Have I ever mentioned how much
One of the most exciting things to do in the snow is make a snowman
And even though he NEVER turns out the way I picture him, I still love the process.
I always want him to have 3 perfectly round balls that are exactly 2/3rds the size of the previous one. With a great eyes and a smile made of rocks and a carrot nose. I have never found the perfect twigs for bendy arms with 3 twiggy fingers on each one…. if I ever find those twigs I will have to save them forever…. Oh right and 3 or 4 large buttons evenly spaced up the front of him.
The snowman that we usually end up with is lopsided and has no arms or buttons (or even a mouth) because my helpers and I end up giving up on the process…. even though when we first walked outside the kids are asking to make a snowman for every member of our family including all the pets.
In case you have lost count, that would be 5 snow people, 2 snow dogs and 3 snow cats, and I`m sure that if they thought of it, they would have mentioned the fish.
Using an old pray bottle add liquid food coloring to warm water.
Another really fun idea is to make a few different primary colors and let the kids discover how two colors make a new color. It is also fun to see people slow down and try to figure out why your snow covered tree is a shade of blue!