Coloured dough, Q-tips and Birthdays

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R was 15 months old at the time of this activity

For our last day of our colour study (for now), we mixed red, blue and yellow food colouring into the play dough I had made a few days ago.  It has stayed perfectly soft in an air tight Tupperware container.  Mixing colours into play dough is a great way to develop fine motor skills and strengthen a child’s grip.

R is now able to say blue and will copy me when I say it.   Practicing vocabulary words during activities is a great way to build word and object associations.  I try to choose just a couple of vocabulary words per day. Continue reading