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Ive been looking for some sensory crafts that we can try with my little one. We have already tried the cloud dough that i posted earlier here and although it was messy it did open a new world of fun that both me and her could enjoy.
So im eager to try more and here are a selction of sensory projects that i came across while on my travels that i thought i would share with you. Id love to know what you think and which ones you have already tried.
To me even as an adult this looks fun to do!
There is just something about the kid in me that just wants to make this!
and lets end with a bounce with Bouncy balls (sorry for the pun!)
Its a Sunday, i dont fancy popping out to the shops, but it would be fun to have a crafting afternoon. It got me thinking what could i find in the kitchen cupboard to have a fun afternoon of crafting?
Here are some ideas to give new use to those back of the cupbaord kitchen store supplies.
1. Moon Dough using Flour and Oil (either vegetable or baby)
Sometimes called Cloud Dough as well, Ive seen these recipes online and cant believe how it only needs 2 ingredients to make!!
The consistency of the dough is lovely to feel and hold. It can be powdery like flour one moment, and then moldable like damp sand the next. This brought HOURS of fun to my home, and maybe it’ll do the same for yours…
Find the instructions over at tinkerlab.
2. Toilet Roll Crafts
Everyone has them left over so what better use to recycle them and use them in crafts? Im sure you have seen ideas for these everywhere but here are a couple more from the guys over at kids activity blog.
Are you looking for a great playdough recipe? These are our favorite no-fail playdough recipes. Enjoy!
The BEST Playdough Recipe
The Best Playdough Recipe is the one that all of my preschool teacher friends use. It last for ages, is non-toxic, and the texture is amazing. You have to cook this recipe, but it doesn’t take forever and the effort is 100% worthwhile. This recipe can last for months if stored in an air-tight container.
No Cook Playdough
No-cook Playdough, made with hair conditioner and corn starch (aka corn flour) is easy to make since it’s only two ingredients. What makes this dough great? It’s simple, no-cook, stretchy, and smells divine. This dough only lasts a day, so no need to make ahead of time.
Glowing Playdough Recipe
Add some glow-in-the dark pizazz to your playdough with this super popular glowing playdough recipe.
Pumpkin Pie Playdough
Make a batch of this pumpkin pie playdough for the Autumn season. It’s based on our best playdough recipe (above), with the addition of pumpkin pie spices.
Masa Play Dough
Masa Playdough is made from masa harina (corn flour, used to make tortillas), rather than all-purpose flour. The dough has a grainy texture to it, and I’d encourage you to try it if you live near a Mexican market, where masa harina is easy to find.
Cloud Dough has to coolest texture! The consistency of the dough is lovely to feel and hold. It can be powdery like flour one moment, and then moldable like damp sand the next. It’s made from flour and vegetable oil.
Gluten-free Cloud Dough
Gluten-free cloud dough is made from rice flour, and a super alternative to traditional cloud dough. It’s a bit more grainy, but it still works great!