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5 Super Fun Halloween Activities for Kids

Are you ready for a spooktacular Halloween? Halloween is all about making memories from trick-or-treating around your neighbourhood with friends and family, to getting all dressed up, to picking out and carving the perfect pumpkin! To help you make the most of your Halloween this year I have put together 5 bat-tactic Halloween games, activities […]

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How to Make Cloud Dough

Makes about 8 cups amount cloud dough  Ingredients Large mixing bowl 8 cups (1 kg) all-purpose flour ½ cup (55 g) unsweetened cocoa powder, or more as needed (optional, for brown cloud dough) 1 cup (240 ml) vegetable oil Method In the mixing bowl, combine the flour, cocoa powder (if using) and vegetable oil. Mix […]

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How to Make Kinetic Sand

Makes about 8 cups (about 3kg) kinetic sand  Ingredients 2 mixing bowls  6 cups (about 2.1 kg) uncolored play sand 1½ cups (192 g) cornstarch Whisk 2 tsp (10 ml) dishwashing liquid  ¾ cup (175 ml) water, or as needed Airtight container or resealable plastic bag, for storage Method In one mixing bowl, combine the […]

How to Make Coloured Sand

Although the instructions calls for 1 cup of sand, I usually make about 10 cups (about 3.6 kg) for a sensory bin Recipes Makes 1 cup (about 362 g) colored sand  1 cup (about 362 g) play sand Several drop of gel or regular food coloring Spray bottle of water Large, resealable plastic bag Spoon […]

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How to Make Coloured Pasta

Ingredients Although the instructions calls for 1 cup of pasta, I usually make about 12 cups (about 1.3 kg) for a sensory bin. Makes 1 cup (about 110 g) colored pasta Large, resealable plastic bag, for mixing 1 cup (about 110 g) white pasta ¼ tsp hand sanitizer Several drops of gel or regular food […]

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How to Make Coloured Rice

Easy sensory play recipe Although the instructions call for 1 cup of rice, I usually make 12 cups (2.3 kg) of each colour for a sensory bin. Ingredients Makes 1 cup (195 g) coloured rice Large, resealable plastic bag, for mixing 1 cup (195 g) uncooked white rice ½ tsp white vinegar Several drops of […]

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