Make ice cream in a bag

Now there's no need for an ice cream machine or even a freezer.  You can make ice cream in a bag in five minutes and it's ready to eat straight away!  A quick and easy ice cream recipe for all ages - and a fun kids’ cooking idea to boot.

Make your own mud dough

No! This is not actually mud but is a dough you can easily make at home that looks like the stuff you find in the garden! Have fun with your kids making this simple dough they can then use to create all sorts of special arty objects with.

Make paper mache glue

Kids can make all sorts of wonderful art projects with paper mache: pinatas, masks, a globe, pencil holders. So heres how to make; paper mache glue from water and flour so they can get their hands messy.

Make coloured flowers

Children love to learn and experiment with new things. Science experiments are fun to do and are a great way for children to learn about the world around them. Try this coloured flower experiment with your kids.

Homemade face paint

Painting faces could easily be one of the highest ranking activities at a birthday party. Thinking about it, take the kids anywhere with a face painter and you a going to be nagged until you give in! Why not solve the problem and make your own? You will be the most popular parent in town!