2 c salt
1 c. water
1 c. cornstarch
Cook salt and 1/2 c. of water for 4-5 minutes. Remove from heat. Add cornstarch and remaining 1/2 c. of water, then return to heat. Stir until mixture thickens. You can also add food coloring to this....
Kool-Aid Play Dough
(no cooking required)
3 c. flour
1/2 c. salt
1 pkg. unsweetened Kool-aid
1 T. alum
2 c. boiling water
Mix together first three ingredients then add boiling water. Knead dough with up to an additional 1 c. of flour unt...
Edible Peanut Butter Play Dough
This recipe is especially good for toddlers because they can play with the dough and then eat it. (Be sure to wash hands and work area!) It's also one of my favorite candies, when made with peanut butter and powder...
Family Scavenger Hunt
The idea of a scavenger hunt is to find all the items on a list and return them to a designated place as quickly as possible. There are many ways to organize a hunt and many choices to make. You can play as indiv...
Take two sheets of Wax paper, put one down on the table, place a sheet of construction or art paper on top, splash several spots of non-toxic finger paint on the paper, place the second sheet of wax paper on top. Encourange baby to pat the paper wit...