Looking for some sensory ways to keep your kids busy? Working with dough and paint is a toddler favourite activity, and will interest all preschoolers too.
Peanut Butter Playdough
1 part peanut butter 1 part non-fat powdered milk 1 tsp. of honey*(optional)
* Mix and knead.* Honey should be avoided for children under age one.
Oatmeal Fun Dough
2 cups uncooked oatmeal 1 cup flour 1/4 cup water
*Mix all ingredients and knead dough.
2 cups baking soda 1 1/2 cup water 1 cup cornstarch
*Mix with fork. boil over medium heat until thick. Cool on flat surface.
3 cups flour 2 TBSP liquid soap 3/4 cup water food coloring
*Mix all ingredients together
*Mix together dry tempera paint with liquid starch or wall paper paste.
Puffy Tempera Paint
(for paper use only) 1 part salt 1 part flour 1 water 2 parts dry tempera
*Mix all ingredients together and put in squeeze bottles.