Although I knew about the crazy experiment of making borax crystals, it was when I saw the crystal topped jewelry box project over on Etsy by Amanda Kingloff that my love affair with the craft was reignited.
Borax Crystal Star/Snowflake Winter and Christmas STEM Experiment! the Borax Crystal Snowflake uses some fun, hands-on chemistry and makes a perfect holiday experiment for a perfect holiday decoration.
I love this SUPER simple tutorial for Borax crystal icicle ornaments! It uses just 2 ingredients, has few steps, and they aren't fragile at all. The best part - it's WAY cheaper than store-bought and they're a fun experiment to try with kids.
Didn't work the best Borax crystal shapes. Dissolve cup borax in jar filled with boiling water. Hang pipe cleaner shapes suspended from popsicle sticks. Let sit overnight. Can add food color to borax solution.
OK you guys, I think I've fallen in love with another kids activity. These crystal stars are awesome! Any activity where I get to make something beautiful from bright rainbow colours, and I'm totally (Diy Ornaments To Sell)