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Paper Snowflake Mania!

The kids are out of school for awhile, and I've been coming up with different winter/ Christmas-related crafts for them to do.  Gotta keep those kids busy!

Today, we worked on making it snow in the house.... with paper snowflakes!  There are actually a TON of great tutorials on YouTube for various paper snowflake-making techniques.... if you need inspiration, that is where you should go!  I chose a rather simple video for the kids to start with.  For the younger ones, I pre-cut and folded the paper so they could just snip out their designs.  My older kids were able to cut and fold their own paper, and they came up with a lot of amazing designs!

After cutting them, we took various lengths of white yarn, attached them to each snowflake, and strung them around the house on the ceiling, the chandelier, and any other place we could find!  Our house now looks like the scene from the movie "Elf" where Buddy decorates his Dad's apartment overnight.... paper snowflakes everywhere!!!

Here is the basic tutorial we used:

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