If there are some crafty folks in your group you might consider a DIY snow globe kit. They come with everything needed to create unique holiday characters, and forever trap them in a perpetual blizzard. The colored sculpting media is polymer clay, which is easy to shape and becomes a permanent hard plastic when baked in a home oven. You could give the kit as a gift and let someone else play the artist, or you might take a crack at it yourself and show up with a completed handmade gift.

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