Totally took this idea from I Can Teach My Child! The only difference was that my girls were not very interested in using hammers. They preferred stomping or squishing the cotton balls with their hands. We started with the baked cotton ball recipe from Play, Create, Explore. I doubled the recipe to make sure I had enough, and I had more then enough! So I started with 2 C of flour and 2 C of water mixed together.
Then I dipped the cotton balls and placed them on greased cookie sheets.
|Much prettier then any candy I make!|
|I even had enough to make some for Eli!|
And we kept going until they were all squished!
Then I had the girls tell me the words as they picked them up and squished them again. By this time Eli was awake, so he could play with his. He tried squishing a few, but quickly decided they were more fun to eat! ICK! He also liked trying to tear the soft insides out.