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Snow Globe

Materials Tools
bottle with screw on lid 2"x3"
1/2" x 2" diameter Styrofoam
Plastic figure
PVC ring
E-6000™ Glue
Hot glue
Teflon tape
Sand paper

See the Moving Chapter for more instructions, hints, tips, and ideas.

  1. Shape Styrofoam with sand paper to fit in lid of jar - lid must be able to fit on bottle
  2. Use hot glue to attach Styrofoam to lid.
  3. Use hot glue to attach small figure to Styrofoam.
  4. Fill bottle with water - distilled is best.
  5. Get correct amount of water in bottle by putting lid on bottle - some water will spill out.
  6. Remove lid, add a small amount of glitter to water
  7. Put plumbers Teflon tape around threads on top of bottle. Go in clockwise direction.
  8. Screw lid back on bottle.
  9. Glue PVC ring on back of bottle with E-6000™ glue.

If you have trouble with it leaking, put some E-6000™ glue on the threads of the lid before you screw it on.

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