Homemade ice chalk is the perfect art, sensory, and science activity to keep the kids occupied on a hot summer day. Be prepared for the kids to get messy with this one. Their hands were turning colors even before they got the chalk out of the house. Th
Gak: 1 cup Elmer's glue, food coloring, 1 cup liquid starch Pour glue and coloring in plastic container. Stir until color is thoroughly mixed in. Add starch a little at a time, stirring with a spoon or kneading with your fingers as mixture thickens. Keep stirring until mixture holds together like putty. Test with your fingers: if too sticky, add more starch in small amounts until mass is smooth and rubbery.
Cloud Dough- This stuff is easier to clean up than any play dough I've found! It's a lot of fun too! Usually it's difficult to find things that everyone in my classroom can engage in but I have this in my classroom and each child has found their own creative way of using it. :)