The Good Dinosaur:
Dinosaur Fossils Craft With Homemade Play-Doh
Are your kids wanting to see The Good Dinosaur? It looks to be a really cute movie and lets face it, kids love dinosaurs! Well if you are looking for something to do that is fun, easy and teaches, you will want to check out this The Good Dinosaur, dinosaur fossils craft with homemade play-doh. This is also a great way to keep kids busy on a rainy or snowy day.
Dinosaur Fossils Craft With Homemade Play-Doh Recipe
- 1 cup of water
- 4 cups flour
- 3 tablespoons of canola or vegetable oil
- 1 1/2 cups of salt
- Food coloring (I used green)
1. Begin by mixing the water as well as 3-5 drops of food coloring in a bowl. Mix well.
2. Next, add your flour and salt. Continue to mix well until you have a paste.
3. Finally, add the oil. Start by adding a tablespoon at a time. You may not need the entire 3 tablespoons. Or, you may need a little more. The idea is to start small and add as needed.
4. Continue kneading the mixture until a dough forms. Too sticky? Add a pinch of flour at a time until perfect. Too dry? Add a teaspoon of oil or water at a time until perfect.
Once your dinosaur fossils homemade play-doh is ready, you can start making dinosaur fossils!
The Good Dinosaur, Dinosaur Fossils Craft
The Good Dinosaur, Dinosaur Fossils Craft Directions:
1. Roll your dough into flat patties. You want the patties to be about 2 inches in thickness.
2. Press the plastic dino toys into the dough. If you wish, you can cover them with an additional piece of dough. Press gently.
3. Remove the dough and see the dinosaur shapes that are now made into the dough. They will resemble dino fossils in the way they leave an outline and imprint.
To start again, simply roll the dough into a ball and flatten out with a rolling pin or cup.