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Craft Recipes for Toddlers

Craft recipes found here are:


  • 2 cups boiling water
  • 1/2 cup salt
  • 2 tbsp alum (found in the spice section of your grocery store)
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • food colouring
    Add 3-4 cups of flour to the above mixture one cup at a time. You may only need three cups. Store in a sealed container. Lasts longer if refrigerated. Try adding some glitter to it for a fun touch!!!
    Edible Playdough
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup powdered milk
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/2 cup oatmeal
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips
    Method:Mix, Mould then EAT!!!!
  • two parts cornstarch
  • one part water
    Mix together and add some food colouring if you like.
    Let the little ones play with it in a flat pan.
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 tbsp glycerin
  • 4 tbsp dishwashing liquid
    Finger Paint
  • 2 cups flour
  • 4 cups cold water
  • food colouring
    Mix the flour and the water and cook over low heat until mixture thickens. When it cools, add a pinch of salt and the food colouring. Store in a covered container in the fridge.
    Kool Aid Finger Paint
  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 packages Kool Aid
  • 1/2 cup salt
  • 3 cups boiling water
  • 3 tbsp oil
    Mix the dry ingredients together and then add the oil and water.
    Clown Paint
  • 1/8 cup of baby lotion
  • 1/4 tsp dry tempera paint
  • squirt dishwashing detergent
    Mix ingredients. Test a small amount first on child's arm to ensure that there is no allergic reaction.
    Coloured Sand
  • 2 tsp dry tempera paint
  • 1 cup sand
  • 1 tsp water
    Add the dry tempera paint to the sand and mix it well. Add the water and allow to dry several hours before using.
    Puffy Paint
  • flour
  • salt
  • water
  • Liquid Tempera Paint
    Mix equal amounts of flour, salt, and water and then add the liquid tempera paint to reach desired colour. Paint will dry to a puffy shape.

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