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Snow Play: How to Make Forts, Slides, Winter Campfires, plus the Coolest Loch Ness Monster and 21 Other Brrrilliant Projects in the Snow Hardcover – Dec 1 2010

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  • Hardcover: 112 pages
  • Publisher: Artisan; Original edition (Dec 1 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1579654053
  • ISBN-13: 978-1579654054
  • Product Dimensions: 17.3 x 2.2 x 22.6 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 476 g
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Birgitta Ralston leads the creative team of Ralston & Bau, renowned for its cutting-edge projects in interior, furniture, and product design. Birgitta has produced work for such prestigious clients as Fauchon, Lancôme, and Maison de Van Gogh.

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Amazon.com: HASH(0x9db2472c) out of 5 stars 16 reviews
7 of 7 people found the following review helpful
HASH(0x9dbb20b4) out of 5 stars Can't wait till it snows now... Dec 14 2010
By Robynn - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Hardcover Verified Purchase
I bought this book with a 13 year old Granddaughter and her Father in mind. They are coming for Christmas and this is a year of new snow sleds, snow flingers, snowball makers, and this book. I especially look forward to the Magical Lights chapter that has night snow men with lit up eyes, I think these will be beautiful and a lot of frosty fun.

They love the book. My son wants to involve his entire town to organize a town wide contest for next year. He wants to see lit snow sculptures in everyone's front yards. They are currently working on a lochness snow monster sculpture, an igloo, and lighted glowing snow formations. Next will be the giant snowman that will be taller than their house when they get done. Of course it will be lit up this year after reading this book. I hope that they make it onto the local news-- they are having lots of fun. This book is going to help insure lots of family fun memories.
4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
HASH(0x9d8a6f18) out of 5 stars Adults will Love this ~ Kids will need help! Jan. 31 2011
By My 2 Cents - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Hardcover
Snow Play is a creative and fun book for adults and children (with the help of adults). Winter time and white stuff seem to go hand in hand for many of us, and this book just begs for us to get outdoors and have some fun enjoying the snow instead of complaining about it.

The projects are so awesome and every project, lists the: time frame to complete; level of difficulty, the type of snow project, the number of people needed, and tools needed.

There are (25) projects and games, such as: a snow cave, ice slide, snow castle, crystal bar, ice charms to hang from the trees, nature projects in ice, a snow frosted cake, glowing eye sculpture, mutated snowmen, pixel man, frozen critters, or an upside down man (my favorite). Each project gives detailed instructions, and wonderful color photos of what the finished project should look like. These projects are not something that a small child could complete without adult assistance. Snow safety is also discussed, as some of these projects like a snow cave could be dangerous and should not be attempted alone.

In addition to the snow projects, the book includes several pages listing all Snow Festival locations, locales featuring snow and igloo hotels, both here in the US and abroad. Whatever you choose, you will likely find something perfect in this book that will entertain and please everyone. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
HASH(0x9d863c0c) out of 5 stars Snow Play is Fun Play Feb. 27 2011
By Scott Yanoff - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Hardcover
I was skeptical at first -- who needs a book to know how to play in the snow? However, this book is great for stimulating snow play in the middle of winter when you've already done the typical snowman, fort, etc. The organization of the book is well done: a brief introduction, a "how to use this book" section that shows you each of the recommended tools you'll need throughout the book, safety tips, and then the chapters on projects. The chapters on projects are divided smartly: creature-based sculptures, sculptures that can use candles and lights, snow-related games, and snow projects for large open spaces.

The photos in the book are clear and helpful, although they are often in large scenic places rather than showing how something might look in the common yard, which I might have preferred. I don't know about an age range on the book, but time frames are given for each project as are difficulty ratings. We tried a couple of the projects so far and they work, although we couldn't achieve the perfection shown in the photos. No matter, we had the most fun in making our own imperfect interpretations of the projects in the book. Rather than this being an absolute how-to guide, the real value lies in stimulating the imagination enough to make snow play in the middle of winter fun again.
3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
HASH(0x9db87954) out of 5 stars not for young children Dec 22 2010
By L. McGraw - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Hardcover Verified Purchase
I bought this book for Christmas for a 3 and 6 yr old. It is for much older kids their parents will have to help them
HASH(0x9d9e1aec) out of 5 stars Snow creativity! Jan. 5 2014
By Edith A. - Published on Amazon.com
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Anyone who lives in snowy country will love this book, regardless of your age. There are both complex AND simple ideas for creativity in the snow. If you're in powdery snow country, the book tells you how to make "sticky" snow so you can build things with it. I have become famous in my neighborhood for snow sculpting--the kids love to help!