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How to Make a Clay Pot Snowman Ornament

Updated on February 10, 2015

Crafty Handmade Snowman Ornament for Your Christmas Tree

Are you looking for a fun easy Christmas craft project that you can share with your kids?

This Christmas Clay Pot Snowman Ornament will show off everyone's creative flair. Follow this easy how to guide to make your handmade snowman ornament out of clay pots. Fill your tree with one of a kind homemade snowman ornaments and explore the clay pot craft medium.

Get into the spirit of the holidays with this free clay pot craft pattern. Find step by step illustrated instructions on how to make your homemade clay pot snowman ornament below.

This clay pot craft project is rated E for Easy.

Craft Tip

Be original! Make your Clay Pot Snowman Ornament your own! Directions are loose guidelines. Be free to add your own Christmas magic to your clay pot snowman.



1 mini clay pot

1 small wooden or styrofoam ball

2 googly eyes

orange clay to mould

Craft Glue

white paint

green paint

Permanent black marker

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Handmade Christmas Craft Directions

Clay Pot Craft Tutorial: Make Your Own Snowman Ornament

Step One

Paint the mini terra clay pot green and seal inside with polyeurothane.

Allow for drying time between each coat.

Paint the ball white.

Adorn your tree with clay pot ornaments for unique family friendly decorations.


Clay Pot Christmas Snowman Ornament

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Step Two

Take a piece of ribbon and fold it in half.

Feed both ends of the ribbon through the hole on the bottom of the pot.

Tie a knot and join the two ends of ribbon together. Pull the ribbon to make sure the know won't fit through the hole. For added security glue the not to the bottom inside of the pot. This will make the hook.


Christmas Clay Pot Snowman Directions Step Three

Construction of your Snowman craft

Step Three

Glue the ball to the clay pot.

The ball will be the snowman's head.

The pot its hat.


Snowman Ornament Tutorial Step 4

Details, Details, Details....

Step Four

Role the clay into a carrot like form. Let the form harden.

Attach two googly eyes to the head. Glue the carrot form on the middle of the head. Take marker to make a smile by making five black dots in a U shaped pattern.

Add a piece of fabic beneath the head for a scarf or leave it plain. Now you have a cute snowman ornament for your Christmas tree.

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      This is nice. Complete how-to for a simple sweet craft with inexpensive materials. Thanks much! Christmas stuff can be made all year long, & I'm a Christmas nut, loving the countdown clock! Blessings.

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      Cynthia Sylvestermouse 6 years ago from United States

      This is totally and completely awesome! I love the ease and simplicity of this craft idea! Angel Blessed and featured on Squid Angel Mouse Tracks in Crafts.

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      JoyfulPamela2 6 years ago from Pennsylvania, USA

      These are really cute! Maybe the kids can make these for presents next year. =D

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      I love the idea, and a very well designed lens. Shame that I found it when it is still cold out but a few weeks past Christmas!

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      Barbara Isbill 7 years ago from New Market Tn 37820

      Interesting. I know Christmas is over, but I we love ornaments at our house. Thumbs up!

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      capriliz lm 7 years ago

      These are very cute. I am so glad you shared how to make the clay pots.

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      jgelien 7 years ago

      Very cute ornament idea. I will have to try these for next Christmas.

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      mistyblue75605 lm 7 years ago

      @darciefrench lm: :)

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      rewards4life info 7 years ago

      This looks like a fun Christmas project. I'm sure many mothers find it helpful.

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      darciefrench lm 7 years ago

      These clay pot crafts are adorable.

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      Nimblepins 7 years ago

      A sweet idea - and I love mini clay pots

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      Seeking Pearls 7 years ago from Pueblo West

      Wonderful crafting idea.

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      toprunningtips 7 years ago

      These are really cool! I think they are a great way to give a Christmas tree a different look to all the boring ones you normally see.

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      Anthony Godinho 7 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      This is a nice fun craft idea to do with children - welcome to Squidoo!

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      Lee Hansen 7 years ago from Vermont

      Cute and clever snowman ornament - I think these are easy enough for children to craft as gifts for family or friends.

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      traveller27 7 years ago

      Nice lens!

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      I-sparkle 7 years ago

      Cute lens. Some more content would be nice. Any personal stories to share?