Creatives will enjoy learning how to draw a snowflake in 6 simple illustrative steps.
Included are 6 easy steps to follow, children will enjoy making their own snowflake on paper. Also included is a printable version of this snowflake drawing tutorial.
Ideal for art teachers and homeschoolers looking to instruct kids how to draw their own snowflake.
Drawing is much more fun when you have a simple lesson to reference. Keep practicing!
- Drawing Paper
- Crayons or Colored Pencils
- Black Marker (optional)
- How to Draw a Snowflake Printable PDF (see bottom of lesson)
In this article, we will start with a new piece of paper and discover how to draw a snowflake in a series of 6 steps. It’s best if we pay attention to the proportions of each of the drawn parts of the snowflake.
Time Needed: 20 minutes
Form The Hexagonal Plate
Start by drawing two hexagons.
Draw The Diagonal Branches
Next, draw the diagonal branches by forming an X-shape. Make sure to erase parts of the hexagon that overlap with the branches.
Add The Horizontal And Vertical Branches
Add the horizontal and vertical branches by drawing a thin cross shape. Erase parts of the hexagon that overlap with the branches!
Create A Circle At The Center
Form a circular shape at the center. Be sure to erase parts of the branches that overlap with the circle.
Attach The Side Branches
Now, draw short diagonal shapes on every branch similar to the illustration.
Complete The Snowflake Drawing
Add some color to the snowflake drawing! First, use a light blue crayon to fill the snowflake. Then, add some shades of blue at the ends.
How to Draw a Snowflake PDF Download
Click the link below to view or download this drawing lesson. The PDF is a printable drawing lesson for How to Draw a Snowflake. The last page of the downloadable PDF includes a coloring book page with just the outlines and an extension exercise for prompting kids to get creative!