Homemade colored salt dough Valentine candle holders

This Valentine craft uses a recipe for colored salt dough to make some pretty heart-shaped candle holders. It combines reading, math, fine motor skills and sensory exploring to make a lovely gift.

Homemade colored clay recipe and a beautiful Valentine craft - heart shaped candle holders

Homemade colored salt dough Valentine candle holders

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Awesome math and science resources for half price!

Happy New Year! Let’s start off 2015 with some fabulous resources and a half price sale!

If you’ve seen these books before and wondered about getting them, now is the chance to snap them up at half price and fill your year with lots of fun learning activities.

Awesome science and math resources at half price!

Happy New Year Half Price Sale!

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Christmas angel play dough

play dough angels

At this busy time of the year it’s great to have a sensory play idea on hand when giddy children need some relaxing play to bring a little calm amongst all the exciting festive fun.  My own little angels have been making play dough angels this week. It’s a lovely Christmas play idea to try, and you only need three ingredients.

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Father Christmas puppet printables for playdough

Print and play with these Father Christmas puppet printables ~ perfect to go with play dough!
Free printable Father Christmas puppet set ~ great for imaginary play and story telling | NurtureStore :: inspiration for kids

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Christmas play dough recipe

This Christmas play dough recipe is inspired by the Christmas-flavoured sugar I make each year to go on our Christmas-movie-popcorn. The sugar smells exactly like Christmas, with a blend of herbs and spices that fills the house with a festive feeling and, as I often have play dough on my brain, I thought why not try it for a Christmas play dough recipe?

Super Christmas play dough recipe - smells like Christmas spices. Great for sensory play and fine motor skills activities

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