October 28, 2013

Recipes for Play

Play Recipes for Kids


If you are a regular here at Learn~Play~Imagine you know we love creating recipes for play!  It's amazing how with just a few simple ingredients the best sensory doughs, paints, and play recipes can be made.  It's high time I compiled a list of all of our favorite recipes for play, both from us and from around the web.

The Ultimate List of Recipes for Play

DOUGH PLAY RECIPES
Mud Dough from Sow Sprout Play
How to Make Colored Cloud Dough from Powerful Mothering
Homemade Modeling Clay from Creative Playhouse
Soap Dough Recipe from Mess for Less
Glowing Bread Clay Recipe from Housing a Forest


Pumpkin Spice Marshmallow Dough from Housing a Forest
Bubble Dough and Even Better Bubble Dough from Creative Playhouse
No Cook Lotion Dough from Mess for Less

SLIME RECIPES
Fluffy Slime from Sow Sprout Play
Borax Free Slime Dough from Fun at Home with Kids

How to make rainbow slime for sensory play - Isn't it gorgeous?

Chocolate Stretchy Slime from Fun at Home with Kids
Princess Snot from Blog Me Mom
Edible Slime or Gak from Fun at Home with Kids
One Ingredient Edible Slime from Blog Me Mom

PAINT RECIPES
Snow Paint from Mom Endeavors 


Microwaveable Puffy Paint from Fun at Home with Kids
Glossy Skittles Paint from Mama. Papa. Bubba.
Fluffy Bathtub Paint from Housing a Forest

How to make gorgeous sidewalk chalk paint in rainbow colors

Rainbow Glitter Sidewalk Paint from The Imagination Tree


Homemade Watercolor Paints from Happy Hooligans

Super simple homemade paint recipe in gorgeous, vibrant colors!  The texture is smooth and silky, perfect for using brushes or finger painting.


RICE PLAY RECIPES

How to make rainbow rice - dyeing rice for art and sensory play


PLAYDOUGH RECIPES


Marshmallow Playdough from My Buddies and I



How to make rainbow color surprise playdough - Kids will love the surprise color that appears from this super soft playdough recipe!

GLOWING RECIPES FOR PLAY
Glow in the Dark Sidewalk Chalk from Coffee Cups and Crayons


Edible Glow Water from Fun at Home with Kids



JELLO RECIPES FOR PLAY


Frozen Jello Sensory Play from The Imagination Tree

SHAVING CREAM PLAY RECIPES


Sand Foam from Creative Playhouse

OOBLECK RECIPES
Pumpkin Goop from Sun Hat and Wellie Boots


Color Changing Goop from Blog Me Mom

SUMMER RECIPES FOR PLAY


Ice Cream Dough from Play Create Explore
Ice Chalk from Reading Confetti

SCIENCE PLAY RECIPES
Crystallizing Watercolors from Fun at Home with Kids


DIY Bath Bombs - Magic Hatching Dinosaurs from Fun at Home with Kids

MISCELLANEOUS RECIPES FOR PLAY
Homemade Moon Sand from Imagination Tree
Edible Water Beads from Blog Me Mom

Rainbow Epsom salt sensory bin - how to dye Epsom salts

Safe and Edible Mini Waterbeads from Fun at Home with Kids


Paper Pulp for Art and Sensory Play from Housing a Forest
How to Color Beans for Play and Art from Fun at Home with Kids

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4 comments:

  1. Wow an amazing list! Thanks for adding us in:)

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  2. Lovely round up! Thank you for including a couple of my recipes. :) x

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  3. Thank you!!! One quick question: what's the recipe shown in the bottom left? (clear with some colored items within?) Keep up the amazing work!!!

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    1. Here you go. :) http://www.learnplayimagine.com/2013/07/frozen-water-beads-in-water-balloons.html

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