What you'll need
6 tongue depressors, 15 Popsicle sticks, white paint, paintbrush, white and silver yarn, 3 bells, tacky glue, wire, wire cutters
1. Glue 2 tongue depressors together to make a long stick; repeat 2 more times. Glue together in an asterisk shape; let dry. Glue 3 popsicle sticks together in an asterisk shape; let dry.
2. Break 12 Popsicle sticks in half. Glue 4 halves, 2 on each side, onto the 6 ends of the asterisk at an angle. Glue small asterisk to the center of large asterisk. Paint white; let dry.
3. Wrap entire form with yarn; tie ends on back. Glue 3 bells to the center of the snowflake. 4. Wrap wire around one point of the snowflake to attach to the tree.
Originally published in the December 2012 issue of Parents magazine.