Baby Dough

by Christine Lim Sushan

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Train your kids fine motor skills while creating your own play dough with ingredients you can find at home.

Skill Level: Intermediate

Suitable For: 4-5 years old

Estimated Time: > 30 mins

Environment: Indoors

Baby Dough

Learning Framework

  • Physical - Kneading.

  • Intellectual - Exploring texture, comparing, predicting.

  • Emotional - Engagement.

  • Social - Able to contribute their thoughts on the different texture and consistence of the baby dough that you want to be.

Materials

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Step 1

Using a spoon, put the flour into the tray.

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Step 3

Stir and knead the flour with the oil until you get a dough-like consistency. For stickier dough, add more oil.

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  • Plain flour

  • Baby oil

  • Mixing bowl

  • Tray

  • Spoon

Step 2

Add 300ml of baby oil.

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Step 4

Use the dough for play and moulding.

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