The first, and most crucial, stage in this endeavor is to locate a suitable work area. You'll need enough snow to build the snowman, and enough room to work in. As you can see this front yard has both. Below is an example of a non-suitable work area.
Step 2: Assemble Materials
A respectable snowman wouldn't dream of being seen without proper attire. That's why you'll need to gather a few things. A basic snowman will have coal eyes, a coal mouth, coal buttons, a carrot nose, a hat, scarf, and gloves. We've also experimented with bacon mouths, cookie eyes, and cucumber noses, which we found quite delicious. These should not be attempted until you've gotten a good grasp on this "Snowman" concept.
Step 3: Building The Body: Stage One
For a snowman to stand upright and bravely face the world, he'll need a solid base. To do this you must first make a large snowball. Pack it tightly and roll it along the ground. It will soon accumulate more snow and begin to grow. Once it's reached around 2-3 feet wide your snowman will be ready for stage two of the body.
Step 4: Building The Body: Stage Two
The second ball contains a snowman's heart, his soul. It must be carefully crafted with the utmost care. This is done the same way as the first ball only about 2/3 the size. You have to keep in mind that you'll have to be able to lift it up onto the first ball, so don't make it too large. This is no task for those who are weak in body or mind. If unable to lift it, find a big person.