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Galaxy jar activity was out of this world

Children’s librarian Molly Salisbury helped a youngster make a galaxy jar, a craft involving cotton and glitter, at the Scoville Memorial Library in Salisbury on Saturday, Aug. 17. Photo by Patrick L. Sullivan

SALISBURY — To make a galaxy jar, start by stuffing cotton into a Mason jar, using a slender wooden stick to tamp the cotton down. Add color in the form of acrylic paint mixed with water. When the paint/water mix is absorbed by the cotton, add another layer and repeat with a different color. Add sprinkles and stars to taste. 

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