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This DIY Snowman Hot Chocolate Kit in Jars would make the perfect Christmas or winter gift. I could also see these as fun party gifts for kids or adults. Come on in and I’ll show you how easy is it to make this adorable snowman craft that you can enjoy all winter long…

DIY snowman hot chocolate kit

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My oldest daughter was going to a homemade gift exchange party and needed something festive and easy to make. I went looking on the net and found something similar to this Snowman Hot Chocolate Kit on Etsy.  I thought…I can easily make that.

easy snowman hot chocolate kit with jars

It took a couple of trial and errors to figure out the hat and I changed some of the materials to make it more my style. I really love how this Snowman Hot Cocoa Kit turned out. Being the content creator that I am, of course, I’m going to share how I did it with you. You can easily make these hot chocolate kits for yourself at a fraction of the Etsy price. 

Here’s a quick video tutorial on how I made these Snowman Hot Chocolate Kits…

 

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Finally, here are the supplies and instructions for this fun DIY Snowman Hot Chocolate Kit made with Jars…

how to make a snowman hot chocolate kit

  • Mason Jars – I used short Elite Pint Mason – wide mouth (16 oz.)
  • A plastic alternative to Mason Jars are slime containers with lids – I provided a link above
  • *you can opt for smaller jars to get more snowmen kits
  • Black felt sheet (8×11″)
  • Red felt sheet (8×11″)
  • Orange felt sheet – a small one is fine
  • Assorted black buttons
  • 5/8 inch black ribbon
  • 3 medium (about 1 inch wide) black pom-poms 
  • Low temp glue gun and glue sticks
  • hot chocolate – I used a 27 oz. can which was enough for 4 (16 oz.) jars
  • mini marshmallows
  • soft peppermints

Instructions…

how to make a snowman hot chocolate kit

  • cut the black felt sheet into 4 even squares
  • go along the long side of the red felt sheet and cut a 2 inch wide strip for the scarf
  • cut a little triangle for the nose out of the orange felt

diy snowman hot cocoa kit

  • grab 2 of the larger buttons and glue eyes to one of your jars
  • then make the smile with 5 smaller black buttons
  • glue the orange nose in between the eyes and mouth – I glued mine so it’s at an angle, pointing to one side 
  • Fill that jar with marshmallows

how to make a snowman hot chocolate kit

  • Take one of the black felt squares and center it over the top of the jar
  • Use chalk to trace a circle the same size as the lid

how to make a snowman hot chocolate kit

  • cut the circle out and slide the felt over the lid
  • shape it into a circle with scissors – about 2 inches wider than the lid
  • slide it down to the bottom of the lid
  • cut a piece of black ribbon to fit the circumference of your lid and glue it above the black felt 

how to make a snowman hot chocolate kit

  • fill the other 2 jars with – one with hot chocolate, and the other with peppermints – place lids on and screw them shut
  • stack the hot chocolate jar onto the peppermint jar and glue to secure
  • add 2 black pom poms to the hot chocolate jar 
  • glue the marshmallow head on top of the hot chocolate jar
  • wrap the red felt strip around the neck and glue to secure

 

If you are looking for more Snowman Ideas for crafts or fun food crafts, check out these links…

Make a Marshmallow and Oreo Cookie “Frosty the Snowman” Hat    

Snowman Rice Krispies Treat 

Paper Plate Snowman Craft 

 How to make a snowman hot chocolate kit with jars

~ Happy Holidays 

If you are looking for more easy holiday crafts, check out the posts below…

rudolph lollipop craft

easy Rudolph lollipop craft

angel cotton ball and snack bag craft

Angel Snack Bag and Cotton Ball Craft

~ Melissa – Kid Friendly Things To Do 

 

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