Moon sand -All you need is 5 cups of regular flour and 1 cup of baby oil. Simply mix the two together and it turns into this silky soft sand. You can throw some sand toys into your tray or you can use items such as spoons and measuring cups
2 cups of plain/all-purpose flour 1 cup salt 1 cup cold water 1 tbspn oil (vegetable oil is fine - baby oil smells lovely). Drop the ingredients and food coloring into a plastic bag and seal. Let the children knead them together inside the bag - then tip it out for modeling fun.
Treasure Rocks made with 1/2 cup coffee grounds, 1/2 cup of sand, 1/2 cup of salt, 1 cup of flour, 1 cup of water, and unique treasures that can be baked inside of your rock. Bake at 350 degrees for 15 minutes, let them cool over night.
supposed to be the best....This is the BEST BEST BEST play dough recipe you will ever find - I have used it for 8 years in my classroom. The kids absolutely love it. The recipe on this link is for a small batch - here is the classroom size batch, and we use a bit of baby oil in it as well to add a really smooth and soft texture. Parents rotate and bring us new play dough every week. The recipe: 4 cups water, 4 cups flour, 1 cup salt, 2 tablespoons cooking oil, 4 teaspoons cream of tartar…
Another Pinner said: "This kept my 2 year busy for an entire hour and my 4o year old busy for 2 hours! YAY! Drop vinegar tinted with food coloring onto a pan filled with baking soda. Sheer minutes of colorful fizzy fun!"