Snowman Hot Cocoa Gift

By | December 2, 2013

Hot Cocoa Gift

This year I thought it would be great for the girls to make homemade gifts for everyone.  They get so excited about giving others the things they make that this just felt like something they both would enjoy.  So we have been working away on all the homemade gifts they are making the last few weeks.

This Snowman Hot Cocoa Gift is for their teachers.  They both have awesome teachers again this year and I thought this would make such a cute gift that they could not only drink but use a decoration each year for the Holidays.  After they finish with the hot cocoa they can fill the jars with craft supplies, stickers, or just anything they want.

As far as difficulty level this is pretty easy, however my little one (she is almost 3) is still too young to use the hot glue gun so we had to help her with hers.  We put the glue on and she stacked the jars, then she told us where to glue the eyes, nose, mouth, and buttons.  That way she was still involved in the hole process even if she could not do the glue part.  My oldest (she is 6) was able to make the entire thing herself.

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3 Extra Small Canning Jars or Baby Food Jars Work Too
Glue Gun
Googly Eyes
11 Tiny Black Pom Poms
1 Tiny Orange Pom Pom
Christmas Ribbon
Frosty Hat
Hot Cocoa


Hot Cocoa GiftGlue your jars together, bottom of one to top of one.  So that you have a stack of three jars

Hot Cocoa GiftGlue your frosty hat on the lid of the top jar

Hot Cocoa GiftGlue your googly eyes and pom poms on to make a face on the top jar and then 3 pom pom on the middle jar for buttons.

Hot Cocoa GiftOpen up your jars and fill the top with marshmallows, the middle with hot cocoa, and the last with mints.

Hot Cocoa GiftNow you have the perfect little Snowman Hot Cocoa Gift to give a teacher or friend!

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38 thoughts on “Snowman Hot Cocoa Gift

  1. Tiffany

    Wow! What a really cool idea! I think my Kiddies and I could handle this and I know that it would be something their teachers or even our relatives have not received before…thanks so much for sharing!

    1. wemadethat Post author

      So glad you like this! I love that it is so easy the kids can make it and I agree that it is something the teachers/family would love (at least I know I would!).

  2. Julie

    Featuring you at our Inspiration Monday Party this Sunday at 2pm EST. Hope to see you there! Julie :)

  3. Bonnie a.k.a. LadyBlogger

    That is a super cute gift! Every teacher would love to get that for a holiday present! I have pinned this to my “children” board on Pinterest as a great example of a kiddo craft/gift.

  4. roselsmom

    stopping by from thumping thursday blog hop. like your fb page, and follow you via twitter and google+. ‘hope you can return the love. :)

  5. Angela

    O M G! Those are to die for cute! I don’t know who I’m making these for, but I’m making them for someone!!! Thanks for joining LOBS!

  6. Allison

    I saw this on Pinterest, too, and LOVE this idea! We actually have a ton of old baby food jars around, as well. Which is weird that I kept them because I am usually bit purger. Fun LOBS submission!

  7. Lauren @ The Thinking Closet

    This is so precious! I even have a bunch of mini mason jars on hand for baking…but have I used them yet? Nope! Might need to use them for a Christmas giftie like this one. Thanks for the inspiration!

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  11. Makeovers Motherhood

    These are adorable! I am featuring this on the Makeovers & Motherhood Welcome Party Wednesday Link-Up! Thank you for sharing!

    BTW… where do you get your Frosty hats?

    1. wemadethat Post author

      WOW, Thanks so much for featuring them! I got the hats at Michaels, however I have seen them at Jo-Ann’s too. If you can’t find them in the Christmas section, check in the doll making section.

  12. Victoria

    This is so cute and would make the most adorable presents for friends! Thank you for stopping by and linking to the Thoughtful Spot Weekly Blog Hop! You were featured as one of my favorites last week :)

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  16. Ms MiMo

    I don’t have kids, but I still want to make them. So creative, cute, and practical! I mean, who doesn’t want hot cocoa on a cold winter day. Will definitely try this simple gift idea.

  17. Regina Partain

    This is so cute. I love that the children can help or even do it with supervision. When my daughter was little we made hot chocolate mix and put it in jars to give as presents. It was lots of fun. Thanks for sharing.

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