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Old 08-31-2010, 01:07 PM
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Question Making Snow??

My son wants to make snow and I don't know if that is even possible. Anyone done it before, or know how?

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Old 08-31-2010, 01:23 PM
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We just did that last week!! Kids loved it!

You just add water.

http://www.google.com/products/catal...CAcQ8wIwADgA#p
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Old 08-31-2010, 02:16 PM
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Default snow!

if you open a couple of disposable diapers and empty the contents into a bowl and add water.....instant snow! you can buy the contents at a supply store but it's the same thing that they use in disposable diapers
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We just did that last week!! Kids loved it!

You just add water.

http://www.google.com/products/catal...CAcQ8wIwADgA#p
Where did you do it? In a bathtub? This sounds like a blast and my kids would love it!
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Where did you do it? In a bathtub? This sounds like a blast and my kids would love it!
I made it in a huge mixing bowl and then divided it for the kids on smaller containers.

If you go to my blog you can see a few pictures of it.

www.littleacornchildcare.blogspot.com

They absolutely loved it!!
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Awesome, thanks!

Too fun! Your blog is awesome, I hadn't thought about doing a daycare one! I just might have to do it!
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if you open a couple of disposable diapers and empty the contents into a bowl and add water.....instant snow! you can buy the contents at a supply store but it's the same thing that they use in disposable diapers
Isn't that stuff crazy toxic? That would freak me out a little especially with little ones that would try and put it in their mouths.
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if you open a couple of disposable diapers and empty the contents into a bowl and add water.....instant snow! you can buy the contents at a supply store but it's the same thing that they use in disposable diapers
Really??? I don't know if I would let my dck's play with that. Maybe because of where it originated? LOL~

The Instant Snow, that looks cool. Is it really the same thing as what is in diapers, because then I don't know. I hate that stuff when a diaper breaks...
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Most grocery stores sell blocks of ice. Get something like a paint scrapper and you should be able to scrape some up quick.
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Really??? I don't know if I would let my dck's play with that. Maybe because of where it originated? LOL~

The Instant Snow, that looks cool. Is it really the same thing as what is in diapers, because then I don't know. I hate that stuff when a diaper breaks...
That Instant Snow stuff is not what is in diapers. It's comes as a powder and as you add water it expands and then you can "fluff" it and it becomes similar to the feeling of snow.
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That Instant Snow stuff is not what is in diapers. It's comes as a powder and as you add water it expands and then you can "fluff" it and it becomes similar to the feeling of snow.
OK, good to know! LOL~I was worried!
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lots of ice in a blender. it's free.
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sodium polyacrylate is what is inside disposable diapers as well as what they sell to make fake snow. The chemical, though non-toxic, can cause mild to severe skin and eye irritation if contacted in its powdered form

as long as you add the water to it before you allow the kids to play in it, it's safe. of course, you don't want to allow the children to eat it
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in a couple of months I will have all the snow that I can get, does anyone want any. Free if you come and shovel my drive way.
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in a couple of months I will have all the snow that I can get, does anyone want any. Free if you come and shovel my drive way.
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