Suncatcher Craft for Kids

DIY sun catcher for kids

How to Make a Suncatcher with Household Items

Summer vacation is upon us. Even if you have your kids signed up for camps, sports and learning programs, there’s bound to be a rainy day or two. Suddenly, you’ll find yourself with a full house and nothing to do.

Don’t panic – file away this fun, easy suncatcher craft that requires nothing but household items: water, Epsom salt, and a plastic lid.

Supplies:

  • Spoon
  • Measuring cup
  • Epsom salt
  • Microwaveable dish
  • Clear, plastic lid
  • String

Instructions:

  1. Heat ¼ cup of water in the microwave for 30 seconds
  2. Add in ¼ cup of Epsom salt
  3. Stir until the salt crystals have dissolved
  4. Pour mixture onto the plastic lid (just enough to cover the bottom)
  5. Let sit by a window overnight
  6. When completely dry, cut a small hole near the edge of the plastic lid
  7. Tie string through the hole
  8. Hang in window!

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