Snowman Painted Clay Pot Gift with Treats

This snowman painted clay pot gift with treats inside is a fun Christmas crafts the kids can make themselves. It’s a quick holiday craft, so let’s get started.

Snowman Painted Clay Pot Treat Pot

DIY Snowman Painted Clay Pot – A Cute Christmas Gift 

There are just some crafts which make you say, “Awwww.” This adorable snowman painted clay pot Christmas craft idea is fun for all ages and won’t take forever and a day.

With the holidays fast approaching, this is a simple, inexpensive treat jar the kids can make for friends, neighbors, or teachers. And the best part is that they can make it themselves! Let’s get started.

RELATED READING: Make This Fun Snowman Ornament with the Kids!

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Supplies for This Adorable Snowman Craft for Kids

This snowman painted clay pot is a very quick craft for both kids and adults. My daughter also made the suggestion of using large googly eyes instead of painting them on.

  • miniature terra cotta pot (small clay garden planter)
  • white, black, and orange acrylic paint
  • black adhesive gems (or use black paint for the mouth)
  • paintbrushes
  • clear plastic gift bag
  • an 8-10 inch length of decorative ribbon
  • mints or other candies

Snowman Painted Clay Pot Treat Gift

How to Make a Fun Snowman Painted Clay Pot with Treats

This quick Christmas gift idea will be so fun to make and a little addictive. If you have a Christmas craft playlist on YouTube, here is the fun and festive snowman painted clay pot gift video tutorial.

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Snowman Painted Clay Pot Gift

Snowman Painted Clay Pot Treat Gift

This snowman painted clay pot gift with treats inside is a fun Christmas crafts the kids can make themselves. It’s a quick holiday craft, so let’s get started.

Prep Time 2 minutes
Active Time 10 minutes
Total Time 12 minutes
Difficulty Easy
Estimated Cost $3

Materials

  • miniature terra cotta pot (small clay garden planter)
  • white, black, and orange acrylic paint
  • black adhesive gems (or use black paint for the mouth)
  • paintbrushes
  • clear plastic gift bag
  • an 8-10 inch length of decorative ribbon
  • mints or other candies

Instructions

  1. Paint the mini clay pot with white paint, putting a bit on the inside lip of the pot as well. 
  2. Once it has dried, place the gems in the shape of a smile towards the bottom of the pot (or paint on circles for the mouth). 
  3. Paint on the nose, a sideways triangle resembling a carrot shape. Paint on the black ovals for the eyes, and once dried, the white circle centers.
  4. Tuck a clear plastic gift bag into the small pot, fill with mints (or other treats) and tie the bag closed with the ribbon. Your adorable snowman painted clay pot is ready for gifting!
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Other Filler Ideas for These Cute Snowman Treat Pots

After making one of these cuties, you might find yourself wanting to make a few more. It’s understandable. Here are a few more ideas for fillers:

  • gift cards
  • a candy Christmas tree (ice cream cone covered in green frosting with candy attached)
  • story stones you’ve made (these snowman story stones would be perfect!)
  • a puzzle removed from the box with the image cut out and shaped around the jar

A Few More Quick Christmas Treat Jar Crafts

Looking for larger treat pots? Try these fun Christmas character mason jars.

If you have extra miniature clay pots, make these adorable Christmas Buffalo plaid treat gifts.

When you see these gnome treat jars, you’ll want to make them because they.are.so.cute!

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