Arts & Crafts

My Snow Dome

My Snow Dome
Photo by: Nancy M.

sumana Submitted by: sumana

You can make your own snow dome which can be kept as a show piece at home.

Time
15 minutes
Ages
0 - 60 months
Group size
0 - 8 tots
Rating

Supplies

  • 1 cup Glycerine
  • 4 cups Water
  • 1 Glass jars & bottles (Airtight)
  • Clay (Modelling, as many colors as needed)
  • 1 bottle Glitter (Sparkles or glitter)
  • 1 Popsicle sticks (Or ice-cream)
  • Acrylic paint
  • Markers (Permanent if adult supervises)

Steps

  1. Take an airtight jar.
  2. Mix one cup of glycerine and four cups of water together. Fill the jar halfway.
  3. Take a popsicle stick. Paint dark colors on the stick and use marker to draw some lines that look like tall buildings. Can repeat if multiple sticks available.
  4. Now take the cap of the jar and stick the clay inside the cap. Mold the clay to look like a landscape.
  5. Now place the sticks in the clay so that they stand like tall buildings.
  6. Put it some glitter into the jar to make it sparkle.
  7. Shut the jar very tightly.
  8. Shake it and see how beautiful it looks.
  9. Have fun.
Tips & Tricks
Keep the jar standing up. The lid will be flipped to go on top then screw on tightly. Then can flip over.