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DIY Edible Play Dough for Sensory Play

Like I mentioned in my previous Sensory Play post, I have been obsessed with baby sensory play.  I saw the benefit of it and my inner-self artistic side really took over this time. I went on a search to perfecting my DIY Play Dough for Baby Ari. Finally, I found the perfect recipe and 100% totally edible. I think it is obvious but let me state the obvious anyways: Edible means that if baby plays with it and by any chance put the play dough in her mouth, it is safe. It doesn’t mean that you make the play dough for your baby to eat. 

I am totally in love with my DIY edible play dough. This time, I remember to take photos so that I can show you how to make it, step-by-step.

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Sensory Play – My First Attempt on DIY Play Doughs

It has been a while and in the past few weeks, I have been obsessed with finding out more about baby sensory play. Sensory play is any activity that allows babies to safely explore using any combination of their senses in creative and spontaneous ways.

Most people associate sensory play with the common five senses: sight, hearing, smell, taste and touch. However, I found that there are two additional senses that we should be mindful of: movement / balance sense and also body awareness sense.

In more detailed, balance senses give us information on where our head and body are in space and allows us to stay upright while we sit, stand and walk (balancing it out). Body awareness senses is more an awareness on our body parts and how they are relative to each other. In addition, it tests on our strength, example how much force to use for certain activities and how to softly handle certain items.

I started exploring all the different activities and the first item on my list is the DIY Play Doughs! Here goes my research and my first attempt on DIY Play Doughs. 

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