Flour Sifter

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We have a make-shift sensory tub that often makes its way into the middle of our kitchen where we conduct experiments, make "cakes and pies," and mess around with the feel of stuff. Some of the things we've filled it with are dry beans, oobleck, jello, vinegar and baking soda, and rice. I'm always on the lookout for neat-o objects that might challenge and delight my child, … [Read more...]

Homemade Paint | Salt and Flour Paint

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Making your own homemade paint with kids is a rewarding process that helps children understand that store-bought is not the only way! Using a combination of salt, flour, and water, this recipe is beyond simple. How we made homemade paint My toddler is at that stage where she loves squeezing paint out of the bottles. I gave into this to give her the chance to explore this … [Read more...]

Flour and Water

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We recently attended a back-to-school event at my daughter's preschool, where her teacher shared a funny and inspiring story that involved a messy flour and water sensory activity. With my ears on the alert for fun and thoughtful creativity-builders, I knew immediately that this was something we had to try. It's unbelievably simple and requires no art supplies...all you need is … [Read more...]