This year theme for my kid’s school Disco was Winter Wonderland and I was extremely happy to help with the decorations. I helped last year as well, but I didn’t get any good picture of it :-(

When I was in primary school back home in Venezuela, we used to make a snowman out of plastic cups every Christmas. Coming from a city known as “The Beloved Land of the Sun”, I think that was the only way to have a snowman for the whole Christmas season. So I felt ecstatic to make one for the school. There couldn’t be a Winter Wonderland without a Snowman.

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I tried to find used plastic cups (I was going to fully clean them, of course) so we could have a really eco-friendly snowman, but it was not possible. I contacted people in charge of races because they usually use cups to give water to the racers, and then there are all this cups on the floor, but all of them were giving bottles instead of cups, and even though I couldn’t find the cups I was happy to hear they were making a more eco-friendly choice.

To make the snowman I arrange the cups next to each other until I had a circle and stapled them together, and then I just placed cups on the top staple them all together, making different layers until you have a  half sphere.

Then just turn it over and make two or three rows of cups (I made two). One half of the snowman (the top) is DONE!

Make the same again for the lower part of the snowman, but don’t make a full half circle, just three rows of cups on each side.

Join the two parts together with Hot Glue and that’s it, you have a Snowman ready to be dressed!!!.

I also put a battery operated lamp inside it, because it looked cute.

And this is the final product.

The light couldn’t really be appreciated, but it was there :-)

Everyone liked it and the kids were really happy with him, so MISSION ACCOMPLISHED!!

Bye for now!!

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