Make It, Give It

Young, Risa
November 2004
Scholastic Parent & Child;Nov/Dec2004, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p93
The article presents tips for children so that they can develop their creativity and learn as they grow. Kids will love creating gifts for others with this easy to make dough. Materials required for this purpose includes 1 cup flour, 1 cup salt, and a fraction of 12 cup water. If necessary, one can add more flour until mixture has a doughy, but not sticky, consistency. Parents can invite the child to think about the person for whom she will be making the gift. Parents can help the child learn shape the dough into an abstract sculpture, a candleholder, or a small ornament and anything the child feels comfortable making.


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