It's been a rainy day here today so perfect weather for an indoor tactile activity. This is our version of modelling clay. The kids had a great time with it all and it kept them amused for the best part of an hour. We used our playdough cutters and some kitchen utensils to make our masterpieces.
Jacob enjoyed rolling the dough and finding different shapes to cut out as well as making his own creations.
Esme decided that she just wanted to use the knife to cut hers. I was kept busy trying to pick up all the bits off the floor before our bunny got to them. Hmmm, perhaps I should have put the bunny away before we did this activity!
Here are some of the final creations before being cooked. I added holes to the middle of them so that when they are cooked we can paint them and then thread them onto some string.
And the recipe in case you want to make it yourself!
1 cup salt
1 cup flour
Mix the salt and flour, add enough water so that it feels like clay - we used about 1/2 cup
Cook in the oven at 200 degrees until firm
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