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Fun Activities


Created at YAPS June event.
Homemade Chalk    

2 cups water
2 cups plaster of paris (you can find it at the hardware store)
2 tablespoons powdered tempera paint

1. Stir all ingredients in a large bowl allow to set for a few minutes while mixture begins to harden.
2. Spoon mixture into molds (toilet paper rolls work best).
3. Let dry for at least 3 hours before removing.

Puff Paint made during our March MNO Event.

Puff Paint       


  Use equal amounts of:

  • flour
  • salt
  • hot water
  • liquid tempera  paint  (Use desired amount to reach the color you would like)



  •  Place equal amounts of flour, salt, and hot water in a large bucket etc.
  • Mix until ingredients are dissolved. If you have difficulty dissolving apply a little heat.
  • Add liquid tempera paint until desired color is achieved.
  • Store mixture in air-tight squeezable bottles. (Empty glue bottles are excellent.)
  • Kids use squeeze bottles of paint to create raised images on paper, cardboard etc
  • Mixture dries hard and is raised like real puff paint.




How to Make Your Own Baby Wipes at Home
(This activity was done during our YAPS meetings.)

Difficulty: Easy

Time Required: 15 minutes

Here's How:

  1. Cut the roll of paper towels in half with a knife and remove the inner cardboard core.
  2. Mix liquid ingredients in container.
  3. Place the paper towels in the container with the cut side facing downward.
  4. Secure lid tightly and allow to sit until all liquid is absorbed into the paper towels.
  5. Turn the container upside-down and allow to sit for 10 minutes.
  6. Open container and 'start' the roll by pulling a towel from the inside of the roll.
  7. Wipes are now ready to use.


  1. These also make a great gift for new parents. You can decorate or personalize the container and, of course, be sure to include a copy of the recipe.
  2. Save the other half of the roll for use next time you make wipes.
  3. Make sure the container is closed tightly after each use to prevent drying out.
  4. When your baby is older and his skin is less sensitive, you can add about a teaspoon of rubbing alcohol to the mix.

What You Need:

  • Round plastic container (Rubbermaid #6 or #9 works well)
  • Thick, strong roll of white paper towels
  • Sharp knife to cut paper towel roll in half
  • 2 cups water that has been boiled and cooled to room temperature
  • 2 Tablespoons baby shampoo or baby wash
  • 1 Tablespoon baby oil


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