Art lessons for kids. Christmas Ornaments from Paper - How to Make KIRIGAMI SNOWFLAKES, a Master Class

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Perhaps, not all of you know how Kirigami technique difers from Origami — Kirigami is one of Origami types the main distinctive feature of which is that while making a thing to use scissors and cut paper is allowed. Today we`d like to show you a Master Class how to make Kirigami ornament — a cute Christmas Snowflake. The cutting method of unusual Kirigami Snowflakes doesn`t differ very much from making usual paper snowflakes but they look far more spectacular and fantastic. This master class will help you in creating such a beauty with your own hands.

Art lessons for kids. Christmas Ornaments from Paper - How to Make KIRIGAMI SNOWFLAKES, a Master Class

First make such a template and with its help you can manage to make a correct snowflake consisting of six rays. For this, on a sheet of paper make an angle of 60 deg with a protractor. Folding a square sheet of paper diagonally in two, put the workpiece on the template in the following way:

Art lessons for kids. Christmas Ornaments from Paper - How to Make KIRIGAMI SNOWFLAKES, a Master Class
Art lessons for kids. Christmas Ornaments from Paper - How to Make KIRIGAMI SNOWFLAKES, a Master Class

Bend the triangle angles as shown in the photo:

Art lessons for kids. Christmas Ornaments from Paper - How to Make KIRIGAMI SNOWFLAKES, a Master ClassArt lessons for kids. Christmas Ornaments from Paper - How to Make KIRIGAMI SNOWFLAKES, a Master Class

The lines for the incisions on the workpiece can be made in pencil, then they are deleted with an eraser; or put the ready made template and cut round it. If on this stage the workpiece is folded in two once more, then for cutting a snowflake manicure scissors can be used instead of a stationery knife. In this case the work can be done by a child.

Art lessons for kids. Christmas Ornaments from Paper - How to Make KIRIGAMI SNOWFLAKES, a Master ClassArt lessons for kids. Christmas Ornaments from Paper - How to Make KIRIGAMI SNOWFLAKES, a Master Class

Here are the schemes for cutting Kirigami snowflakes from paper:

Art lessons for kids. Christmas Ornaments from Paper - How to Make KIRIGAMI SNOWFLAKES, a Master Class

To make the snowflakes in the Kirigami technique more fabulous and spectacular, color them in felt pens, decorate with tinsels, strasses, cute pompons and wool balls.

Art lessons for kids. Christmas Ornaments from Paper - How to Make KIRIGAMI SNOWFLAKES, a Master Class

Our Snowfiake is made. You can take it in your hand and make a Christmas wish. Happy Christmas to you!

Comments (1)

Oigami snowflakes are so diverse and irresistible:

Origami snowflakes

Origami snowflakes

Origami snowflakes
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