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Who knows how large a galaxy is! These ones fit right inside a jar.  Add in drawings to tell a story or set your jar over a tea light to see what happens

Keeping the Creativity at Home with miniMAG - May 20, 2020

Time for miniMAG at home!

Galaxy in a Jar!

Who knows how large a galaxy is! These ones fit right inside a jar.  Add in drawings to tell a story or set your jar over a tea light or flashlight to see what happens

You can download the instructions here

What You Need: Mason jars with lids (or clear plastic bottles and a funnel), glitter, cotton balls, food colouring, forks, water.

Step 1: Start with a few cotton balls in the bottom and sparkles.

Step 2: Mix your first colour in a jar, not too much water, and pour it in over the cotton balls.

Step 3: Mix up your second jar of colour add in sparkles. Pull apart a bunch of cotton balls using a fork or your fingers and fill up the jar. Pour your second colour over the cotton.

Step 4: Fill with cotton balls, just make sure they soak up the liquid as you go so it doesn’t spill over. Add drawings to your jar with sharpie for details.

minimag galaxy in a jar inforgraphic

 

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