Make a Jam Jar Snow Globe by Sally Hackett

Recommended for ages 7–11, and suitable for classroom settings 

What you will need:

  • Glass jars
  • Tin foil
  • Plasticine 
  • Desiccated coconut* or glitter 
  • Extras: Sweet wrappers, stones, shells, twigs or flowers, sticky gems

*Allergy advice: Coconut – if concerned about intolerance/allergy please switch desiccated coconut for glitter.

Artist Sally Hackett invites you to make your own festive mini-snow globe world inside a recycled glass jar that used to hold your jam, peanut butter or pickled onions!
This tutorial will show you how to make small sculptures from materials close to hand, and construct a working snow globe complete with its own mini-blizzard!

Let’s get festive!