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 salt dough Valentine candle holders
Here’s a really simple, no cook Valentine play dough recipe, along with some maths play ideas. If you’ve never made homemade dough before, give it a try!
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I’m joining in with the 20 Days of a kid-Made Christmas fiesta today and sharing an idea for some DIY clay heart decorations, which are so pretty for hanging on the Christmas tree or as some festive bunting. Here’s the DIY clay recipe and how to make the heart decorations.
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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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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?