Homemade Slime DIY Recipe


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How to Make Homemade Slime Provide your children with loads of fun when they help you make homemade slime. This recipe is small enough for each child to make their own batch. Since I make my own homemade laundry detergent and just finished Back to School shopping for the kids, I had all of the ingredients at home. You will need:  4 oz. Bottle of Liquid Glue 1 tbsp. 20 Mule Team Borax Food Coloring Warm Water 1. Empty 4 oz bottle of Liquid Glue into a bowl. Fill the … [Read more...]

Holiday Acorn Ball


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Holiday Acorn Ball A holiday acorn ball makes a great hanging decoration or table top ornament. During the past two months, my beloved oak tree has provided a bountiful supply of acorns and although I have given so many away to family, friends and neighbors I’m still listening to them bounce from the trees. Every other day I have to rake or sweep these acorns up so they don’t sprout little trees. Living in a moderate climate zone makes it nice to have our neighborhood feast outdoors. For … [Read more...]

Plaster Mold of Your Child’s Handprint DIY


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This is a beautiful way to preserve your child's handprint! A plaster mold of them. No children? You can also follow the same steps for a paw print. After making homemade chalk with the kids, I started looking for other crafts we could make using Plaster of Paris. The best part is that you don't have to buy an expensive kit at the store!  What you will need: Plaster of Paris Cold Water Mixing Container Mixing Spoon Paper Plate Child Directions: 1. Mix … [Read more...]

Homemade Chalk – How to Make It


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How to Make Homemade Chalk I have seen the recipes for homemade chalk and thought, that is too much work and chalk is so cheap. Well, here I am sharing with you our recipe for making chalk. Why? Because it makes for a fun activity with the kids. They learn how things are made and they will probably have a great time. Mine sure did and my oldest is already asking what our next activity will be. What you will need for homemade chalk: Plaster of Paris (can be found at hardware or craft … [Read more...]

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