The basic recipe:
2 cups of corn flour
1 cup of water
You can vary this recipe slightly to get a thicker or thinner version.
This is great fun and of course a fantastic sensory experience - I couldn't help but play too!
I really love how Little One spontaneously decided to stand in it...this is in contrast to my older son, who does not like the texture and won't play with it at all.
Do you know that some children are sensitive to touching certain textures and that it may be part of a tactile dysfunction. This, in turn, is one type of sensory processing disorder.
To read more, the Out-of-Sync child is a great website with some fantastic articles on the subject.
Can you recommend any other great books or links about this subject? If you can, please leave a comment in the box below, so that other readers can find these resources. :)
PS. Linking this to:
Show and Tell @ ABC and 123
PPS. Great book -
The Out-of-Sync Child: Recognizing and Coping with Sensory Processing Disorder