Getting messy is something kids are naturally good at! So let their natural talents shine with one these fun projects that are totally worth the bath that will inevitably come later. Whether its snowball fighting in the summertime or swirling colors with spaghetti, scroll through our slideshow for eight messy activities your kids will love.

Snow in Summer

If your kids miss the wintery days of snowball fights and snowflakes, let them make this summertime snow and shape snowballs worthy of tossing. Your kids will no doubt be covered in corn starch long before they roll their first snowballs, so make sure to do this project in a place that can be easily hosed down. Get the chill-free recipe from Play Create Explore.

photo: Melissa Heckscher

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— Melissa Heckscher