Sawyer Experiments

Some might turn out to be a complete fail but I'll never know until I try!
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easy craft clay... dries hard. Perfect to make ornaments for the kids to paint. Fun Christmas craft!

fun to do with kiddos. craft clay 1 box baking soda (about 2 cups) 1 cup cornstarch 1 cups water Cook all ingredients in a saucepan until thick. Cool about 10 minutes; Dries in days. Can be painted. Would be great for making ornaments

Bouncing bubbles...bubbles that don't pop! Just like the Gymboree ones! Yay I've been looking for this recipe

Bouncing Bubbles that don't pop! 1 C distilled drinking water 1 Tablespoon dish soap 1 Teaspoon of glycerin Bouncing Bubbles

Another Pinner said: "This kept my 2 year busy for an entire hour and my 4 year old busy for 2 hours! YAY! Drop vinegar tinted with food coloring onto a pan filled with baking soda. Sheer minutes of colorful fizziness!!... Pretty sure we will be doing this soon!

Colorful Fizzy Fun: Pinner says "This kept my 2 year busy for an entire hour and my 4 year old busy for 2 hours! Drop vinegar tinted with food coloring onto a pan filled with baking soda. Sheer minutes of colorful fizzy fun!

DIY: Giant Ice Cube Awesomeness - filled with plastic animals, dinos, and such.

How to keep a child busy for hours in the summer: DIY: Giant Ice Cube Awesomeness - filled with plastic animals, dinos, and such. And I'm sure you could put in food dye before its frozen to color it like the ice block in the photo.

Cloud Dough - (the stuff at hands on museums) 8 cups flour & 1 cup baby oil. It feels like flour as you run your fingers through it, but it's moldable. A wonderful sensory activity for children.

Moon Sand or Cloud Dough: 8 cups flour & 1 cup baby oil. It feels like flour as you run your fingers through it, but it's moldable. A wonderful sensory activity for children. Easy clean up.

The Water Blob tutorial: Amazing Summer Fun

DIY Water Blob: Tutorial

The Water Blob tutorial: Amazing Summer Fun via Clumsy Crafter.gotta see what this is

Game table: buy an old table and paint top w/ chalkboard paint.

Chalkboard coffee table-top---"genius idea for a kids play room or a family game room.wish I would have thought of this when my kids were little--great for tic-tac-toe, etc.

Science in the kitchen for kids

Science... in the Kitchen

VBS Idea-Mad Scientist-Science in the kitchen - these are some of my kids favorite experiments.

Melted crayon art

Melted crayon art-glue crayons at top of canvas and melt them using a hair dryer

Good idea for kids

DIY recycled old furniture - Play kitchen. DIY recycled old furniture - Play kitchen. DIY recycled old furniture - Play kitchen.

Melted crayon art!  I like the zig zag

Glue on crayons, and use a hairdryer to make is melt. :) Be careful that the crayon does not melt off of the board.

35 Homemade Art Materials Kids Can Make

Homemade Art Materials for Kids - More Than 40 Recipes and Tutorials!

35 Homemade Art Materials Kids Can Help Make :: Do you ever make your own art materials? If you do, is it because it's economical, fun, or eco-friendly (or all three!

vocabulary

Choice Words

Write a boring adjective at the bottom of the paint strip on the most boring color. Give each student a paint strip and they can use a thesaurus or a word wall to think of "more colorful" words for their strip. Or use for Word Work

Handprint Canadian Flag - Canada Day Party Activities

Handprint Canadian Flag - Canada Day Party Activities thumbprint great idea - for Flag Day with the kids

Super cool! I'd love to try this with someone!

DIY: Crayon Art Tutorial - using a blow dryer, melt crayons onto a canvas. Great way to use brokn crayons! This would be a fun addition to the kiddo's room! This would be a fun addition to the kiddo's room!

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