Bringing real snowflakes inside individually is next to impossible. So, to work around this conundrum, we've come up with the Magic Crystal Snowflake. This special snowflake is just a beautiful and unique as a snowflake from the sky, but it won't melt! The Magic Crystal Snowflake uses some fun hands-on chemistry and makes a perfect holiday experiment.
- Pipe cleaners (white, if possible)
- Wide-mouthed jar
- Borax (check your local grocer's laundry section)
- A pencil
- Boiling water
- Food coloring (optional)
- Adult supervision