We found this idea for making Q-tip snowflakes in this month’s Family Fun magazine. All you need for this project is Q-tips, Tacky Glue (my personal favorite for any craft!), waxed paper, and colored glitter.
We taped down waxed paper to make a work surface, and then arranged the Q-tips in a “snowflake” pattern. Gresham did his with triangles. The Family Fun example had diamond shapes, and they were really cute also.
Cover all of the joints with Tacky Glue. This is where the glitter comes in, but we didn’t have any! (Confession: I really hate glitter. I don’t think I’ve ever bought any! Good thing I have boys…). If you have glitter, sprinkle some over each glue spot – it really does make the snowflakes look better! The Family Fun snowflakes had blue and silver glitter.
We had to let our snowflakes dry overnight – but the humidity here was 93% yesterday, so maybe it won’t take so long if we do them again when it’s a dry day! Once they’re dry, simply peel off the waxed paper!
Great decoration for hanging in a window, etc.!