Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Favorite Play-Dough Recipe

This one is a favorite among preschool teachers, as there is no cooking involved and it can be whipped up in just minutes.  We can't wait to make it with the children, insha'allah!

Kool-Aid Play Dough

2 1/2 cups flour
1 cup salt
3 tablespoons vegetable oil
2 cups boiling water
2 packages unsweetened Kool-Aid(or any no-name brand)
Mix dry ingredients. Add oil and water.  Knead well.  Explore! Store in zip lock bag in refrigerator.

Why do we provide play-dough and other malleable material, such as clay?
 There are numerous benefits....

Playdough: What's Standard (pdf)

Developmental Stages of Clay (pdf)

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