A Quick Ocean Play Dough Recipe and Invitation to Play

I created this ocean play dough scene using one of the invitations to play from my Play Dough Play Pack. First I used the coloured play dough recipe to create a light blue play dough. What you need: 1 cup of flour 1/2 cup of salt 1 cup of water 2 tbsp of oil 2 …read more Read More

Sand Play Dough Recipe

As we had just bought some fresh play sand I thought we should try out a sand play dough recipe! This was the first time I had tried this recipe and found it was quite sticky to begin with, so I added a little more flour which helped. This is a no cook recipe but …read more Read More

Pirate Play Dough Invitation to Play

Follow¬†these¬†instructions to make the purple coloured play dough for this invitation to play. You can of course just use bought play dough but I prefer home made as it’s softer for smaller hands. Once I have the play dough, I collect objects suitable for my son to play with; glass pebbles (I’ll always watch him …read more Read More

Creating a Construction Invitation to Play Using a Tuff Spot

I’m used to creating tuff spot set ups for children in Reception and Year 1, so I needed to think how I could do this to support my son who is a toddler. I’ve realised it’s not that different for a younger child, as it’s down to how the child interprets¬†the activity. It needed to …read more Read More