2 cups Joy
1/4 cup glycerin
10 cups water
Mix the ingredients in a large pan. Allow the mixture to sit at room temperature for one hour. Blow bubbles with fly swatters, plastic rings from drink cans, or berry baskets.
*Make a giant bubble wand out of a straw cut in half. Thread an 18" piece of string through the straws and knot ends. Holding a straw in each hand, dip in the bubble solution, then slowly pull the straws through the air.
2 cups Joy detergent
6 cups water
3/4 cup white Karo corn syrup
Combine the ingredients and let stand at room temperature. Make individual bubble wands for the children by twisting the end of a pipe cleaner into a circle.
Tear the newspaper into tiny pieces and soak in warm water for 10 minutes. Put the newspaper pulp in the blender and blend for 10-15 seconds. Squeeze out the excess liquid, then pat flat on the screen. Set the screen on rocks or bricks in the sun and dry.
1 bag of rice
4 plastic bags
Divide rice into the four bags. Add 1 TB. rubbing alcohol and a squirt of food coloring to each bag and shake. Dry on wax paper. Mix together and use for sensory activities.
*Color alphabet pasta and use for making words or crafts. *Color tube pasta and string into necklaces.
Put a large glob of glue (1-2 TB.) in the middle of the paper. Add a drop of blue, yellow, and red food coloring to different corners of the glue. Roll the paper around to create colors and designs.
*Glue globs are also fun to make on paper plates.