Top 9 Snowflake Crafts For Preschoolers And Kids

Snowflake Crafts For Kids

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The temperature is falling, and we are coming closer to that magical time of the year… winter and Christmas time! For kids, snow is the most memorable experience of the winter season. They take great joy in making snowmen, throwing snowballs at each other and catching snowflakes. Besides, winter is also the season of making crafts at home! Bring the fun of snow indoors with our terrific collection of snowflake crafts for kids.

Top 9 Snowflake Crafts For Preschoolers And Kids

1. Doily Snowflake Garland:

You Will Need:

  • Paper doilies in several sizes.
  • Fishing line
  • Small and sharp scissors.

How To:

  1. Tell your kid to fold the doily in half and then again in half. You will get a quarter.
  1. Now tell them to fold again in a half. The doily will look like a slice of pie.
  1. Now tell your kid to go wild with the snipping design.
  1. Now unfold the doily and iron it.
  1. Have your kid cut a length of the fishing line and weave it across the doily snowflake to make a garland.

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2. Newspaper Snowflake Garland:

You Will Need:

  • Newspaper
  • Sharp scissors
  • Sewing machine and thread.
  • Tape

How To:

  1. Cut the newspaper into 9-inch squares.
  1. Now tell him to fold the paper in half. He’ll get a triangle.
  1. He has to repeat the step and fold again.
  1. Now make him fold the paper into thirds. Each side should match the top.
  1. Now tell him to snip off the excess to make a straight edge and start cutting on the paper.
  1. Unfold the paper and iron it.
  1. Tell him to line the newspaper snowflakes in the order he would like to hang.
  1. Now you take the snowflakes from him and sew in the same order using a sewing machine.

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3. White Clay Ornament:

You Will Need:

  • 1-cup soda bicarbonate.
  • ½ cup of corn flour
  • 3/4th cup warm water.
  • Snowflake cookie cutter.
  • Items for decoration like glitters, string, sequins and so on.

How To:

  1. Tell your kid to mix all the ingredients in a pan on medium flame. Make sure he stirs it continually. The mixture will soon turn into thick sauce. When the mixture becomes thick, remove from the heat and leave it aside.
  1. When the mixture has cooled down, tell your teen to knead it until it becomes pliable and smooth.
  1. Now start rolling the clay until it’s 1/2 inch thick.
  1. Cut out the snowflake shapes using the cookie cutter and transfer to the baking sheet.
  1. Make a hole in the top of the snowflake and leave it to dry overnight.
  1. When the snowflake has dried, tell your kid to decorate it using silver glitter glue.
  1. Thread through a piece of elastic and add some beads to make it sparkle.

4. Button Snowflake Ornament:

You Will Need:

  • Popsicle sticks
  • Craft paints
  • Glue gun
  • Glitter glue
  • White buttons
  • Hanging thread

How To:

  1. Tell your kid to form the shape of the snowflake using the hot glue gun.
  1. Now tell him/her to paint the snowflake in her favorite colors.
  1. When the snowflake has dried, tell your kid to brush some glitter glue on it.
  1. Now let him arrange the buttons neatly on the Popsicle sticks.
  1. Thread a string through one of the buttons and hang anywhere your kid wants to.

A button snowflake ornament is a snowflake crafts for kindergarten kids too. It is easy and simple to do.

5. Tissue Paper Snowflake:

You Will Need:

  • White cardboard.
  • Blue and white tissue paper.
  • Pencil
  • Marker
  • Scissors

How To:

  1. Tell your kid to draw a snowflake pattern on the white cardboard. You can even download the template from the internet. Trace and cut it out.
  1. Tell him to make an outline using a black marker.
  1. Now have him apply glue generously on the snowflake.
  1. Cut off the tissue papers in small squares, crumple and paste on the snowflake outline.

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6. Clothespin Snowflake:

You Will Need:

  • 8 to 10 wooden clothespins.
  • Hot glue
  • Paint or glitter for embellishment.

How To:

  1. Tell your kid to take apart the wooden clothespins.
  1. Now tell him to stick the flat pieces of the clothespin together.
  1. To make the snowflake, tell your kid to take two glued pieces of clothes and stick at an angle.
  1. Repeat the same method with the other two pieces of the clothespin.
  1. Now insert the remaining pieces of the glued clothespin into each corner and hot glue.
  1. Kids are free to embellish the snowflake anyway they like.

7. Snowflake Suncatcher:

You Will Need:

  • An assortment of blue and white transparent pony beads.
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1-cup salt
  • 1 cup of water
  • Parchment paper
  • String or ribbon
  • Cookie tray
  • Glue
  • Glitter
  • White paint
  • Snowflake cookie cutter.

How To:

  1. Tell your kid to mix salt, flour and water to make the dough. Now cut out snowflake shapes using the cookie cutter.
  1. Make small holes on the top of every snowflake.
  1. Now tell him/her to fill the center of the snowflakes with the pony beads. There should be no spaces between the pony beads.
  1. Bake for 2 hours at 375 degrees or until the beads melt. Leave it to cool completely.
  1. Once the ornaments have cooled, paint and sprinkle glitter generously on it.
  1. String the snowflake ornaments on a wire or twine and hang on the window.

8. Beaded Snowflake:

You Will Need:

  • Wire snowflake form.
  • An assortment of beads.
  • Pliers
  • Ribbon or string for hanging.

How To:

  1. Tell your kid to thread the beads through one wire of the snowflake form. Ensure that he leaves a ½ inch at the end. Tell him to use pliers to bend and close the wire end.
  1. Repeat the same method for the rest of the wires.
  1. Insert a ribbon or string through one wire loop and hang on the tree.

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9. Puzzle Piece Snowflake:

You Will Need:

  • A handful of jigsaw puzzles pieces.
  • Craft glue
  • White acrylic paint
  • Paintbrushes
  • Cardstock cut into a circle.
  • A small piece of ribbon.
  • Glitter

How To:

  1. Tell your kid to glue six, similar pieces of the puzzles on the cardboard circle using the craft glue. Leave it to dry.
  1. Now flip and apply a coat of white acrylic on the puzzle pieces. Leave it to dry for an hour and apply another coat of paint.
  1. While the paint is still wet, dust some glitter on it generously.
  1. Hot glue ribbon to the back of the snowflake.

Our snowflake crafts ideas for kids will keep the tiny tots in your house occupied as they wait for winter to arrive. Now tell us how you and your kid like making snowflake crafts. Do you make conventional, paper snowflake or do you like using other mediums? Share your experience in the comments section below.

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