Students with special learning needs often have various sensory issues. This moon sand is a great way to help your students get that input they need without all the mess. You could even make it as part of your science lesson! Get all the directions at: http://lessonslearntjournal.com/d-i-y-moon-sand-or-cloud-dough/
This DIY recipe for Kinetic Sand only takes 3 ingredients, and costs about a third of what commercial brands of Kinetic Sand retails for. Kids love sensory play like this, and will occupy them for hours. See how to make your own Kinetic Sand here! LivingIthaca.com:
Tin foil, yarn, cardboard, and sharpies. This makes a cool low relief sculpture. Start by teaching about line variations, and color schemes (monochromatic, analogous, etc.). Cool project for 6-7th grade.
Homemade Glue - Perfect for home paper crafts like Paper Mache and so easy to make with only 4 ingredients! Safe and edible too! 1 cup Cornflour or Cornstarch 1 tablespoon of white vinegar 2 teaspoons of Salt 4 cups of Hot Water Go to website for directions on making.