Toddlers can make their own no-cut snowflake winter craft with this easy and safe craft idea. The easy no-cut snowflake winter craft idea is appropriate for toddlers who are just beginning to explore the joys of arts and crafts. Older children who may not be adept with scissors may also have fun with this easy winter craft idea. This is also a good craft idea when you don’t want the kids using glue.
This winter craft is appropriate for toddlers and home schooled children who do not use scissors. It’s also a glue-free craft.
sheets of clear laminate
small piece of yarn
pieces of tissue paper, torn into little pieces
Tip: use glitter tissue paper if available.
Option: It won’t have the same effect, but construction paper can be substituted for tissue paper when none is available.
Crafts for toddlers take more preparation effort and time than crafts for older children.
In the No-Cut Snowflake project, adults will need to prepare all of the components first.
Cut a piece of clear laminate into a circle.
Next, fold a piece of construction paper in half. Cut the outline of a snowflake shape, or at least half of one. When the paper is opened, the complete symmetrical snowflake shape will be there.
Peel the laminate backing and then place the snowflake outline onto the stick side of the paper. Tape the paper, sticky side up to a table.
Also cut out a second square of laminate that will be used to finish up the craft.
Arrange bits of yarn, and small pieces of construction paper at the top of the snowflake outline.
Tip: Toddlers need to be supervised during this craft to ensure there is no yarn or paper eating.
Toddler Winter Craft Time
The toddler can then decorate their snowflake with bits of construction paper and yarn. Let them add as few or as many pieces as they wish.
You will know the toddler is done either when they tell you they are all done, or they simply get up and walk away from the table.
Finish Up the Winter Craft for Toddlers
Place the second sheet of clear laminate, sticky side down, on top of the finished craft.
Use hole punch to make a hole about a quarter or half and inch down. String a piece of ribbon, a piece of yarn, or a pipe cleaner thorugh the hole. Hang up the craft. It will look pretty in the window.