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Salt Dough Recipe

salt dough recipe

This is a super easy salt dough recipe. Salt dough is great for making ornaments, handprint or footprint keepsakes, figurines, jewelry, dinosaur fossils, and much more.


1 cup salt 2 cups all purpose flour 1 cup luke warm water food coloring (optional)


Combine your flour and salt

Salt dough recipe

Add your water and

Salt Dough Recipe

Opposite Day {Celebrate the Fun}

Opposite Day

The first Holiday we are celebrating as part of our {Celebrate the Fun} series is Opposite Day! The nice thing about this holiday, and the other holidays that I will be sharing as a part of this series, is it doesn’t matter if you celebrate on the “official” day. You can celebrate Opposite Day whenever you want to bring a little fun into your

Opposite Day {Celebrate the Fun}

ABC’s of Learning Through Play F-J

ABC's of Learning Through Play

F is for Friendship:

One of the most valuable things children learn though play, especially in the preschool years, is how to socialize with their peers and adults. By playing games, pretend, or with blocks, children are learning to share, take turns, negotiate, and settle disagreements. Through this type of play with peers, children are learning what is acceptable and what is not

ABC’s of Learning Through Play F-J

ABC’s of Learning Through Play A-E

ABC's of Learning Through Play

A is Art:

When children make art they are doing much more then just exploring their creativity. By engaging in art activities, they work to develop communication skills- children can express themselves and their emotions through artwork. Along with communication skills, art helps children with their social and emotional skills. Children are allowed to explore and experiment with their feelings in a safe

ABC’s of Learning Through Play A-E

Holiday Photo Memories

recording memories of the holidays

“A moment lasts all of a second, but the memory lives on forever.” -Unknown

recording memories of the holidays

This was my daughter’s 2nd Thanksgiving and it is amazing how much difference a year makes. As I was pondering how fast the holidays past, I really wanted a way to record and capture some of the memories. I thought that this was an easy and cute way

Holiday Photo Memories

Salt Dough Footprint Christmas Ornament

This is a a cute DIY Christmas ornament made out of salt dough. These are so easy to make and they would make a great homemade Christmas gift! Head over to The Studio and check out how to make it HERE.Salt Dough Footprint Ornament for kids

DIY Oatmeal Play dough

Oatmeal Playdough

Oatmeal Playdough

This homemade play dough is recipe quick, easy, and edible. You won’t have to worry about your little one putting it in their mouth, although I am not sure how good it would taste! The texture of this is different than normal play dough which will make for a nice change.

For This Activity You need -1/2 cup flour -1/2 cup water -1 cup oats

DIY Oatmeal Play dough

Fruit Loop Sensory Bin

Since my little lady still puts everything in her mouth, I am constantly in search of fun and edible sensory activities. I thought why not try something fun, colorful and yummy! The Fruit Loop sensory bin was born! I love sensory bins because they help promote the development of fine motor skills. They also allow the child to experience different textures through experimenting using their senses. I

Fruit Loop Sensory Bin


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Edible Pudding Finger Paint

I love edible finger paint. What’s not to love? Your toddler gets to be creative, explore through their senses and you don’t have to worry about them tasting it. It’s the best of both worlds. We have made a few other edible paint recipes in the past found here and here. We especially love the greek yogurt


Rainbow Spaghetti Sensory Play

spaghetti collage

Toddler Sensory Bin

This a fun indoor sensory activity. This is a twist on the Spaghetti Sensory Play activity we did last month. I was really worried that this was going to be super messy but it actually was not bad at all. I think the oil made the spaghetti soak up the food coloring and it did not stain or bleed

Rainbow Spaghetti Sensory Play