This activity promotes development and learning by encouraging children to use hands and fingers to explore and interact with the environment.
- Toy vehicles
- Rolling pins or kitchen tools with no sharp edges
Participants: This activity is intended for independent play.
- Step 1: Give your child a small ball of play dough.
- Step 2: Show her how to roll or flatten the dough.
- Step 3: Encourage your child to push toy vehicles over the dough, making different tracks. Which ones are the same? Which ones are different?
Learn More: Use kitchen tools to make different tracks. Show your child how to squish and shape the dough. How else can you use the dough?