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Chalkboard place mat

Chalkboard Place Mats: Dollar Store placemats spray painted with chalkboard paint.

Kiddo and I made this for Mimi for her birthday- she LOVED it!

Capri’s Valentine Craft

Cute Fingerpainting idea- tape a word on canvas, have kiddo paint, remove tape when dry. Edible fingerpaint recipe on the same page.

DIY Chalk Table gift for all the kiddos on Xmas moring....plus little baskets with variety of chalk

things to do with an ikea table - paint with chalkboard paint, cut hole, insert chalk bin, have fun. Would be a fun twist on a dinner table too. I loved coloring on the table at Garfield's

Arts & Crafts: Instead of buying beads-1 c. pasta (per color) + 2 T. rubbing alcohol + 2-3 drops food coloring = colored pasta beads!

Coloured Pasta Beads… 1 c. pasta (per color) + 2 T. rubbing alcohol + drops food coloring = colored pasta beads Christmas garland for the kids tree

Cardboard + Stairs = DIY Slide! by thecontemplativecreative: Yes!

Chris started this one years ago. haha not sur how safe but definitely fun Cardboard + Stairs = DIY Slide!

Wonderful idea! My mom used to write me notes on a napkin but this is awesome!

I used to love love getting notes from my mom in my lunch box. Use chalkboard paint to paint inside top of lunch box so you can write the kiddos a note everyday - how sweet!

+ sidewalk paint  (1 part cornstarch (1 c.), 1 part water (1 c.), food coloring, sponge brushes)

SIDEWALK PAINT Supplies: 1 part cornstarch c.) 1 part water c.) food coloring (we used neon colors) sponge brushes Mix corn starch and water. Add food coloring and mix.

Something neat for those outgrown board books laying around - spray paint them with chalkboard paint

Turn A Battered Board Book Into A Cool Chalkboard

Beat-up board book + chalkboard paint = Portable Mini-chalkboard. What an awesome idea. I have some board books I was going to give away.

ARTIST Activity Pin... raised salt painting:  create design with glue, cover glue with table salt.  Touch watercolor brush on salt, without smearing and watch color be absorbed by salt.  Let dry.  This looks fantastic.

raised salt painting: create design with glue, cover glue with table salt. Touch watercolor brush on salt, without smearing and watch color be absorbed by salt. Let dry. This looks fantastic. So, inverted rock salt painting.

Super cute alert: This tension rod trick magically creates a dollhouse where there once was only an empty hallway.

13 Problems Easily Solved With Tension Rods

wish I had thought of this when my kids were small. We used kitchen chairs.Using tension rods to make a tent in the hallway for the kids, instead of dragging out all the kitchen chairs. I like this idea!

wish I'd have thought of this about 30 years ago... Very cute!! Recycle blue jeans into road for boys toy cars

portable roads that are easy for kids to put together and will travel easily, made out of old denim and yellow paint. velcro helps them stick to carpet - awesome idea! I'm so doing this with a pair of my old jeans!

Rainy day?  Put drops of food coloring on a paper and then watch the splatter effect from the rain.

Splatter paint, drop food coloring on paper and observe the rain's effect. Maybe use watercolor paper.

DIY Project: How to Make Glitter Playdough | TikkiDo.com

DIY Project: How to Make Glitter Playdough! Play-Doh is awesome and when you add glitter.it's even better. The kids can make the playdough and then make some cool crafts with it or give it away as a party gift!

Homemade DOODLE Paint Recipe.  The consistency of the paint makes it really easy for kids to draw and make designs- SO FUN! posted by Crystal

Homemade Doodle Paint Recipe (Affiliate links provided for your convenience) White school glue Food coloring or liquid watercolors A stir stick or similar Optional- Squeeze bottles

DIY paper plate marble track - Wouldn't this be an awesome follow-up activity if you were teaching kinetic vs potential energy?

Paper Plate Marble Track

Paper Plate Marble Track - Frugal Fun For Boys Heuristic play is fundamental to nurture your baby's cognitive development, sensory-motor dev.