Crystal Angels

Crystal Angels
Crystal Angels
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These pretty little angel ornaments combine the fun of art and the wonder of science into one cool project everyone will love! Get your project started and the next morning you will be amazed at what you find! To see a larger photo click here.


What you need

Gold Metallic Pipe Cleaner
White Pipe Cleaner
Paper Clip

Zippy Crystal Recipe:
large, wide mouth jar
Boiling water

What you do

Bend a white pipe cleaner to form the shape of an angel head and body. Cut 2" off a gold pipe cleaner and twist it around the head of the angel. Use the rest of the pipe cleaner to make the wings. Bend open a pipe cleaner and attach it to the top of the angel.

Mix up a batch of Zippy Crystals:
Pour boiling water into wide mouth jar. Stir in 4 tablespoons of Borax for every cup of water.

Tie a string to the center of the pencil. Tie the end of the string to the angel. Position the pencil on top of the jar, hanging the angel into the solution. Let sit over night. Remove your crystal angel from solution in the morning.


About The Author

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