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How to roll snow instead of shoveling

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Don’t feel like shoveling the snow in front of your house? Want to create a clear path through the snow at the park? If the snow is wet and sticky, not fluffy or icy, and if it’s just a few inches deep, try rolling it. The technique is demonstrated in this snow rolling video by Randy Campbell.

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In the video below, Bijan Seyednasrollah also starts with a small snowball. Watch him push it across the grass until it’s a bit too large to push. TIPS: Wear gloves, don’t roll up a hill, and when completed, push your roll over on its side so it doesn’t roll off on its own.

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Have you tried rolling a clear path through the snow? Did it work? Tag @thekidshouldseethis with your Instagram photos and videos.

More snow activities: Learn how to build a traditional Swedish snölykta (snow lantern), go on a snowflake safari, and build an igloo.

Plus: Yukino-otani, the huge snow walls of the Tateyama Snow Corridor and clearing a rooftop full of snow in the Japanese Alps.

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