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Playdough recipes - edible and non-edible
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Welcome, to a whole load of activity ideas that celebrate playdough!

Looking for a homemade playdough recipe? colour themed ideas or maybe the season's sparked your curiosity?

Here you'll find a growing number of playdough mat prinables and suggestions for using cooked, raw and commercial compounds, perfect for young and grown up enthusiasts!   Use the search bar below to help find activities across the site or scroll down to see our picks of the moment, doughy news and updates to the site.

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News for July 2018


Happy first of the month! With the summer quickly warming up this Cl'awesome crab playdough idea can help cool things down with thoughts of an ocean breeze ..   
Crab orange playdough activity


News for June 2018


Spider babies! everywhere! so why not have fun exploring the formation of their webs though snipped lengths of yarn, spiderweb playdough mats, balls and ropes of playdough?    spider webs and playdough
Spider webs and playdough activities

 


Our pot-contained mint is recovering nicely from the frosty mornings and the leaves make a great addition to some vapour rub dough for snuffly sculptors 
Vapour rub playdough recipe



Lion manes! cut a circle of dough for the lion head, a ball for its muzzle and two squashed round as ears. Then trim, snip and extrude dough to build the familiar big cat's face. Black buttons
Lion playdough

 


Damp drizzly morning here on our patch of the UK, looking out with some edible croissants :) Triangle shape cutting and rolling playdough activity.
croissant playdough activity. Shapes cutters, rolling and dusting



If you stopped by yesterday to find the site was missing, apologies! Our host suffered a major network outage which took us offline, back now with an expressive doughy activity idea and link to resources on amazon.co.uk  

Playdough face mats, creating smiles and frowns..

playdough face mats


News for May 2018

Twinkle twinkle star playdough combine glitter, dough, glow in the dark stars with black and white torches that charge and illuminate ..
Twinkle twinkle playdough mats




Playdough beanstalks
how tall will yours grow and is there a Giant waiting above?
Beanstalk playdough



Monster feeding! a cute way to involve numbers, dice, counting and turn taking is with mounds of coloured playdough and Hungry monster printables! 
Feed a monster playdough



Lavender scented playdough to fill the air with calm and the table top with aromatic hugs ..
Lavender scented playdough recipe


playdough activities for all ages
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Pumpkin patch autumn game
Poppy printables and playdough activity ideas
Spiderweb playdough mat printables
Pony beads for collage and threading
Mixed wooden matchsticks
buttons for collaging on the surface of playdough





Playdough toolbox basics on amazon.co.uk
Buy left and right handed children's safety scissors on amazon.co.uk
Buy Play-Doh on amazon.co.uk
Buy extruder tools on Amazon.co.uk
Colouring playdough to add interest
Buy aromatherapy oils on Amazon.co.uk
Glitter tubs to add playdough sparkle
 



 




Ways to use play dough - recipe for homemade playdough  
Make playdough in 5 minutes - recipe video

A few more of our favourite doughy picks ..
Hedgehog prickles playdough activity
Grey playdough on the contruction site ..
Playdough shape mats to print laminate and play ..

Some favourite playdough activities

Monster muching counting activities ..
PLaydough face mats
Playdough pizza box template printables

Playdough
playdough twist
playdough stack
Playdough line
 

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 Not for eating playdough recipes

     
 An alphabet of playdough

 
Aa - Bb - Cc - Dd - Ee - Ff - Gg - Hh - Ii - Jj - Kk
 

 Ll - Mm - Nn - Oo - Pp - Qq - Rr - Ss - Tt - Uu
 
 
 Vv - Ww - Xx - Yy - Zz   


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 Red playdough
 
 
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