What a great idea. Make your own I SPY game with a VOSS water bottle. You fill it with rice and drop in little things to hide and then make a list of everything in the bottle for the kiddos to find. This is a great travel activity.
I made this DIY Ker-Plunk game by upcycling an old end table I found on craigslist. We wrapped some chicken wire around the top, stapled it in place to secure, and voila! We got the wooden dowels at Home Depot and
Easy Homemade Playdough Recipe--been there.did this.kids still preferred store bought playdough.my advice: save your time and energy--buy playdough, go get a pedicure and relax.kids have been eating playdough for decades and they survived :o)