Before fidget spinners became a thing, restless students used to torment pens with their fingers. There are some interesting studies that argue that fidgeting actually improves memory and learning tests scores, or at the very least recognizes it as a subconscious attempt to increase arousal in order to improve attention.
Salt dough is a convenient and cheap alternative to clay: made with only three common ingredients (salt, flour, and water) it can be whipped up straight from the kitchen pantry. In this post, I am sharing the salt dough recipe I have used and perfected over the years; it has served me well in many years of teaching and crafting, and I genuinely hope you will enjoy it as well!
Follow me Earth Day is coming soon on April 22nd. To celebrate our beautiful planet I have put together a list of my favorite art projects that focus on recycling, natural materials, eco-friendly techniques, and found objects. Also, If you are on the look for some great illustrated books to read this Earth Day, you