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Muddy Faces

Snowy nightlight footsteps

A fun activity for children to do on a snowy day. Make a light trail along a snowy path - and go for a little light trail walk when it is dark.

Art & Creating


Transform a snowy evening into a magical winter wonderland.

What you'll need

  • thick stick or chunky stone
  • night lights

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    Environmental Considerations

    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
    Art & Creating

    Step #1

    Use your stick to make holes in the snow, spaced out in a row, or like footprints.

    Step #2

    Place a nightlight in each hole.

    Art & Creating

    Step #3

    Light your nightlights.

    Take it further:

    • make a night-time light trail all through your outdoor setting.

    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.

    Key Features

    • Age Range All Ages
    • Duration Less than an hour
    • Location Anywhere
    • Season Winter
    • Time of Day Night Time
    • Categories: Art & Creating
      ice & snow


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