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Thursday, December 23, 2021

Layered Painted Paper Snowflakes

Grade 2 students made these lovely layered snowflakes using watercolours.
I traced thee different sizes of circles onto large 11 x 17" white photocopy paper. I made a photocopy for each student. They painted these using watercolours; you could also use tempera or tempera cakes. 

Cut all three circles out.

I showed them how to fold each circle three times and then cut into it to create a frilly snowflake. 

Glue all three snowflakes together, going from largest to smallest. 

Choose a plastic gem and glue it to the center for a bit of razzle dazzle!

Some finished Grade 2 results!


1 comment:

Unknown said...

These are gorgeous! I'm planning to have my grade 2 students complete them tomorrow as a special fun Friday activity. Thank you so much for sharing!

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