-Make a racetrack! Use masking or painters tape. Let your kids be free and creative with their pathways and routes!
-Make paper planes! Whether it's the basic plane or some fancy design from Google or Youtube, it'll be a blast!
-Make cookies with a variety of mix-ins! Use a basic chocolate-chip recipe and add mix-ins: raisins, mint chips, coconut, m&ms, reeses pieces etc.
-Make a demolition derby! Cover the top and sides of a toy car with tin foil, making impressions on the details of the car. Take the tin foil off and smash away!
-Make a sensory bucket! Fill a bucket with rice and add objects such as: toy cars, beans, other toys, funnels, cups etc. This is a great activity for them to explore their senses!
-Make play-doh with your kids! Have your child add the ingredients into the saucepan and with your help heat up the stove and stir! After the play-doh is done and completely cooled, let your child pick out colors!
Velvet Play-doh Recipe
1 cup flour
1 cup warm water
2 teaspoons cream of tartar
1 teaspoon oil
1/4 cup salt
Mix all ingredients adding food coloring last. Stir over medium heat until smooth. Remove from pan and knead until blended and forms dough. It may take a few minutes for it to thicken. Place in airtight bag or container after and it will last a long time.
*hint, after the base color is made and kneaded, split the dough and put a tiny bit of whatever color in and knead it more to make another color!