How to Make Snowballs in Preschool

104 75

    Glitter Snowballs

    • 1). Give each child a small balloon, a pile of newspaper strips and a bowl full of equal parts glue and water mixed together.

    • 2). Show the children how to dip the pieces of newspaper in the glue mixture and lay it over the balloon. They should cover it completely with the the newspapers.

    • 3). Allow the glue to dry completely. This could take up to two days.

    • 4). Have the children cover their newspaper balloons with white paint, the sprinkle glitter over the paint. Let the balloons dry overnight.

    • 5). Pierce through the paint and newspaper with a pin to pop the balloon. The painted newspaper will remain in shape. You can hang these around the room or have the children take them home.

    Foam Snowball

    • 1). Give each child a small foam ball and have them drive a skewer halfway through it. Do not use skewers with sharp ends to avoid the children hurting themselves.

    • 2). Have the children cover the foam ball entirely in glue using a brush.

    • 3). Pour fake glittery snowflakes into a bowl. You can find these at local and on-line craft stores.

    • 4). Have the children take turns dipping their snowball into the snow flakes, making sure to get all sides coated.

    • 5). Stick the skewer end of the snowballs in a block of floral foam to allow the glue to dry completely.

    Snowball Pictures

    • 1). Give each child a sheet of blue construction paper.

    • 2). Combine equal parts glue and shaving cream in a large bowl.

    • 3). Allow the children to stick their hands in the mixture and draw snowball shapes on the construction paper with their fingers, creating a textured snow picture. Allow the pictures to dry completely before hanging up.

Source...
Subscribe to our newsletter
Sign up here to get the latest news, updates and special offers delivered directly to your inbox.
You can unsubscribe at any time

Leave A Reply

Your email address will not be published.