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The Imagination Tree: Glowing Activities for Kids!
Homemade bath crayons - Buy some glycerin soap at a craft store. Melt it in the microwave, add food coloring, and pour into a mold. I used an ice cube tray. You can also add essential oils if you go for scents, though I find that a bit unnecessary for bath crayons. Takes about an hour to cool completely, then pop out of the mold and you have crayons!
beautiful bubble wands - strong wire bent into a loop and wrapped ... then extending wire is threaded with beads of choice and then wire is twisted and tucked at end.
Gak recipe This one worked well but needed I stirred a long time and kneaded a bit more before it was usable without leaving ick all over the boys' hands. After that it was great.