Soapy sea foam

  • Place 2 tablespoons of washing up liquid and 2 tablespoons of water in a large bowl.
  • Add 1 tablespoon of cornflour and a squirt of washable poster paint (you choose the colour!)
  • Mix together using an electric whisk for a

Watermelon printing

  • Cut a potato in half, then half again to make a melon-shaped wedge.
  • Dip the potato in red poster paint and print it randomly over a plain piece of paper or cotton.
  • Use a cotton bud to add tiny black

Bubbly hydrangeas

  • In a large bowl, mix some pink/purple poster paint with water and fairy liquid.
  • Using a straw, blow the mixture to make bubbles.
  • Place some paper over the bubbles and press lightly to allow them to make an impression.
  • When

Soda Bread



675g wholemeal flour
3 tsp salt
1 1/5 tsp bicarbonate of soda
225 ml natural yoghurt
225 ml water

Mix the dry ingredients together to start the soda bread dough. Stir the water and the yoghurt together before pouring …



1 cup plain flour
½ cup salt
1 cup cold water
1 tablespoon oil
2 teaspoons cream of tartar
few drops of food colouring
Optional – glitter

Mix all the ingredients together in a saucepan and place over a low …

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