Every kid has a little mad scientist hiding inside of them, and nothing is more fun than spending a little time dreaming up mixtures that bubble and steam and overflow! Here are 10 crazy concoctions you can whip up at home to satisfy their need to explore and create.
SHARPIE TIE DYE! Rubber band a shirt like you would for normal tie dye, and color the sections with sharpie (it's okay to leave white patches). Spray thoroughly with rubbing alcohol and let dry. Then take the rubber bands off and put the shirt on high in the drier for 15 minutes to set the color, and enjoy! (Wash on gentle in cold water).
My grandson, Max, was so bugged at his mom because she wouldn’t let him make his shirt for the 4th of July, and he told me that he had a fantastic idea. I had been thinking about doing this idea that I have used before for Andie’s birthday party, a few years ago and so … Continue reading "Tie Dye T Shirts with Sharpies"
Sharpie Tie Dye Shirts: Put the shirt over a cup and secure it with a rubber band. This keeps drips from soaking through the shirt. Then you go to town with your Sharpies. Some of the kids were very precise with their patterns and others were random. The last step is awesome because you can see the dye spread into designs. You use an eyedropper to drop rubbing alcohol over your design. Make as many designs over cups as you like. Let dry. Put the shirt in the dryer to set the colors.
Sharpie tie die - rubber band a section of shirt tight over a cup, make a design with Sharpie, drop rubbing alcohol over design using eye dropper, and repeat... This would be a cool Intermediate craft - yet not too messy or too hard. Actually, you could even do this craft in parts... Have them do just 1 or 2 design sections every day. Hmm... maybe a quieter after-lunch activity??