The benefits of playing with play dough

We all know that play dough is fun and popular with young children, but apart from making a mess what is it really good for? Here are the fabulous benefits of allowing kids to play with play dough and the many learning opportunities that happen along the way! article benefits of play dough
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An Irresistible Word Scavenger Hunt

A fabulous article about an outdoor playful literacy activity by Malia from Playdough to Plato. Enjoy! ___________________________________________ I love making learning entertaining and this outdoor word scavenger hunt definitely does just that. As children race around tracing labels for common backyard objects, they don’t even notice that they are practicing reading and writing. It’s brilliantly

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Discovery Box 14: Rainbow Scarves

Create open-ended, heuristic play opportunities for toddlers and beyond using gorgeous, silky rainbow scarves and lots of imagination!

It’s been a while since we had a new Discovery Box to explore and enjoy! If you follow me on Facebook you will know that I’ve

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Salt Dough Olympic Medals!

We made some salt dough medals with number imprints ready to celebrate the Olympics which are being held in our home city of London this year!  Salt Dough Recipe: 1 cup salt 1 cup plain (all purpose) flour 3/4 cup water Simply combine the flour

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DIY Easy Catching Game!

We have had some rainy days here recently and being stuck inside combined with having a newborn has led to some cabin fever for all of us! So the other day I made a quick game using some old milk containers for some indoor fun and energy-burning! This is SO

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