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Make Your Own Chalk Paint
Making your own sidewalk chalk paint at home from old stubs of chalk is cheap and easy
This is a great activity for kids outdoors
Painting with marbles is surprisingly not too messy and still lots of fun for pre schoolers
Giant Bubble Snakes
Little bubble blowers aren't always the easiest for little ones to use, but bubbles are so much ...
Cardboard Tube Rolling Painting
Try a different painting technique that can be a little messy but should stay contained within...
Coconut Essence Perfume Squirters
Nice smelling messy fun Time: 30 minutes Age: Over 2s Level: Easy Materials * squirter bott...
Making slime is one of those activities that kids under 10 just seem to love
Top 10 Plaster of Paris Craft Projects
Plaster of Paris is a fantastic craft material
Sea Creature Jelly Hunt
Ready for some very silly fun? This sea creature jelly hunt is easy to set up
Cling Film Squish Painting
If you like the idea of messy play but can't quite bring yourself to deal with the mess, then this i...
Give your little witch or wizard the ingredients to create their own magic brew through this easy Ca...
Pressed Leaf Terrarium
Take the kids for a walk to collect bits of plants to make their own pressed leaf terrarium
Quick and Delicious Apple Crumble
Who does not love a good apple crumble? Make the most of this granny apple season and spoil your m...
Animal Paint Tracks
This is a fun messy paint activity for toddlers and preschoolers
This a such a fun printing activity
Colour Spread Art
Make some colourful pictures and spray on water to watch the colours spread and blend
Paint Filled Egg Splat
This is definitely a creative activity to be done outside
Turn dirt into works of art Time: 5 minutes Age: Any age Level: Easy Materials *Paint p...
These cute snails are a hands-on messy baking activity
Beetroot juice makes a natural, pretty, cheap and yummy art material
Dinosaur Fossil Excavation
Here's a great messy activity for young dinosaur fans - a dinosaur 'fossil' excavation
Messy Sensory Boxes
This afternoon my son had fun standing on his step at the sink playing with water and bubbles
Glitter Play Dough Recipe
This sparkly play dough is cheap and fun to make as well as play with
When I was younger I loved the book 'George's Marvellous Medicine' and the idea of mixing up potions...
All the green in our backyard inspired my son today and he decided to create his masterpiece by poun...
Top 10 Messy Play Activities
Messy play activities - you either love them or hate them! Many parents prefer to leave the messy ac...
Bouncy Balloon Splat Painting
This activity is loads of fun for any age but can get very messy so is best done outside on a su...
Fingerprint Bike Painting
Sketch out a bike for the kids to paint in and fill in the basket with fingerprint flowers
Liberally sloshing around paint is fun just by itself but if you're looking for something a litt...
Paint Print Seascape Card
Make an easy sea themed card and have fun exploring making simple prints
5 to 10s
Fine Motor Skills
Under The Sea
Up In The Air
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