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Under $10
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1 to 60 minutes
Date submitted: 
10/08/2012
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Salt Snowmen
Create a snow scene with ingredients from the kitchen.
Materials
  • Piece of dark poster board or construction paper
  • Crayons
  • Ice cube
  • Mittens (optional)
  • Newspaper
  • Salt shaker full of salt
  • Scissors
Steps
Step 1
Prepare Tabletop

First, prepare your tabletop by covering it with newspaper. Choose a dark piece of paper to work with (poster board or construction paper).

Step 2
Rub Ice on Paper

Give your child an ice cube to rub all over the paper. He/she may want to put on mittens for this step.

Step 3
Shake Salt on Paper

Next, give your child a salt shaker full of salt (large grained salt shows up better) and let him/her shake it over the wet paper. The salt should melt and stick to the paper.

Step 4
Decorate Paper

Be creative! Cut your paper into different shapes and/or decorate with crayons before you get it wet.

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