Building with Corn

Chicken pox, round 2, and my daughter had a brilliant idea on what a toddler can do with the PlayMais together with a parent, which I added to the end of the post.

Free But Fun

Not playing with food but using processed colourful fluffy potato, hold on, no, corn! (I’m sure I was told they are made of potato but when reading more about these online turns out the bits are made of corn. Biodegradable anyway). It was not quite free, not even cheap but also not expensive. We tried these last summer on a kids festival, I liked them, and as I’ve mentioned before, I like to give time as a part of my present to my kids. This was a Christmas present to our kids aiming for us to have something fun to do together.

These potato bits are very simple to use: just make a cloth moist, tip the end of the potato bit on the cloth and join the pieces together. Be creative.




Older kids can easily do less abstract creations using scissors, I did my best with the bird…

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  1. […] the healthy child we played with Playmais (excellent on trips, light and not messy), built a farm with paper animals ready to be folded (I […]

  2. Ich liebe es, und Baby Zzz auch!!! muß ich wieder kaufen danke für den tipp!!!

    1. Cool dass du auch etwas gefunden hast, das ihr mögt! Bitte sehr! 🙂

  3. Oh, and I saw some of these yesterday at the shops so I bought some. Looks like we’ve got a few more sick days ahead so good to have something new to go on with!

    1. Poor P (and mum), hope you don’t have too many sick days ahead of you! But hopefully the new bits keep you entertained. Should be good to nakibg 3d demonstrations of erupting volcanos and avalanches, if still needed 😉

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