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Cloud Dough – An Arts and Math Activity
Looking for an interesting new twist on playdough? In this activity, children will make “cloud dough” a fluffy version of the original by following the simple recipe below. Have children measure the ingredients as an added math component.
What you need:
1/2 cup lotion
1 cup cornstarch
Add 1/2 cup of lotion and 1-2 drops of food colouring to a bowl and mix until combined.
Add 1 cup of cornstarch to the mix and stir until combined.
Placing the dough on a hard surface, knead with your hands until it forms dough. Add an additional tablespoon of cornstarch if the dough is too sticky.
Once your cloud dough is finished, use cookie cutters and rolling pins to play with it!
Storage Tip: Store the playdough in an airtight container to help it last longer. If the dough dries out, knead in a few extra drops of lotion.
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