Seven times out of 10, the cool things I see on Pinterest aren't so cool when I make them. Could be me; could be horrible instructions. Most likely it's that cool pictures don't necessary equal cool stuff. Or something like that.
Case in point. Letter practice thing-a-ma-bobber.
I bought the supplies:
I followed the instructions (mix hair gel with food coloring in a freezer bag of your choice):
I tried it out:
I had to press and press and press to get my letter to show up. When it did show up, it didn't last long. Too much gel? User error?
Who knows? BB likes it. It's 'squishy'. So who cares that it doesn't exactly work as advertised, right?