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    Creating beautiful crystals from pipe cleaners and borax. The ornaments made from borax crystals are easy to make and look great sparkling in your window.
    March 1, 2011

    Fun with Borax

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    • Allison Mero

      ST PATTYS CRAFT: Borax Shamrock Crystals ~ Easy St Patrick's Day science experiment Borax boiling water a wide mouth glass mason jar green and white pipe cleaners string a pencil food coloring. (Tute)

    • Sandy Duncan

      St. Patrick's Day craft: Shamrock crystals! Made by using boiling water, a wide mouth glass mason jar, green and white pipe cleaners, string, a pencil and food coloring. Need to let it sit overnight for crystals to form.

    • Joyce

      Shamrock Crystals and lots of other fun St. Patrick's Day activities. You will need Borax, boiling water, a wide mouth glass mason jar, green and white pipe cleaners, string, a pencil and food coloring. Borax can be found in the laundry isle. It is natural, but that does not mean it is safe. Borax should not me inhaled or ingested, so be careful.

    • Angie Six {just like the number}

      Borax Shamrock Crystals ~ Easy Saint Patrick's Day science experiment or St. Patrick's Day kids' craft.

    • Janine Elola Montiel

      Borax crystal shapes: First, twist your pipe cleaner into the desired shape. I set out a few templates of shamrocks (printed off the internet) for the kids to look at. You will need 3 cups of boiling water per mason jar, 1/2 cup of Borax for each jar. The more saturated your solution is, the larger your crystals will be. Stir until all the borax is dissolved and the solution is clear, add food coloring if you desire. Tie a string around the tail of the shamrock and tie the other end to ...

    • Megan Crow

      St. Patrick's Day craft: Shamrock crystals! Absolutely love this kids activity

    • Eva Gallant

      Shamrock Crystals Cool St. Patrick's Day craft idea! Borax and Pipe Cleaners

    • Danielle Lusignan

      Shamrock Crystals | 24 Super Fun St. Patrick's Day Crafts For Kids

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