Gingerbread Play Dough Recipe:
Watch our super simple how-to video here!
Ideas of ways to play with gingerbread play dough:
* add gingerbread men cookie cutters and rolling pins and pretend to make real gingerbread men and “bake” them in a pretend oven. Role play being bakers and sell them in bakery shop pretend play!
* sensory: explore malleable materials using hands, discuss smells and what they make us think of
* motor skills: small muscle hand development by pushing, squeezing, rolling, flattening and cutting dough
* literacy: retell stories in the correct sequence using storybook language, identify main characters from stories
* maths: count objects accurately up to 10 and beyond, weighing, measuring and capacity
Check out my full PLAY DOUGH RECIPE COLLECTION here for loads more variations, scents and themes!