If you have never tried a squishy bag, you must!! My first one was this turkey squishy bag and I kind of am addicted now!! They are so much fun and they work on so many skills! After having so much fun with my Thanksgiving bag, I knew I had to brainstorm some winter bags for my kiddos! I ended up creating a bag for each major holiday! But, for now we will just focus on the Winter ones!!! Be sure to watch the video below of the squishy bag snowman in action!
What You Will Need For The SNOWMAN SQUISHY BAG
- Hair Gel (Dollar Tree has the the best deal)
- Gallon Sized Ziploc Bags (try to find the ones without a label printed on the bag … again DT these can sometimes be thin, so might want to hunt for a thick bag)
- Squishy Bag Templates Pack (TPT)
- Packing Tape
- Glue Stick
- Black, Blue and Orange Foam sheet
- 6 Black Pony Beads
- 4 Buttons
The best part about squishy bags?? EASY set up!!!
First, print off the snowman squishy bag template (found here). Measure a piece of cardboard to be a little smaller than the Ziploc bag. Trim the snowman template to fit on your cardboard, then glue snowman printout on.
Lay cardboard, snowman side down, onto Ziploc bag and tape all sides of cardboard to the OUTSIDE of the bag.
Cut out a black hat, out of the foam sheet, and a orange carrot nose, out of the orange foam sheet, and a blue scarf, from the blue foam. There is a template of a hat and carrot included in the pack on (TPT) that you can trace onto your foam.
Open up the Ziploc bag and fill with about half a bottle of hair gel, then throw in foam hat, scarf and nose, 6 black pony beads, and buttons.
Spread out the gel, evenly, in the bag and making sure all the air gets out. Seal up your Ziploc. If you do not trust your little, you might put packing tape over the zip part of the bag, just to make sure you do not have a mess on your hands!
Try to move the pieces around, if it seems a little too hard, add more gel.
Have your kiddos work those fine motor muscles and build their snowman!!!
Be on the look out for more Holiday squishy bag printouts and ideas to come!!! (These will be added to the Squishy Bag Templates Pack at no extra cost, once they are undated you will be able to download a new version for free!) So get it now before the price increases!! I will be adding new squishy bag ideas and templates every month!!
Watch the Squishy Bag Snowman In Action
Love the Squishy Bag Snowman?? Check out these Christmas Tree Squishy Bags! They are included in the Squishy Bag Templates Pack!
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