I love snow! But, we do not have snow in Singapore. The first time my kids see and feel snow in Sweden was also my first experience. We were amazed at how snowflakes were formed on the window pane and even more amazed at how different patterns of snowflakes are formed depending on temperature.
This Christmas season, we aren’t travelling to any snow-clad countries. So, I decided to search through the internet to learn how to make a paper snowflake to make my kids happy.
This is a simple to make paper snowflake from Martha Stewart‘s ever so beautiful craft site:
The next one is a slightly harder one to make and your kids might need your help.
After this, you can cut small triangles and curves to make different shapes and patterns of snowflakes!! The left picture is a cut that will form the snowflake on the right!
Amazing isn’t it??!!
The first steps are to learn the 2 different ways to fold. Then, once you get the triangular shape, you can start getting creative by cutting small triangles and curves. And the best part is unfolding the surprise!
The cutting of the shape is challenging for young kids. So you will have to step in to help.
Let it snow! Let it snow! Let it snow!! Which of the above snowflake is your favourite??
If you are interested in more Christmas craft, check out my previous post: making simple Christmas tree card!