Frozen ice-bowl lantern
Use household kit to create these effective ice & nature light features.
Age Range: all ages
Duration: 3-4 hours
Time Of Day: night time
Category: art & creating
Pour water half way up the bigger bowl.
Float some leaves in it.
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.
Leave to freeze then pull the two bowls apart.
Place a nightlight inside your bowl.
Light it at dusk.
Take it further
Make lots of ice-bowls of different shapes and sizes.
Try putting food colouring or powder paint in the water before freezing.
Create a path with a series of ice-bowls.