Playdough
Keep little hands busy with this amazing homemade playdough. It's quick, easy, inexpensive and you can make as many colours as you like.
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This activity is great for developing your toddler's fine motor skills, tactile awareness, and hand strength.

Difficulty rating: 1

Time to prepare: 3

Cleaning up: 2

Activity time: 20-30 minutes

Doughy exploration

This dough is not messy and can be stored so it can be used again and again.

  • Mix together 2 cups of flour, 4 tablespoons of cream of tarter, 1 cup of salt and 2 cups of boiling water in a bowl.
  • Once the mixture has formed a dough, add a few drops of food colouring and mix well with your hands.
  • Let your toddler choose the colours she wants and involve her with the mixing.
  • Provide a rolling pin and a few cookie cutters. Play with her or let her play while you busy yourself with getting dinner on the go.

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