Beautiful and Super Simple Snowflake Painting for Kids

simple snowflake painting for kids

We are enjoying some nice weather in Florida. I thought it would be a good idea to have my toddler create a super simple snowflake painting. Kids of all ages will enjoy this activity. It’s easy to set up and the perfect winter art project.

toddler holding his snowflake painting for his winter art project

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Supplies for Snowflake Painting


  1. Start by gathering all your supplies for this art project. This way you don’t have to leave your little ones unattended while they create their snowflake painting.
  2. I used my Cricut Explore Air 2 to create the snowflake. The image was free but you can purchase other designs for a small fee. My canvas panel is pretty big so I decided to create a snowflake that measures around 8 x 8.
  3. Once your snowflake is cut, remove the back and place the adhesive side on the canvas panel or cardstock. If you don’t have a cutting machine, use masking tape to create your snowflake. It doesn’t have to be perfect.
  4. Next, get painting! Let your kids have fun with this art project. Add the paint to a paper plate or plastic paint palette. I selected different shades of blue and white. However, chose whatever color makes your kids happy. Use the round foam brush or cotton balls to paint the canvas.
  5. Finally, before the paint completely dries, remove the vinyl or masking tape. You can also add glitter if it makes your child happy.

I really love the way my toddler’s snowflake painting turned out. He had so much fun creating this winter art project. I suggest letting your little ones mix the colors on the canvas. You can use different shades of blue or add purple and pink.

This activity can get a little messy. My son was not a fan of getting the paint on his hand. Thank goodness I had wipes nearby because he was going to rub it in his hair.

Looking for more winter art projects for your little ones? Visit my Pinterest board or check out these fun activities:

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Ski Lodge Winter Sensory Bin

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