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Playing with Dough

Download the recipe to make the dough at home.


This activity helps with hand eye co-ordination, concentration, as well as strengthening the muscles and tendons in the in the hand.

You can buy play dough from most toy shops are arts and crafts shops, or you can make your own at home. Download the PDF for the recipe.

You can use lots of household items to cut out shapes, and make different patterns in the dough. Use this activity to introduce new words into your child's vocabulary such as squishy, soft, squeeze, roll, and pull.

There are lots of different activities you can do with your child using play dough, this can help your child use their imagination as well as providing hours of fun.

Never leave your child unattended when doing this activitiy.



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