Homemade craft supplies for kids
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Homemade SCENTED sidewalk chalk paint! This super simple paint recipe is inexpensive and easy and provides hours of sensory art exploration for kids. The best part is that it rinses clean easily with a hose when play is done. We love simple recipes for play!
Homemade sidewalk chalk in all different shapes and colors -only takes 3 ingredients to make!
Homemade Flubber - 3/4 cup cold water, 1 cup Elmer’s glue, liquid food coloring, 1/2 cup hot water, 1 teaspoon borax. Directions: In bowl 1 – mix together the cold water, glue, and food coloring. Set aside. In bowl 2 – mix together the hot water and borax, until the borax is completely dissolved. Slowly add glue mixture to borax mixture. Mix well. Pour off excess water.
Homemade flubber for kids, so much better than the liquid starch version and it worked the first time
Make your own Kool-aid bubbles- colorful, scented, and SO FUN!
Homemade Playdough. I have made my own playdough and saw this wonderful blog post. I decided to forgo blogging about making play dough because she did such a good job and took step by step pictures. This stuff holds up really well. I actually store mine in the fridge. I personally loath Playdoh since the odor makes me nauseous. Great activity for your little ones.
Cloud Dough (the stuff at hands on museum) - 8 cups flour & 1 cup baby oil. It feels like flour as you run your fingers through it, but it's moldable.
Make Your Own Glitter out of Tin Foil! Need: * Baking Pan * Tin Foil * 1/4 cup of salt * 1/2 teaspoon of food coloring * Preheat an oven to 350 degrees. Directions: * Mix 1/4 cup of salt with a 1/2 teaspoon of food coloring in a small bowl until the salt is uniformly colored. * Spread the mixture out in an even layer on a foil-lined baking sheet. * Bake in the oven for ten minutes. Allow your homemade glitter to cool before using it. NOTE: * You may also s...
Food coloring and water in ice cub trays = frugal bathtime fun for babies and toddlers!
Puffy Paint- 1 c salt, c flour, 1 c water, food coloring
2T cornstarch + 2T water + 5 drops food coloring = Sidewalk Chalk Paint.