Pat Duran Recipe

Bouncing Snowballs

By Pat Duran kitchenchatter


Rating:
Serves:
makes 1 centerpiece
Comments:

Keep this project up and out of the way on table from children and pets.

Ingredients

1
use a candle or snowman or santa or star
1
medium fish bowl
modeling clay
15-20
mothballs
1 tsp
citric acid
1 tsp
baking soda
holiday greens (evergreens)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Fasten a candle or whatever you use to the bottom of a fish bowl with the modeling clay.
Fill the bowl with water. Add the citric acid and baking soda. Now add the mothballs.
2
This mixture keeps mothballs bobbing up and down for some time, Add more citric acid and soda when the action stops. Set the bowl on some greens and prepare to answer your friends surprised questions. Place netting(nothing solid) over top of bowl or jar, secure with pretty ribbon or tape to hold down.
3
Note:
Citric acid:
A white crystalline powder used as a flavoring in food and beverages. Find it in the spice aisle or baking isle of your grocery.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Candles, Other Non-Edibles
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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10 Comments

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Mar 8, 2012 - Pat Duran shared a photo of this recipe. View photo
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Dec 12, 2011 - Pat Duran shared this recipe with discussion groups: Delectable Delights Give Thanks for THANKSGIVING Holiday Cooking We Love To Cook!
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Pat Duran kitchenchatter
Nov 30, 2011
Hugs Vanessa.
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Nov 29, 2011 - Vanessa "Nikita" Milare shared this recipe with discussion groups: E-Mail Pen Pal Recipe Giftable Goodies for Shipping THE CRAFT NOOK!
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Pat Duran kitchenchatter
Nov 29, 2011
It's great using 2 sizes bowl a large one in the middle and smaller ones on either side. Thanks Deb.