This time for our weekend activity we chose a messy play as summer leaves us with no option but to stay indoors and what better than a messy indoor play.
A sensorial activity with toddler means lot of exploration and hence the stuff might just end up in their mouth.I am still not comfortable with the slime available in the market and decided to make a non toxic edible slime, so that even if the slime ends up in the mouth I won’t go berserk.
Corn starch-1 cup
Food colour (optional )
Mix cornstarch with water till you get the gooey consistency.Adding food colour is optional but to make it more attractive it is advisable.
Cornstarch has the property to bind when mixed with water into solid but the moment it is dropped down it drips as liquid and again solidifies.
It can be a fun solid-liquid science experiment for older kids.
Nirvaan initially was not able to pick it up and play as it was solidifying hence added little more water to make it more gooey for him to play easily.
Applied on his body as cream.
Had fun pouring solid as liquid.
He was not ready to leave it and I had to finally lift him so that he could take a shower and I am pretty sure he would have enjoyed for another hour if left.
Watch him enjoy
Slimey messy fun 🤗 . Slime made from just three ingredients .✅cornstarch .✅water .✅Food colour . The happiness and hours of fun was worth the mess . It was a stress free messy fun for mama too . ✅Used a high chair ✅Before bath time ✅A seperate tray was used ✅No clothes . When making slime is so easy then why not have some fun .. Try it and join the slime fever don't forget to tag me will love to see your messy slimey fun pics . #slime #slimerecipe #slimefortoddlers #nontoxicslime #messyplay #messyfun #toddlers #toddlerfun #toddlerlife #keepingtoddlersbusy #summerdays #summerfun #indoorfun #momlife #mommy #mom #expatmom #expatlife #muscatmums #muscatbloggers #parents #parentingblogger #indianmomblogger #indianmontessorimum #sensorial #blog #rattlebabblebattle
To make it easy for me to clean the mess
1.I have used the high chair for him to play as that would limit his area.
2.Used a separate tray instead of using the high chair tray.
3.The activity was timed right before the shower time.
4.The high chair was placed right outside the bathroom.its really hot here so balcony or open space was not an option for us.
5.No clothes were on not even an apron to save me from the washing and removing food colour stains from clothes if any.
Hope this activity and my tips for a less messier activity would help you try this out.And if it does don’t forget to share it with us.