Play Recipes

    I love fall time.  The weather, the associated scents of pumpkin and cinnamon, the holidays, and our family adventure traditions.    One family tradition is going to the Farm each year to pick pumpkins. This family adventure is one of my favorites.  It has corn mazes, corn cannons,  pig races, and a corn house for the

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Recently there has been a lot of sand playdough posts on pinterest… It looked like so much fun.  My 3 yr loves sand and playdough.  So this play recipe should be a hit with him.  I can not wait to see what he thinks about it. Sand Play Dough

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I have been wanting to try frozen paint with the kids for some time now.  After seeing Debs Paintsicles. Frozen paint cubes for creative fun. on Learn with Play at Home, I knew the kids would love it. We tried frozen DIY Apple Scented “paints” but they were not paint.  So today we

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We first tried goop in 2012 and the kids loved it.  See it here How to Make Goop.  Ever since, we have only played with “goop” a few more times.  Our sweet potato ooey gooey fall table was fun last year.  I even got in on playing in that

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It’s no secret, if you follow my blog, that we LOVE playdough.  I love making it and setting up invitations to play for the kids.  The kids love playing with it and are always happy to sit down for PLAYDOUGH.  I must admit I love to play in it

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If you know me then you probably knew it was only a matter of time before we made Apple Scented Clean Mud.  Clean Mud is easy and cheap to make and a lot of fun to play with.  I made the kids a batch of apple berry scented clean mud

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YAY, for Playdough Day.  One of the best days of the year! To celebrate here is a great holiday playdough recipe that can be fun anytime of the year.   It seems to have become a yearly tradition to make a batch of Gingerbread Playdough for the kids at

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We made Sunflower Playdough in the spring and I had hoped to set up a few more activities for the kids with the same scent.  Time got away from me and we never got around to it.  However, this day was the day to make it happen.  I made

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  I love the scents of Fall.  Pumpkin is just one of many I love.  While baking one afternoon with the kids, I decided to make them their own pumpkin pie playdough to play with after the baking was over.  They continued pretend play baking with their new, no

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For the love of Apples!  I can not stop thinking up apple play ideas, lol.  Now that it is finally September, maybe I will get hit with another theme for inspiration.    Apple slime is quick, easy, and low cost to make and play with.  It can get messy

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We recently made Apple Scented Soda Dough and had left over ingredients. My gears were turning to think of what else we could do that was apple scented and fun!  The idea for DIY Apple Scented Frozen Paints came to mind.  I could not wait to see how, and

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We love to add a little extra fun to bath time at my house.  We often take messy play to the tub before bath so we can just wash it away.  That is exactly what we did this night.  I made the kids some Tie Dye Foam Paints for

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I keep seeing that bright cheerful colored glitter glue in the big glue bottles at the stores and always think I need to buy us some of that.  I always get sidetracked and never come home with any.  Maybe its a good thing, one less craft supply to add

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I love making homemade art supplies and sensory play materials. So it was no surprise that when I needed watercolors for an art project with the kids and did not have any store bought on hand that I would just make some.  I also have a habit of not

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