One way to make a fake snowflake is by folding a piece of paper in different ways and cutting patterns into the folded paper. When unfolded, it creates a unique snowflake.
Use any type of paper to make these fake snowflakes, including construction paper, simple white printer paper, origami patterned paper or light tissue paper. The paper is generally folded in half, then folded twice more in triangles. Scissors can cut into the center of the paper or trim around the edges to create rounded edges for the snowflakes. Unique patterns are cut into the paper when it is folded in different ways.