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These easy snowflake crafts for kids are perfect for toddlers through to elementary kids and even teens. They’re a great way to explore symmetry and practice fine motor skills too!
Easy Snowflake Crafts for Kids
We’re under a weather warning for snow today, so I decided to look for some easy snowflake crafts for kids that my children would enjoy doing.
I’ve pulled together a variety of ideas from cutting out paper snowflakes, to using beads to help them work on their threading skills.
Snowflake craft projects are a brilliant way to incorporate maths and science into your day too. There’s a whole lot of symmetry in a snowflake and they’re a fun way to talk about fractions too!
Easy Snowflake Crafts for Kids to Make at Home
A Beaded Snowflake Craft for Kids: Math & Fine Motor Activity
Let's kick things off with these pretty pipe cleaner and bead snowflakes which also double as a fine motor and a math activity as your child can explore patterns and counting while working with those small beads.
Torn Paper Snowflake Craft
If you're looking for a snowflake craft for a toddler then try this low prep activity which is a wonderful way for them to practice their glueing skills while making a pretty snowflake.
Sparkly Snowflake Craft for Kids
Ooh how pretty are these sparkly snowflakes! These would look wonderful threaded on a piece of string to make a garland across the window where they could catch the light!
How to Make Coffee Filter Snowflakes | DIY Christmas
This craft is perfect for toddlers as they can use marker pens to colour them in, but older children can also enjoy making these snowflakes with watercolour paints.
Fork Painted Snowflakes
Now there is something I would never have thought to do... paint snowflakes using a fork! They're really effective too!
Your kids will love this gorgeous process art technique combining salt, glue and watercolour painting to make beautiful snowflake art.
Magic Salt and Watercolor Snowflake Art
And while you have the salt and watercolours out on the table try this craft project too. Same supplies but totally different outcome!
Doily Snowflakes - Lacey Watercolor Cut Paper Snowflakes
This is a clever twist on the cut snowflake activity - using a doily to add to the detail of the snowflake!
Paper Plate Snowflake Yarn Art
If you're looking for a mess free activity you can't go wrong with paper plates and yarn! This sweet snowflake craft is a great way to introduce your child to some simple sewing and have them practice their fine motor skills which helps with handwriting.
Pipe Cleaner Snowflakes
These pipe cleaner snowflakes are so pretty and you can easily turn this into a STEM activity by putting out different snowflake designs and seeing which ones kids can recreate.
Borax Snowflake Crafts for Kids
To bring a little science into your craft project check out this easy to follow tutorial to show your kids how to make magical crystal snowflakes.
Coffee Filter, Straws and Pasta Snowflake Craft
Painted coffee filters, pinwheel pasta and paper straws come together to create awesome texture in this winter kids craft. This fun snowflake craft is also a fun way for kids to be creative with symmetry when creating their own, unique snowflake design.
How to Make Beaded Snowflake Ornaments
These beaded snowflakes will look beautiful hanging in the window as a sun catcher. Just follow the simple step by step instructions to learn how to make this simple DIY wire bead snowflake ornament craft.
How to Make Paper Roll Snowflakes
This one is a snowflake craft for older children because it's quite intricate. These snowflakes are SO PRETTY! No one would ever guess they were made from paper rolls. Who knew such a simple, recycled material could look so beautiful?
The Easiest Way to Draw a Snowflake- DIY Watercolor Snowflakes
This snowflake craft is a brilliant choice if your child is struggling to understand fractions.
Winter Craft Activity for Kids: Decorate a Snowflake
You'll want to gather together as many sparkly things as you can from your craft box to set up this easy and fun snowflake craft project!
How to Make Paper Snowflakes
We can't have a collection of snowflake crafts without including a tutorial to show you how to cut snowflakes from paper. Don't miss the tip about using easel paper to cut out giant snowflakes!
Winter Snowflake Slime Recipe
Who doesn’t love a good slime, and now homemade slime is so easy to make with the right slime recipe. Check out this tutorial to show you how to make sparkly snowflake slime with your kids.
Quilled Paper Tube Snowflake Craft
Quilling is the wonderful art form of rolled strips of paper, glued together to create a decorative design. Check out this craft that uses this paper quilling within a toilet paper tube frame to create a stunning snowflake. This one is perfect for your elementary student, or even a teen who wants to learn something new.
Snowflake Craft For Toddlers
Here's a fun mess-free activity for the little ones to get stuck into. Making snowflakes from cotton balls! If they manage to complete the craft without using up all of the balls you could even use them to have an indoor snowball fight!
Dot Sticker Snowflake
I love this dot sticker snowflake craft because it's brilliant for developing fine motor skills. Don't write this one off as a toddler activity because its great for your kindergartener or first grader too!
Make Your Own Batman Snowflake
So far I've shared snowflakes that look like, well snowflakes, but I couldn't resist sharing this last craft project which is perfect for older boys who love batman!