Felt Board Snowman Craft for Kids This Winter

by Tonya Staab
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Kids are going to love this DIY felt board snowman craft this winter. They can make winter scenes over several boards to tell a story.

Winter has well and truly settled in. If you are looking for an indoor activity on those cold, and rainy days, have kids create their own winter story with a DIY felt board.

A DIY snowman felt board craft for winter
A snowman felt board craft for kids.

Note: This project was originally created for the website Rusty and Rosy, however that website is now offline. I have moved all of my content over here.

Felt board snowman craft


  • Cardboard (I used an insert from a box that had been delivered)
  • Felt – in assorted colors
  • Glue stick
  • Duck tape
  • Scissors
Cardboard, felt, tape, and glue to make a felt board for kids
Supplies to make a felt board for kids.


Step 1: Cover the front of the cardboard with glue. Place a sheet of felt over the top leaving a gap of about 2 inches at the bottom for a second color. Lay a second color at the bottom of the cardboard. Smooth the felt over the cardboard with your fingers.

instructions for making a felt board for kids
How to make a felt board for kids.

Step 2:  Turn the felt board over. Trim the corners of the felt and the length of the felt if necessary. Apply a strip of glue around the edge of the cardboard and fold the edges over, sticking them down as you go.

How to attach felt to cardboard to make a felt board.
DIY felt board craft for kids.

Step 3:

Using Duck tape, tape down the edges of the felt on the back.

Use tape to attach felt to cardboard to make a felt board.
Tape felt onto cardboard to make a felt board.

Step 4:

Cut out a variety of shapes and winter-themed felt pieces so that the kids can create different winter scenes depending on where they are, or what the weather outside looks like.

Cut felt into shapes to use on a felt board.
Felt cut out into shapes for a felt board.
A snowman and penguin winter felt board craft for kids.
A snowman and penguin being made out of felt.

Tip:  Create two or three boards so that kids can create a scene and tell a story.

DIY felt boards with a snowman, trees, and penguin.
Felt boards being used to create a winter scene with a snowman and penguin.

Are you looking for more snowman crafts this winter? Take a look at these ones:

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snowman craft Pinterest image

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Jennifer Hughes January 4, 2013 - 9:12 am

If you haven’t joined Creative Crafts Thursday yet, please share your projects at http://www.creativecraftsthursday.blogspot.com each and every week!

Tonya Staab January 5, 2013 - 11:35 am

Thank you for the link Jennifer.  I've just added it to my list.


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