DIY Winter Peg Dolls (or Snow Children) can be easily made with kids. These peg dolls are a nice decoration of the Winter Nature table or sweet toys. We use them as manipulatives in math study, too.
The Story of The Snow Children is a wonderful book that makes these peg dolls come alive.
To create DIY Winter Peg Dolls, you need the following:
Black ink pen
White felt ( 100% wool is the best)
Crazy glue or another strong glue
Paint the bodies of your peg dolls using a light blue watercolor. Allow the paint to dry. Using a pen, draw the eyes and the mouths on the dolls ( dots work just fine.) Draw the cheeks with a pink crayon. Using scissors, cut the white felt into triangles, with the widest part of the triangle being about the size of the circumference of the doll’s head. Glue the triangle hats onto the dolls’ heads in a way that the triangle’s base is at the doll’s forehead ( see photo.) Finally, using a pen, decorate the dolls’ bodies with snowflakes, leafless trees and other winter-related motifs. Make sure the glue is dry before you start playing.