1/2 cup salt
2 cups water
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
2 cups sifted flour
2 tablespoons alum
Mix the salt and water in a saucepan and boil the mixture until the salt dissolves. Remove the mixture from heat and add Kool-aid Mix. Add the oil, flour, and alum. Knead until smooth.
1 part flour
1 part water
2 parts oatmeal
This dough is not meant to be eaten but to taste it is fine. Place all the ingredients into a bowl. Mix them together and knead dough until it is smooth. Cover the dough and refrigerate for storage.
Before you go to sleep place animals around the room in strange places. Turn off the light and give the flashlight to your child. Help your child find the animals by using location words
String, ribbon, or yarn
Poke small holes into each box on the side. Insert the string into the hole and tie onto small section of straw. Attach all boxes together and place toys inside of boxes so that they can take a ride!
Shoebox with lid
Find all random blocks lying around the house. Trace the blocks on the top of a shoebox lid and then cut out with scissors. Have fun!
Match the Lid
Save all your bottles and lids! Your toddler will have fun matching the lids to the bottles, putting the lids on, taking them off, and starting all over again. This activity could potentially be used outside on a water table.
Small soft toys
Tie a short string onto soft toys and tape string onto highchair. Child will enjoy throwing the toys off the highchair and then pull the strings to get them back.
Metal Lids (Juice Can Lid)
Cut out the various materials into round shape that will fit on the lid. Glue magnets on the back of the lids and place them on the refrigerator or on a cookie sheet. For older children this can be used as a matching activity with a blindfold.
Empty wipe container
Variety of objects
In several containers place items so that child can take them out and explore by shaking and organizing toys. They can also discover what is inside by feeling only.
Glue Velcro onto Shim or flat piece of wood (You could also look for adhesive Velcro). Glue bottom of character or figuring and place on other side of wood. Let the glue dry! On a separate piece of wood attach opposite Velcro so that characters can stand up!