Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Borax Snowflakes

I found this recipe on Pinterest, and since we had already been told there would be a snow day today, last night seemed like the perfect opportunity to try these. 

We started by making a snowflake shape out of two white pipe cleaners. I tied a string around one of the pipe cleaner loops. Then I placed 1/3 cup of Borax into a pint jar. I added boiling water to the jar and stirred the mixture. 

I tied the string to a pencil so the pipe cleaner would hang in the jar without touching the bottom. We let it sit overnight. 

When we woke up, this is what we found: