Playing with play dough supports development and learning in many different areas. When children use play dough, they are exploring different ideas, using their creativity and imagination as well as practicing skills such as turn taking and sharing, fine motor development and social development through play.
Did you know that homemade play dough should be cooked?
Mix all the ingredients in a saucepan and stir over medium heat for 3-5 minutes, until the mixture congeals.
- 2 tbs Cooking oil.
- 4 tbs Cream of Tartar.
- 2 cups Plain flour.
- 1 cup Salt.
- Food colouring.
- 2 cups water.