Imagine my surprise when, while looking for online resources for a recent
Here, then, is something to fill that void. Quynh says she learned this method for folding nine-pointed stars from her father back in Vietnam, and it’s easily adaptable to making snowflakes, as you’ll see. The only part that I find really tricky is doing the 1/3 folds (steps 3-4, 6-7), because it’s a little imprecise and I often find I overshoot and have to redo it. It eventually works out, though, and makes beautiful, regular nine-pointed stars and snowflakes. Plenty of kids will probably never have seen these, so it’s a great, unique craft for any winter-themed class!