Play Dough & Bubbles & More!

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Art is more than just crayons and paper. Make homemade 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.


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Bubbles may not be traditional art, but they sure are fun! Use homemade 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 homemade art supplies such as bubbles, play dough, silly putty, and more.