Category: How to

  • DIY Hologram projector

    DIY Hologram projector

    What a cool thing to be doing with your home schooled kids. Use some plastic foil from used packaging (clear fruit punnets or toiletry gift boxes) to make a piramid with no base or top. See enclosed photo. You need 4 shapes that you will stick together with transparent tape. Each shape had a 6 […]

  • Dying pasta for play

    Dying pasta for play

    You need pasta, an empty bottle, food dye or liquid water colours and some rubbing alcohol. Add pasta to the bottle, mix a few drops of dye and some alcohol and sake it well. Add more colour if needed. Dry on a paper towel (this can take 24h or more). I have used this pasta […]

  • Painted pebbles

    Painted pebbles

    This is the adult version of the painted rocks post. Find or buy a few nice and round pebbles and paint them white or black depending on the background needed. If the background colour is not black then apply the selected colour on white for a more vibrant ┬ácolour. To paint the bugs and mushrooms […]

  • Salt play-dough

    Salt play-dough

    I made this batch at a party with the help of a few children and it proved to be good fun, but a bit too messy. What you need: 1 part salt; 2 parts flour; 1 part warm water; a few drops of liquid colours (link below) or food colouring. At least this is the […]