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Create a beautiful paper snow globe with featuring your child as the star in this merry winter Christmas craft.

Snow globe paper crafts are a great activity for Christmas time. They are a fun and easy winter craft that both children and adults can enjoy. 

Not only are they a great way to pass the time during the holiday season, but DIY snowglobes also make a great decoration to display in your home. 

With just a few materials, you can quickly create a beautiful and unique snow globe that will be cherished for years to come. 

Kids of all ages will love playing with these snow globes, and they make a great addition to any Christmas tree. You can customize them to create a snow globe for each family member. 

If you have kids who love snow globes, be sure to check out our guide. Let’s get started!

Get the printable snow globe templates 

Snow Globe Paper Plate Craft

Snow Globe Paper Craft

Snow Globe Paper Craft

Benefits of Paper Plate Snowglobes

Fun and Creative Activity

Paper plate snowglobes are a fun and creative activity that can be enjoyed by individuals of all ages. This craft can be used to create unique decorations for the holidays.

It can also be personalized to the individual’s preference. It is a great way to express creativity and to get creative juices flowing for the New Year.

Great Way to Spend Time Together

Paper plate snowglobes are also a great way to spend quality time with family and friends. This craft can be a great bonding activity for adults and children alike. 

It is a simple and fun way to get everyone together and to create something special that can be enjoyed for years to come. This is the perfect craft to add some pizazz to your holiday decor.

Perfect for Display on a Christmas Tree

Paper plate snowglobes are also perfect for display on a Christmas tree. This craft can be used to create a wide variety of decorations that can be hung on the tree. 

It is a great way to add a special touch to your holiday decorations and to give your tree a unique look.  Plus, this craft is a lot of fun to do and can be completed in just a few minutes.

Easy for Kids to Do

This craft is also great for children because it is easy to do and can be completed with minimal supplies. It is a great way to get kids involved in the holiday festivities and to teach them fine motor skills. 

Kids will love creating their very own personalized paper plate snowglobe for display on their Christmas tree, or wherever else they choose to put it.

Get the printable snow globe templates 

Snow Globe Paper Craft

Snow Globe Paper Plate Craft

Snow Globe Paper Craft

Snow Globe Paper Craft – Materials

  • Printable templates
  • Paper plates 
  • Clear sheets
  • Photo of child’s face
  • Glue, scissors
  • Scrap cardboard
  • Items that look like “snow” e.g. craft snowflakes, sequins, or even white sugar sprinkles or Kosher diamond salt 

How to Make a Snow Globe Paper Plate Craft – Step-by-Step Guide

Step One: Print out our Template (it comes with 4 designs and the black base) 

To begin, start by printing the template and cutting out the circle. Next, tape or glue the template to a paper plate. A 9 inch plate is recommended although you can use smaller like 7 inches but just cut the circle smaller. 

Cut out your child’s photo to match the snowman and either glue or tape over the snowman’s face. 

Now, add decorations such as snowflakes and blue sequins to the paper plate to create the wintery scene that we’re aiming for. If you don’t have those craft materials you can even use white sugar sprinkles or kosher salt for snow! 

Step Two: Put the Globe Together

For this next step, take another paper plate and cut out the middle before gluing a clear plastic sheet over it. Place this over the first paper plate to make the globe. We used clear plastic sheets the kind you get at craft stores but you can also recycle plastic container tops! 

Step Three: Create the Base

Next, cut out a black base template and glue it to a cardboard base to add some sturdiness before gluing it behind the bottom paper plate. 

Now enjoy your beautiful and unique Paper Plate Snowglobes! Shake shake shake to watch the snow fall! 

Get the printable snow globe templates 

Ideas for Displaying Paper Plate Snowglobes

On a Mantle

Paper plate snowglobes are also perfect for display on a mantle or shelf. This craft can be used to create a festive display that can be enjoyed all season long. 

It is a great way to add a touch of holiday cheer to your home and to make any space feel extra special. This is the perfect craft to keep your holiday decor looking fresh all season long.

On a Tabletop

Snow globes can also be displayed on a tabletop. Place the snowglobes in a decorative tray or bowl, or simply use a flat surface to show off the snowglobes. 

This is a great way to add a touch of seasonal cheer to your home. 

In a Shadow Box

A shadow box is a great way to showcase your snowglobes. Place the snowglobes in the shadow box and secure them with a piece of fabric or clear tape. 

Hang the shadow box in a visible place to draw attention to the snow globes. If you do not have a shadow box, you can also use a decorative hanger to hang the snow globes.

On a Wall

Hang the snowglobes on the wall for a dramatic display. Use decorative ribbon or twine to hang the snowglobes and create a festive atmosphere. 

Kids will love seeing their personalized snowglobe displayed on the wall. For a more elegant display, place the snowglobes in a frame.

On a Christmas Tree

Snowglobes can also be hung on your Christmas tree for a unique and festive look. Hang the snowglobes from the branches of the tree or place them on the tree itself for a whimsical touch. 

Kids will love seeing their snowglobes displayed on the tree during the holidays!

Get the printable snow globe templates 

How to Personalize your Snowglobe

Add More Photos for a Personal Touch

A wonderful way to personalize your snow globe is to include more photos in it. Print out pictures of your loved ones or your favorite wintertime scenes. 

After that, cut out the pictures and glue them onto the snow globe. Your snow globe will become even more unique as a result of the special touch of personalized holiday cheer.

Sprinkle Glitter Onto the Snowglobe

Glitter is a wonderful way to add a unique touch to your snow globe. For a more conventional appearance, use white glitter or colored glitter. 

Glow-in-the-dark glitter can be a great idea as well, especially green glitter!

Write a Message for a Loved One

Another great way to make your snow globe extra special is to write a message on it. For example, write a message or a quotation on the paper plate using a permanent marker. 

By doing this, you can see the special message and be reminded of the holiday spirit each time you look at your snow globe.

Make a Special Theme

Make a themed snow globe by using special trimmings and ornaments. You could, for instance, create a snow globe with a beach theme using beach-themed items.

You could also create a holiday theme using Christmas-themed items. This will give your snow globe a unique and memorable personality that will make it extra special.

Get the printable snow globe templates 

Snow Globe Paper Craft

Snow Globe Paper Plate Craft

Takeaway

If you’re looking for a way to celebrate the season, a snowglobe is a great way to do just that. Whether you choose traditional or themed items, making your own snowglobe will be a tradition. 

They not only make beautiful decor, but can also be great ways to commemorate memories. 

Plus, kids love helping to make their own ornament, and they will love seeing their creation “inside” the snowglobe once it’s done.

Yield: Snow Globe Paper Plate

Snow Globe Paper Craft

snow globe paper craft
Create a beautiful paper snow globe with featuring your child as the star in this merry winter Christmas craft.

Materials

  • Printable templates
  • Paper plates 
  • Clear sheets
  • Photo of child's face
  • Glue, scissors
  • Scrap cardboard
  • Items that look like "snow" e.g. craft snowflakes, sequins, or even white sugar sprinkles or Kosher diamond salt 

Instructions

Step One: Print out our Template (it comes with 4 designs and the black base) 

To begin, start by printing the template and cutting out the circle. Next, tape or glue the template to a paper plate. A 9 inch plate is recommended although you can use smaller like 7 inches but just cut the circle smaller. 

Cut out your child's photo to match the snowman and either glue or tape over the snowman's face. 

Now, add decorations such as snowflakes and blue sequins to the paper plate to create the wintery scene that we’re aiming for. If you don't have those craft materials you can even use white sugar sprinkles or kosher salt for snow! 

Step Two: Put the Globe Together

For this next step, take another paper plate and cut out the middle before gluing a clear plastic sheet over it. Place this over the first paper plate to make the globe. We used clear plastic sheets the kind you get at craft stores but you can also recycle plastic container tops! 

Step Three: Create the Base

Next, cut out a black base template and glue it to a cardboard base to add some sturdiness before gluing it behind the bottom paper plate. 

Now enjoy your beautiful and unique Paper Plate Snowglobes! Shake shake shake to watch the snow fall! 

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