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Cloud Dough

Cloud Dough

Resources needed

•    8 Cups of plain Flour
•    I Cup of Oil
•    Mixing Bowl
•    Moulds
•    Plastic Utensils
•    Large flat tray

Description of activity

Measure and add 8 cups of flour to the mixing bowl.
Measure 1 cup of oil.
Add the oil to the flour in the mixing bowl
Work together until combined.
Transfer into a flat tray
Use moulds with the cloud dough, pat it, smooth it out, and let the children explore the texture.

Learning opportunities for the children

Develop communication and language by asking questions to the children about the texture such as “What does it feel like?”

Children will begin to make connection's between their movements and the marks they are making.

Extensions for the activity

Add glitter to the cloud dough to make it sparkle.
Put the cloud dough in the freezer for a chilly sensory experience.
Add flavour extracts like banana and strawberry to make it smelly.
Use cloud dough in a sensory tray for mark making.