Play Dough Owls

Since we are learning about snow owls this week, we used to play dough to create our own!

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Using play dough as a medium, feathers, and plastic eyes, we created our own version of our favorite snow owls!

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Using play dough helps a child practice using certain physical skills with the hands when they manipulate the dough with their fingers.

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Children can practice skills such as pinching, squeezing or poking while they play with the dough.

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Lastly, using play dough helps a child practice using imagination and other cognitive abilities such imitation, symbolism and problem solving.

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This helps your little ones learn more about their environment as they make and mimic everyday objects with the play dough.

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