So I've mentioned before that I'm teaching a class at out local co-op on chocolate. We've done an archaeological dig with the M & M's in our cookies, (graphing) designed our own candy bars, (art) wrote poems about chocolate (language arts) did M & M multiplication (math), made ice cream in sandwich bags (science) and a gazillion games and other chocolatey things to fill the time. And just when I was about to run out of ideas the good old Internet came to the rescue and I found a recipe for Chocolate Play Dough. So the kids and I whipped up a few batches tonight and had so much fun with it. It's definitely not edible (blech) but it smells so yummy! So if you want something new for the kids to play with, here you go.
Chocolate Play Dough from http://www.theideabox.com/
1 1/4 cups flour
1/2 cup cocoa powder
1/2 cup salt
1/2 Tablespoon cream of tartar
1 1/2 Tablespoons cooking oil
1 cup boiling water
Mix flour, cocoa powder, salt, cream of tartar. Add cooking oil and boiling water. Stir quickly, mix well. Cook over low heat until dough forms a ball. When cool , mix with your hands. Store in airtight container.
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