Follow the instructions in the link below.
Folded Star Tutorial
You may choose other types of thin papers such as tissue paper. They are not as durable or shiny as the translucent paper but look just as nice when hanging. Vellum paper is also a great option.
Ages 8 and older
This is an example of the same star using printed vellum paper instead. The intricate design on the paper adds more detail to the star.