Wishing Window

What you need

  • Scissors

  • Permanent markers

  • Coloured cellophane

  • A container for water

  • Dish detergent

  • A paint roller, sponge or chux

What to do

  1. Choose a window for your wishes

  2. Cut the cellophane into pieces

  3. Use permanent markers to write or draw your wishes on the cellophane pieces – What do you wish to be? What do you wish you could do? Make a wish for the world or for somebody you love...

  4. Mix a strong, soapy solution of water and dish detergent

  5. Apply the soap mix to the window

  6. Stick your colourful wishes on the soapy window and see the light shine through!


  • Tape cellophane to a table for easier writing

  • Overlap your wishes to see the colours blend

  • Look for colourful patches of reflected light on the walls!

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