Activity Day Activities

Sand Clay

What you’ll need:

  • 2 cups sand
  • 1 1/2 cups plain flour (all purpose)
  • 1 cup warm water
  • 1 1/4 cups salt

Recipe:

  • Mix together the sand, flour and salt in a large bowl
  • Get messy! Slowly add the warm water and use your hands (or a spoon) to mix as you go
  • Add the water carefully and if it feels a little too sticky, add some more flour or sand
  • Air dry for at least 48hrs or bake at 120 degrees Celsius for about 4 hours *The sand dough will dry hard at differing times depending on your oven and, importantly, the thickness and consistency of the dough discs.
  • If you would like, you can then paint/seal the sculpture with some spray on sealant or modge podge.
Shell Painting

What you’ll need:

  • Large shells (white pipi shells work best)
  • Acrylic paint
  • Glitter (optional)
  • Shaving cream (optional)

Recipe (If you would like foamy paint):

  • Put some paint into a small bowl
  • Add shaving cream and/or glitter and mix until the mixture is combined
  • Use a paint brush to paint the mix onto shells
  • Air dry for 24hrs
Coastal Bingo

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Bird Bingo

Click HERE to download our free Bird Bingo sheet to take with you on your bush walk