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Sock Snowman Paperweight   

Sock Snowman Paperweight            

Alttag here

• Large white athletic tube sock (no heel)
• Rice or beans, any type
• Googlie eyes and miniature pom-poms (available at any craft store)
• Yarn
• Decorative holiday fabric or felt
• Scissors
• Craft glue (or with parent participation, a hot glue gun)
• Assorted bits and pieces (buttons, bows, pipe cleaners, sticks, etc.)

Alttag here

1. Turn the sock inside out so the fuzzy part is outside.
2. Hold the top of the sock open and let your child to fill the sock two-thirds full with rice or beans. You can use a funnel, scooper or measuring cup with spout.
3. While holding the sock from the top, tie a piece of yarn around the sock about one inch above the top of the rice. This will become the bottom of the snowman.
4. Tie another piece or yarn around the sock to divide it into a head (the smaller part) and the body (the larger part).
5. Wrap or tie fabric around the snowman’s neck like a scarf.
6. Use craft glue to decorate the snowman with googlie eyes, pom-poms, yarn and fabrics to create a one of a kind sock snowman!

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