I’m not a crafty mama as you know. But, I had to remind you about snowflakes because they’re such a great vacation activity — and you can use old newspaper or recycled paper!
Start with a square. If you don’t have one, fold your rectangle paper to make a square like this:
Now that you have a square. Fold corner to corner. Fold into smaller and smaller triangles. Cut.
When you’re done cutting, unfold and look at the lines of symmetry in your beautiful snowflake!
If you want to get fancy — here are more ideas.
Read Snowflake Bentley.