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Salty Snowflakes

Create cool textured snowflakes!

Materials Needed

Salty Snowflakes

Difficulty Level: Medium

Time Needed: 15 minutes + dry time

Best done: Indoors

Messy level: Low


Materials Needed

  • Salt

  • White Construction Paper

  • Non-toxic Squeeze Glue

  • Pencil (optional) 

  • Paint

  • Paintbrushes

Let's Create!

  • For this activity your child(ren) will create snowflakes! There are a couple options that are age/ability dependent.


  • Option 1: Draw snowflakes on the construction paper for your child or have them draw on their own (draw lightly), have them carefully squeeze or spread glue over the outline.

  • Next, sprinkle salt over the glue (to add texture)

  • Once dry: let them paint over the snowflakes however they choose!


  • Option 2: Skip the step of drawing the snowflakes and simply have your child create them with the glue.  (Then follow the steps above)

  • Snowflakes can be:

Simple dots

Created with lines like:

Whatever comes into your child’s mind!

snowflake drawing

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