A great activity for children to do when it is snowing. An easy-to-make but effective light-up winter feature for the snowiest of days.
What you'll need
- enough snow to make snowballs
- lanterns or night lights
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Consider the environmental impact of preparing, carrying out & completing this activity. Could this impact be reduced? Specific considerations for this activity could include:
- leave no trace
Health & Safety Considerations
Follow your usual operating procedures and carry out appropriate risk benefit assessments.
Some considerations particular to this activity include:
- naked flame
Make a pile of snowballs.
Place your lantern or nightlight on an open flat space.
Build your snowballs up loosely around the nightlight, leaving a hole in the side or top for when you are lighting the candle.
Light the nightlight or lantern. Pop a snowball in the hole. Stand back and enjoy the snowy glow!
Take it further:
- create a path with a series of snowball lanterns.
Disclaimer: Muddy Faces cannot take any responsibility for accidents or damage that occurs as a result of following this activity.You are responsible for making sure the activity is conducted safely.