Wednesday, February 19, 2014

frozen olaf kids' snowman building activity

It seems I took an unintentional blog break. Some days are so busy! I'm glad to be blogging again- it means I have a moment.

For my daughters' class Valentine's Day exchanges, we made these Olaf Valentines (he's from the movie Frozen), which were originally posted here (I used Heidi's fabulous printable). frozen olaf kids' snowman building activity  Jasmine and I stayed up late making the baggies (hence the blurry late night pictures). frozen olaf kids' snowman building activity  They took FoReVeR because we were making so many, but they were adorable. I debated not posting them because Valentine's Day is over and Frozen won't be as popular in the future as it is this year. Then, I realized these can also be used for upcoming birthday parties or as a fun activity with your little ones.
frozen olaf kids' snowman building activity
I still used Heidi's printable and snowman concept, but added a label over the original Valentine's Day themed message and changed a few of my "materials" to what was more accessible to me.
frozen olaf kids' snowman building activity
I used marshmallows for the body and head, mini marshmallows for the feet, pretzel sticks for the arms, raisins for the buttons, mini chocolate chips for the eyes, and an orange tic tac for the nose.
frozen olaf kids' snowman building activity
I put them all in a baggie.  On the label, I stamped the message, "Yes. I want to build a snowman," which is a different answer than Anna received to her song in the movie.
frozen olaf kids' snowman building activity frozen olaf kids' snowman building activity frozen olaf kids' snowman building activity Here's my funny looking snowman: frozen olaf kids' snowman building activity
I have plans to watch Frozen and build these little snowmen in the summer with my girls for one of our many summer break activities.  It'll be fun when we're no longer dreaming of summer like Olaf and wishing for cooler days.  ;)
(Heidi noted the Olaf snowman image comes from disneyclips.com).

6 comments:

  1. adorable!! What a wonderful idea! Love the packaging as well!

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  2. how did you make the marshmallows stick?

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    1. The inside of the marshmallows is really sticky. I removed a piece of the outside from one and stuck it to another marshmallow. It worked really well. Hope that helps!

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  3. I love the way you packaged these! Such a cute idea. We made Olaf marshmallows on our blog this week for hot cocoa. Check them out if you'd like :)

    https://glucrafted.wordpress.com/2016/12/20/olaf-marshmallows/

    xx
    Kirby

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    1. Adorable! I loved the marshmallows you made. :) Thank you for sharing.

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