the lid, the children can growl, making them sound just like the real thing!
What is your favourite Christmas movie? I’d love to know!