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Tuesday, December 24, 2013

Make an Snow Machine Easy DIY for Kids

We live where it's warm and will never have a white Christmas, or any other day of snow fall.

My kids wanted it to snow, so my son came up with a solution!


Make an Snow Machine Easy DIY for Kids

Enjoy the video of Monkey's home made snow machine:






DIY "Snow" Maker 

Make an Snow Machine Easy DIY for Kids

This easy to make, home made snow machine consists of a box with holes in it, full of cotton balls, attached to the ceiling, with a string hanging down.

When you pull the string and the box shakes, "snow" (cotton balls) will fall to the ground.

How to make a snow machine:

Materials:
Shoe box
Cotton balls
string
packing tape

Directions:
First, cut holes in lid of shoe box, enough so cotton balls will stay in, but fall out when shaken.

Tape the lid onto the box.

Tape a small string, in a loop, to the bottom of the box (for hanging). You could instead poke small holes through and tie a loop as this holds better.

Tape a long string, long enough to reach from ceiling to floor, to one side of the box. Again, you poke holes and tie the string, instead, for a stronger hold.

Fill box with cotton balls.

Attach to ceiling with strong tape, we used packing tape.

Make an Snow Machine Easy DIY for Kids


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4 comments :

  1. That's awesome! We live where it snows but I like this way better - it's warmer and easier to clean up than shoveling!

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  2. LOL, this is hilarious, cute, simple... just a wonderful idea. I love being in Florida, but there's no snow here. This is a fun way to make up for that. :p

    Stopping by from #SITSBlogging
    Lauren

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