ABC and 123: A Learning Collaborative: Make Your Own Summer Fun: Textures & Paint

Thursday, July 14, 2011

Make Your Own Summer Fun: Textures & Paint

The more relaxed  pace in the summer is perfect for experimenting with activities most likely to get pushed to the back burner during the busy school year schedule.  Get ready to get a bit messy with these do it yourself recipes for fun!
I Can Teach My Child created their own finger paint that is squeezable. Fun!
These Homemade Watercolors are ready to be used for your beautiful summer paintings.
Remember the yum that was lick and stick stickers?  The always clever Jenae explains how to make your own tasty stickers.
Summer festivals are perfect for facepainting.  Here is a recipe for making your own face paint!
Hands On: As We Grow shares a recipe for fizzy, spray on sidewalk paint.
Sippy Cup Central used recycled material and sunshine to make homemade paper.
My Delicious Ambiguity put together lovely squares of textures great for sensory play.


  1. What a wonderful collection of ideas! I cannot wait to try some.

  2. Oooh, I love homemade recipes and especially am interested in the face paint! Thanks so much for including our fizzy sidewalk paint!!

  3. Great recipes! I just pinned this on Pinterest. Thank you. :) Kristi