Super-messy & colorful outdoor summer fun! Paint Balloons are a budget-friendly and easy homemade project, perfect for the backyard on a hot summer day. Kids will love mixing up the ingredients and having colorful “splash battles” on the lawn. All you need are water balloons, a few simple kitchen ingredients (food dye, corn starch & water) and an outdoor space to play. Check out this and lots of other fun summertime DIY activity ideas at the link.
Neon "water" balloon fight INGREDIENTS 2 cups cold water 3/4 cup corn starch 10 drops food coloring (I used neon) DIRECTIONS In a saucepan, combine ingredients Heat over medium heat, stirring constantly, ONLY until you feel it thickening. It should take less than 2 minutes. Remove from heat immediately. Continue to stir and add water till desired thickness. It was easy to fill the water balloons directly from the spray bottle. http://tinkerlab.com/salt-and-flour-paint/
Fat Santa Submitted by Jimmy Hudson – Divide into teams and pass out balloons. Buy the largest sweat suits you can find at WalMart and some small sized balloons. Set an amount of time and the teens blow up the balloons and stuff the santa. Best looking Santa at the end wins.