Friday, July 17, 2015

We made cloud dough!

A couple of times, Mia and I have made "moon sand" - see my post about it here.  Then I recently came across a slightly different version of it, this time called "cloud dough" - mostly the same ingredients as the moon sand, but then I specifically liked this recipe, Calming Lavender Cloud Dough - the idea to add some colour using crushed chalk, and lavender essential oil really appealed to me!

I only made a quarter of the recipe as mentioned, I didn't have enough flour.  Crushing the coloured chalk was quite a mission, I used our pestle & mortar, but was well worth the effort!


This was such an awesome sensory play for both girls - the soft texture, the pretty colour, the divine smell.  Ella did try and have a taste but realised it's not tasty, haha!

Both girls slept really well last night - could it be the lavender? Maybe!

xx

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    1. Really fun! Thanks for popping by.
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  2. LOL, funnily enough I cringe whenever Liam gets out his moonsand. That stuff makes such a mess.
    Yay for the girls having a good sleep. Maybe they should play with it everday or hang a little lavender sack in their beds.

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    1. Hahaha, yes, it makes a mess, definitely only an outdoor thing!
      I know, was also thinking of ways to incorporate lavender more often!
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  3. Love the way they bring their toys into the dough. Nicky also takes toys and trucks into his sand and kinetic sand too.

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    1. Yes, love seeing how they create their own games with their toys! Even baby Ella copies Mia and let's the animals "walk"!
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