Arts & Crafts

Age Level

5-7 8-10 11-13

Make Your Own Snowflakes

Snowflakes are fun decorations for homes and classrooms. Many people like to make their own and display them on doors and in windows to celebrate winter. Snowflakes are both delicate and beautiful. Each real snowflake is a uniquely fashioned ice crystal with a symmetry that reflects the symmetry of water molecules. This six-fold symmetry is shared by all snowflakes and is easy to replicate by folding paper. This template will let you make your own paper snowflakes to observe symmetry and share your creation.

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