Homemade Bubbles. In my house growing up, bubbles always appeared in our Easter baskets...along with kites, sidewalk chalk, and other "it's still too cold to play outside, but we really want you to play outside" presents.
Our bubbles were usually gone by the end of the day, and that pretty much did it for store-bought (or bunny-brought) bubbles until the next year. Luckily my mom had a few tricks up her sleeve and, with some pipe cleaners and a little dish soap, she could make us disappear for awhile with a fresh batch of homemade bubbles. You'll need: 2 cups water. Glowing jar project. Recycling the Old Markers. I started looking at other art teachers' blogs about a year ago to help me get more project ideas and other nifty suggestions.
One thing that I have run across most recently is a way to 'make paint' using old markers. Initially I thought it was a crock. However, its the end of the year and I'm sorting through materials to toss so I decided to put this theory to the test. Can one really make liquid watercolor paint out of old crusty dried out markers? I did the following to find out: 1. 2. 3. 4. I'm quite excited to find a really green and cheap way to make liquid watercolors. In summation, I answer the question above with a victorious Yes! Eco-Kid Projects. Tattle Monster. Mix in a jar. Crayon Art.
We're always looking for new and fun ways to keep the kids entertained, which is why we fell head-over-heels in love with this unique craft project.
It's a simple activity to do with your kids, and the final result is gorgeous. How do you do it? The steps are simple. 1. Line a box of 64 crayons to the top of an art canvas. 2. 3. 4. 5. How to make Chalk. By Michelle Vackar, Modern Handmade Child One of our favorite outside activities at our home is drawing with chalk on the driveway.
You can play hopscotch, four-square, and of course draw and create silly stories. My daughters and I were talking one day as we played hopscotch about how to make chalk and I thought to myself, let’s try it! It ended up being quite a lot of fun. What you will need: • Toilet paper or paper towel tubes • Scissors • Duct tape • Wax paper • Small bucket or disposable container to make the recipe • ¾ cup of warm water • 1 ½ cups Plaster of Paris • 2-3 tablespoons of tempera paint • Paper bag or a “mess mat” ** we made six tubes of chalk – we simply doubled the above recipe Step 1: If you are using paper towel tubes, cut each tube in half, so it is roughly the length of a toilet paper roll tube. Step 2: Cover one end of each tube with duct table to hold the contents within. Step 3: Cut as many pieces of wax paper as you have tubes. Sex Offender Registry.