Make Your Own Bouncy Balls

Here are the little balls (eggs) we made this morning.  We named our bouncy balls dinosaur eggs because that is the theme we are currently working on.

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Here is what we used:

1/4 Cup Warm Water
1/2 Tablespoon Borax

1 Tablespoon of Cornstarch

1 Tablespoons School glue

Food Coloring

2 Small bowls

In one bowl mix the borax and warm water

In the next bowl mix glue, cornstarch,  and food coloring

Pour the borax mixture over the glue mixture and let sit for 10 seconds.

Take the glue mixture out of the water and roll together to make a ball.

**Just an fyi this ball will not completely harden. You may want to store in a plastic bag.

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Painting Tortillas

Did you know you can paint tortillas or toast. This super simple tip will make snack time more fun.

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Painting your food

Here is what we used:
Tortillas

Food coloring

New Paint Brush

Milk

Edible eyes

Powered sugar (optional)

Dinosaur Cookie Cutters

We cut out shapes with dinosaur cookie cutter to go with out theme this month.

To make the paint we just used milk and food coloring. I added a tablespoon of power sugar to make ours a little sweet.

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Dinosaur Melted Beads in Cookie Cutter

The kids love this cookie cutter, bead craft so much at Christmas we did it again for dinosaur month.

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Here is what we used:
Pan
Aluminum Foil

Peler Beads

Dinosaur Cookie Cutters

1. Line a pan with aluminum foil place cookie cutters on top, and spray with cooking spray.

2. We separate the beads into colors. Green went in the T-rex, yellow in the Stegosaurus and so on.

3. Bake at 400 for 10 mins or until melted.

4.  I took them out and placed in freezer for a few mins.

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Salt Dough Snowmen

How cute are these little guys? I was a little doubtful due to other salt dough fails but we had no issues.

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I saw these snowmen at Dollar Store Crafts and had to give it a try. Click over and see how cute hers are.

We used:
1 cup flour
1/2 cup salt
1/2 cup water
acrylic paint
2 toothpicks
Shapie

Make the dough by kneading together salt, flour, and water.

Next make three balls (I had kids do this part) and smoosh together. 

My kids also colored the toothpicks with a orange marker.

Stick the toothpicks and twigs into dough before baking.

I baked them at 250 for 3hrs and let cool

Painted white with acrylic paint.

I used a sharpie for eyes and mouth and painted on bottons and a heart.

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