Recipes for Fun! Celebrate National Family Literacy Day 2013 (2012)

This document offers a selection of recipes for materials that can be used in creative play. The recipes include play dough, baking clay, homemade paint that can be squeezed from bottles, and edible finger paint.

The recipes use ingredients that can be found in the home, including flour, salt, oatmeal, food colouring, and cooking oil.

There are also suggestions for activities that use the materials, like making pictures with glue and salt.

The authors note that children gain language and literacy skills when they are exposed to new activities. For instance, parents can encourage children to describe the texture of the materials they are using.

This guide was prepared in honour of National Family Literacy Day, which is observed on January 27.

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NWT Literacy Council. Recipes for Fun! Celebrate National Family Literacy Day 2013 2012. Web. 21 Jan. 2021 <http://en.copian.ca/library/learning/nwtlc/recipes_for_fun/recipes_for_fun.pdf>
NWT Literacy Council (2012). Recipes for Fun! Celebrate National Family Literacy Day 2013. Retrieved January 21, 2021, from http://en.copian.ca/library/learning/nwtlc/recipes_for_fun/recipes_for_fun.pdf
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