Glow in the Dark Playdough Recipe

Here’s a glow in the dark playdough recipe that’s sure to be a hit with kids of all ages! It’s perfect for sensory play and no black light is needed to make it glow. Follow our Recipes for Play and Creating Pinterest board for even more ideas!     I’ve had this idea for creating […]

What Can You Do with Liquid Starch?

Who knew there were so many art projects and sensory play recipes for kids using liquid starch! Here’s a list of some of my favorite activities for kids using liquid starch- from slimes to paper mache! (This post contains affiliate links.) Follow our Recipes for Play and Creating Pinterest board!   *This post was originally published on December […]

How to Make Snow Dough

Snow dough is a fun sensory material to add to small world play and also makes a great play material all on its own. This playdough recipe is perfect for ‘snowy’ play due to its bright white color and somewhat crumbly texture. Follow our Winter Crafts and Learning for Kids Pinterest board!     I’m excited […]

How to Make Apple Scented Playdough

Now that it’s fall, it’s the perfect time to whip up some apple scented playdough. It’s super easy to make and the apple scent adds a great sensory element to play. Here’s how to make apple scented playdough! (This post contains affiliate links.) Are you following our Recipes for Play and Creating Pinterest board?   […]

Sandy Oobleck Recipe (Perfect for Dinosaur Play)

Have some fun, messy play with this sandy oobleck recipe! It has such a fun texture and is perfect for imaginative play. We used ours in an ooey-gooey dinosaur world! (You can find the recipe for our sandy oobleck at the end of this post.) Are you following our Recipes for Play and Creating Pinterest […]

30 Apple Crafts, Play Recipes, and Activities for Kids

Apples are one of our favorite themes for fall! Here’s all kinds of creative apple crafts, apple play recipes, and apple activities for kids! Follow our Fall Crafts and Learning Pinterest board!   With fall just around the corner, apple crafts have definitely been on our brains lately. I love how an apple theme lends itself to all kinds […]

Ocean Slime Recipe

If you’ve ever wondered how to make slime, you’re in luck! Today I’m sharing a super simple slime recipe that can be modified to fit any theme. We used this recipe to create our ocean slime! Sign up for the FREE Buggy and Buddy Newsletter!     We have been on focusing on all kinds of ocean themed […]

Sturdy and Smooth Playdough Recipe

Homemade playdough is one of our favorite play materials. We use it often with cookie cutters, in small worlds, or simply on its own. Here’s our favorite homemade playdough recipe that’s sturdy and smooth- perfect for sculpting! Follow our Recipes for Play & Creating Pinterest board!   I love being able to whip up a batch of […]