Support the Development of Children. Recipes and Activities. Salt Ceramic Playdough Recipe. Salt ceramic playdough can be used to make decorations and can be molded into shapes , made into beads, letters and used for making hanging decorations.
Recipes and Activities
Salt ceramic playdough can be used to make decorations and can be molded into shapes, made into beads, letters and used for making hanging decorations.
Make any holes that might be required in the finished product before the playdough is left to harden. It can also be painted after it has hardened.
Creative gifts can be made from this resource by the children for special occasions.
3 cups flour1 cup salt6 teaspoons cream of tartar3 cups water3 tablespoons vegetable oilFood coloring
Apply a color wash over desired wax markings created from a wax crayon or candle either on paper or fabric. Where the wax has been applied, the paint or dye will not stick creating a print.
This form of art is called batik. The word batik is from Java, it is represented through cultural marital art forms throughout Africa and Asia.
Resources that can be used:
Encourage the children to come up with suitable resources!
Have children arrange pattern, picture onto desired piece of wax paper, wax side up. Make the wax paper long enough to fold over the desired creation.
Adult: Ensure wax paper is folded back over the entire creation ensuring it is covered. Place a thin material over the desired area to protect iron, and continue to iron until wax paper has sealed.
This is a great way to make stain glass windows, group murals and wrapping paper and cards.
Melt cooking chocolate in microwave and pour onto desired size pizza tray. Top with sweets or fruit. Cut pizza slice indentations prior to chocolate hardening.