Fancy Flakes

Here are some snowflakes you can cut out and hang up!

What You Need:

  • paper (plain white or glittery wrapping paper)
  • ruler
  • scissors
  • pencil
  • dental floss or thin string
  • glue stick or tape
  • ribbon

What You Do:

  1. Begin with a piece of paper that’s 6 inches by 10 inches.
  2. Start at the short end and fold the paper up one inch. Continue folding the rest of the paper into one-inch pleats, like a fan. (A). Be sure to keep the edges even.
  3. Draw or trace the pattern below on your folded paper or make up your own pattern.
  4. Cut out the center notches of the pattern. Tie a piece of floss or string where shown.
  5. Cut along the solid lines of the pattern (B).
  6. Pull the pleats apart and glue or tape the ends together as shown in C.
  7. Add some ribbon for hanging your snowflake.