Hanging ice decorations

July 7, 2017

A simple yet effective and satisfying activity – if you can wait for the ice to freeze!

Ice cube hanging on a string in a bush
Author: Muddy Faces

Age Range: all ages

Duration: 3-4 hours

Location: anywhere

Time Of Day: any time

Season: winter

Tags: decoration, food colouring, freeze, ice, string

Category: art & creating

Step 1

Fill your pots and vessels with water.

child with pots of water

Step 2

Place a loop of string or wool so both ends are in the water – make sure its well-dunked!

Step 3

Leave the pots outside to freeze.

ice in a pot with a string

Step 4

Push your decoration out of the pot.

Step 5

Use the loop to hang it in a tree or bush.

hanging ice cube decoration