Make Your Own Snow

Make Your Own Snow With Bicarbonate Of Soda And Shaving Cream

Who doesn’t love the magic of a snowy winter day? The serene white landscape, snowball fights, and building snowmen are all part of the enchantment. But what if you could experience the joy of snow anytime, regardless of the season or location? You can! In this blog post, we’ll show you how to make your own snow using just two simple ingredients: bicarbonate of soda and shaving cream. Get ready to turn your home into a winter wonderland, no matter the time of year.

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Ingredients You’ll Need

To create your own DIY snow, you’ll only need two readily available ingredients:

  1. 500g Bicarbonate of soda (baking soda)
  2. Can of shaving cream

These common household items are not only easy to find but also safe for kids and adults to use.


Step-by-Step Instructions To Make Snow

Now, let’s dive into the process of making your own snow:

Step 1: Gather Your Materials

Before you begin, make sure you have everything you need at hand. Clear a space where you can work comfortably and have easy access to your ingredients. You’ll also want to protect your work surface, especially if you’re doing this activity with kids.

Step 2: Mix the Ingredients

In a mixing bowl, combine your bicarbonate of soda and shaving cream. Start with a 1:1 ratio and adjust as needed until you reach your desired consistency. The mixture should resemble real snow, so feel free to add more shaving cream or bicarbonate of soda until you achieve the perfect snowy texture.

Step 3: Blend Thoroughly

Use your hands to mix the two ingredients together. Knead and squeeze the mixture until it’s well combined and feels just like fluffy, mouldable snow. This is a fun and sensory part of the process that kids will particularly enjoy.

Step 4: Playtime

Now comes the most exciting part – playing with your DIY snow! You can mould it into snowballs, create miniature snowmen, or use cookie cutters to make snowflakes. Get creative and have fun with it. You can even add tiny figurines to create your own winter scenes.

Step 5: Clean Up

Cleaning up is a breeze with this project. Simply wipe down your work surface, wash your hands, and store any leftover DIY snow in an airtight container for future snowy adventures.


Why Make Your Own Snow?

Creating your own snow with bicarbonate of soda and shaving cream offers several benefits:

  1. Year-Round Fun: You can enjoy the magic of snow anytime, even in the middle of summer or in locations where it never snows.
  2. Safe for All Ages: This activity is safe for kids and adults, making it a fantastic family project.
  3. No Cold Hands: Say goodbye to frozen fingers and toes – your DIY snow will be cool but not freezing cold.
  4. Mess-Free: Unlike real snow, this snow won’t melt, leaving a watery mess behind.
  5. Endless Creativity: Use your DIY snow for crafts, decorations, sensory play, and more.

Creating your own snow using bicarbonate of soda and shaving cream is a fantastic way to bring the enchantment of winter into your home any time of the year. It’s a simple, safe, and endlessly creative activity that both kids and adults can enjoy. So, the next time you’re craving a snowy adventure, don’t wait for the weather to cooperate. Make your own snow and let your imagination run wild in your personal winter wonderland!

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10 comments

  1. This is so cool and easy to make!

  2. My 5 year old and I just made snowballs , snowmen and even covered our Xmas tree with snow. He totally loved it !

    • Oh lovely! There is another similar one that is called Avalanche Snow that looks lovely so will start working on that soon 🙂 Keep an eye out for it!

  3. Gonna try this. Looks like alot of fun!!!

  4. O wow… i enjoyed this so much. Had an awesome day with my cousins kids.
    We all had so much fun with this.

  5. Just have to tell you that im called the snow auntie cause when those kids come here they wanna make snow.
    Really something that everyone can try.

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