Giant ice marbles

July 13, 2017

Create your own giant, multi-coloured, frozen orbs!

Author: Muddy Faces. With thanks to Gren for photos

Age Range: all ages

Duration: 3-4 hours

Location: anywhere

Time Of Day: any time

Season: winter

Tags: balloon, food colouring, freeze, ice, marble

Category: art & creating curriculum outdoors

Step 1

Fill the balloons with water.

Step 2

Add a few drops of food colouring.

Step 3

Tie up the ends and leave the balloons outside to freeze (or bob them in the freezer).

Step 4

Once frozen, cut off the balloons and throw them away.

Ta-dahhhh! Giant ice marbles!

baby in a snowsuit sitting amongst ice marbles