So, I was at T.J.Maxx shopping the clearance section (per usual) and found a $4 tub of 36 cookie cutters.  The cashier discouraged me from purchasing them because, “they don’t look right when you bake with them.”  I’m honestly surprised I heard her, because my nanny head was already spinning with ideas (completely unrelated to baking) that I could use these for with my cuties. While I appreciate her candor, it didn’t make me even remotely hesitate to buy them. Best. Money. Ever. Spent.

My cutie was asking to play with Playdoh earlier in the week, so I took this opportunity to grant her request.  Only needed two supplies: Playdoh and these amazing cookie cutters. I really hope she likes them, because I’m obsessed!

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The first thing we did was roll out the dough and play in it.  My little monster chose all of her favorites and made me all the K “cookies” I could stand.

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Then, we made words.  Mostly words she can recognize, like her name, etc. I picked a few of my favorite words as well and had her point to the letters.

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Her sister is starting basic math.  She will completely love these too!  Who wouldn’t want to practice math like this??

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Bottom line, whatever your cuties’ ability, they will love this!  Try it out with patterns, letter/number recognition, spelling, math, motor skills, and FUN!

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