Friday, October 30, 2009

Play dough fun

So this week we have had a bit of the flu in the house. Yesterday was one of the first days out of bed for this little guy so I decided to do some at home fun with him. I whipped together a home made play dough recipe and we went to town on his coloring mat. I loved the idea from frugal family fun of having a big washable shower curtain to use to color on with crayons, washable markers or chalk. It also worked really great for playing with the play dough. This heavy duty curtain was purchased at a yard sale for only $1!!!

I had a bunch of plastic cookie cutters that I let him use to play with as well. The recipe for the play dough was fast and simple.

1 cup flour
1 package of Kool-Aid
1 Tbsp cream of tarter
1/4 cup salt
1 Tbsp oil
3/4 cup boiling water

Mix dry ingredients in a bowl. Add oil, then pour boiling water in and mix thoroughly. Store in air tight container in the fridge. Should last a few months!

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Always and forever said...

He is just too cute... with his tongue sticking out... miss you!

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