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Welcome, to a whole load of activity ideas that celebrate playdough!

If you're looking for a homemade playdough recipe, a colour themed idea or maybe the season itself has sparked your curiosity.

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

Full list of playdough activities
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Visit the seasons
Playdough ideas for the autumn

Playdough activity news

News for January  2019

 Happy New year! Thank you to all site visitors and supporters throughout 2018, here's to 2019, may it be filled with lots of playful days and many restful nights. 
Happy 2019 thank you to all our site visitors and supporters

News for December  2018

 Christmas playdough gallery  picture inspiration to fill the days with festive suggestions   Merry Christmas Eve xx
Christmas playdough

 Playdough pine cone scales  roll, flatten and position  
Pine cone playdough activities

 The festive season is in full swing  and there are a variety of Yule Christmassy activity links on this playdough page   
Christmas playdough ideas

News for November 2018

 Poppy playdough is a useful activity to help young children explore the events of Remembrance Day on November 11th and the respectful gatherings that honour the lives lost in war.   
Poppy playdough activity and printables


 Fireworks!!! Help your November 5th playdough activities happen with a crackle, fizzle and pop ...   
Firework playdough


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
Buy left and right handed children's safety scissors on
Buy Play-Doh on
Buy extruder tools on
Colouring playdough to add interest
Buy aromatherapy oils on
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 twist
playdough stack
Playdough line

  Playdough Recipes
 Edible playdough recipes
 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   

 Seasonal playdough activities  
 Playdough books  
 Colour themed playdough activities
 Mixed - metallic rainbow and duos
 Red playdough
Pink playdough
 Orange playdough
 Yellow playdough
 Green playdough
 Blue playdough
 Purple playdough
 Brown playdough
 Black playdough
 Grey playdough
 White playdough


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