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How is playdough used in the classroom?
Last Updated: 26th March, 2020
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Keeping this in consideration, how do you make playdough in the classroom?
10 Ways to Use Playdough in the Classroom
- 2 cups flour.
- 1 cup salt.
- 2 tablespoons vegetable oil.
- 2 tablespoons cream of tartar.
- 1 1/2 cups boiling water.
- Optional: add a few drops of food coloring.
Beside above, what is playdough good for? Sensory tools promote play and allow children to slow down and have fun while using their creativity. Play dough is perfect for strengthening the muscles in little hands. They will use these fine-motor skills later for handwriting, cutting, coloring, etc.
Just so, what skills does play dough develop?
Benefits of play dough
- Enhances fine motor skill.
- Improves pre-writing skills.
- Creativity and imagination.
- Calming effect.
- Develops hand - eye coordination.
- Social skills.
- Increases curiosity and knowledge.
How do you make the best playdough?
How to make playdough
- 2 cups all-purpose flour.
- 3/4 cup salt.
- 4 teaspoons cream of tartar.
- 2 cups lukewarm water.
- 2 Tablespoons of vegetable oil (coconut oil works too)
- Food coloring, optional.
- Quart sized bags.