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Nature Inspired Frozen Suncatchers


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Gather the kids together to create these Nature Inspired Frozen Suncatchers.  Made using stuff they may find around the house or in the back yard, these fabulous suncatchers are great for winter crafting!  Create a whole rainbow of suncatchers and hang them on the trees outside to add some lovely color to the winter landscape.  You can also use these lovely suncatchers to feed winter critters that play around in your back yard!

Rainbow Suncatchers


  • 6 Round foil cake tins
  • Bits of nature in all the colors of the rainbow
  • Food Coloring
  • String



  1. Place the natural objects that you found into the tins, one for each color of the rainbow.

    Rainbow Sun Catchers
  2. Add food coloring into a jar of water and pour it into its corresponding pan.

    Rainbow Sun Catchers

    Rainbow Sun Catchers
  3. Some items will stay where you want, but no need to spend too much time arranging... once the water hits the the pan all the bits seem to have a mind of their own!
  4. Carefully bring your tins outside to a flat surface and allow to fully freeze.

    Rainbow Sun Catchers
  5. Once they are frozen, tuck string inside the tin around the circumference of the ice (the ice seems to slip out fairly easily to allow you to do this).
  6. Then pour some cold water into the tin and wait for it to all freeze again this will secure your string for hanging.

    Rainbow Sun Catchers
  7. Once it is re-frozen it is ready to be hung and admired.

    Rainbow Sun Catchers
  8. While it twirls in the sun, it will bring color to the white blanket of winter.
  9. As they all melt, they will leave some lovely little treats for the birds behind.

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Brilliant idea (no pun intended) -- can't wait until it is cold enough to make and hang these

I love this craft, and I bet the kids will too! this would be great to do on a snow day, but what if I don't want little birdies in my yard? they would drive my dogs crazy! What other things might be pretty to use in the catchers?

Not a good craft for Florida.


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