Snow Much Fun!

Let's play in the snow! Homemade snow that is. Learn how to make snow at home, and who knows, maybe it will be so "cold" you'll start dancing like a penguin!

Published on December 4, 2020

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  • 1/2 Cup of Conditioner
  • 3 Cups of Baking Soda
  • Measuring Cups
  • Bowl


Time needed: 30 minutes

  1. Measure 3 cups of baking soda and pour them into a bowl

  2. Measure and pour 1/2 cup of conditioner into the bowl

  3. Using your hands, mix the conditioner and baking soda together
    TIP: It should feel like kinetic sand

  4. Have fun and use your imagination!

Other Ways to Use Homemade Snow

  • Take toy trucks and cars to make tire tracks in the “snow”
  • Build a mini “snow” fort or “snow” sculpture
  • Practice letters and numbers by writing them in the “snow”
  • Separate toy animals into arctic and non-arctic animals, then play in the “snow”

Movement – “Penguin Dance”

Help develop gross motor skills in a fun way! Dance and sing along to the “Penguin Dace.” Click the link for this movement activity:

Don’t forget to share your “Snow Much Fun!” creations with us on social media. Tag us on Instagram (@childrensmuseumofrichmond) or Facebook (@CMoRichmond)!