I posted earlier in the week about taking the Playdough Pledge. I had a hard time coming up with something new we have never done with playdough. I decided to combine two of our favorites: playdough and paint. We have painted playdough before, but this is the first time we painted with playdough. The difference? We didn't paint on it, we used the dough as "brushes". It was, um, interesting...
I made a few balls of playdough and a few "snakes" for rolling.
The boys dipped the balls into the painted, and...
If nothing else, it was great for fine motor practice. ;)
Of course it got messier and messier as we continued, and the boys thoroughly enjoyed themselves.
Eventually they started really smooshing all the playdough into the table then smearing paint over it.
For fun I included craft sand in the invitation. I knew they would enjoy pouring some over their creations.
To read more about messy, sensory play read THIS POST in my Child's Play 101 series. For more ideas using playdough be sure and check out THIS POST.
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