Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, p. 89, 1998. Gardner, M. The Sixth Book of Mathematical Games from Scientific American. Now you will have 2 pieces consisting of 3 strands or «arms» each. (For smaller snowflakes, it may be easier to use double-sided tape or white glue in place of staples.) 10 Staple the two new pieces together in the middle. 11 Staple where each of the six arms meet.