Fake Edible Dirt and BUGS


Ever plan something for therapy that is A HIT with your entire caseload? It happened guys. I made fake, edible, wonderful dirt. Read on because this is a great one.

First, I read like 10 different recipes for various brown, sensory materials. I went to the store and started mixing! Below is what I did:

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In case you missed that… the recipe I used is:

1 cup of baking cocoa powder
1 cup vegetable oil
5-7 cups of flour

You might want to add it more flour! It is kind of sticky this way but I love it! The more flour  you add, the less sticky it becomes but it also gets lighter in color.

Fold this sheet in half, laminate, and send home with parents OR keep in your bin for easy access!

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I also made these adorable little preposition books to practice describing where the bug is! Then we put the bug in the same spot in our box.

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I paired this activity with the book In the Tall, Tall Grass and the classic grass craft to go along with it.

Below are the awesome bugs I purchased for this:

Yes I did get all of those. I’m obsessed.

Download this little packet for free here.

{thanks for reading}

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