Creating Your Own Alcohol Inks: Method One... 1. Empty one package of powdered Rit dye into a small baby food jar. 2. Add rubbing alcohol to the top of the jar, and shake well. Method Two (not as grainy as above) 1) 1/2 cup isopropyl alcohol 2) 2 tsp or more of liquid Rit Fabric Dye 3)Pour alcohol into bottle and add dye, shake well to mix.
Tin foil, yarn, cardboard, and sharpies. This makes a cool low relief sculpture. Start by teaching about line variations, and color schemes (monochromatic, analogous, etc.). Cool project for 6-7th grade.