Free Winter Snowflakes Q-Tip Painting Printable

Winter Snowflakes Art Activity for Kids

q-tip painting snowflakes activity for kids


Wintertime is a great time to celebrate the changing weather and the possibility of snow. This free Winter Snowflakes Q-tip Painting Activity is great to do while waiting for the snow to come. So grab a cup of hot chocolate for you and your kids and download this craft printable today.

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Winter snowflakes Q-tip painting for kids

One thing that makes Q-tip painting so perfect for kids is that it doesn’t require any special skills or tools. All you need are some Q-tips, paints, paper towels, and this free snowflake printable to get started!

This is a fun craft for the holiday season. It’ll take about 30 minutes to complete and it’s suitable for preschoolers, kindergarteners and first graders.

Younger kids don’t always know what they’re doing, so it’s best to give them a helping hand. After a while, and with practice, they’ll be able to complete these types of activities on their own, and beg for more!

winter-themed q-tip painting printable

A good way to start is to demonstrate how to correctly hold a Q-tip. This will help them develop a good pencil grip. Next, show them that the dots in the snowflakes need to be dabbed with paint by dabbing the Q-tip in a paint color of their choice and stamping a few circles.

There are three different dot sizes featured in this snowflakes Q-tip painting printable. Show them how to make larger dots by applying more pressure on the Q-tip, and smaller dots by applying less pressure when dotting.

Finally, hand over the Q-tips and watch their snowflakes come to life as your kid explores their creativity and artistic abilities.

The beauty of snowflakes and our kids is that they’re all unique!

Once they are finished with this art activity, allow the painting to dry and then put it in a frame to add a nice seasonal decorative touch to your home.

If your kid loves music as much as mine, they’ll love listening to this melodic and sweet lullaby-style tune from Kids TV 123 about snowflakes as they’re happily painting their Q-tip snowflakes printable.

Free winter snowflakes Q-tip painting art activity PDF

This free printable includes one printables page that’s formatted to print on 8.5 x 11″ cardstock paper. Regular printer paper can work for this project, but it’s not as sturdy and thick as cardstock paper.

It features one large, cute happy snowflake surrounded by three other various sized snowflakes. At the top, left-hand side of the image is the phrase, “Let it snow!,” in fun festive fonts.

q-tip painting snowflake activity

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All activities to be done with adult supervision.

More winter-themed Q-tip painting fun!

We also have some great free Christmas-themed Q-tip painting activities like this Q-tip Ornaments Art Activity.

free ornaments q-tip painting art project

And this free Christmas Tree Q-tip Painting Printable.

free Christmas tree q-tip painting activity

Check out our printables library for even more fun kids activities!

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Free Winter Snowflakes Q-Tip Painting Activity

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