Making a snowman in your backyard can reduce stress, improve moods and increase overall happiness. Many studies show that after stressful situations people recover faster and better in natural environments. Depression and the level of “stress hormones” decrease faster in natural settings. Exercising in your backyard can help promote a speedier recovery, improve the quality of your life and help you live longer with or after cancer. Have fun and exercise at the same time with these snowman ideas.
Make snow women!
Too long have men dominated this wintery art. Slap some boobs and some hips on your snowman and voila! — sex change.Get creative with body shape.
Just because you’re making a snowman doesn’t mean he has to be made up of three, boring balls. Give him a potbelly, or a hunchback, or something that’ll weird out the neighbors. Ooh, better yet, make him lean over and give him a cane.Give the snowman a hat.
It’s cold out there. Your snowman deserves some warm clothing. A coat might be a bit much, but with an adorable hat, scarf, and glove combination, you can never go wrong.Use vegetables for facial features.
Everyone knows the old standby of a carrot for a nose, but you can also get creative with baby carrots for eyebrows, cauliflower for ears, or an eggplant for a big old mouth. Now just cross your finger the squirrels won’t land on that mouth and eat it.Put snowman in the shade.
Picking a shady spot for your snowman may mean he’s less visible for passing, admiring children, but he’ll also live a lot longer. There’s nothing sadder than coming out to check on your creation, only to find his face slowly melting away.
You wouldn’t think making a snowman as a way that you are actually getting exercise without knowing it, but it’s the perfect way to have fun outdoors during the coldest time of year. Try these snowman ideas and watch how the winter season becomes one of your favorite times of the year!