Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Messy Messy Play Date

Slime

Two mixing bowls
measuring cups and spoons
glue
borax
food coloring
water
1. Mix together 3/4 cup warm water, 1 cup glue and several drops of food coloring in the first bowl
2. In the second bowl, mix together 4 teaspoons borax an 1 1/3 cups warm water.
3. pour the contents of the first bowl into the second, BUT DON"T STIR. Let sit for 1 min, then lift the slime out of the bowl.
*** SAFETY NOTE: since borax is toxic in large doses, be sure to keep the slime away form small kids unless supervised by an adult.


Sidewalk Paint

1/4 cup cornstarch
1/4 cup cold water
food coloring
paintbrush
In a small bowl, mix together cornstarch and cold water. Stir in as many drops of food coloring as you need to your desired color. repeat this process for each paint color. Use a paintbrush to make fun designs on the sidewalk or driveway. To wash the paint off, simply spray the ares with water.

3 comments:

Mooners said...

Whitney i loved that you did the blue and yellow in the same bag and explained how when you mix the 2 it makes it green. it was educational and gave my older ones a bit of a challenge!

Keri said...

We loved it too! Such a cute idea- I can't wait to make more! :)

Our Country Road said...

These are so cute-I love the slime!! I hope you will consider linking this up to my link party, Pinterest Tuesday. I am sure other moms would love to see this!

http://ourcountryroad.blogspot.com/2011/08/pinterest-tuesday-back-to-school.html