Snowman Lantern

There’s snowplace like home—especially for this adorable snowman decoration! Create a DIY winter lantern that can chill out around the house.

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Supplies:

  • Crayola Model Magic
  • Crayola Glitter Glue
  • Crayola Paint Brush
  • Crayola No-Run Washable School Glue
  • Water
  • Upcycled Jar
  • Ribbon
  • Battery-Operated Tea Light

CIY Staff Tips:

  • Use different-size jars to create a snowman family!
  • Model Magic that is fresh from the pack will stick to itself. Dried pieces can be glued together.

Steps:

1
Step 1

Roll large piece of Model Magic into a ball.

2
Step 2

Dip finger in water and smooth Model Magic if needed.

3
Step 3

Add features such as eyes, nose, and mouth to create a snowman face! Dry overnight.

4
Step 4

Squeeze glitter glue on outside of glass jar.

5
Step 5

Use paint brush to spread thin layer of glitter glue over the jar. Dry 3–4 hours.

6
Step 6

Glue Model Magic buttons to front of the jar.

7
Step 7

Tie ribbon around neck of jar to create a scarf.

8
Step 8

Insert battery-operated tea light inside jar, then put snowman’s head on top of jar.

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Step 9

Display your DIY winter decoration & let the light twinkle!

  • Occasion:

    • Special Occasions,

    • Winter,

    • Christmas

  • Age:

    • 6+,

    • 8+,

    • Tween+


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