Candy Heart Salt Dough Sensory Play
Candy heart salt dough sensory play! These candy hearts make for perfect Valentine’s early learning play! Candy heart salt dough is the perfect, quick and easy sensory play recipe you have to try! We have also used candy hearts for a fun math game, sink and float science, and in our oobleck! The possibilities are endless with one simple bag of conversation heart candies!
Candy Heart Salt Dough
This is a super easy dough to make anytime with very simple ingredients. Flour, salt and water! Most kitchens already have these ingredients handy. If not, they are also quick and cheap to pick up. We have a list of our favorite 12 recipes for sensory play. It’s a MUST SEE!
Mix: 1 cup of flour, 1 cup of table salt and 1/2 cup of water! That’s it! If it’s a little dry or gets a little dried out, add a smidge of water. It’s that simple. Place on a tray with those awesome conversation candy hearts, cookie cutters, and whatever else you have.
He explored the dough and actually made a snowman. He made a few hearts for me. I had way more fun! Lately, he’s a bit more into Ninja turtles and Legos.
However, I made a bunch of small hearts to air dry and paint later on. Note: 48 hours later, my candy heart salt dough is all set to paint! I am hoping to make them into keepsake conversation hearts!
Salt dough is a such a versatile sensory play material! You can certainly add scents and colors to it. Our peppermint salt dough was a real treat to smell! This candy heart salt dough was definitely worth a try. Later on that day, I saw a Lego mini figure had made his way into a pile of the salt dough.