Frozen ice-bowl lantern

July 6, 2017

Use household kit to create these effective ice & nature light features.

Age Range: all ages

Duration: 3-4 hours

Location: anywhere

Time Of Day: night time

Season: winter

Tags: freeze, ice, lantern, light, night

Category: art & creating

Step 1

Pour water half way up the bigger bowl.

Float some leaves in it.

Step 2

Put a plastic bag around the second bowl and lower it so there is a layer of water all around the bowl. You might need to pour in some water or add stones to stop the smaller bowl floating out.

Step 3

Leave to freeze then pull the two bowls apart.

Step 4

Place a nightlight inside your bowl.

Light it at dusk.

an ice-bowl with a nightlight inside it