SALT CREATIONS
(grades 1 through 6)
Supplies:
Newspaper
Small jar with lid
Spoon
Pencil and/or toothpick
Large tray
Plastic cup
Candle (optional)
Scissors
Tissue Paper and ribbon
For each color of salt:
1/2 cup of salt
Food coloring
zippered bags

Directions:

1. Pour salt into zippered bag and add drops of food coloring
2. Close bag tightly, and use your fingers to mix the color into the salt
3. Pour salt in a thin layer on the newspaper and allow to dry. Do this for each color
4. Pour back into zippered bags

Use spoon to layer different colors into jars. Repeat until you reach top of jar

Use the pencil or toothpick to create cool effects

Once done, have a grownup melt wax over the top layer before putting on lid.

Place tissue paper over top of lid and secure with a ribbon tied into a bow

Cut away excess and use scissors to curl ends of ribbons