Use this hieroglyphic writing craft for your unit on ancient Egypt. Children will make their own stone tablet using self-hardening dough or clay and carve out hieroglyphs onto it. ■Sand dough, salt dough or self-hardening clay
■Plastic spoon, plastic knife or
■Clear acrylic sealer or decoupage medium (optional)
DIY STICKY SAND: Mold it, build it, & CONTAIN IT! This sand acts wet, but it isn't! It sticks together well, but it does not stick to skin. My kids love this stuff, and I love the less-messy alternative to traditional play sand!
Beach Crafts are so much fun, and there is nothing more synonymous with the beach than Sand Castle building! Of course- the sand castle eventually crumbles. But with this permanent Sand Castle Dough, you can build with perfectly mold-able sand and let it dry if you choose! ~Permanent Sand Castle Dough~ You Will Need: 2 cups of sand (I used beach sand, but you can also buy sand at the craft store) 2 tsp alum 1 cup cornstarch 1 1/2 cups of water