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P. 105 Play Dough Farm Play dough is a childhood must, so have plenty of it on hand. Young children will appreciate the edible peanutty version while older kids will enjoy play dough for keeps to dry and paint. The small animals are fun suggestions to start with but the wonder of play dough is that the possibilities are endless.
PLAY DOUGH TO EAT 2 cups powdered milk, 2 cups smooth peanut butter, 1 cup honey, bowl, spoon 1. Combine ingredients in bowl and stir until well blended. 2. Shape, admire, and eat!
PLAY DOUGH FOR KEEPS 2 cups four, 1 cup salt, 3/4 cup water, 2 tablespoons cooking oil, Optional: food coloring, poster paints. 1. Mix flour and salt in large bowl. 2. Add oil (and food coloring) to water. Pour water slowly into flour mixture, kneading until it becomes soft and doughy. 3. Shape. Projects can be air-dried or dried in a 250 F oven for 1 1/2 to 2 hours and then painted. PLAY DOUGH ANIMALS Start with golf-ball sized play dough balls and add pieces suggested below to complete your animals.
PIG: Add two triangle ears and two small beads for eyes. Flatten a small marble-sized ball into a nose. With a toothpick, press two indents into nose for the nostrils. Finish with a curly tail. MOUSE: Add two flattened balls for ears and two small beads for eyes. Add a ball for nose and a long thin tail. Cut off pointed ends of toothpicks and insert for whiskers. ROOSTER: Add two small beads for eyes and two small triangles for beak. Add three smaller triangles on top for comb.