Kalamazoo Public Library is holding a workshop for teens to create snow globes. Start a collection or give a unique DIY gift.

They are so simple, yet so mesmerizing. Anyone can operate a snow globe, just turn it upside down, the right-side up; shaking is optional. No batteries required. Ah, but what is inside is important and just how do they get that stuff in there anyway? Teens in grades 6-12 will have a chance to find out and create their own DIY snow globe at the Oshtemo branch of Kalamazoo Public Library.

  • DIY Snow Globes
  • Tuesday, Dec. 10 | 5:30- 6:30 pm
  • Kalamazoo Public Library, Oshtemo 7265 W Main St Kalamazoo
  • Registration is FREE but required for students grades 6-12

So, let your inspiration be Olaf, Elsa or good ol' Frosty and make your very first snow globe. Be careful, it could start an obsession, Wendy Suen holds the Guinness World Record for the largest collection of snow globes with 4,059.

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Wendy Suen was given a snow globe by her husband for Christmas in 2000. Since then she has gone on to accumulate the largest collection of snow globes in the world. The Chinese Canadian now has a staggering 4,059 individual snow globes on display at her home in Shanghai. Wendy's collection was first recognised by Guinness World Records in 2005 and has continued to grow since. Of her collection, 439 items are Christmas-themed and include images of Santa Claus, reindeer and Christmas trees ☃️ "In the future I want to be a snow globe designer, open a themed museum or do some charity, bringing more dreams and happiness to more people," she said. ____________________________________________________________ #snowglobe #collection #collector #officiallyamazing #guinnessworldrecords #christmas

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