Homemade Play Dough, Part 1

Dads tend to have different play routines with their kids than moms do. That’s self-evident. Dads tend to do more physical activities – play ball, wrestle, maniacally chase their kids then tickle them to the point of near-vomiting. This is presumably due to a number of factors – socialization, gender roles, testosterone, etc. It’s also…

Homemade Play Dough Part 2: Making Fossils

Excellent, now you’ve got a nice mound of home-made play dough. You’ve extruded it into a myriad of shapes with your Fun Factory. You’ve tweezed pinch pots ‘til you can’t pinch no more. Now what? Make fossils. Kids love fossils. Everybody loves fossils. And again, it couldn’t be easier. You’ll need: An assortment of plastic…