Cover the top 1/3 of the can with a rectangle of peach felt. This will be Santa's face. Glue into place.
Cover the bottom of the can with red felt. Glue into place.
Cut a popsicle stick in half (scissors work great)
Using the Xacto knife, cut through the red and make 2 slits in the side of the potato chip can. Slide the popsicle sticks arms into the slits.
Wrap popsicle sticks with red felt. Glue into place. Add tiny white strips for the sleeve cuffs. Glue into place.
Cut thin strips of white felt to create the trim for the jacket. Glue into place.
Create a belt by cutting out a thin piece of black felt and a yellow rectangle for the buckle. Glue into place.
Cut two oval shapes for the boots. Glue to the bottom of the chip can, sticking out a bit.
Hat: glue a piece of red felt around the rim of the chip can. We will come back to this in a minute.
Glue pom poms or cotton balls around the rim for the hat and beard.
Glue craft eyes on the face. Glue on pom pom nose.
Finishing Hat: Overlap the side edges of the felt and gather to create a hat shape. Glue as you go. Glue a pom pom or cotton ball at the end.