How to Make a Glitter Snow Globe From a Mason Jar

Help the kids create a handmade snow globe using their favorite figurines or personal mementos.

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Photo by: Buff Strickland Photography

Buff Strickland Photography

Materials

  • one-pint Mason jar
  • animal figurine
  • waterproof super glue or epoxy
  • glitter flakes
  • water
  • glycerin

Step 1: Gather Materials

Choose an animal figurine or any plastic toy to display in your glitter globe.

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Step 2: Attach Figurine

Use super glue, epoxy or any other waterproof adhesive to attach the animal figurine to the bottom of a Mason jar lid. Ensure that the animal is centered or positioned to fit inside the jar. Allow to dry, referring to glue instructions.

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Step 3: Fill Jar

Fill jar almost completely with water, keeping in mind that the figurine's head should be covered when inserted. Once filled, add a few drops of glycerin and as much glitter as you like.

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Step 4: Secure Top

Use waterproof glue to secure the jar top to the inner lip of the lid's metal ring and allow to dry. Once dry, squeeze a thin line of waterproof glue onto the lid's inner edge, and tightly screw it onto the jar. Allow to dry before turning over and shaking.

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Photo by: Buff Strickland Photography

Buff Strickland Photography

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