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Your kids will love making this simple glittery snowball slime recipe this winter. It’s a great activity to add to your winter sensory activities.
We are deep in the throes of winter here. We haven’t had any snow for over a week, but we’ve got some pretty cold temperatures still.
This winter slime recipe is perfect for this time of year. But, it’s great in the dog days of summer, as well, when you and the kids are missing the cold and the snow.
Your kids will love helping you mix, stretch, and manipulate this winter slime recipe. It’s a great sensory and motor skill activity for your tots and preschoolers.
What You’ll Need
• 1 airtight container
• 1 5 oz bottle of clear glue
• ½ cup water
• ½ tsp baking soda
• 1 tbsp contact solution
• Small bowl
What You’ll Do
In a bowl, pour the entire 5 oz bottle of clear glue.
Add in ½ cup of water.
Add in ½ tsp baking soda and stir.
Add the glitter. Don’t be shy!
Pour in some foam bead snowballs.
Add 1 tbsp contact solution. It will instantly begin to form.
It will be STICKY! Don’t panic! Mix the solution in the bowl until it starts to form.
Knead the slime until it is no longer sticky.
Store in an airtight container.
BOOKS ABOUT WINTER
Fill your book basket with a great collection of preschool winter books. Most of these books can be found at your local library or used bookstore.
If you have a hard time finding them, you can order them through my Amazon affiliate links by clicking the images below.
The Magic of Friendship Snow – Jojo looks around and everyone seems to have friends but her. She feels sad and lonely. Then, Jojo meets Puddles, the snowman made with magic friendship snow.
Let it Snow – From building snowmen to drinking hot chocolate by the fire’s warm glow, LET IT SNOW celebrates wonders of winter!
Just a Snowman – Snow is piled high and school is cancelled. But before Little Critter can build his snowman, he must help his sister wear her snow boots, his dad shovel the sidewalk, and Gator build a fort. Will Little Critter ever get to build a snowman?
ROUND OUT YOUR UNIT WITH THESE ACTIVITIES:
This Preschool Coloring Activity Book is intended for children 2-5 years of age. The activities include coloring, connecting the dots, mazes, spotting differences and similarities, putting items in order, pairing them up, redrawing objects, counting elements, writing and guessing words.
Stack them every which way and see how tall you make the stack before they come falling down! It’s much harder than it looks… trust me! These wood snowmen are great for pretend play, stacking, sorting and most of all, learning patience!
This collection of winter crafts for kids will keep your crew busy during the long, cold winter months! There’s something on this list of kids of all ages.
If you love filling your bookshelves with seasonal books, don’t miss this collection of children’s books about winter. Winter-themed fiction and nonfiction picture books!