Sunday, November 21, 2010

Magic Play-dough

Magic Play-dough

Basic Play-dough Recipe:

1 ½ cups flour
- ¾ cup salt
- 1 tablespoon cream of tartar
- 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
- 1 ½ cup water
- Wooden spoon
- 2 medium sized bowls
Red, yellow and blue food coloring. Or powder paint.

Make up the play-dough.
Divide the play-dough into six balls.
In the middle of each ball, hide some food coloring or powder paint (two balls of each color).
First give them the yellow ball and red ball. As they play, the colors will appear and will appear to form orange
Later combine red and blue to make purple.
Combine blue and yellow to make green.
All the balls combined will form brown.

Good For:
Color Recognition,
Recognizing same and Different,
Recognizing changes,
Fine Motor skills.

Place play-dough in a plastic container or ziplock bag and refridgerate to make it last longer.

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1 comment:

  1. Good one. Playdough is just amazing for the kids. Even better when they can make it themselves.


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