Sunday, May 17, 2015

Fizzy Ice-Cream Dough

Welcome back for another month of  12 Months of Sensory Dough Recipes where several bloggers get together to share the exciting sensory dough recipes and a variety of twists and turns. It is our hope that you will have a one-stop resource for all things Sensory dough!

This month we are featuring a huge list of fizzing doughs from No-Cook to Microwaved and everything in between. We had fun making ice-cream fizzy dough as our little experiment!

If you've been following me from the very beginning you'll know how much Squiggles and Bubbles love fizzy dough.

When I asked Bubbles what kind of fizzy dough she'd like to make this month she decided she'd like to make pretend ice-cream. To make our fizzy ice-cream dough we followed the same recipe as our Fizzing Pavlova with a few little tweaks.

I chose to make the dough myself simply so I could have the invitation to play set up when the girls awoke from their nap.Bubbles and Squiggles would have been more than capable of helping in this step.

To invite the girls to play with and explore the dough I simply set it out in a sundae cup in a shallow container (to catch the liquid and any mess!) along with an old ice-cream topping container full of lemon juice and a container of old sprinkles.

Bubbles and Squiggles had a ball decorating their ice-cream. So much so that I ended up raiding my spice rack for additional 'sprinkles' (aka herbs).

Once the girls were happy with the amount of sprinkles on their ice-cream it was time to add the topping! The girls squeals of delight when they realised the dough was of the fizzing variety were awesome!

They took turns pouring the lemon juice on, watching the dough fizz and then pouring more juice on and watching it fizz again, and again, and again. Until all that was left was this:

Fizzy Ice-Cream Dough Recipe
1 batch of fizzy dough
2tbs cocoa
2tsp vanilla essence
2tbs strawberry juice

Divide dough into three portions.
Mix cocoa into one portion.
Mix vanilla essence into the second portion.
Mix strawberry juice into the third portion.
Form each portion into a ball and place into an ice-cream sundae cup.
Now for the fun part…

Would you call this recipe and activity a success or a fail? Would you try this recipe or have you tried another? We want to see! You can share pictures to Facebook, Instagram, Twitter or Google+. Tag your pictures with #ilovesensorydough.

Be sure to check out each blogger, as we will each provide a different take on the dough, some of us with have the BEST recipe ever, while others will show you our attempts (both failed and successful).

Fizzy Dough Cupcakes | Study at Home Mama
Fizzy Playdough Fun with Fantastic Eruptions Music | Witty Hoots
Fizzy Ice-cream Dough | Squiggles and Bubbles
Pre-Cursive Handwriting with Fizzy Dough | Sugar Aunts
Fizzy Flower Sensory Dough! |  Preschool Powol Packets
Rainbow Fizzy Cloud Dough | Powerful Mothering
Fizzy Dough | In The Playroom
Fizzy Bath Dough | Still Playing School
Primordial Fizzy Dough | Peakle Pie
Fizzy Lemon Juice Dough | Creative World of Varya
Edible Fizzy Dough | Wildflower Ramblings

Please always supervise your infant/child at play.  Please stay within arms reach and never leave infants/children unattended.  You know you're infant/child best, use your own judgement-considering your infant/child's temperament, habits, behaviour and development before you play with a new play medium.

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