Snow Dough {for 4}

I loved this simple variation on the usual cloud dough, and today I simplified it even further for some messy morning sensory play with the cousins.  To create some “snow dough” of our own, I simply made our usual cloud/moon dough and dumped in a couple of small bottles of silvery light blue glitter.  A fun way to kickstart the New Year, right?

Though I could have added more festive / wintery items (mini evergreen trees, plastic animals, snowman accessories, etc.) to the sensory bin, I just stuck to the usuals this time around… Plastic cups, bowls, spoons, and cookie cutters and the kiddos loved it.

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Three of the four munchkins were very eager to join.

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Let the fun begin!

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The sparkles are hard to see, but if you look closely, you should be able to spot them.

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Kinslee digging in.

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The fourth monkey just couldn’t resist the fun.

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Snow dough toes. ☺

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Korbin was a master moulder.

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A girl who isn’t afraid to get messy.

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Snow dough smoothie, anyone?

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Experimenting with snow dough snowmen…

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A safer building site.

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Snowballs stacked.

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Ummm, Grae… What happened to your hair?

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Who says the snow dough has to stay in the bin?

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Mission accomplished!

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This explains things.


Sparkly Snow Dough (we doubled this recipe for a group of 4 children)

  • 8 cups of all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup of baby oil (or other oil)
  • 1 small container of white/silver/blue glitter

Mix with your hands or a whisk until ingredients are evenly distributed.  Play!

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