Did you know that you can easily turn any play dough into glitter play dough? This is one of those activities that is so simple that the blog post is more a reminder that you can DO this, rather than instructions! We were inspired to do it after Craft Project Ideas sent us a box with the purple glitter and pipe cleaners and googly eyes I used in this post! Super Easy DIY … [Read more...] about Instant Glitter Play Dough
Did you know that today is National Play-Doh day? We usually make our own play dough (that’s what is featured in the photo above), but I like the store-bought stuff as well! We even used to give out little tubs of Play-Doh at Halloween in our neighborhood, but have switched to more affordable stickers now that we live in a popular trick or treating neighborhood. Today is a … [Read more...] about Celebrate Play Dough!
Play dough is one of my favorite mixed age group activities – a wonderful artistic medium that is fun for all ages! I have a fool-proof play dough recipe that I make in bulk, in several colors, so that there is plenty for my four kids and any friends who come over. We have a collection of tools that the kids use. Over the years, I have invested in a few nice tools – partially … [Read more...] about Play Dough Fun for All Ages
Step by step play dough tutorial to help you easily make several colors of play dough. My kids love playing with play dough, but for a long time I would make only one color at a time. Then I realized that I could easily make several colors of play dough at a time – by making an entire batch of play dough and adding color as you cook a little bit at a time, rather than … [Read more...] about How to Easily Make Several Colors of Play Dough
Four-year-old Lily has really been enjoying exploring textures and patterns with play dough recently! Simple tools like forks and knives make really neat designs, and she loves that she can make a design, squish it, and start all over with a brand new idea! This week we made cinnamon play dough, which added a lovely scent as well, perfect for ushering in the … [Read more...] about Exploring Patterns and Stamping with Cinnamon Play Dough