Sensory Experiments with The St. Albert Family Resource Centre

 Hooray! You’ve reached Day 18!

Today we are partnering with the St. Albert Family Resource Centre as they lead us through some messy, creative, colourful FUN! 

We are going to get our hands gooey and dive right into some sensory experiments. Join Ally, the Early Childhood Coordinator at the St. Albert Family Resource Centre, as she walks us through how to make ‘cloud dough’ and ‘oobleck’ in the video below or print off your own instructions. 


  • Cornstarch 
  • Hair conditioner 
  • Food colouring 
  • Measuring cups 
  • Large mixing bowl 
  • Spoon 
  • Ziploc bag 
  • Newspaper/plastic tablecloth for covering the table.
  • Water 

The City of St. Albert has worked with content developers to provide creative prompts that align with provincial public health measures, and guidance to protect the health system and the community by slowing the spread of COVID-19.

Don’t forget to take a picture of your participation in today’s activity and share it with us online! Use the hashtag #40DaysofPLAY to be entered to win a prize from one of our Festival partners. 

What is the St. Albert Family Resource Centre

St. Albert Family Resource Centre (FRC) is a thriving and vital non-profit family resource centre serving families in St. Albert and the surrounding communities since 1982. They provide a variety of educational courses and workshops, as well as one-on-one support services, for families with growing children. To learn more or to ask a question, visit  

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Please follow all provincial public health measures when participating in 40 Days of Play activities.

Last edited: May 15, 2021