The winter months can have you stuck inside with your children and might even have them driving you crazy. One way to calm things down and have some fun is to do crafts with them. Snowflakes are something that can be fun for children to make. Here are some snowflake craft ideas you can do with your children.
Snowflake Craft #1- 3D Snowflake Paper Craft
This little snowflake will look great hanging from a classroom ceiling or on a Christmas tree as an ornament. To make this craft you will need a printer, construction paper, scissors, crayons, and string. You will first print out the template here and then cut the template out. You will then slide the two snowflakes together and glue the string to the top. For more detailed directions and some other decorating ideas for this snowflake craft you can follow the link of the title for the craft.
Snowflake Craft #2- Five Little Snowflakes
Children will love the little nursery rhyme that goes with this little snowflake craft. You can print out the little snowflakes and have the children hold up the snowflakes as you read the nursery rhyme. This is a great way to teach number and adding. There is also a template for the sun for the end of the rhyme when the sun melts them.
Snowflake Craft #3- Snowflake Lacing Project
Preschool and kindergarten children will love this lacing project that will help them develop their fine motor skills and tying bows. You will need string, hole punch, scissors, pencil, and construction paper for this snowflake craft. You will print out the template, trace it on the construction paper, and then cut it out. The template can be found here. Once the shapes are cut out you will punch holes along the snowflake for the string to be laced through. You can also let the children color and decorate the snowflakes. For complete directions for this craft you can go here.
Snowflake Craft #4- Printable Snowflake Patterns
These printable snowflake templates are for older children, but they will love creating these unique and interesting snowflakes. There are ten different templates for you to choose from and each one is a very unique snowflake.
Snowflake Craft #5- Button Snowflake Ornament
This is actually a craft kit you can buy, but you can easily make this yourself using popsicle sticks and buttons. Be creative and come up with your own snowflake designs for this one if you don’t want to purchase this kit.
These are five great snowflake craft ideas that children and parents will love creating. Remember that children might want to make more than one of these so they can color them differently or give them to others!