Flavored Dough

Activity:

Flavored Dough

Materials:

1/2 cup salt

2 cups water

Saucepan

Kool-Aid Mix

2 tablespoons vegetable oil

2 cups sifted flour

2 tablespoons alum

Description:

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.

All aboard!

Activity:

All aboard!

Materials:

Assorted boxes

String, ribbon, or yarn

Plastic Straw

Scissors

Description:

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!

Vocabulary:

Train

Go

In

Out

Pull

On

Off

Fast

Slow

Match the Lid

Activity:

Match the Lid

Materials:

Bottles

Containers

Lids

Description:

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.

Vocabulary:

Big

Small

Turn

Twist

Pop

Fit

Bottle

Lid

Clear

Color

Touch Tops

Activity:

Touch Tops

Materials:

Sandpaper

Fabric

Carpet

Cotton Balls

Sponge

Metal Lids (Juice Can Lid)

Glue

Magnet

Blindfold

Description:

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.

Vocabulary:

Bumpy

Coarse

Fluffy

Fuzzy

Glassy

Gritty

Hard

Lumpy

Rough

Sandy

Slick

Smooth

Soft

Spongy

Feel

Touch

Match

Velcro Heroes

Materials:
Shims
Characters
Figurines
Glue Gun

Description:
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!

Vocabulary:
Figure
Stand
Sit
Stick
On
Off
Rip
Move
Run
Walk
Sleep
Jump