Play Dough Recipe

 This Play Dough Recipe is the best ever, it’s quick and easy to make and is a fun learning game for a young child.

Like many crafts and artistic activities using play dough is great for confidence building and self-expression, and the Secret Ingredient makes it smells good to. 

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For This Play Dough Recipe You Will Need...

3 Cups Flour

1 ½ Cups Salt

3 Cups Water

2Tbs Vegetable Oil

1Tbs Cream of Tartar

1Pk Kool-Aid



How to Make The Play Dough



Mix all of the ingredients in a large saucepan. The Kool-Aid will give your dough its color and a great smell, but you could use food coloring instead.


Cook over a medium to low heat, until the play dough is formed and comes away from the sides of the pan.


Take the play dough off the heat, and allow it to cool enough to be handled, knead the dough for 3 or 4 times and store in an air tight container.



We’ve also included some great Fun Learning Games using your Play Dough Recipe as well as lots of ideas for learning games for toddlers

You may also be interested in this Salt Dough Recipe 

Preschool Shapes Games And Learning Shapes

Preschool shapes games and preschool math activities to help teach your child shapes, color, sorting, matching and sequencing, all through play.

Preschoolers naturally want to sort things by color, shape, and size, and when you are watching your child play, you will see this tendency in action as they try and make sense of the world around them.

You can use this need to sort things to make early learning Math skills exciting for your child.

Putting things in order of shapes or sizes is a basic math skill that some children will do naturally

But using learning games for preschool that use ordering and sequencing will help and encourage them.

Whatever games you're playing, remember to keep talking to your child about each shape.

This is an ideal activity for using Play clay. Have your cutters, with shapes. Like square, triangle and so on. Then repeat and repeat. Put all the same shapes in a row.

Using questions like, "has the shape got corners?" or "how many sides has it got?" will help your child to learn some important words and phrases to do with shapes.

Here are some words for preschool shapes to use in your preschool math activities...

Shape, Round, Flat, Straight, Curved. Roll, Stack, Slide, Pile. 2D, Flat Shape, Circle, Triangle, Rectangle, Square. 3D, Solid Shape, Cube, Cuboid, Sphere, Pyramid, Cone. Corner, Face, Side, Edge and End.

Great learning.

Enjoy 

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