|Title: Best Cooked Playdough
||Summary: Non-edible homemade playdough recipe
|Kid Talents: Arts-n-crafts,Hands-On
|Physical: small motor,levels of activity,hand-eye coordination
|Emotional: self-control,perserverence,patience,acceptance of different ideas
||Cognitive: imagination,spacial relationships,size of objects,balance and support of structures,spacial concepts,relationships of objects,observations,creative thinking,creative expression
|Objectives: This can be used to help build self expression and creativity
||Materials: 2 cups flour, 1 cup salt, 2Tbsp cream of tarter, 2 cups water, 1Tbsp
oil, 1/2 small pkg. regular Kool-aid (for color and fragrance)
||Date created: 2002-01-28 23:08:25
||Date modified: 2002-01-28 23:08:25
|Instructions: Mix all ingredients in a large saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring
constantly until it is too stiff to stir. It will look like a lumpy
mess!!Turn out onto countertop to cool enough to handle.Knead into a
smooth ball. Store in airtight container....Non-edible
|Alternatives: HOLIDAY PLAYDOUGH
Make playdough using a favorite recipe. Then try one or more of the holiday playdough suggestions below. Set out Christmas cookie cutters, rolling pins and other kitchen gadgets for the children to use when playing with their holiday playdough.
Red and Green Dough- Add drops of red and green food coloring to separate batches of playdough. Or mix dough with red and green powdered tempera paint for extra-bright colors.
Glitter Dough- Sprinkle glitter on a tabletop. Let the children work the glitter into the pieces of playdough.
Spicy Dough - Add ground cinnamon to playdough.
Peppermint Dough- Mix playdough with red paste food coloring (the kind used for cake decorating). Add drops of peppermint food flavoring.
Source: Great Big Holiday Celebrations, Totline