25+ Ways to make a snowflake! When weather turns cold and the snow begins to fly, our thoughts in the classroom and daycare turn to making snowflakes. Paper snowflakes, tissue paper snowflakes, craft stick snowflakes and more! There are tons of creative snowflake crafts that you can make no matter what age you are. I’m happy to share over 25 of my favourites with you today!
I’m definitely in winter crafting mode! The other day I shared 25 Adorable Snowman Crafts and Activities for your kids and today, we’re focusing on snowflakes! I’ve rounded up 25 terrific snowflake crafts, activities and treats to keep you and your creative kids busy and entertained as you wait for winter to officially arrive.
Each of the crafts featured in the photos has a clickable link in the corresponding description. That link will take you to the full tutorial for each craft, activity or recipe.
25+ Snowflake Crafts, Activities and Treats
Paint a batch of craft stick snowflakes in a rainbow of colours. – Happy Hooligans
Embellish some simple clay dough snowflakes with melted crayons. – Craft Ideas for kids
The Imagination Tree made these lovely white clay snowflakes with just 3 ingredients.
Who knew you could draw on salt dough? Katy Elliot did! See how she made her detailed salt dough snowflakes here.
Learn how to make a perfect six-pointed snowflake from Preschool Powol Packets.
Mom Endeavours’ tasty snowflake pretzels look so pretty and yummy.
These woven snowflakes are gorgeous, and a great way for kids to strengthen fine motor skills while exploring interesting textures and materials.
These pipe cleaner snowflakes are SUPER-easy to make. It’s hard to believe that such a simple craft can look this beautiful. You can hang these snowflakes in a window all winter long or make a bunch of them for your Christmas tree. This is a great craft for kids who need to work on their fine-motor strength too.
Make three dimensional snowflakes using a simple puffy paint recipe from Things to Share and Remember.
Who remembers making twisty snowflakes as a kid? Refresh your memory with U Can Do It’s tutorial.
We made these simple button snowflakes last year. Simple enough for the toddlers to do, and so pretty.
We had a ton of fun dying our vibrant coffee filter snowflakes. They made a gorgeous window display.
Wouldn’t this craft stick snowflake look amazing on your front door? – The Ballard Bunch
Or how about this this striking snowflake decoration? Who knew pvc pipes could be so gorgeous? – Ashbee Design
Paper snowflakes have never been so pretty! Use coffee filters, paint and glitter to make these vibrant snowflakes to decorate your home or classroom.
I love these whimsical pasta snowflake ornaments from Wee Live.
The toddlers loved the scrunching and crunching process they used to make these tissue paper snowflakes.
Older kids will enjoy wrapping and winding these woven snowflake ornaments. Activity Village
These are to-die-for! 4 ingredients and 10 minutes is all it takes to make our crispy-crunchy Cinnamon & Sugar Snowflake treats.
Mama Poppa Bubba turned a few odd puzzle pieces into an adorable snowflake ornament.
The preschoolers’ fine-motor skills got work out making these delicate tissue paper snowflake ornaments.
A dollar store mirror and some dollar store gems will keep kids happy for hours this winter. The hooligans love to play with this snowflake building activity every day in winter time. Great for building fine motor and cognitive skills!
Visit Red Ted Art to see how to make a batch of cardboard roll snowflakes.
They’re playing with this awesome Snowflake Sensory Slime over at Little Bins for Little Hands.
Wouldn’t these dainty beaded snowflakes look sweet dangling from the Christmas tree? – Happiness is Homemade
A batch of glittery snowflake dough will keep your little one busy for hours this winter. – Fantastic Fun and Learning
Surprise your kids with a cheesy snowflake sandwich snack.. – Kiddie Foodies
And lastly, a classic winter science experiment: grow a batch of vibrant, crystal snowflakes! The Moffat Girls will show you how.
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Jackie is a mom, wife, home daycare provider, and the creative spirit behind Happy Hooligans. She specializes in kids’ crafts and activities, easy recipes, and parenting. In 1997, Jackie stepped out of the corporate world to start a family and to open her own home daycare. She began blogging in 2011, and today, Happy Hooligans inspires more than 2 million parents, caregivers and Early Years Professionals all over the globe.