This week our precious little girl turned five! My husband and I feel such a mix of emotions at the thought of our daughter reaching this special milestone. In the fall she will be in Kindergarten, which just feels terribly grown-up. We are trying desperately to enjoy this last year of half-day preschool and time at home with our sweet girl.
When Hadley asked for a Frozen-themed birthday party, I was thrilled and decided to go in full-force. After all, this princess, fairytale phase is very short-lived and I want her to have magical memories of this sweet time in her life.
While I had intended to create some homemade decorations for the party, this quickly became impossible with our busy schedule. So, my husband and I decided to focus our efforts on providing some creative, Frozen-themed snacks. The highlight of our efforts were these adorable Marshmallow Snowmen!
This is a great wintertime craft, and the best part is that it's 100% edible! The snowman craft would be a fun activity for holiday parties or playdates, and it makes great party favors. Check it out!
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Watch How to Do this Snowman Craft!
Consider setting up the craft before cooking so kids can get to work right away.
- Pierce a pretzel stick through three marshmallows to form a snowman.
- Push an orange Mike and Ike into the center of the top marshmallow to form your snowman's nose. Note: twisting the candy into the marshmallow helps secure it in place.
- Break a pretzel stick in half. Pierce and secure each half of the pretzel stick into the right and left side of the center marshmallow to form the snowman's arms.
- Use the Decorating Icing to secure two Candy Eyeballs to the snowman's face and two chocolate chips to his belly (to form his buttons!). Now display and/or eat your adorable snowman!