Garden Play Dough

If you’ve been following along for a while, you’ll know that Z and I have been making play dough together for a while now. Not only is it a great early introduction to cooking, but there’s heaps of learning benefits too. Our basic recipe pretty much always stays the same – no need to look at a recipe, but we’re forever adapting and changing ingredients. Read on to find out about our latest play dough session…

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Ocean themed sensory play ideas.

5 simple ideas to try

The ocean is one of our favourite places to be and sensory play is one of our favourite activities – put them together and it’s a match made in toddler heaven. Most days you’ll find us engaging in some sort of sensory activity and the ocean based themes go down an absolute storm. Here’s a few ideas that you can dive into:

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Simple Play Dough Recipe

Plus themes and activities to try

Play dough is a brilliantly versatile play tool that suits a variety of ages. We’ve done a whole heap of activities using our homemade dough, from ‘baking’ cookies to aiding spelling practice.

It’s so simple to make that you won’t even need to bother with the shop bought version again. What’s more, you can adapt the recipe to suit your theme.

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