Baby Dough

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Learning Framework?

  • Physical
  • Intellectual
  • Emotional
  • Social

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WHAT CHILDREN WILL LEARN

  • Physical - Kneading.
  • Intellectual - Exploring texture, comparing, predicting.
  • Emotional - Engagement.
  • Social - Able to contribute their thoughts on the different texture and consistence of the baby dough that you want to be.
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Train your kids fine motor skills while creating your own play dough with ingredients you can find at home.
Skill Level
Intermediate
Suitable for
4-5 years old
Estimated time
> 30 mins
Environment
Indoors

What You Will Need

  • Plain flour
  • Baby oil
  • Mixing bowl
  • Tray
  • Spoon

Step 1

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Gather the materials.

Step 2

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Using a spoon, put the flour into the tray.

Step 3

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Add 300ml of baby oil.

Step 4

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Stir and knead the flour with the oil until you get a dough-like consistency. For stickier dough, add more oil.

Step 5

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Use the dough for play and moulding.

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Ask the Kids

Describe the texture of the dough.

In what way did the oil change the characteristics of the flour?

If you like, share what your kids answered in the comments below