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           Today was good.

Today was fun.

Tomorrow is another one.

     -Dr. Seuss

 

 

Fun Family Activities for children to do with grown-ups

 

Homemade Finger Paint Recipe (easy clean-up) 

Items you will need:

1/4 cup cornstarch

1/4 teaspoon salt

1 1/2 tablespoon sugar

1 cup cold water

Food coloring

 

  • Put the cornstarch, salt, sugar and water into a pot.  Cook over low heat for approx. 15 minutes, stirring constantly.
  • The mixture will start out thin, but eventually thicken.  When it does, take the pot off the stove and let the mixture cool off.
  • Once it's cool, divide your paint into small containers and add a few drops of food coloring to each.
  • Paint.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Make Jumbo "Cupcake" Crayons

 

What you will need:

 

Broken Crayon pieces (remove the wrapper)

 

Cupcake liners

 

Cupcake/ muffin tray

 

  • Preheat oven to 250 degrees.
  • Fill the lined cupcake tin with assorted crayon bits.
  • Put tray in the oven for approximately 20 minutes, until the crayons are just melted.
  • Once they are cool, remove the cupcake liners and have fun.