Brush Bots ( also called Bristle Bots) are great little robots to build with groups of children in the 2nd – 4th grade age range. Pictures and ordering information can be found at the following websites.
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- 1 teaspoon petroleum jelly
- ½ teaspoon honey
- 1 drop flavoring*
Add several tablespoons of pre-sweetened Kool-Aid (in the flavor or your choice) to one cup of hot water to make a very thick concentrate
Add all ingredients to a Ziploc bag, seal and mix by hand.
When mixed, cut a small corner from the bag.
Squeeze the mixture into a lip balm container and let it sit for a few hours.
WARNING: Since petroleum jelly melts just above body temperature, containers will leak when in your pocket unless the seal is good.
Peppermint Lip Balm for Holiday Gifts:
Lip Balm Containers and Tubes:
Travel-sized containers, bead containers, and new paint-by-number type containers work.
Containers are also available at the following website:
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