Tag Archive: Playdough

Jul 08

Easy DIY Playdough Recipe That is Safer for Kids

Did you know that boric acid may be found in some recipes for homemade playdough, putty, slime and modelling clay? Found naturally in the environment, boric acid can also be used in common consumer products like toys, cosmetics, cleaning products and pesticides. Although natural sources of boric acid in food are considered safe, Health Canada …

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May 27

Crafty Recipes: Cloud Dough

We all love play-dough and all the different objects that you can mold with so I decided to add another recipe to my already growing recipe list.  Having lots of alternatives for play is a great way to keep children interested in the activities that you set out for them. Cloud Dough is interesting in …

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Sep 01

Crafty Recipes: Non-Cook Playdough

This is a recipe that I created when I was working in preschool.  There isn’t too many opportunities when you want to make playdough with the children, especially since our kitchen was upstairs and didn’t have enough room to sit and make it with 16 children.  This meant that teachers in my center often made …

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Aug 07

Crafty Recipe: Cooked Playdough

As many of you know, I am a big fan of playdough.  Usually, I prefer to make a non-cooked playdough since it takes less time and I can make it with my kids.  Sometimes, though; I like to make the cooked playdough since it usually lasts longer than the non-cooked. What you need: 1 1/2 …

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