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House Plan Play Mat

We made a new Play Mat! This one is a house plan (for a very small one-bedroom house).

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As usual, we made this using butcher paper and our trusty IKEA desk protector alongside my miserable art skills and some scribbled help from the kids…

I planned for them to use this mat with Play-Doh (I was planning to make furniture), but Emma wanted to use her little doll instead, so Johnny used Play-Doh and Emma used her doll. This arrangement worked surprisingly well!

20090212_0076 The most popular play mat so far is this one. Emma asks to play with it at least every other day. The paper food has held up surprisingly well, although I plan to make a second set with the kids sometime this week and shroud it in contact paper for even better durability.

MaryAnne at Mama Smiles
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MaryAnne is a craft loving educator, musician, photographer, and writer who lives in Silicon Valley with her husband Mike and their four children.

2 thoughts on “House Plan Play Mat”

  1. I have GOT to figure out a way to get one of those desk protectors. The range of uses you put yours through is inspiring. :)

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