Hot Cocoa Mug Craft

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As the chilly winds start to blow in and snowflakes begin to fall, one of our favorite family treats is a steaming mug of hot cocoa. We let our love for hot cocoa inspire this fun paper craft. I’m excited to share this fun winter craft idea that’s perfect for kids and adults alike – an adorable Hot Cocoa Mug Craft!

I love how this craft turned out and I am so excited to share it with you! If you are looking for the perfect art project to go with your winter curriculum, this is it. This hot cocoa paper craft would also make an sweet decoration around your home or camper.

Materials You’ll Need for this Hot Chocolate Craft:

cocoa mug craft supplies

Let’s Craft Our Cup of Coziness:

  1. Craft Your Mug: Start by cutting a square from the red construction paper, then snip the corners into a curve to create your mug’s base. Cut a C-shape for the handle. Cut an oval shape from the brown paper to mimic a warm serving of hot cocoa.
    paper mug pieces
  2. Glue the Mug: Glue the handle to the mug and glue the brown cocoa to the top of the mug.
    mug before marshmallows
  3. Marshmallow Time: Who doesn’t love marshmallows in their hot cocoa? Cut strips from white paper and roll them to form them into fluffy marshmallows. Attach these to your cocoa with a dab of glue.
    paper marshmallows
    paper marshmallows on mug
  4. Yarn Accents: Cut two strips of yarn and attach them horizontally to your mug for a textured touch. It’s all about adding that cozy vibe!
    Hot Cocoa Mug String
    paper mug craft
  5. Bring it All Together: Finally, attach your hot cocoa mug to a larger piece of construction paper, setting the perfect background for your craft. Feel free to sprinkle your artwork with snowflake stickers, glitter, cotton balls for a snowy effect, or even a paper straw for sipping!
Cocoa mug craft angle

Why We Love This Craft:

  • Perfect for All Ages: From preschoolers mastering their scissors skills to adults looking for a fun craft, this hot cocoa mug project is a hit across generations. It’s a fantastic way to spend quality time with family and friends, creating memories and adorable crafts.
  • Customizable: The beauty of this craft lies in its versatility. Want to add a bow, ribbon, or even a mini candy cane to your mug? Go for it! Every mug can reflect your unique style or the festive season’s spirit.
  • Educational Fun: For the little ones, this craft is not just about fun; it’s a creative way to incorporate learning. Practice shapes, colors, and following instructions, or tie it into lessons about winter, holidays, or even the states of matter (solid marshmallows and liquid cocoa, anyone?).
Finished Hot Cocoa Mug Craft

Share Your Creations:

We’d love to see your hot chocolate mugs! Feel free to tag us on social media if you post a picture!

Take a few minutes and browse the rest of our camping crafts while you’re here!


Hot Cocoa mug craft PIN

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