Gorgeous glitter snowflakes for Christmas! A lovely activity and decoration for nursing homes.
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  • Recycled cardboard cylinders (from kitchen paper towels or toilet rolls)
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Glitter
  • Brushes
  • Twine or string
  • Acrylic paint in Christmas colours; red, white, green, gold, and silver
  • Large paper plates for the glitter


  • Pour glitter into paper plates; one colour in each plate.
  • Cut paper tubes around 1cm wide
  • Glue them together into a six-point shape; resembling a snowflake
  • Let it dry for 15 minutes
  • Paint the snowflake your favourite Christmas colours, let it dry
  • Use another brush to dab the edges of the snowflake with glue on one side
  • Place the glue side of the snowflake onto a plate of glitter, let it dry
  • Repeat the process on the other side
  • Once fully dry tie a string to hang!

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Diane 2nd Nov 2016 Recreation Team Leader
Awesome , thankyou , cant wait to do this activity.
Talita 7th Nov 2016
Thanks Diane, I hope they turn out well for you!
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