jQuery snowfall plugin – recreating Google’s “Let it Snow” effect
December 18, 2011 27 Comments
Google rolled out its “Let it snow” easter egg for this winter. Trying to recreate the same snow flakes falling effect, I wrote a jQuery based plugin to simulate snowfall similar to Google’s.
The demo of the plugin is available here. Please refer to the source of the page to see how to initiate the plugin.
It was a small and fun project to work on work: Simple mathematics, simple optimization concerns and the urge to replicate Google’s creation
CSS3 based version of this plugin available at
Use it as: $(selector).snowFallTrans();
How to use
1. Include the plugin source in your page.
2. Invoke the plugin as
Have fun this winter season.