Melting paper snowman

Hello folks! I made this paper snowman last year and thought it would be funny to make a melting version (inspired by these biscuits!).

It’s been 3 or 4 years since we have had a good covering of snow in the South West of England so I have my fingers crossed for some this year!

Melting paper snowman

I hope all your Christmas preps are going well.

Melting paper snowman

Melting paper snowman

YOU WILL NEED:
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+ Good quality A4 paper
+ Scissors
+ Ruler
+ Something pointy (to score your paper with)
+ Glue



HOW TO
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1. Print out the snowman pdf. Make sure you set your printing preferences to ‘photo’ and ‘best photo’. Cut around the outside of the body, head and nose.

2. Take the head and score along the light grey lines using a ruler and pointy object (such as compass or needle). Fold along each of these lines. Glue together

3. Cut and fold the nose.

4. Glue the nose onto the head and the head onto the body.

Cheerio for now
Kate ^_^

DIY Hexbug Draw-Bot

Hello! I saw this lovely post by hello wonderful and really wanted to make a draw-bot but the vibration motor and coin battery holder were expensive and not available in the UK. My sons and I had a big think and came up with the idea of using a hexbug instead.

DIY Hexbug Draw-Bot

Most of the materials you need for this project may already be laying around at home – a small drinky yoghurt pot, small felt-tips, tape & elastic bands (loom bands work well). We had some hexbugs already but you can pick up non-branded versions from pound shops making this a really affordable experiment.

DIY Hexbug Draw-Bot

The yoghurt pot version goes slower and is more stable, you can also attach your pens straight onto your hexbugs and let them roam.

DIY Hexbug Draw-Bot

DIY Hexbug Draw-Bot



DIY Hexbug Draw-Bot

When you have finished drawing don’t forget to set your hexbug free! You can also use your designs for wrapping paper.

DIY Hexbug Draw-Bot