How to make potion recipes for kids

potion recipes for kids holiday fun

Have you ever played a video game where you could take a potion or elixir and get extra stamina, health or healing? Check out our potion recipes for kids below!

Do you wish you could get instant calm or sleep with your child? Do they need help sometimes with emotional regulation? Check out our potion recipes. The sensory, hands-on, calming nature of mixing potions can help with emotional regulation and become a favourite calming strategy.

Take those fantasies of instant potions. Add a splash of outdoor messy fun. Then add a dash of cleaning out the pantry. Remove any screens or negativity and you’ve got yourself a DIY Potion Kit for kids.

These potions aren’t intended to be consumed – they are a fun, cheap, outdoor, mixing activity that is not connected to witchcraft at all – it’s just wholesome fun away from video game screens.

This activity features in the list of 100 unique free activities to do with kids.

How to make Potions from your Pantry

We like to mix a little of this, and a little of that, to make some amazingly named potions. Store in little glass jars or sealed test tubes.

Try something like:

Sea Foam

  • green food colouring
  • water or soda water
  • shaving foam
  • peppermint essence

Essence of summer

  • dried flowers
  • expired tea leaves
  • edible glitter

Purified plasma

  • red food colouring
  • vegetable oil
  • water
  • metallic gold paint or food colouring

Activating Powder

  • bicarb (bicarbonate of soda) powder
  • citric acid powder
  • salt
  • dried rosemary

For more ideas and potion recipe cards for kids, grab your instant download of 7 A5 cards plus labels for your potion jars/test tubes:

  • labels for potion bottles or jars
  • Potion of Calm instruction card
  • Mist of Instant Sleep instruction card
  • Energising elixir instruction card
  • Brew of healing instruction card
  • Blank potion recipe card
potion recipe instruction card for kids

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