Here are homemade art supplies & craft recipes for fun activities with your kids. Learn how to make homemade playdough, clay, bubbles, slime, finger paint, and other crafts recipes for children.
Below you will find craft recipes for fun activities with your kids. Learn how to make homemade playdough, clay, bubbles, slime, finger paint, and other crafts recipes for children.
Bubble Solutions Recipe - I like to make my own bubble solution! Although the commercial solutions made by Tootsietoy (Mr. Bubbles), Imperial and Pustifix may be fine for general use, really big bubbles require lots of solution which can get quite expensive.
Bubble Recipes - Make homemade bubbles
Cinnamon Clay Recipe - This recipe makes a sweet smelling dough that can be made into ornaments or package decorations.
Clay Recipes - Find out the secret to making clay.
Cookie Crayons - Make Homemade Cookie Crayons for your kids.
Face and Body Paint - Make Homemade Face and Body Paint for your kids.
Finger Paint - Make Homemade Finger Paint for your child.
Fun and Yucky Recipes - Fun and yucky recipes for your child.
Glue - Steps to make homemade glue for your child.
Glue & Paste Recipes - Several glue and paste recipes.
Homemade Art Supplies - Unfortunately, homemade school supplies generally won't cut it at school, but they are fine for home use and homeschooling. Here are some basic recipes to get you started.
Homemade Art Supply List - Along with a good supply of crayons, markers, chalk and lots of paper, your children (or grandchildren) will also love playing with these homemade art supplies and games.
Homemade Paper - Papermaking is one of those wonderful crafts that are so entertaining and lead to beautiful artistic results that adults often enjoy the process, and so simple that children can also participate in all of the steps.
Kid Kraft Recipes - Kids recipes such as bread dough, salt dough, cornstarch clay, bakers clay, edible doughs, shimmering paints
How to Make Playdough (Play-doh) - Make your own non-toxic toy with custom colors and fragrances.
How to Make Bubbles - Although store-bought bubbles are fairly inexpensive, with this recipe, you can make more than a quart of bubble liquid for practically nothing.
Homemade Bubbles Craft - Blow your kids away by making their very own Homemade Bubble mix with dish soap.
How to Make Play Dough!!! - This is a basic DIY for making play dough. This only takes a couple of minutes and is fun for every one.
HOW TO - Make Your Own Clay - Learn how to make your own clay.
How to make Finger Paint for Kids - Make your own finger paint! Finger painting is lots of fun for kids. They love the ooey-gooey feels as the paint oozes through their fingers.
How to Make Shimmering Finger Paints - Finger painting is always fun! Suitable from age one, this is a great way to get children used to texture, art and creativity. Add a little glitter for a different effect which will enthrall younger artists.
Homemade Paints - Painting is always a fun activity for toddlers. Early on, they learn about texture by using their hands, and later on they can master fine motor control when you introduce a brush. If you find you don't always have paint on hand, here are a few recipes, many made with items you probably already have on hand.
How Can I Make Fingerpaint - Making safe, colorful fingerfingerfinger paintpaintpaint for children is easy. Recipes center around flour, liquid laundry starch, or cornstarch, and while some require cooking, others can be mixed up quickly without the stove.
How to Make Molding Clay - Learn how to make your own molding clay.
Make Salt Dough Clay - When I was in third grade I was in a small art class and we were using a type f clay called "salt-dough" The teacher told us how to make it. I am a little rusty so if you have any Q's I will have some A's!!!
Make Your Own Playdough or Clay - Make your own clay or playdough (instead of buying Playdoh). The recipes are safe enough for kids to put their hands in their mouths while playing. They are not healthy snacks, but they are safe to eat. Items made with each one can be allowed to air dry and then painted. Here are four recipes so kids can make decorations or just have fun.
Make Your Own Fingerpaint - Make your own fingerpaint with this homemade recipe featured in The Austrialian Women's Weekly.
Make Your Own Clay - If pottery, ceramics, or polymer clay don't seem to do it, homemade doughs and clays are a great way to play with squishy stuff, use your collective imaginations, and barely feel it in the pocketbook.
Make Your Own Home Made Play Dough! - How to Make your own home made play dough!
Make Your Own Modeling Clay - Make your own modeling clay
Paint, Dye, and Ink Recipes - Find out how to make homemade paint, dye, and ink
Papier Mache Paste Recipes - Want to know how to make paper mache paste, this is the page for you.
Playdough Recipes - Playdough Recipes for your child.
Recipes for Art Supplies - You have rushed to your cupboard and found the cupboard bare.Your supply budget just didn't stretch far enough.But especially when you think it would be fun for the kids (or you) to make it from scratch. Here are some recipes for you.
Sense-Enhanced Art Supplies - Jazz up old art supplies with these unique methods
Sidewalk Chalk - Make homemade sidewalk chalk for your kids.
Sticker Gum - Homemade stickers.
Save Money Making Homemade Art Supplies - This article is for all the moms, dads and grandparents out there who are trying to stretch those dollars and still provide fun activities and supplies for the little ones.
Silly Slime Recipe - Kids love it, parents tolerate it - it's Silly slime. Be very careful around furniture when making or using this craft, since glue is one of the main ingredients. It's fun but messy to create or enjoy.
Thin Paste - Make some thin paste for your child.
Water Colors - Make homemade watercolor paints for your children.