Children love play dough. Home-made play dough is fabulous and inexpensive, and the Children really enjoy helping to make it.
Here’s our recipe for gluten free play dough.
- 1/2 cup white rice flour
- 1/2 cup corn starch
- 1/2 cup salt
- 2 teaspoons cream of tartar
- 1 cup of water 1 teaspoon of cooking oil
- Food colouring
1.Mix all the ingredients together and add the food colouring you would like into a sauce pan.
2.Heat gently for 3 minutes stirring until the mixture forms a ball.
3. Let this cool down, knead and wrap in cling film to store.
The children at Busy Bumblebees Montessori love mixing and counting the ingredients and making shapes and animals
Dorothy Williams, is a qualified Montessori teacher, experienced child-minder, Early Years Teacher and lifelong learner.
She is the owner and the lead professional of Busy Bumblebees Montessori, based in Camden London. Busy Bumblebees Montessori encompasses a popular home-based Montessori child-minding setting and a drop-in style Montessori Pre-School nursery type sessions. Ofsted has rated Busy Bumblebees Montessori as Outstanding.
Dorothy is passionate about helping children grow and develop, and about Montessori and Early Years education. She has seen first hand the benefits of Montessori education when her own son was young and is determined to share her experience to the benefit of local children. Watching children grow and develop and master new skills in a Montessori environment is a real pleasure and joy, and Dorothy feels privileged to be part of this process.
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