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Making Slime

We’ve made slime a few times and this is the best recipe I’ve found so far. It’s very slimy and smooth…. and turns out great! We love squeezing it through our fingers!!  We used neon food coloring so the color was nice and bright! Need: Borax (can bought in the laundry detergent aisle.) White glue (like Elmers) Food coloring Ziploc bags measuring cups and spoons (We have some set aside for projects...

The Artist In All Of Us

Is an artist someone who makes money from their art? Someone who has their sculptures in a museum or takes formal classes? What about a child drawing a picture of their house? Or someone painting their first self portrait for the fun of it? They’re all those things…and more. In “What is an artist anyway?”, Tera Leigh has this to say; “Being an artist is about more than just creating...

Homemade Tattoo Paint

*originally posted 6/07* We bought a really fun book that my eight year old found during one of our (many) visits to the library book store (my favorite place to buy and donate pre-loved books) called The Ultimate Book of Kids Concoctions. The first thing she wanted to make was tattoo paint (page 23). Here’s how to do it: 1 TBS Cold Cream 2 TBS Cornstarch 1 TBS Water Food Coloring Mix cold cream and cornstarch together...

Origami

** originally posted in 2007 ** We picked this origami book up at the library, dug out a pack of paper that we bought on clearance and Billy sat down with the girls to try it out. None of them had ever done it before so they chose an easy one to start with, which happened to be a frog. Billy’s in the black one, Jacqueline’s is green and Shawna’s is blue. They’re trying to see whose frog can hop the...

Arts And Crafts

Throughout a lot of our unschooling days, we have some sort of art or craft project going on, or in different stages of completion (some don’t get completed, but most do). Here’s a few glimpses of the last few that we enjoyed. Tags: arts and crafts Related posts The Artist In All Of Us (4) Origami (5) Making Slime (0) Homemade Tattoo Paint...