Step One: Gather materials.
- Play Dough (storebought or homemade)
- Large Die
- Play Dough Tools
- Rolling pin
- Play dough stamps
- Small pail
- Play ammer
Step Two: Roll the play dough into small balls about one inch thick and place them in the small pail.
Step Three: The child uses the rolling-pin, the knife tool and play dough stamps to create shapes in the play dough to match the dots on the die.
Step Four: The child uses fine motor skills to create "nests" with the balls of play dough and counts them.