Posted by on Jul 18, 2012 in Math Activities, Picture Book Activities | 0 comments

So far M has chosen Mmm, Cookies! by Robert Munsch as one of his bedtime stories every night this week. I figured M would enjoy making his own play clay cookies like in the book, but I also thought it might be fun to use ‘cookies’ as a way for M to work on developing his number sense. At the beginning of the book, Munsch provides a recipe so the kids can create their own play clay cookies. I used a slightly different salt dough recipe due to the fact that I wanted M’s cookies to dry so we could paint them and use them as Math manipulatives. The recipe I used is intended for drying the salt dough in the microwave, which you can find here

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