Thursday, March 3, 2011
Peanut Butter Play Dough
Here is something easy and fun for the kids. *WARNING* This play dough is extremely tasty.
Perfect if you have different age groups in your home (or not). A lot of time when Meredith is learning Benjamon misbehaves for attention or wants to do something else. I have to come up with things to keep my two year old interested while the four year old is learning.
Both kids enjoyed mixing the dough. We used a stand mixer (I over mixed so mine was a little oily) but you could let the kids help and mix it by hand. Once the dough was done we used mini cookie cutters to cut shapes and worked on learning shapes.
Ben still needs to work on circle, square, triangle (you know the basics). Meredith has those down so I bust out a rhombus to shake things up and keep her on her toes. We found this tasty dough to be a great hands on helper for learning simple math, shapes and counting. Oh, and did I mention it is so tasty? Try this for some good fun with your sweet babies.
1 C creamy peanut butter
2 C powdered sugar
1/2 C honey
Just mix it up until it looks like dough. It isn't sticky like you may think. It was a great solid dough.