Wonderful glittery and soft valentines day playdough

Play dough is always something we have around for the kids to use in our house. It is such a great sensory medium for kids to use, and given tools to play with it they can play for hours. We decided to make some Valentines Day Playdough when it was time to make a new batch of playdough since Valentine's Day is right around the corner. Even as my kids get older they still love sensory ideas. They will play in bin or with play dough for hours. We make our own play dough a few times a year … [Read more...]

Math Games With PlayDough

This month with our Mother Goose Time Curriculum we are learning about Aesop's Fables and Folktales with that we received some fun colored sticks to go along with the Aesop's Fable ~ Bundle Of Sticks. With those sticks the kids were supposed to use the spinner and play dough to learn number concepts. We decided to extend the activity and continue to use them through out our week. Because both Ethan and Gabe are pretty sufficient in knowing how many sticks are associated with that number, … [Read more...]

Fall Playdough

2 Different Homemade Fall PlayDough Ideas We have 2 choices of Homemade Fall PlayDough to rotate for the next month or so. Cinnamon Scented Fall Play Dough Our first is Cinnamon scented Play Dough in a cute apple container, with a pie pan, cutting knife and pretend apples (really mini apple christmas ornaments), to create "apple pies."     Pumpkin Spice Fall PlayDough Our second batch of PlayDoh is orange, with pumpkin spice, it smells just like Pumpkin Pie, … [Read more...]

Summer Playdough

Summer Playdough This is the recipe I use for play dough, I have tried many, many different recipes, and I really feel this is the best one!! Ingredients: 2 cups of plain flour 1 Tbsp. of cooking oil 1 tsp. cream of tartar 2 cups of coloured water 1 cup of salt Directions: Place all of the ingredients in a medium size or large pan. Cook slowly on medium-high and stir it until the playdough thickens. It will start forming a ball and will not look watery any … [Read more...]