How to Make Paper Snowflakes + Free Snowflake Patterns

Last updated: November 10, 2023

Dive into a winter wonderland with our easy step-by-step tutorial on how to make paper snowflakes! Discover a flurry of free printable snowflake patterns, ensuring you can snip and snap your way to the perfect frosty creation in no time! Whether you're decorating for the festive season or just looking for a cozy craft project, our templates offer a touch of snowy magic for everyone. ❄️✂️

Paper Snowflakes

Ever looked out on a snowy day and marveled at the delicate beauty of each unique snowflake as they fall? Well, we've got some good news for you. Here, we're taking that natural wonder indoors! On this page, you'll find an easy-to-follow tutorial that will guide you through the delightful journey of crafting your very own paper snowflakes. And because we know every snowflake is beautifully unique, we've prepared 26 fabulous printable snowflake patterns for you to choose from. Each one promising to add a sprinkle of winter wonder to your creation. 🌨️✂️

Why make paper snowflakes? Besides being a fun and therapeutic craft activity (who doesn't love a little snip and fold session?), these delicate beauties serve as the perfect wintertime decor. String them up for festive winter holiday decorations, add them to gift-wrapping for that personal touch, or even use them to frost your windows and showcase your festive spirit to the world outside! 🎁🎄 Whether you're looking to add a frosty touch to your holiday celebrations, or simply want to revel in the joy of crafting, paper snowflakes are the way to go!

So, print out one of our free snowflake templates, grab your trusty scissors, and let's embark on this snowy journey together. Here's to making winter wonderland dreams come true, no matter the weather outside! ☃️💙


Click here to jump to a particular section, or scroll down the page to read our "How To" tutorial and view all our extensive range of paper snowflake patterns to print.

1. Step-by-Step Tutorial
2. Snowflake Patterns to Print

(And as you immerse yourself in snowflake-making, why not brighten the mood with some wintertime chuckles from our Christmas Jokes, Snow Puns, and Winter Jokes for Kids?)

How to Make Paper Snowflakes

Print out your free printable pattern and cut out the square with the snowflake guide template on it. Now you're ready to fold, cut, and reveal a beautiful snowflake. ❄️

Paper Snowflakes

Step 1. Fold along diagonal line. Keep your snowflake template facing upward, fold the paper behind.

Paper Snowflakes

Step 2. Fold along line shown. Keep your snowflake template facing upward, fold the paper to the back.

Paper Snowflakes

Step 3. Fold along the edge of the pattern along the line shown, folding the paper to the back.

Paper Snowflakes

Step 4. Fold along the other edge of the pattern along the line shown, folding the paper to the back.

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Step 5. Cut out the snowflake pattern along the solid lines, cutting away the gray paper.

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Step 6. Carefully unfold to reveal your completed snowflake ❄️

Paper Snowflake Patterns to Print

In this section, a winter wonderland of striking snowflake patterns awaits! Once you discover the one that 'freezes' your attention, click to view and print the PDF template. Next, just follow our step-by-step instructions, and you'll snip and snap your way to your very own frosty masterpiece in a flurry!

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Free Printable Christmas Wish List Templates

Step into a world of festive magic with our collection of free printable Christmas wish list templates! Whether you're a kid eagerly awaiting Santa's visit or a teen with a dream list, our templates are just what you need to make your holiday wishes known. 🎄✨

free printable christmas wish list montage

More Free Templates and Printables

We hope you liked our paper snowflake template tutorial and free printable snowflake patterns. For more fun Holiday activity ideas, check out these other free templates & coloring pages.

Christmas Coloring Pages
Christmas Coloring Pages for Adults
Santa Coloring Pages
Free Printable Letter to Santa
Snowman Coloring Pages
Snowman Templates
Paper Snowflake Templates
Christmas Ornaments Coloring Pages
Christmas Tree Coloring Pages
Christmas Tree Templates
Snowflake Coloring Pages
Winter Coloring Pages
Winter Word Searches
Star Templates
Gingerbread Man Templates
Reindeer Coloring Pages
Elf Coloring Pages
Christmas Stocking Coloring Pages
Candy Coloring Pages
Christmas Color By Number
Christmas Word Search
Christmas Word Scrambles
New Year Coloring Pages


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