I have to back track a little because I had wanted to post about this but literally just took these pictures off of my camera.
To culminate our “dino” unit. I had set apart the afternoon for a super fun activity. We have been learning about fractions, measuring and capacity in math class so this fit in perfectly. (Don’t you love when that happens?!)
As a class we made 5 batches of salt dough. The recipe was very easy. All you need to make it is:
I went out on a limb on this one and let my kids take the reigns. Normally everything is very step by step directed. However, this time, (since it was so easy) I grouped my kids up and had them follow a recipe and make their own batches. They really enjoyed the responsibility.