Mobile (Snowflake)

Substitute any flat or dimensional item in place of the snowflake.


  • Construction paper
  • 2 sheets of Xerox paper per student
  • Markers/Crayons/Pencil Colors/Pencil
  • Scissors
  • Hole Punch
  • Twine/Yarn/Ribbon


1 hour


Instruct students to:

  1. Fold and cut Xerox paper in half to form 4-4 by 11 stripes.
  2. Fold each piece into accordion pleats.
  3. Cut a notch on each long side at the center.
  4. Tie securely with a length.
  5. Make a variety of cuts on both sides of the folder paper.
  6. Run a line of glue along outside pleats.
  7. Glue outside pleats together.
  8. Attach a string to top of snowflake.
  9. Cut a 1 by 12 strip of construction paper.
  10. Glue ends together to form a circle.
  11. Punch 4 equally spaced hole in the circle.
  12. Attach snowflakes with 4 different lengths of string.
  13. Knot 4 ends together.
  14. Hang from a line strung across the room.


Make mobiles using doves or snowmen

Last Updated: 08/20/2013