Tag: Make Your Own

Design Your Own One-Of-A-Kind Study

You’re really passionate about a certain topic and want to learn all you can about it. You know you can do it on your own, but you’re not sure where to begin.Any topic can be turned into a one-of-a-kind study designed to fit your personal needs. Here are […]

Create A Comic

“Famous Funnies 1933” by “Famous Funnies” – Carnival of Comics A really creative and fun way to play with language is to use pictures to communicate an opinion, thought or story. Comics can be used to do this, and the great thing about them is that they can be as short […]

Christmas/Holiday Cards

Making our own greeting cards for friends and family members is a fun holiday tradition in my household, and when the card making stuff comes out, everyone joins in!Over the years we have collected quite a few things that help us create one-of-a-kind cards, but when we were starting […]

Make Your Own: Scented Play Clay

Scented Play Clay by Fran W To make your own play dough, you will need: 1c flour ½c salt 2 tsp cream of tartar 1T oil 1c water Optional: 1 package of flavored drink mix (w/o sweeter) Ex: Strawberry, fruit punch, grape, cherry, lemon, lime, etc. Food coloring […]

Make Your Own: Tic-Tac-Toe Game Board

Tic-tac-toe board by Fran W Tic-Tac-Toe (Crosses & Naughts)Strategy games have been around for centuries and were often made with or from natural items.Strategy games are great for building critical thinking skills because players need to observe the game so they can block the other players and take […]

Make Your Own: Crafts from Repurposed Items

Before throwing something into the recycle bin or trash, think of crafty ways items can be creatively repurposed!  Luminaries are a fun craft project to make from clear plastic milk/juice/tea containers. Save your egg shells, paint them with water color paints and make egg shell art out of them. If […]

Make Your Own: Fun Putty

Fun Putty by Fran W. Fun putty is easy to make and a blast to play with…so why not make a batch and have a great time exploring science! To make fun putty, you will need: Glue, liquid starch, craft stick, plastic zip-top bag, 3oz cup, or a plate, food […]

Make Your Own: Cocoa Lip Balm

Cocoa lip balm by Fran W. If you like chocolate, then you may enjoy wearing this lip balm!  3 tsp (or 1T) Petroleum jelly or shea butter1 tsp Cocoa powder1 Vitamin E capsule and a pin (optional)Craft sticksMeasuring spoonsHeat-proof bowl for mixingSmall containersHow to make lip balm…*Melt petroleum jelly […]

Make Your Own: Bubble Solution

Homemade bubbles by Fran W. People of all ages enjoy blowing bubbles and while commercial bubbles are a little more convenient, making your own can be a lot of fun! To make your own bubble solution, you will need: Dish soap (Joy, Ajax, Dawn, etc.) Water Corn syrup, sugar, […]