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To Build A Snowman
How To Build A Snowman
here to see our selection of snow sleds
to play in this year’s first major snowfall? Get out there
and enjoy the fresh air and glistening snow as you sled, ski, snowboard,
snow fight or make snowmen.
Here are some tips on how to build a snowman. After you have covered
the basics, have fun giving Frosty his own personality and expressions,
by placing the eyes, arms, mouth and other features in different
- First of all, you will need good packing
snow to build a snowman. Test to see if the snow can clump together
easily and isn’t too wet.
- Pack a handful of snow into a snowball, and
continue to add onto it and enlarge until it’s too big too
- Then roll the snowball along the ground, allowing
more snow to accumulate. Pack the loose snow all over the ball
as you roll it forward, with your gloved hands.
- Continue to roll and pack the snowball until
it is the size you want for the bottom of the snowman’s
- Follow the same process for the midsection
and head. Traditionally, the bottom ball is biggest and the top
is the smallest.
- Once you have all three stacked on top of
each other, pack some extra snow between each layer to make them
all stick together.
- If your snowman isn’t staying upright
very well, place a stick down the center of the snowball sections
to keep him erect.
- Now you can add arms, a hat or a plant for
hair, coals and carrots for facial features, etc. If you use candy
such as M&M’s for any of the features, keep in mind
that the wetness of the snow will melt the candy and its color
will drain all over the face.
And there you have it! Now that you know how to build a snowman,
go out there and have some fun with Frosty!
Sports and Activities
Wintertime often sparks cabin fever, creating a feeling of seclusion,
boredom and depression in many people.
For most of us, ice skating is merely recreational, whether ice
hockey or simply ice skating in a rink.
Congratulations on your ambition to try learning to ski! Skiing
is an extremely enjoyable winter activity, and one that has been
around for centuries.