Make an Ivory Soap Snowman For Good Clean Fun

A snowman sculpted from Ivory soap is a great project for kids of any age. It is a unique project for a cold winter’s day when kids may be home from school on a “snow day”. Teachers could use it as an idea for group work in a cooperative learning format. Whatever the setting, it is sure to provide some “good clean fun.” Here’s how:

Assemble these materials:

  • 3-4  bars of Ivory soap
  • mixing bowl
  • a little water
  • a handful of dry black beans
  • strip of  felt

  • black construction paper (for a hat)
  • cheese grater
  • a baby carrot (for a nose)
  • pipe cleaners and pom poms

 

Grate the soap bars shredding them just like cheese.

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Add a little water, no more than an eighth of a cup.

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Form into large, medium, and small balls.

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Add the end of a baby carrot and black beans for features. 

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Brown pipe stems make good arms. Or use Popsicle sticks, even real twigs. 

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Earmuffs can be made by hot glueing pom poms to pipe stems. We had some left over from Christmas crafts.

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Make a stovepipe hat with black paper. Scarfs can be crafted from felt or ribbons. Make your soap snowman unique!

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