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    17 Unbelievably Cool Things You Can Do With — And In — The Snow

    Eat it, paint it, sculpt it...

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    1. Whip up a batch of snow ice cream.

    Yup, it’s exactly what it sounds like — a sweet dessert made with actual snow (plus sweetened condensed milk and vanilla extract). Learn how to make it over at Aunt Ruthie’s Sugar Pie Farmhouse.

    2. You can also make snow candy using — drool — pure maple syrup.

    3. Transform a fresh fall of snow into a canvas to paint on.

    Learn how to paint the snow at The Resourceful Mama.

    4. You can also bring snow inside and paint it with food coloring and an eye dropper.

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    5. Create giant, colored marbles by filling balloons with water and food coloring, then leaving them outside to freeze.

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    Later, cut off the balloons and voila! Awesomeness!

    6. Build a snow volcano and then watch it blow its top.

    Find out how to do this super cool (and totally safe) experiment at Growing A Jeweled Rose.

    7. You can also bring the snow inside for some science experiments, like this one that tests what type of salt breaks down snow the fastest.

    Find out more about this experiment — and three others — at Miniature Masterminds.

    8. Use a Tupperware container to easily shape snow into blocks.

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    Build an igloo, make a wall...go crazy!

    9. Feeling a bit more ambitious? Use a storage tub to make REALLY big blocks.

    10. Build a snowman — without having to scrounge around for everything you need — by ordering a snowman kit.

    Get it for $9.99.

    11. You can also try to build something a little more adventurous, like Snoopy on his dog house.

    12. Of course, if your kids are small, an easy way for them to make a snow sculpture is by using Mr. Potato Head parts.

    Learn more about this — and other fun snow activities — at Happy Hooligans.

    13. You can also use glow sticks to make snow ghosts.

    14. Take advantage of snow falling on your car by turning it into a character straight out of Cars.

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    15. Again, if you're feeling ambitious, you can go big.

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    16. Make icicles that basically belong in a museum.

    Get the deets on how to make these at Housing a Forest.

    17. And while you're in the cold, make some frozen bubbles!

    You're going to want to try this. Learn how at Housing a Forest.