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Activity: DIY Snowballs

 

Do you want to make a snowball? This DIY fake snow is so easy to make and feels just like the real thing! Grab a handful and make some snowballs!

 

 materials:

  • baking soda
  • shaving cream
  • measuring cups
  • bowl or container (to mix it up in)
  • fork or hands (for mixing)
  • water

 

wow-to:

Step 1: Add 1 cup of baking soda and 1 cup of shaving cream to a bowl or container and stir to combine. You can use a fork to stipr or use your hands if you like.

Step 2: Add a few drops of water and continue mixing until the mixture looks and feels like a pile of snow.

Step 3: You can experiment with the ratios of ingredients. What happens if you add a little more baking soda? A little more shaving cream? More water?

Step 4: When pressed, this DIY snow comes together just like real snow. Grab a handful and make a snowball!

Share with us! Grownups can upload pictures and videos of you and your snow to tinkercast.com/share 

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