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


  • 100g plain flour
  • 2 eggs
  • 300ml milk
  • vegetable oil for frying


  1. Put the flour, eggs & milk into a bowl or large jug, then whisk to a smooth batter. Set aside for 30 minutes to rest if you have

Sparkly snow cloud dough

  • 4 cups of cornflour
  • 1 cup of vegetable oil (you may need more)
  • a good shake of glitter

Mix the ingredients together until they form a crumbly textured dough & start to play!  Fill a tray & mould, squeeze & …

Recipe for gingerbread


350g plain flour
1 tsp bicarbonate of soda
2 tsp ground ginger
1 tsp ground cinnamon
125g butter
175g light soft brown sugar
1 egg
4 tbsp golden syrup


  • Sift together the flour, bicarbonate of soda, ginger and cinnamon.