You take white shaving cream and put some in a ziip lock baggie. You then put a little bit of food color in the baggie. Let the child mix it up by squishing the baggie.
Then you help the child take the colored shaving cream out of the bag. I us...
Instead of trying to mess with egg dyes, or paint to get colorful eggs, try washable markers.
This is great for toddlers, and preschoolers, whose motor skills are still a little undeveloped.
Plus, it is easy to cleanup off of the children and t...
Large Coffee Filters
A cup of water
You have the children fold the coffee filters into small triangles. Then you dip the tips of the filters into the water and hold up side down still folded until the water has absorbed to the top...
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...