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Stunning snow-flakes to decorate any room. They are so simple and beautiful! Suitable for people who can trace with a pencil and use the scissors.

WINTER CRAFT – Snow Flakes Suitable for people who can trace with a pencil and use the scissors

Object:

  • Improve dexterity
  • Promote sharing and friendship

Materials:

  • Snow Flake patterns (see below)
  • Lots of A3 sized white paper
  • Scissors
  • Pencils
  • Poster board or cardboard
  • Laminating machine (optional)

Instructions:

  1. Fold an A4 sized piece of paper diagonally to form a triangle. Trim leftover portion.
  2. Fold triangle in the middle again to form a smaller triangle.
  3. Fold small triangle into three equal parts, as per dotted lines in Fig 1. Make this last triangle as neat as possible: A over B and C over A. The result should appear as per Fig 2.
  4. Trim the ends in a straight line as per Fig 3.
  5. Hold the triangle in one hand and a small sharp pair of scissors in the other. Select a model to copy from (3 provided) and start cutting as per the dotted lines. Accuracy is not important. (see photos)
  6. When done, unfold the triangle to reveal a beautiful snow flake.
  7. Create your own patterns, the sky's the limit!
  8. Make dozens of snow flakes and hang them around your facility or stick them on windows

Files included:

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Snow Flake Models

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Robin 17th Jan 2017 Program Associate
These Snowflakes can also be cut out of white coffee filters. Fun to make, look great!
Talita 18th Jan 2017
Great idea Robin!
Solange 18th Jan 2017 Diversional Therapist
Good idea Robin, thank you for sharing.
Binubia 8th Dec 2015 Activities coordinator
I will try it today with my group....Thanks

Theresa 18th May 2015 care worker
Love the snow flakes look great on windows
carol 18th Jun 2013 activities team leader
loved this craft idea, some of the residents could not do the fine cutting, but all enjoyed the end result, looks quite effective on black paper
Judith 26th May 2013 Activity Facilitator
Thankyou all these are great we will use some of these in our pag groups. judith
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