Easy no-cook Playdough

Recipe: 2 cups all purpose flour 2 Tbps cream of tartar 2 Tbsp vegetable oil 1/2 cup salt Food color (i use cakeflora gel colors) 1 & 1/2 cup boiling water (add 1 cup and mix and then add the balance) Method: Mix all the dry ingredients together Add the oil Add some food color … Continue reading Easy no-cook Playdough

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Yellow Tinker Tray and Playdough Invitation to Play

After learning a particular concept like colours, shapes, animals etc i like to reinforce my tots knowledge and understanding by setting up trays that combine a number of learnt concepts into one. Today we focussed on the colour yellow, the square, rectangle and circle shapes and of course our little duck which she is all … Continue reading Yellow Tinker Tray and Playdough Invitation to Play

School Lunch Organiser

School Lunch Organiser How do you plan your kids school lunches? Is it impromptu, planned a day in advance? A week? Or monthly? Ive put up a wipe-clean board for each school-going child on my fridge with a list of their preferences: main, fruit and snack. Under each ive written in what they like and … Continue reading School Lunch Organiser

Playdough and Straw invitation to play

This is a wonderful fine motor activity for tots and offers them an invitation to explore. I used coloured straws cut up into quarters and a single ball of our Homemade Playdough layed out on a tray. She got busy sticking the straws into the playdough. The first time i set out this activity for … Continue reading Playdough and Straw invitation to play

Playdough Nightsky

Our playdough nightsky creations. The kids used the laminated A5 paper as a canvas to roll out and press their dough. From an additional sheet of laminated paper i cut out some crescent shapes, And then they decorated with glitter and stars We used our homemade playdough recipe which can be found under the homemade … Continue reading Playdough Nightsky

Supersoft Playdough

Our supersoft playdough. This playdough has the softest most beautiful texture. I made one and a half recipe and got out 10 different fistful-sized colours. We added glitter so some and left the others plain. It stays well in an airtight container. Playdough Ingredients: 2 cups flour 1 cup salt 2 cups water 2 Tbsp … Continue reading Supersoft Playdough

Pastel 2-Ingredient Playdough

Today we spent most of our morning making this beautiful pastel playdough that requires just 2 ingredients and is sooooo soft and sweet-smelling 1 cup cornflour 1/2 cup conditioner Mix, mix, knead, pinch, squeeze, mix and you've got yourself some beautifully soft playdough. Add in some gel food color and we threw in some fairy … Continue reading Pastel 2-Ingredient Playdough

Cloud Dough – Yellow

Today we made this beautiful fluffy yellow cloud dough. It is thee easiest recipe and whips up in no time providing a wonderful sensory experience. I love this activity because it combines 2 textures in one. A smooth powdery dough which can then be crumbled. The recipe: 4 cups all purpose flour 1/2 cup cooking … Continue reading Cloud Dough – Yellow