Friday, June 14, 2013

Playdoh Farm: small world play

 
 Little Guy loved playing with this little play dough set up.  We pulled out our farm animals and a few colors of play dough, and played farm!
 
Little Guy said we needed to get a couple of his cars too.  Because the animals needed to go places on his farm :)
 

We explored footprints and tire impressions in the play dough.
 

 
The pigs had the mud to themselves...

 

...and all of the birds stayed in the "lake".


 And then all of the animals got hot and had to take a dip in the lake :)
 
 
This was a fun way to spend a little time playing with my Little Guy and exploring that imagination of his.  He is such a sweet little dude with big ideas and loves having FUN. 
 
We thought it was pretty funny to make animal impressions.  We played a little guessing game where one of us would cover our eyes and the other would make an imprint in the play dough.  Then the other person would guess what animal made the shape.  We did this for a long time...doing each animal.

 
And then back to the farm we went.  And the animals took a few joy rides on their cars and trucks!
 


 

This was a fun afternoon with play dough.  What have you been doing with play dough?
 
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10 comments:

  1. I just LOVE this! Aarya is so NOT into playdough and I totally feel sad. I am going to try this and see where it takes us.

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    1. I hope you get to explore and play and discover a new liking for play dough!! There is so much you can do with it :)

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  2. LOVE IT! my boys love playdough. What a fun set up for the kids.

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    1. Thanks Jaime! Little Guy spent a loooong time with this one, and so easy to set up!

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  3. Wow, I am going to be doing this with my son.... yesterday! What a great and simple idea -- he'll love it :) thank you :)

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  4. So fun! My little girl loves to play with playdough... but our ideas tend to run out quickly.... I can't wait to try this with her!
    :)
    -Heather
    www.stringtownhome.net

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  6. So cute! I love the chickens riding the cars -- that would totally take place at my house too. :) Thanks so much for sharing at Stress-Free Sunday!

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  7. Love the use of play dough for small worlds. This one is simple yet so much fun for kids...perfect! Thanks for sharing in the Discover & Explore linky.

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  8. Just wanted to pop back in and let you know I'm featuring this post today! Thanks again for sharing.

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