Joanne Casey, Internet Caretaker.
Is it hard to get the balloon off after its frozen..my 9 yr old daughter wants to do this for Xmas in red and green..
From my experience of throwing frozen water balloons at people as a child (sorry) they come off like a dream, you may find a few burst in the freezer, keep them enclosed in a box or something.
Awesome and I am going to surprise my girls with those when they come home from school!Thank you!
No probs, hope they like it
How do you fill the balloons? I poured water into a balloon and it didn't expand.
stretch mouth of balloon over the tap
hiya Joanna - how much food colour do you add to get it to look like that? also...did you just leave it out in the cold? I'm new to Calgary - snow is a novelty to me! so i have no idea! thanks!
Hi Alena, these aren't mine unfortunately but there might be more info in the link. I don't think you'd need much food colouring it goes a long way. I used to freeze water balloons as a kid, in a freezer but a couple of them would burst.
I just left mine out in the back yard. The snow cushions them so they stay fairly round.
Great idea, Mary :)
I tried this, but after getting the balloon off the ice ball, the frozen ball was clear, with a tennis ball size of coloring in the bottom of the ice ball. Don't know why it the color settles....Any ideas anyone?
someone has asked this before, hope this helps (maybe you could use water dyes, specially for the purpose?) http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20090130211022AAyvg1T
the food color that I had used pooled in the middle , then burst the frozen orb , I now read that my food color had glycol in it, it wouldnt freeze. I,ll have to find something else
how about filling them with fizzy drinks :)
Use koolaid, geniuses.
something to try!