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SOLD OUT: 'Snow Science' activity kits for families

Jan 08, 2021
Source: Close-up of a snowflake

Searsport — Friends of Sears Island will offer free grab-and-go snow science-themed activity kits for children this month.

The kits will include materials and instructions to make paper snowflakes, bubble solution to make beautiful frozen bubbles outdoors, and beaded pipe cleaner snowflakes that will teach children about symmetry.

A small magnifying glass and dark paper will also be in the bag, for firsthand examination of the intricacy of snow crystals, in addition to some winter mad-libs, a handout on how snowflakes form, and ideas for family fun in the snow.

The kits are free and intended for children ages 5-12. Donations to Friends of Sears Island are always greatly appreciated to allow the organization to continue to offer programming to all at no cost. Quantities are limited and will be distributed to families on a first-come, first-served basis.

To request a kit for a child, email After receiving a confirmation email, families can pick up their kits Jan. 21-31 at Carver Memorial Library.

To learn more about Friends of Sears Island, visit or



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