Snow Dough Super Simple Recipe

Snow Dough

Sometimes it is too cold to go play in the snow or maybe it doesn’t snow where you live or hasn’t started snowing yet. Try this snow dough instead. Snow dough is a variation of cloud dough which is super soft and pliable sensory dough that is great for sensory bins. Snow dough is great […]

No Cook Snowman Playdough

Snowman Playdough

This is an easy no cook and no cream of tartar playdough recipe. By adding some glitter, this is the perfect playdough for snowman playdough activities. For this playdough recipe you’ll need: 4 cups of flour 2 cups of salt 1 1/2 cup water (if it comes out a bit dry, add a little bit more […]

Apple Play dough Activity

Fall apple play dough

September ushers in fall which means cooler weather, pumpkin everything, and of course, apples! We used this kool-aid play dough recipe to make red and green play dough to make play dough apples! What you’ll need: Play-dough pipe cleaner or another item to act as stems (we used wax strips) After you have your play dough, […]

How to Dye Rice with Kool-Aid Tutorial

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This is a simple tutorial on how to dye rice with Kool-aid. This is a great way to add vibrant colors and scents to rice for sensory bins. You’ll need: 1 cup rice 1/2 teaspoon Kool-aid 1 teaspoon rubbing alcohol large ziplock bag Directions: 1-Pour your rice inside the bag and add 1/2 teaspoon of […]

Easter Egg Chocolate Play Dough Activity

Easter Egg play dough activity

This is a fun Easter egg activity using chocolate scented play dough. For this activity you’ll need: Chocolate play dough  Pom poms Pipe cleaners Beads Plastic Easter Egg (Optional) This Activity: develops fine motor skills builds creativity Great for hand-eye coordination teaches Easter concepts great sensory experience First she put it inside the plastic egg to make […]

Simple Chocolate Play Dough Recipe

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  This is a simple recipe for chocolate scented play dough. Chocolate play dough is great for pretend play; use in a pretend bakery, make pretend chocolates, or decorate chocolate easter eggs.     For this recipe you’ll need: 2 1/2 cups flour (all purpose) 1 cup salt 1/2 cup cocoa 2 TB cream of […]

Salt Dough Dinosaur Fossils

Salt Dough Dinosaur Fossils

Dinosaur week would not be complete without making salt dough dinosaur fossils! This is an easy and fun way for children to learn about fossils. SALT DOUGH DINOSAUR FOSSILS For this activity you’ll need: Salt dough (recipe found here) Small dinosaur figurines (these are our absolute favorite!) First prepare your salt dough and then roll […]

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. SALT DOUGH RECIPE Ingredients: 1 cup salt 2 cups all purpose flour 1 cup luke warm water food coloring (optional) Directions: Combine your flour and salt Add your water […]

Kiddy Platter Review

Kiddy Platter

I am very excited to share with you an awesome product that Smarty Parents sent me to try out. I didn’t really know what to expect but I have been so impressed! The Kiddy Platter is a versatile place mat and activity mat. I thought I would share some ways we have been using our […]

Peppermint Scented Candy Cane Playdough

Peppermint Scented Candy Cane Playdough

This fun festive playdough is perfect for Christmas! It can be used to make all kinds of Christmas shapes and it smells like we are in peppermint heaven. Since we already have that wonderful peppermint scent, we used our playdough to make candy canes! For this activity first make your playdough. Here is the peppermint scented playdough […]

Easy Peppermint Playdough Recipe

peppermint playdough recipe

For this recipe you’ll need: 2 cups flour 2 TB oil (I used olive oil) 1/2 cup salt 2 TB cream of tartar 2 cups boiling water 2 TB peppermint extract Red food coloring INSTRUCTIONS: 1. First mix the flour, salt, cream of tartar, and oil together. 2. Then add the boiling water and mix […]

DIY Oatmeal Play dough

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 […]

SUPER SIMPLE PUDDING PAINT

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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 […]

Quick ‘n Easy Greek Yogurt Finger Paint

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This is a quick tutorial for making Greek Yogurt Finger Paint. It is beyond easy to make and super quick as well. This paint is perfect for introducing babies to finger painting. It is non-toxic, edible, and a great sensory experience for them. Fun with this paint is not limited to infants, toddlers and preschoolers […]