Gingerbread Emotions Roll & Create Activity
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Gingerbread Emotions Roll & Create Activity

This fun activity for kids to learn about emotions with a gingerbread theme is perfect to enjoy during the holiday season. Have your kids learn emotions such as embarrassed, sad, silly, and others with this free printable gingerbread emotions roll & create play dough activity for Christmas. Pair it up with more Gingerbread-theme Emotions Activities…

Easy, Homemade Edible Playdough with 2-Ingredients
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Easy, Homemade Edible Playdough with 2-Ingredients

In my opinion the absolute worst thing about store bought Play-Doh is the SMELL. I recently learned it’s actually trademarked! Who knew? It does take me back to childhood memories of the Play-Doh barber chair (remember that)?! As a mom and preschool teacher, however, I much prefer nontoxic, SWEET SMELLING homemade playdough! This edible playdough…

Easy Homemade Play Dough Recipe for Kids
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Easy Homemade Play Dough Recipe for Kids

I made my first batch of homemade play dough for kids out of necessity. Those old, smelly store bought cans of Play Doh had become enmeshed into one shade of gray/brown that NO ONE wanted to play with anymore. In fact, one day I was picking up those little balls of brown that had scattered…

Free Printable Christmas Tree Shape Play Dough Mats
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Free Printable Christmas Tree Shape Play Dough Mats

Play dough is a universally liked and appreciated activity. It is inexpensive, colorful, has great sensory aspects and it is extremely versatile. We have used play dough to help teach sight words, do science experiments and so much more. I like play dough because it can be molded, shaped and cut into basically any shape….

Free Snowman Shape Playdough Mats for Preschoolers
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Free Snowman Shape Playdough Mats for Preschoolers

We love using play dough at my house!  Using play dough mats has become a regular activity in my home for many reasons.  Play dough mats require a minimal amount of materials, are super simple to prepare, are awesome for hands on learning, and provide hours of entertainment and fun!  These Free Printable Snowman Shape…

Playdough Engineering: Build a Race Car
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Playdough Engineering: Build a Race Car

We love playdough at our house, not just because it is squishy and fun (although it is), but also because it can be used for so many different learning activities. Playdough can be used for everything from forming numbers and letters to even science experiments! This time, we used playdough as the medium for an engineering…

Easy Baking Soda and Vinegar Volcano for Kids
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Easy Baking Soda and Vinegar Volcano for Kids

We’re big fans of science experiments and STEM activities like this Baking Soda and Vinegar Volcano. My kids love trying new science experiments. However, sometimes the classic science experiments really are the best. Like how to make a volcano for kids…science fair, anyone? We’ve turned the classic baking soda and vinegar experiment for kids into…

Hands-On Play Dough Ant Life Cycle Activity
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Hands-On Play Dough Ant Life Cycle Activity

Do your kids love ants? Learn more about the life cycle of ants when making this play dough ant life cycle activity. Play dough can be educational as well as fun and this hands-on life cycle activity is a fun way to introduce life cycles to kids. Kids of all ages will enjoy making their…