How to Make a Borax Crystal Snowflake

The Borax Crystal Snowflake can be used as a winter decoration.

Steps

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    Cut the pipe cleaner into 3 equal sections
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    Twist the sections together at the center to make it a six-sided snowflake. You can also twist the pipe cleaner into any shape you want, the crystals will still grow on them.
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    Tie a string to the snowflake and the pencil. ( The snowflake will be hanging down from the pencil)
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    Add boiling water to a jar big enough that when you insert the snowflake it will not touch the jar's sides.
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    Add tablespoons of Borax soap to the boiled water. (3 spoons = 1 cup of water)
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    Insert the pipe cleaner snowflake in the jar.
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    Let the snowflake sit overnight and by morning it will be a crystal snowflake.

Things You'll Need

  • Pipe Cleaner
  • Pencil
  • String
  • Scissors
  • Borax Soap
  • Jar
  • Boiling Water

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