Home made or store bought, my girls love play doh! Every once in a while the mega packs of Play-Doh go on sale at Toys R Us and we’ll pick one up, and family will often give Play-Doh as gifts, which means TONS of Play-Doh containers!
My older girls (8 & 6) are responsible for cleaning up after themselves when they play, but this means when I take the Play-Doh out again some of it is dried out. I started washing the lids and putting them aside. After a while, I had amassed a giant collection of these colourful circles, different shades and sizes!
These make for a great learning tool and toy for babies and toddlers. They’re large enough that an older baby can’t choke on them, and toddlers & preschoolers will have a great tool for learning about colour recognition, sizes, stacking. I got a plain cardboard box, cut out a bunch of slots and painted different colours around the edges. It’s perfect for dividing the colours into groups and putting them in the slots.
One of our toddlers favourite games, as we like to call it is “Put stuff…in other stuff” , and this was perfect for her!
What would you do with a box of recycled Play-Doh lids?