Colors and shapes are very attractive for small and small. So something that looks so simple , like a modeling clay, can generate a lot of interest for children and stimulate learning! After all, this sensory play encourages motor and cognitive development, reasoning and imagination. Thinking about it, how about making your own modeling clay at home?
Why make your own modeling clay?
The homemade modeling clay is usually quite safe for children. In that sense, it can be used without concern! It is also a cheap, fun and effective suggestion for the psychomotor development of the small and small.
There are a few different recipe options, especially for older children. However, the recipe with wheat flour is an option indicated for babies and children from one year of age. Want to learn? Follow us!
Learn how to make clay
So , to make your modeling clay at home and create unforgettable moments with the children, follow the instructions below. And good fun!
- 4 cups of wheat flour
- 1 cup (tea) of salt
- 1½ cup (tea) of water
- 1 tablespoon of oil (soy, sunflower or other edible oil)
- Edible dye of different colors
To prepare the homemade clay, just mix the ingredients in the order above. That is, lastly, put the dye (s) of the color you prefer. See how easy it is? Now, hands on !
And then, be sure to conduct the game! Model the clay together with the children, create shapes and use this sensory exploration tool freely!