This week in Forest school, we are going to be making frozen sun catchers. You will need to go on a winter walk or head out into your garden if you have one, to collect different colour leaves, twigs, sticks, moss or whatever you can find that you find interesting. So, wrap up warm and go get some fresh air and see what you can find!
Once you are back in the warm you will need to find a container that will fit inside the freezer. Fill the container with water (remember the more you put in, the longer it will take to freeze! A paper/plastic plate is quite a good item to use as it will freeze quickly and you will be able to remove the sun catcher from it easily) and using the things you have collected on your walk, carefully display them in your container. If you want to hang it up, add a small piece of string/ribbon half out of the ice in a loop so it will freeze in place. Pop it in the freezer for a few hours, take it out and remove your frozen sun catcher and then display it in your garden or somewhere outside of your house. Top tip: use boiled water as it will be clearer and less cloudy once frozen.
What do you think will happen? Keep an eye on it throughout the day to see if anything changes.