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Level: Primary, Junior
Grades: K - Gr. 5 | Age: 5- 11 yrs | Written by: Dee Cantrell and Viviana Graney

You can make snow globes using baby food jars, corn syrup, glitter and found objects.

What You NEED - Version 1:
What You DO - Version 1:
  1. Take the jar and pour in some glitter - not too much, just enough to give a sparkle effect, into the bottom of the jar.
  2. Add any small plastic toys or seashells into the jar.
  3. Fill with water to the top and place the lid over the top, very tightly.
  4. Then shake the jar.
  5. The glitter will appear as snow in a real snow globe.

What You NEED - Version 2:

What You DO - Version 2:
  1. Fill the jar with baby oil or corn syrup, and a little water.
  2. Add glitter
  3. Glue toy or seashell to the lid of with glue and put the lid on the jar (seal with glue). (Make sure you use waterproof glue - ADULT assistance required!).
  4. When dry, turn the jar upside down and give it a shake.
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