Magnificent Seedling – Week four – Activity
Learning goals: hand-eye coordination; making 3D forms with playdough, creative play with animal toys and self-made toy fruits, mixing a dough according to a recipe.
Create fruits from playdough. Use plasticine with different colours or selfmade playdough.
To make playdough mix together:
• 2 dl (or 1 cup) of plain ﬂour
• 1 dl (or ½ cup) of table salt
• 1 dl (or ½ cup) of warm water
• and 1 tbsp vegetable oil
Use the dough to create fruits. When the fruits are ready, heat the oven to 125-celsius degrees and dry them in the oven for 1 hour or let the fruits dry overnight. Paint the fruits with liquid paints when the dough is dry.
When ready, you can sort the fruits by
Or categorize whether they are fruits or vegetables. In which other ways can you categorize them?
Would your animal friends (toys) like to taste the delicious fruits?
Start a play with your toy animals and the fruits.