S.T.E.M. Activity with Salt Dough and Blocks

{For your convenience, this post may contain affiliate links}     It’s no secret that I love incorporating literacy opportunities in play. Actually, I’ll incorporate literacy in almost any activity, including eating! (see our Letterpress Toast) But I am admittedly less gifted in incorporating STEM activities into our daily repertoire (STEM activities include science, technology, engineering, and…

Toddler Architecture (with salt dough and blocks)

Play-Doh is such a playtime staple, but most [toddler] parents want a dough that is a little more “sensory safe”. That’s where salt dough comes in. While it may not taste great, it’s safe to test. Cannon does in fact taste test it every time we use it (it only takes a small nibble before he realizes it’s not so…