Birthday Cake Dough ~ sensory play recipe for kids
Birthday Cake Dough ~ sensory play recipe for kids is easy to make and fun for the kids. This is great for multiple aged kids. Mine are 1-5yr.
Sensory play is the first way babies play. They touch the toys around them, they taste the toys, look at the toys, and often bang them together. We all learn through our senses- sight, taste, touch, and sound. From baby up to older kids, adding a little extra fun to sensory play is an exciting bonus to everyday play. This birthday cake dough is just that.
Our birthday Cake Dough is vanilla scented, and safe if baby tastes a little, but I WOULD NOT JUST EAT THIS BY THE HANDFULS. Even though it will not harm you it does not taste good. The smell is lovely though.
Fine Motor Skills Practice is included in this play activity for the kids. Simply adding the birthday candles to the cake helps work on those little hand muscles.
My sweet boy singing Happy birthday to Jesus because every cake we make is for him.
The sprinkles add a splash of color to the cake dough. This is a good time to go over colors with the younger kids.
This is also great for pretend play. Letting the kids have their own birthday party how they see fit. Get their imaginations working. Once you hand over the dough it becomes an open ended play invitation for them. They take over and control the activity.
|how we played|
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