Kids Christmas Craft: Snowman Bubbles

snowman bubbles

My goal this year is to simplify our Christmas spending by making some of our stocking stuffer gifts.  It’s a wonderful tradition that I want to continue in our family but this was a great place to start on simplifying our Christmas spending.  I have heard of families who spend $100′s of dollars on stocking stuffers.  I can see how that happens because all those little trinkets add up even if they were $3 or less. Unfortunately, some of those stocking stuffers don’t even get used, ever. I haven’t shared this idea with the hubs yet, he, he, he but my desire is for all of us to make stocking stuffers for each other instead of spending tons of money on each stocking.

Here’s the first stocking stuffer handmade gift idea: Snowman Bubbles.

This is also a simple but cute Christmas party favor or class gift. Last year, we handed these out to my sons classmates as a little Christmas gift. You will need baby food jars or another type of container.  Wire for the dipper, I just cut jewelry wire and shaped it for dipping.  Bubbles solution- I used a mix of store-bought and homemade.  For the face I used wiggle eyes, construction paper and sharpie, black felt for the hat.

Stay tune and check back for our other wonderful handmade stocking stuffer ideas!

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31 Responses to “Kids Christmas Craft: Snowman Bubbles”

  1. December 15, 2011 at 8:52 am #

    So cute!! My kids would love these! Thank you for sharing!

  2. December 15, 2011 at 10:23 am #

    Great idea! You could put a little peppermint extract in for a holiday smell!

  3. December 15, 2011 at 12:34 pm #

    DeeAnna, That’s such a great idea we just had our xmas party so I will have to remember for next time.

  4. December 16, 2011 at 5:47 pm #

    My Little Crafter would FREAK OUT! He looooves bubbles and he looooves snowmen. What a winning combo! Genius. Thanks for sharing at One Artsy Mama!

  5. December 17, 2011 at 5:29 am #

    What fun! This is such a cute idea!

    Please link this post to my Christmas Traditions link up in the Recipe section! It starts today!

    • December 20, 2011 at 6:35 pm #

      Thanks for stopping by! You probably don’t want to have this as a recipe, right :).

  6. December 20, 2011 at 11:09 am #

    Very cute and adorable !

    • December 20, 2011 at 6:14 pm #

      winnie thanks! our boys have loved playing with their bubbles during xmas break!

  7. December 22, 2011 at 9:14 pm #

    Those would be amazing little favors for a Christmas Eve party I’m throwing! The little ones would absolutely love them.

    Thanks for linking to Refresh Your Nest Friday, hope you join us again tomorrow!

    • December 26, 2011 at 7:53 am #

      Hope your party was a blast! Yes, all the kids in my sons class loved them.

  8. Anonymous
    December 29, 2011 at 12:02 pm #

    Super cute! I wanted to invite you to link up at TGIF Linky party – http://livinglifeintentionally.blogspot.com/search/label/Linkey%20Parties – I know my readers would love this & any other kid friendly posts!
    Happy New Year,
    Beth =-)

    • December 4, 2012 at 12:18 pm #

      Hi Beth, Thanks, I am so bad at linking on the weekend. Thanks for the reminder to get back to sharing!

  9. December 1, 2012 at 8:55 am #

    These are adorable!! I think any kid would love them!! I hope you’ll share them at my new Preschool Christmas Party linky (http://preschoolpowolpackets.blogspot.com/2012/12/christmas-party-linky.html)!

  10. December 3, 2012 at 7:15 pm #

    What an adorable idea. A great way to save a little money too. Thanks for sharing on Thursdays Treasures

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