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Sparkling Snow

Create your own enchanted winter wonderland

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Curious, Creative, Caring, and Confident™
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Don’t let no snow keep you from building a snowman! This recipe for homemade snow from The Highlights Book of Things to Do will help your child get creative with snow creations inside the house.
sparking snow
What You'll Need
  • school glue
  • contact lens solution
  • large bowl
  • baking soda
  • shaving cream
  • markers
  • sealable plastic bag

Tip 

For cooler snow, place it in the refrigerator for 30 minutes before playing with it.

  1. Mix ½ cup of school glue, 2 teaspoons of contact-lens solution, and 2 tablespoons of glitter (optional) in a large bowl.

2. Stir 1½ cups of baking soda and 1½ cups of shaving cream into the mixture.

3. Play and build with the snow. Use markers to add details. Store in a sealable plastic bag.