Salt dough candle holders for Diwali

Will you be celebrating Diwali with your children next month? I think observing festivals from many different cultures is a wonderful way to introduce  kids to the wider world.  The festival of lights is taking place on Thursday 23rd October 2014 and a creative way to mark the occasion by making some salt dough candle holders.

How to make beautiful salt dough candle holders - great for Diwali and Winter Solstice

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Fall play dough recipes: clove, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg

Here are some favourite fall play dough recipes, featuring autumn colours and lovely warming spices. They’re so wonderful to play with, giving your children a sensory boost on colder autumn days.

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The top 10 play dough ideas :: Simple Play

Today’s invitation in the Simple Play :: complex learning series is to try some play dough. Never made it before? Run out of ideas for something new? Here are my top ten play dough ideas ~ pick one and join the Simple Play challenge.

The top ten play dough recipe and play ideas

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Orange and spice Christmas play dough recipe

Looking for a lovely sensory play idea for Christmas? How about an orange and spice play dough recipe? Yes, please!

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Play dough fireworks!

Here’s a simple, sensory play idea from my daughter: play dough fireworks!

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