Messy Play

Have fun getting stuck in with these messy play ideas for kids. Post a picture on our Red Kite Days Facebook page of your creations!

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Dinosaur Ice Excavation

                      You need to do the preparation in advance for this ...

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Summer Craft – Ice Painting

Ice painting is a cheap and easy summer craft project – perfect for a hot and sunny day! Painting on ice blocks is fascinating as ...

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Plaster of Paris Garden Stepping Stone

I love Plaster of Paris craft projects.  Plaster is cheap to buy and surprisingly non-messy.  It’s easy to use and makes ...

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Puffy Paint

Puffy paint is cheap and easy to make with only three ingredients and it’s so much fun.  You can put the paint into sandwich bags ...

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How To Make A Tie Dye Bag

Tie dying is lots of fun. It’s a bit addictive and you can dye anything made of pale-coloured cotton – try pillow cases, ...

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Black Glue Art

Have fun creating your own black glue art.  A squeezy bottle is used to apply the black glue outline which creates an interesting 3D ...

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Salt Dough Dinosaur Fossils

Here’s a great craft project for kids who love dinosaurs! Create your own dinosaur fossil from salt dough. You could try making ...

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Salt Dough

Here’s how to make salt dough to create your own models or decorations.  Salt dough is cheap and easy to make and will keep the ...

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Stretchy Slime

Here’s how to make your own stretchy slime using only three ingredients which you are likely to have at home. Many of the ...

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Play Dough

Here’s how to make your own play dough.  It’s an easy rainy day activity with pre-school age children. Extend the activity ...

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How to Make Your Own Chalk

  Here’s how to make your own chalk at home from plaster of Paris.  It’s surprisingly cheap and easy to make.  You can pick ...

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