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  • Clean Mess title Clean Mess (7/15/2018) - Ingredients: Toilet paper (1 roll) Dish soap Water Large plastic container Food coloring (optional) What to do: Place water and dish soap (just enough to make some bubbles) into your container Give your child a toilet paper roll. Let them tear pieces and place it into the water Keep going until they create a soft Read More
  • Rainbow Mashed Potatoes (7/4/2018) -     Ingredients: Potatoes Food coloring What to do: Boil, then mash the potatoes Divide the potatoes into 4 small containers Add a different color to each container Mix it up Enjoy! When mashing the potatoes, don’t worry about doing a perfectly smooth mash. A few lumps are good for the extra sensation. For ideas on Read More
  • Cloud dough close up Cloud Dough Recipe (6/17/2018) -   Ingredients: 1 cup of Baby Oil 8 cups of flour What to do: Simply mix the two ingredients together. THAT’S IT! Store it in a container with a lid For ideas on how to play with cloud dough check out the Weekend Sensory Play Time post. Enjoy! ~ Urszula
  • Baked cotton balls Baked Cotton Ball Recipe (6/9/2018) - Ingredients: 1 cup of flour 1 cup of water Food coloring Cotton Balls What to do: Mix 1 cup of water and 1 cup of flour Divide the mixture into 4 containers Add food coloring to each mixture Dip in a cotton ball and cover it fully with the mixture Once covered place it onto Read More
  • Oobleck close up Oobleck Recipe (5/23/2018) - Ingredients 2 cups of Corn Starch 1 cup of Water Food coloring (optional) What to do In a bowl, combine corn starch and water. Once combined, add the food coloring and mix well. If you are not sure if it is the correct consistency, here is a little hint. You want to be able to Read More
  • Colored rice at 22 months Colored Rice Recipe (4/15/2018) - Coloring rice is super easy. Ingredients: Rice Zip lock bags Food coloring What to do: Place rice into small a zip lock bag Add food coloring to each bag Shake, shake, shake to mix up the rice with that color Open the bag and take out the contents to let it dry out Rice is Read More
  • easter eggs Egg Coloring Fun! (3/29/2018) - With Easter approaching I have put together my favorite two ways of coloring eggs. Have no fear they include minimal mess and both use safe ingredients for the little ones. Recipe 1: Color Eggs with Whip Cream Skills Developed Targeted Senses Fine motor skills and eye hand coordination Visual and tactile senses  Ingredients: 1 large tub Read More
  • Gak up close Gak Recipe (3/17/2018) - Ingredients 8 oz of Elmer’s Glue 8 oz of warm water Food coloring 1 teaspoon Borax 1/2 cup of warm water What to do Mix glue and water in a bowl Add the food coloring and mix it in In a separate bowl using a spoon mix 1/2 cup of warm water and Borax Once Read More
  • Puff paint header Puff Paint Recipe (3/3/2018) - Ingredients: For each color of paint you will need: 1 tablespoon of self raising flour 1 tablespoon of salt A few drops of food coloring Approximately 2-3 tablespoons of water What to do: First combine all the dry ingredients (flour & salt) Then add the food coloring Lastly, add the water to make a smooth Read More
  • Heading Playdough Edible Play Dough Recipe (2/21/2018) - Ingredients 2 cups plain flour ½ cup salt 2 tablespoons of cream of tartar 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 1 ½ cups of boiling water Food coloring What to do Mix flour, salt, cream of tartar and oil in a large mixing bowl In another bowl add water and mix it with food coloring Add both Read More