MAKE A SNOWFLAKE – KIDS EXPERIMENT WINTER WONDERLAND

Celebrate the winter season by making six-sided snowflakes that will sparkle all year and never melt! Family Fun activity!

make snow kid experiment

You will need:

  1.  Wide mouth jar

2 . White pipe cleaner

3. Borax (available at grocery
stores)

4.  Pencil

5.  Boiling water

6.  String, about 6″

7.  Food coloring

Instructions:

1. Fill the jar with boiling water. (adult supervision is required)

2. Add borax to water one tablespoon at a time to dissolve. Slowly stir
in threetablespoons per one cup of water. Don’t worry if some remains at the bottom of
jar.

3. Add a small drop of blue food coloring, if
desired, to give it a wintry look.

4. Cut a pipe
cleaner into three equal sections.

5. Twist pipe
cleaner together in the center. Fan out the ends to form a six-sidedsnowflake
shape.

6. Tie a piece of string to the tip of
snowflake. Tie the other end to a pencil.

7. Rest
the pencil on the rim of jar and lower snowflake inside. It should be completelyimmersed in
liquid but not touching the bottom of jar.

8. Allow
the jar to sit in an undisturbed location overnight.

You will begin to see crystals grow on your  snowflake. Hang in a sunny window and continueto enjoy winter in a bottle!

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Geraldine Jensen

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