My sister in law came over to make some paper snowflakes with me and the boys, and she said she used to make snowflakes out of coffee filters. So we tried it, and they turned out better than the regular paper kind. Since the filters are already circular, they were made into perfect snow flakes!
Just fold the filter in half, then in half a couple more times and make your cuts, it was super fun!
Here is a site to help with the cuts...