How to Make Snow Globes (using baby food jars)!


Wow! It is exciting to get to share a fun project with the Ucreate with Kids readers! I'm Jill from Sandy Toes and Popsicles. I love Ucreate with Kids blog....so many fun things to keep the kiddies entertained, and am so thankful for the inspiration. Thanks for having me over here!
 
Today I wanted to share how to make Baby Food Snow Globes. They are definitely a favorite project in our house...and with a seven month old baby, I am always looking for ways to use my leftover baby food jars.
 
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Making Baby Food Snow Globes is very simple.
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10 comments:

  1. That is officially one of the cutest things i've ever seen. I bet you could add some kind of eye or hook to the top so they could be christmas ornaments! Hmm, the possibilities...I may have to hit up some friends for baby food jars today!

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  2. We have tons of baby food jars love this idea we will have to do this! Thanks for the great Idea

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  3. yeah..this just went our things to do list..my kids love snow globes! adorable!

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  4. I featured you on my blog!! If you have the chance, stop by. I have a 'featured' button you can grab and also a link up for other craft ideas.

    http://lebedafamily.blogspot.com/2010/12/craftify-it-thursday-kids-christmas.html

    Jennifer @ Life with the Lebedas

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  5. These are ADORABLE. My son would LOVE them!!


    I would LOVE for you to join us at Kids Get Crafty (every Wednesday on Red Ted Art) - current link up http://www.redtedart.com/2010/12/15/kids-get-crafty-christmas-baubles/

    Hope to see you there!

    Maggy

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  6. Thank you for posting instructions & pictures about this snowglobe craft. It's a brilliant idea.
    I'm my son's 1st grade room parent and had his class (of 18 kids) do this snowglobe craft for their Winter Holidays party. Snow was theme, specifically designed around this awesome craft. The kids loved the idea and were super excited to have a snowglobe all their own.
    I had them send in a minifigurine a couple days prior to the party so I could prep the jar lids ahead of time. Totally worked. Oh, and I put a drop or two of glycerine in the water of each snowglobe, as I heard that helps the "snow" glitter float down slower.
    Thanks again for your blog post.

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    1. I featured this on my page.. They are so cute. Please visit me here www.facebook.com/magscraftsale

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  7. I love this. I thought of another Great way to get little figurines on the cheap. At your local pet store in the fish isle. They have little characters from kids shows that are small enough for a goldfish bowl. We have 5 or 6 of them because our toddler likes to "re-decorate" for the seasons and for fun. Right now we have Cindy-lou-who in there. If I bought a second one it would be Perfect. Thanks!!

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  8. Our family (along with others) hold weekly church services at a local nursing home. Our 8 year old grandson told me the other day that he thought it would be nice to give the residents a Christmas gift this year. THIS IS IT. We've started collecting baby food jars and he is super excited to get started!

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  9. I did this with my art students and they loved this project!. I used a glue gun to adhere the toy to the lid but after excessive shaking the toy broke off and floated to the top. I think next time I may try a stronger glue.

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