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Making Playdough

Book: The Encyclopedia of Infant and Toddler Activities
Center:

Toys & Games/Manipulatives/Table Toys/Fine Motor

Topic:

Shapes

Content:

The Arts: Visual Arts

Area:

Fine Motor

Age:

2 Years Old

Interaction:

Large Group

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Materials:

1 cup salt
4 cups flour
1 cup warm water
mixing bowl and spoon
airtight container



Instructions:

1. Make homemade playdough
with the children’s help.
2. Mix together the salt and
flour. Add the water.
3. Knead until smooth.
4. Encourage the children to
knead the dough and make
shapes. This helps develop fine
motor skills.
5. Store in an airtight container.


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