How Do You Make Paper Snowflakes

paper snowflakes

Are you dreaming of a white Christmas … Have you been wondering how do you make paper snowflakes with the kids? We can’t promise snow on the ground, but you might not notice after decking your halls with easy, handmade Paper Snowflakes! They look great in windows, on presents, walls, your Christmas tree …

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Here’s how to make Paper Snowflakes:

You will need

  • White paper, e.g. printer paper
  • Scissors


#1. Using a piece of square paper, fold along the diagonal to make a triangle. (See A)

#2. Fold that triangle in half to make a smaller triangle. (See B)

#3. This is the trickiest bit, fold that triangle onto itself in thirds. There will be little triangle tails at the bottom edge. (See C and D)

#4. Cut off the tails! (See E)

#5. Cut into the triangle and Ho!Ho!Ho! unfold it to reveal your snowflake! (See F)

Related: More festive projects in Christmas Craft Ideas

What are your memories of making paper snowflakes as a child? Have you made them with your child? Share your thoughts with us in the comments below.



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