People always say "how can children learn if they just play all day?" Remember: through play children are learning all the skills they need during life, from mathematical thinking to social understanding.
Homemade Puff Paint: 1 tablespoon self-raising flour a few little drops of food colouring 1 tablespoon salt Then add some water to make a nice smooth paste. Microwave the design on high for 10 – 30 seconds until the paint puffs and it’s all nice and dry.
raised salt painting: create design with glue, cover glue with table salt. Touch watercolor brush on salt, without smearing and watch color be absorbed by salt. Let dry. This looks fantastic. So, inverted rock salt painting.
Recycle broken crayons and empty glue stick containers! Melt down crayon pieces and pour into glue stick containers to harden. This makes big crayons that can be twisted up as they are used. BEST IDEA EVER!