Tuesday, September 16, 2014

September 16, 1956: The birth of Play-Doh

image from babyearth.com

Doughs include basic play dough, oatmeal dough, peanut butter dough, graham cracker dough, apple cinnamon dough, cream cheese dough, and chocolate dough.
Basic Play Dough

Materials:

  • Plain flour (3 cups)
  • Water (1 cup)
  • Salt (1/2 cup)
  • Cooking oil (3 tablespoons)
  • Food coloring
  • Mixing bowl

Directions:

  1. Mix flour, salt, oil, and water.
  2. Divide into portions depending on how many colors you want.
  3. Add food coloring to each portion and mix in.
Source(s): About.com. Also, there is a whole section on different kinds of dough children can make in the Toolbox Training book 100 Cooking Activities for Kids (activities L1-L7).

Also check out activity M1 in the construction card set.


Check out the full September calendar to see the month at a glance as well as floating holidays, specialty weeks, and themes for the month.

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