Popsicle Stick Snowflake Craft

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It’s officially winter craft time! And what says winter more than snowflakes?

This popsicle stick snowflake craft is perfect for little ones. Not only is it a fun and easy way to spend an afternoon, but it also makes a great decoration for the windowsill or the Christmas tree. So gather up those popsicle sticks and let’s get started!

Not only is it a great way to occupy little hands during the chilly winter months, but it’s also a fun opportunity to teach your kids about the science of snowflakes!

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Popsicle Stick Snowflake Craft

Though snowflakes are often thought of as being simple and uniform, no two snowflakes are actually alike.

This unique snowflake design can be used to decorate a range of winter crafts, from snowflake-adorned ornaments to intricately designed greeting cards.

This particular snowflake craft is both fun and engaging, making it a great activity for both children and adults.

Anyone can create their own one-of-a-kind snowflake decoration. So grab some crafting supplies and give this snowflake craft a try!

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Popsicle Stick Snowflake Craft

A great way to occupy little hands during the chilly winter months and a fun opportunity to teach your kids about the science of snowflakes!

Popsicle Stick Snowflake Craft Supplies

Popsicle Stick Snowflake Craft Supplies

  • Popsicle sticks (you need 4 for each snowflake)
  • White craft paint
  • Paintbrush
  • Paper plate
  • Hot glue gun and hot glue sticks
  • Glitter (for this project, I used fine iridescent glitter and jumbo glitter)
  • Sequins (for this I used iridescent/clear sequins)
  • Clear glue
  • Small cup (optional for paint)

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Popsicle Stick Snowflake Craft

Directions:

Place the popsicle sticks on the paper plate.

Use your paintbrush to paint each popsicle stick with white paint. Make sure to cover the sides of the sticks and the back (optional). Use two or more coats if necessary.

Once dry, squirt a dab of hot glue in the center of one of the sticks. Place another popsicle stick on top, forming a + shape.

Popsicle Stick Snowflake Craft

Squirt a dab of glue in the center and place a stick diagonally.

Popsicle Stick Snowflake Craft

Do this again, making an X shape. This will form the complete snowflake.

Popsicle Stick Snowflake Craft

To decorate the snowflake, pour clear glue on the top of each popsicle stick and spread the glue around with the tip of the bottle.

Popsicle Stick Snowflake Craft

Start putting glitters and/or sequins then set aside to try.

Popsicle Stick Snowflake Craft

Display!

Popsicle Stick Snowflake Craft

Popsicle Stick Snowflake Craft

This simple activity is perfect for kids to do on a cold winter day.

Materials

  • Popsicle sticks (you need 4 for each snowflake)
  • White craft paint
  • Paintbrush
  • Paper plate
  • Hot glue gun and hot glue sticks
  • Glitter (for this project, I used fine iridescent glitter and jumbo glitter)
  • Sequins (for this I used iridescent/clear sequins)
  • Clear glue
  • Small cup (optional for paint)

Instructions

    1. Place the popsicle sticks on the paper plate.
    2. Use your paintbrush to paint each popsicle stick with white paint. Make sure to cover the sides of the sticks and the back (optional). Use two or more coats if necessary.
    3. Once dry, squirt a dab of hot glue in the center of one of the sticks. Place another popsicle stick on top, forming a + shape.
    4. Squirt a dab of glue in the center and place a stick diagonally. Do this again, making an X shape. This will form the complete snowflake.
    5. To decorate the snowflake, pour clear glue on the top of each popsicle stick and spread the glue around with the tip of the bottle. Start putting glitters or sequins then set aside to try.
    6. Display!

This popsicle stick snowflake craft is the perfect activity for kids on a cold winter day. Not only is it fun and easy to make, but it’s also a great opportunity to teach your kids about the science of snowflakes! So gather up some supplies and get crafting today.

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