My children have always liked playing with dough, they love the feel of it between their fingers and quite frankly just love the idea of cutting, moulding, rolling and basically being creative as they like with it. So they were excited when they found out that we would be trying out some of the new sets from Addo Play, which are available to purchase from The Entertainer toy shop.
The children were delighted to spend an evening after school last week in Ready Steady Dough heaven with a multitude of colours and tools at their disposal which kept them occupied for several hours. They had plungers, shape cutters, a rolling pin, moulds and a rather cool squeezy machine.
The Squeezy Shape Station was a big hit, having lots of different shapes through which you can squeeze your dough by pressing down the large easy to press lever. It had them in giggles at first seeing large spaghetti like shapes oozing out of the machine which gave them new textures to squidge and press together between their fingers rather than a large lump of dough.
Also included in this set and the Lots of Pots set are a couple of plungers so we had four different ones in total which work on a similar basis for smaller amounts of dough at a time. They loved watching it come out the other side, such a simple thing but fascinating for them as they saw the dough transform which they could use to be creative with or squidge back together.
5yr old Mister B soon got into the flow of things and was making himself special super power bracelets as well as other crazy things as his imagination flowed.
Miss M squeezed out a big thick line of white dough which she turned into the number eight, to represent her age. Meanwhile Mister B had made his own dinner – a pot of purple pasta!
Miss M then made some thinner strands with the Squeezy Shape Station which she used to practise her plaits. It wasn’t long before she came up with her own unique creation which she was really proud off.
As you can see both children thoroughly enjoyed their evening of dough fun and will have much enjoyment with it again in the future. These sets are good fun, great value and have hours of entertainment in them as they can be used time and time again. Why not check out the Nick Jr Ready Steady Dough range available from The Entertainer right now? Some great Christmas and Birthday ideas!!
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