This easy snowflake craft is fun for kids to make and is the perfect activity for a winter party or family night. You can even turn these snowflakes into ornaments to hang up on your tree as a Christmas decoration.
I don’t know about you, but I am always looking for ways to keep my kids busy. And since the weather has been freezing cold lately, I have been especially searching for ways to keep them entertained indoors.
This is where this project comes in—making a super simple snowflake craft that can be made using using popsicle sticks, glitter, and a little patience.
Today, I am going to show you how to make a beautiful, easy-to-make snowflake craft for your kids.
To make these sparkly craft stick snowflakes you will need the following supplies, which you may already have in your craft cupboard.
- Small popsicle (craft) sticks (4 for each)
- Mod Podge or spray adhesive
- Foam brushes
- Small pom pom
- Craft glitter
- Craft glue or hot glue gun
- Ribbon or twine to hang the ornament
- Paper plate or parchment paper.
Instructions – How to Make These Easy Snowflakes From Popsicle Sticks
Let’s get crafty with our children this winter! We will show you how to make popsicle stick snowflakes that sparkle
Using the craft glue or glue gun, attach two of the popsicle sticks together so they make a “+”.
Repeat with the remaining two popsicle sticks.
Now attach the two “+” pieces but rotate one so they make a snowflake.
Next, place the snowflake on a paper plate or parchment paper. Using a foam brush and Mod Podge or the spray adhesive, cover the snowflake completely.
Coat the snowflake liberally with the glitter and then allow it to dry completely.
Using the craft glue or glue gun, attach your pom pom to the middle of the snowflake.
Cut a 6” length of ribbon or twine, form a loop and using the craft glue or glue gun, attach to the top of the back side of the craft stick. Allow to dry completely before hanging.
And you’re done! Don’t they look cute, and of course so sparkly!
This easy craft will look adorable on your child’s Christmas tree, or in any other winter wonderland.
What a great way to get the kids involved in decorating for the holidays! Snowflakes are such a fun topic to learn about, and making a beautiful craft is a great way to tie in this theme for your Winter learning activities.
More Snowflake Crafts
These popsicle stick snowflakes are fun to make for kids of all ages. But what are you going to make next?
If you would like even more snowflake themed crafts and fun, take a look at some of these Winter craft ideas we have been sharing. They are perfect to keep kids busy during this cold winter weather.
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Anna Marikar, mum of four and seasoned blogger, has spent over a decade sharing her parenting journey and passion for kid-friendly crafts and free printables.
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