Monday, December 20

Facts about Frosty the Snowman

Frosty the Snowman Facts 

Let me tell you all about Frosty the Snowman!! Frosty had a magical hat that brought him to life one day! Did you know that Frosty the Snowman has been around since 1950? Yep, Frosty the Snowman was a song first. The song was written by Walter Rollins and Steve Nelson. Gene Autry and the Cass County Boys was the first to sing it. On Sunday December 7, 1969, the Frosty the Snowman that we know and have grown to love came to life on an animated tv special.  Frosty the Snowman has made an appearance on Television every year since it was first released in 1969 during the Holiday/Christmas season.


What is your favorite Holiday/Christmas movie?


Facts about Frosty the Snowman:

1. Frosty the Snowman was made by the same animation company that made Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer. Arthur Rankin Jr, and Jules Bass are the creators of Frosty the Snowman movie.

2. Before the movie, Annie Bedford wrote the first Frosty the Snowman book which was inspired by the song. It was published on December 31st, 1950, by Simon and Schuster, A Little Golden Book.

3. Frosty’s Winter Wonderland (Frosty the Snowman part 2) is the sequel to Frosty the Snowman. It first aired on December 2, 1976.

4. Frosty Returns is part 3 and it first aired on December 1, 1992.

5. A little weird but true fact. In the first movie when Frosty is counting to ten he has 5 fingers but after he is finished counting, he only has four fingers. Frosty has magical fingers and a magical hat!! Watch it and see.

6. Frosty the Snowman was partly made in Japan. The animation was made by Mushi Production in Japan.

7. There was a short black and white animated musical version of Frosty the Snowman that was made in 1951. It was about 3 minutes long and made by United Productions of America.


What is Frosty’s name in the movie?

Color and decorate your own snowman with this cool coloring/worksheet:



Books and Movies about Frosty the Snowman:

1. Frosty the Snowman by Annie North Bedford


3. The Legend of Frosty the Snowman Collection: DVDs

4. Frosty the Snowman Coloring Book: by Victor Sanz

Parents please be sure books and movies are child friendly before reading them to your child/children.




  1. The Joey books are the best. I love the video about Joey books.
    I love the Frosty the Snowman story and the movies. Thank you for sharing.


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