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Under 7, 7 to 12
Approximate Cost: 
Under $10
Duration: 
1 to 60 minutes
Date submitted: 
12/01/2015
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Physical Challenge: 
Snowflake Painting
No snow? No problem! With just a sponge, cereal box, and some paint, you can create this beautiful snowflake scene.
Materials
  • empty cereral box
  • tempera paint
  • white construction paper
  • kitchen sponge
Steps
Step 1
Cut the snowflakes.

Use the pattern to cut four snowflakes out of the cereal box. Place the snowflakes on a sheet of white paper.

snowflake pattern
Step 2
Cut the sponge.
Cut the sponge into 1" wide strips.
Step 3
Paint the snowflakes.

Dip the sponges into the paint and use them to dab paint on the paper. (Be careful not to use too much paint.)

Step 4
Remove the snowflakes.

After the paint dries, remove the snowflakes from the paper.

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