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Youth Maker Kits from DPL at Deerfield Winter Market

Pick up a Maker Kit at the Deerfield Winter Market this Saturday, December 4. Limited availability. Send pictures of your snowflakes and melted snowman slime to!

In the kit, there will be:

  • 1 acrylic snowflake suncatcher (backing film on one side must be pulled off) made with DPL’s MakerSpace Laser Cutter
  • 1 piece of string to hang the snowflake.
  • 1 iridescent vinyl snowflake sticker made with DPL’s MakerSpace Cameo Silhouette.
  • Materials to make Melted Snowman Slime

Melted Snowman Slime

Adult supervision is recommended.

Supplies included in kit:

  • School glue (4 tbsp)
  • Activator (2 tbsp)
  • Dry fake snow (1 scoop)
  • 2 googly eyes
  • 1 laser-cut carrot nose
  • Snack-size bag that can be reused as slime storage

Supplies needed:

  • Spoon (either an old one or plastic one)
  • Bowl for mixing


Note: Make and play with the slime in an easy to clean area and wash hands after playing

  1. Pour glue into a mixing bowl.
  2. Pour snow powder over the glue.
  3. Add half of the activator.
  4. Mix together with a spoon until slime starts to form.
  5. Take out slime and knead until fully combined.
  6. Add the rest of the activator if it is still sticky.
  7. Play with the slime! You can build a snowman with it using the googly eyes and laser-cut carrot nose!
  8. Store finished slime in the plastic snack bag or another airtight container.
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