Make Fake Snow with Wax PaperThis winter craft idea for kids focuses on how to make snow for your Ice Age Dinosaurs. In this DIY, you'll use wax paper. Enjoy!
|Ice Age creative play with Dinosaurs, Diego, and|
wax paper snow activity for kids.
And then, it wasn't...
The cat kept climbing in it spreading it all over the floor. During the holidays, I brushed it under the table to clean up later. Later came, I began carefully picking up the pieces preparing to place them in a baggie for next year, when somehow the glistening bits of fake snow appeared more familiar than I'd ever known. This wasn't fake snow at all. It was tiny pieces of shredded wax paper! I made a collage with snowy scenes around my house so you can see how natural it looks.
|Make Fake Snow out of Wax Paper.|
|Ice Age Dinosaurs, Sensory Snow Play.|
|Grandma's fake wax paper snow village versus real snow|
covered pine trees in the landscape.
Sneaky Grandma, surprising me from the grave. I hadn't realized she was so creative. One year, on my parents twenty-fifth wedding anniversary, she volunteered to get SILVER vases for the table centerpieces. She brought them just before the guests arrived, and I was astonished to see plastic glasses of some sort wrapped in aluminium foil. Not her crafty-ist moment. It felt a little tacky for what I had planned, but certainly creative.
And now, the snow.
What an easy project for your snow globes, snowman in a jar, I -spy Christmas ornaments, or just for an ordinary day of creative play with plastic animals or Legos. We decided to play Ice Age with ours. I'll save Grandmas, just thinking how she took the time to craft it makes me smile.
So, grab your wax paper. Do not cut it. Tear it into tiny shreds and store in a Ziploc bag for your kiddos. So easy, so fun and perfect for SENSORY PLAY! Thanks, Grandma!
What will you pretend?
National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book of Dinosaurs (National Geographic Little Kids First Big Books)*
Dinosaurs! by Gail Gibbons*
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