Fan fold the paper using the shorter edge. Once it is all folded, put a staple in the middle.
Use scissors to trim the two edges if you wish. Make it rounded, cut off to form a point, make another design, or leave it the way it is. Every snowflake is unique!
Use a hole punch to make a design of holes all over. I had two different size hole punches.
When you are finished adding design, fan out the two sides to form a circle and tape together.
These are beautiful hung in a window or from the ceiling! Enjoy this last bit of winter season.
By Jayme from Harrisonburg, VA
The better you get at this, the more intricate you can make your cuts. Just start with a few, open it up and then you can see how it works and the next one you can do better. Good luck. You must be young, everyone from my generation knows how to cut snowflakes!
I would like to know how to make cutout paper snowflakes. Would someone please share the instructions with me?
By Candy from North Myrtle Beach, SC
How do you make original and interesting "snowflakes"?
I ask just one thing: real snowflakes have six points, so maybe you'd consider six points? I see eight-pointers here and there. Yep, I'm the beady-eyed lady standing there counting and scowling. Have fun!
I have enjoyed this site, but in the Christmas section, I cannot find anything for paper snowflakes that you cut with scissors and use either typing paper, tissue paper, or origami paper. Can someone help? I would like to teach my 7 year old how to make them for decorating. Thanks,
How do you make paper snowflakes?
Priya from Plainsboro, NJ
Found this video:
I need a pattern to make a snowflake.
By Mary from Memphis, TN