Cloud Dough

I have seen cloud dough posted about on the internet, so I decided to give it a try and see what it was like. It is a mix of flour and oil. The amount of oil is small enough that the dough does not feel wet, but it is enough that the dough can be molded into shapes. I played with this dough with a young boy who has autism, and he enjoyed sifting and squishing it for a very {Read More}

Home Made Play Doh

Play doh is such a great tool to use to work on fine motor skills, so I decided to make some from scratch. Since the best recipe involves cooking, I anticipated it being difficult, but it was surprisingly easy. I made three small batches of 3 different colors. The recipe is: 1/2 cup flour 1/2 cup water 1/4 cup salt 1/2 tbs oil 1tsp cream of tartar (I did not use this, and it turned out great) food coloring I {Read More}

Peanut Butter Playdough Recipe:

Playing with playdoh is fun, and if you can eat the playdoh when you are done, it can be even more fun.  It is also a good way to play with food for kids that have problems with eating. Ingredients: 1 cup of smooth/creamy peanut butter 2 cups of powdered sugar 1/2 cup honey Mix all the ingredients together – if it seems a little too dry at first, you can stick it in the microwave for a few seconds {Read More}