We’re on a bit of sweet kick over here (have you seen our donut playdough mats and our cookie counting cards? Yum!!). Today we’re sharing our latest creation – our gumball counting playdough mats. They’re so colorful and fun – we’re certain the kids will be begging to practice their numbers if you pull these out! To see all the mouth-watering fun, please continue reading below.
Scented Christmas Tree Playdough Recipe for Kids
It’s beginning to smell a lot like Christmas! We recently purchased Plant Therapy’s kid safe essential oil holiday blend and OH MY does the house smell heavenly! We’ve been making all sorts of naturally scented crafts and activities with the kids but playdough was the first on our list. You know how much we love our homemade playdough (especially scented with essential oils or spices)! 🙂 For the full recipe, as well as play ideas, continue reading below.
Color Sorting Activity for Kids with Gonge Riverstones
Have you seen those awesome gonge riverstones for kids? Maybe you already own them. They are terrific for improving coordination and balance as well as using for open-ended play. After hearing again and again how wonderful they were, I finally purchased a set about a year ago and the kids have been loving them ever since. In addition to using them as stepping stones, the kids love to turn them over and use them as boats for their stuffed animals, seats for themselves, and bowls for sorting ball pit balls. To see how we use them for color sorting, continue reading below.
How to Make Fun Shaped Crayons
You know that feeling you get when you open a brand new box of crayons? Upcycling old (or new!) crayons into fun new shapes is even better! Not only is it super easy but it is also a blast for both kids and adults alike. Continue reading below to see just how easy it is.