Play-doh offers lots of learning and fine motor development.
There are two other uses:
using your hands to squeeze and roll is calming and relieves stress and is a safe outlet for extra energy.
creating with play-doh builds confidence a feeling of competence.
" I can squeeze really hard" "I can roll a long snake" "Look I made a bug!"
Here is an easy recipe that will keep in your fridge:
2 cups flour
1 cup salt
1 tablespoon oil
1 cup cold water
2 drops of food colouring (optional)
Mix all ingredients in a bowl until combined.
Knead until the ball of dough forms.
a plastic container or plastic bag.