Messy Play: Snow!
When we did the porridge messy play earlier this week someone commented on my Facebook page saying she’d made snow with her children and they’d loved it. She gave me a link to the blog where she’d seen the snow, and it looked so easy and so much fun, we just had to try it!
The “recipe” is basically half a cup of hair conditioner to 3 cups of bicarbonate of soda. I added some silver glitter too because… well, any excuse! This is what it looked like in the bowl:
I poured it into a big baking tin and put a penguin cake decoration in it and presented it to S in the living room.
Look at that tongue poking out!
She seemed to enjoy using a small plastic dish to flick it out of the pan more than anything else, but the texture did eventually intrigue her.
She enjoyed making it snow, but most of the snow ended up on the floor or on her legs.
Then she discovered that her wellies were quite a good way of making it snow on a larger scale…
Here’s a video of S enjoying the snow:
Not fun to clean up, but the pictures are great. My kids, and the children I work with, always love messy play. One favourite activity in my clinic was to use shaving cream and pretend it was a ski slope. We would used little plastic toys to make tracks in the snow, animal paw prints...always a hit with the kids--and me.:)
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