Make homemade puffy paint using flour, salt and some paint. Load the colored paste into squeeze bottles to use them for your art activities and craft projects.
Make your own puffy paint or 3D paint by mixing some poster paint or acrylic paint with white glue.
This quick-and-easy glass paint recipe, made from glue, food coloring and a few drops of liquid dishwash soap, can be used for painting on glass and clear plastic. Unlike commercial glass paint, this homemade version is washable.
Plaster of Paris is a great material to use for basic sculptures and craft projects because it is easy to prepare and sets in a few minutes.
Make papier mache paste out of common household supplies. We listed four of the easiest and most popular papier mache paste recipes.
Salt dough is a great material for making basic sculptures and three-dimensional craft projects. It is an all-natural alternative to commercial play dough and homemade air dry clay. Your finished salt dough sculptures can either be air-dried or oven-dried to set.
Empty and intact egg shells are often used for decorating Easter eggs and other craft projects. The contents of an egg can be removed in a few easy steps.
Color aluminum foil in a few easy steps. Once dry, it can be used for making colorful metallic collages, mosaics, and other craft projects.
Color some cotton with food coloring and use them for your various arts and crafts projects.
Learn how to color pasta using food coloring in a few easy steps. Use the colored pasta for your various arts and crafts projects.
Make your own cone-shaped paper hats like birthday hats, clown hats, Santa cone hats, elf hats, witch's hats, and more fun cone hats.
Learn how to curl fabric ribbons by spraying with starch solution. These curled fabric ribbons can be used for crafts and for decorating gift wrapped presents.
Learn how to curl plastic gift ribbons. Make curly ribbons to decorate your craft projects or use them to accent a gift-wrapped present.
A lot of origami, kirigami, and other paper crafts begin with a square. Learn how to turn any rectangular piece of paper such as A4 or Letter size paper into a perfect square with just a single fold and a cut.
Learn how to do papier mache using a balloon as a mold. This balloon-shaped papier mache can be decorated into a mini hot air balloon, animals, Easter eggs, and other papier mache projects.