Coffee Filter Snowflakes

Banner Snowflakes

The best activity in winter is to get outside and enjoy the snow. But for the times when the weather doesn't cooperate, try this snowflake-making project with your kids to bring the beauty of the season indoors.

You will need: coffee filters, felt pens, scissors, and a small cup filled with ¼ " of water.

1. materials

1. Flatten a coffee filter and decorate freely with washable felt pens.

2. color

2. Fold in half, in half again, and again, and again.

folding

3. Set the tip into a cup filled with ¼" of water. 

4a in cup

4. Watch as the water rises and the colors blend together!

4b Davis waching

5. Keep folded, and press dry between paper towels.

paper towels

 6. When completely dried, cut out simple designs around the edges.

cutting

 7. Carefully open to reveal your unique snowflake. Remember, no two snowflakes look alike, so each time will be a surprise!

finished

 8. Tape to your window or wall, or hang from your ceiling with ribbons to create a winter wonderland!

window

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