Have you ever met a kid who doesn’t move or flap his/her arms like a chicken when listening to a song or two? They can’t help it; they are just naturally fascinated by a melody. They immerse themselves into a song they like and keep going back to it over n over again. Now if we talk about studies, there aren’t any on whether kids of young age benefit anything from listening to music but then who needs studies and researches when what you see proofs it works. You get a happier, chirpier musical child!!
Playdough is fun. Lots of fun. Kids love it. So much so that they try and eat it too. And that’s something we wouldn’t want our kids to do. Hai na? There are some non-toxic play doughs available in other countries but not everyone can get their hands on those. So parents like us either keep an eye on their kids or deprive them from the joy of playing with playdough. You can make homemade play dough thats totally safe and is super easy to make. Al you need are these ingredients:
Flour 1 Cup, Cream of Tartar 1 Tablespoon, Warm Water 1 Cup, Salt ½ Cup, Few drops of your favorite food color/s and 1 Tablespoon of vegetable oil.
Mix all of the ingredients together in a pan and stir over low heat. The mixture will begin to thicken. Keep mixing till it’s lumpy but not sticky. Allow the dough to cool and start kneading till it becomes lump free and smooth. Dribble in few drops of food color and knead some more. Your dough is done.
You can store it in an airtight container for as long as 6 months and if you somehow manage to keep it for that long, don’t forget to drop us a message. For we all know its lifespan is usually less than a month.
Happy kneading 🙂