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Play dough, as many of you have read/heard over and over from me, is my favorite fine motor activity. Here is a great article I read recently about the benefits of play dough. http:// http://theimaginationtree.com/2012/06/benefits-of-playing-with-play-dough.html Find a play dough friendly spot at home and make a batch of play dough with your kiddos this weekend! Our tried and true recipe is:
2 cups flour
1 cup salt
1 T cream of tarter
1 T vegetable oil
2 cups water with food coloring added
Mix all ingredients together in a saucepan. Cook over medium high heat stiring constantly until it pulls away from the pan, looks dry and play dough like. Let cool. Store in a zip lock bag.
We used all of our play dough for our volcano last week so last night and this morning we made 3 new batches. Since it is Apple week we made red, yellow, and green. We added brown pipe cleaner stems and green foam leaves to play with today.

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Our VIP’S mommy read some of her favorite books to us today. Her Grandma, Grandpa, and Mom also joined us for lunch! Thank you so much! We loved having you!

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