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Play Dough, Bubbles & More!


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Art is more than just crayons and paper. Make home-made play dough and finger paint with shaving cream for easy art projects that are inexpensive –and– fun .

Play Dough

No need to buy play dough from the store. You can make your own with a few simple and safe ingredients using the recipes and ideas below.


play with clay

Bubbles may not be traditional art, but they sure are fun! Use home-made bubble formulas for long-lasting bubbles, make bubble wands, and discover the color rainbow in each bubble.

Finger Paint

Sometimes there is no need for a brush when fingers will do. Try these finger painting ideas to keep your child’s imagination soaring!

A Little Bit of Everything!

These handouts have lots of recipes for home-made art supplies such as bubbles, play dough, silly putty, and more.