Have you made peanut butter playdough with your kids yet? It’s so quick and easy, which is a good thing since it is often requested in our home. We first made it after seeing this edible playdough post on Make and Takes several years ago and have made it regularly since. In fact, I think […]
Playdough and Clay Ideas and Recipes for Kids
Modeling with playdough, clay, and other doughs are a childhood favorite. We have lots of clay and playdough ideas for kids, including more than one excellent playdough recipe, playdough play ideas, an edible playdough recipe, ideas for using clay with kids, and recipes for other doughs.
We moms like to preserve the precious hands of our children. Look at the popularity of handprint kits, crafts, ornaments, and gifts! We want to remember just how small they were, just how unique. I’m no different. When Maia was just a couple months old, I invited another mom and her baby over to make […]
We gave some small world playdough play a whirl recently in between snow play sessions outside. While we often use playdough for modeling, creating, and just as a great sensory experience, the kids also use it for pretend play. This most often means they make food out of the playdough for tea parties, cupcake stores, […]
We had so much fun with the plaster balloon sculptures, that we made them again the next day. This time, we (I, mostly) focused on seeing if we could shape the plaster-filled balloons into hearts. And yes! It worked! So now we have some sturdy plaster heart sculptures and have plans to make even more […]
We made sculptures the other day with balloons, plaster of Paris, and four giggling children. The whole process and experience was awesome and was the perfect antidote to the freezing weather outside. Let me just say right now that you have to try this. It takes a bit of prep, but is so worth it! I found […]
Hello, my friends. It's been a while. Yet again. I dislike prefacing all my posts with apologies for my absence, but I'm still getting my act together. (I hope. Trying anyway…) Every time I sit down at the computer to write, I find myself out in the garden, barefoot, planting and weeding, mulching and thinking. […]